Cleon Barraclough is one of Australia's top pianists and composers. His live show is extremely versatile bringing a huge repertoire of pop classics as well as specialising in jazz and piano focused tunes.
Cleon’s fascination with music began at age 11, he was inspired by the blues listening to blues albums ‘Muddy waters’. This inspired Cleon to improvise and sing over the 12 bar blues format. Throughout primary and high school Cleon learned percussion, drums, piano and voice. Instrumental teachers during his high school years noticed that he has a natural ability in playing jazz piano which lead to mentorship in the small jazz ensemble and big bands. In 2000 Cleon won the “Giants of Jazz” Rhythm section award for his performance in the school Big Band on Vibraphone.
One of Australia's top pianists and composers
At age 15, Cleon became Daniel Rojas prodigy who is a world class concert pianist and composer. Gaining rare experiences for his age such as professional arranging work, piano performance, and composition.
He has performed with numerous bands and musicians including, The Brisbane Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Chukale, La Gran Salsa, Ingrid James, Lauren Lucille, George Washingmachine, Joseph Marchiscella, James Whiting, Helen Russell, and David Galea.
His professional outfit has a huge range of crowd pleasing covers, Working solo, duo all the way up to six/seven piece band. This versatility and huge repertoire make the group perfect for events of all shapes and sizes. It is Cleon's exquisite taste for music, love for the crowd and passion for the music will take your event to the next level.
Enquire now for availability and booking information to have Cleon Barraclough perform live at your next event.