About Clive

Clive Swan enjoys his work as a pianist and makes use of his diverse experience throughout music, television and theatre to bring pleasure to your event.

cocktail pianist Clive Swan sitting at a baby grand piano
Clive is comfortable in most surroundings thanks to his diverse musical style and love of many genres. His extensive repertoire, and understanding of musical mood, will help provide live piano entertainment that will suit and delight your guests.

Musical training and TV work

Clive has been providing cocktail piano music for many years.  After training at the London College of Music, he worked for BBC Television as assistant to the Music Advisor and then in production on numerous programmes and well known television music shows. Please feel free to ask me about my previous work when we discuss your musical requirements.

He then moved into programme management for the ITV network at Thames Television, mainly in News and Current Affairs.

Musical theatre has always been an important part of his developing career with an accomplished portfolio of musicals and pantomimes as Musical Director.