Live Wedding Music Essex

Vintage jazz/pop band for hire. Book a Gatsby themed band. 'Post Modern Jukebox' style band for hire.

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Biography - About us

The vintage jazz band to book for Gatsy themed weddings and parties. Performing songs from the 1920's through to 'Post Modern Jukebox' style jazz arrangements of modern songs. They have a huge repertoire of well over 200 songs making them appeal to all ages. Popular at weddings they are ideal background jazz & swing music and suited to drinks receptions, wedding breakfasts and even to dance to. With a flexible line-up from a live duo up to the full 6-piece band, you can be sure to get the right package for your budget.

The band are happy to learn special requests and pride themselves on being smart, professional and entertaining in everything they do.

What we do and FAQ's

How long does it take you to set up?
About half an hour

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 3m x Depth:2m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, weather permitting and with access to a power point

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
Yes, up to 3 songs with a weeks notice

How long do you play for?
An evening party/wedding is usually 3 sets of 45 minutes or 2 sets of an hour as required

Do you provide your own lighting?
Yes, we have a set of stage lights to light the band up and dance room lights to create an atmosphere or dance floor.

What do you do during your break(s)
We can provide music in between breaks with suitable background music from an iPod

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
Not a problem, as we can adjust our level through the PA or having the drummer play with brushes/ hotrods to control the volume

Where are you based?
London based covering Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire & South East

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

Contemporary - Jazzed Up
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
American Boy - Estelle
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Black and Gold - Sam Sparro
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jackson 5
Burn - Ellie Goulding
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Frontin’ - Jamie Cullum
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cindy Lauper

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Testimonials and reviews

"Huge thanks to the band who played at our Gatsby party - they were fantastic, very professional, and excellent value for money. Everyone said they were the icing on the cake; Sophie's voice was stunning, and the timing was excellent. So so pleased with our choice - we would definitely book them again, and have no hesitation recommending them.”
Private party, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

"We have these guys come play for us on a regular basis as they are always a hit with our customers, and are able to provide just the right kind of sound for our venue.”
Owner, Winebar Cocktail Night residency, London

“We had this excellent band play for us in the French restaurant whilst guests ate dinner and they provided just the right ambience we were looking for. We will certainly look into having them perform for us again in the future.”
Zabeel Saray Hotel, Dubai - New Years Eve Party

“Once again thanks for your hard work, you guys sounded as good as, if not better than Post Modern Jukebox!”
Hunks in Trunks Cabaret Show, Proud Cabaret, London

“As light, background jazz, the band were perfect for our event as we sailed down the Thames from Greenwich to Westminster. The band members were also exactly how we hoped - smart and professional in everything they did from start to finish.”
Corporate annual dinner, River Thames Cruises, London

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