|"1-Up"||This fantatic vocal and sax-led band perform high-energy soul, groove and R&B. A great mix of new and classic tunes, this band always gets a room grooving!|
|Al Wynette||Trumpet-player Al leads a great fun, mainstream jazz band who play terrific “good-time” jazz featuring music primarily from the twenties and thirties.|
|Bobby Wellins||Bobby is considered to be one of the icons of British modern jazz and one of the finest melodic saxophonists in the world. His gentle sound and approach are unique, and make for a fine and highly enjoyable nights listening.|
|Chico Chagas||Hailing from the Brazilian Amazon, Chico Chagas is generally recognised as one of the great Brazilian accordionist/pianists in World music. He's also a great player of jazz and Latin music, creating a distinctly exotic vibe whenever he plays.|
|Chris Garrick||A Jazz violinist of considerable power and musicality, Chris is also highly regarded for his work with the likes of The Brand New Heavies and Brian Ferry, as well as appearing on a significant number of film and TV soundtracks. He is also no stranger to the classical concert halls, but it is his Jazz violin for which he is best known. A fluent and inventive player with a string of awards to his name his subtle yet always driving playing is a testament to a thoughtful but at the same time joyous approach to the music.|
|Jambalaya|| Jambalaya is
of one of the UK's best dixie jazz bands, whose uplifting sound is perfect summer music. This New Orleans style jazz band is excellent for outdoor performances
The band is a superb blend of experienced musicians, available in a comprehensive range of jazz bands to suit every occasion. Playing from a repertoire of unforgettable jazz classics, the New Orleans band element recreates the golden age of jazz, perfect for dancing, concerts, or a complete evening's entertainment.
Whatever your requirements Jambalaya have the style, panache and experience that your event deserves.
|Jandira Silva||Born in Rio de Janiero, Jandira is a highly talented singer whose voice conveys the power of popular Brazilian music. Singing professionally since 1997, her search for wider artistic horizons have taken her from Brazil to Lisbon where she became the resident vocalist at the Casino do Estoril. Now living in London she performs a wonderful selection of rhythmic, enchanting and seductive songs, accompanied by her terrific Brazilian trio that also features the wonderful pianist John Crawford.|
|Jane Parker||Vocalist Jane sings a terrific swinging selection of jazz standards from the 30’s to the 90’s. Jane’s hypnotic renditions of classic standards are quite special, plus she can be very flexible about the size of band she uses, so whether you need a duo for an intimate dinner or a full-on band for a party, Jane can do it!|
A swingin’ retro vocal-led band, with a regular slot at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London, this is a fabulous lineup including some of London's hottest jazz players. Kai plays jumpin’ jive tunes like Louis Jordan’s ‘There Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens’ and ‘Choo choo Cha Boogie’ - guaranteed to get toes tappin’. Uplifting, positively joyful entertainment of the highest calibre, Kai plays a mix of jumpin’ jive, swing and early rock and roll.
|Liane Carroll||The first artist ever to win two BBC Jazz Awards in the same year, for ‘Best Vocalist’ and ‘Best of Jazz”, Liane is a multi award-winning dynamic vocalist and pianist whose amazing talent has been captivating audiences around the world. She is recognised as one of the finest singer/pianists on the scene, working with the likes of Gerry Rafferty, Ladysmith Black Mombazo and Paul McCartney and has been a featured performer at the Glastonbury Festival. A world class performer her powerful, blues tinged, voice combined with strong piano playing and exciting infectious material, not to mention a wicked sense of humour, make her a truly remarkable musician. If you need a show-stopping performance for your event, Liane is the musician for you!|
|Manteca||This 7 piece salsa band, formed by famed Colombian singer Martha Acosta, has been performing "ripping funky salsa" across the UK and Europe for almost 5 years now. Martha drives the band along with her searing Latin vocals and powerhouse personality and she is ably supported by some of the finest Latin musicians on the scene. One of the best salsa bands working the scene today.|
|Mornington Lockett||Mornington is one of the UK’s leading tenor sax players. He has a powerful and hugely impressive sound and approach.|
|Ola||One of the most exciting singers on the Jazz/Soul circuit, Ola combines the sophistication of modern Soul music with the power of his African roots. A charismatic vocalist, Ola sings his brilliant original material plus some classic Soul and R&B songs that captivate his audiences with their sheer range and power in a show that is full of passion, joy and humour.|
|Peter King||Peter is one of the finest alto saxophonists in the world. His fabulous technique allied with an unerring sense of harmony has made him one of the greatest players this country has ever produced.|
|Reg Webb||Reg is a wonderful pianist with an absolutely brilliant voice. He's a charismatic musician who performs a mixture of Jazz standards and more contemporary material in a quite unique style.|
|Robin Jones||Robin is generally considered to be one of the finest percussion players around. The Salsa band that he leads produces a truly infectious Latin vibe which is always rhythmic and exciting.
|Samara||“SAMARA” is a six piece jazz/latin group which 606 owner Steve Rubie leads on flute and sax, and suffice it to say we think the guys in the band are just great! The pianist, Neil Angilley works with Vanessa Mae, Shirley Bassey and “Down to the Bone”, Dill Katz, the bass player is visiting professor at the Guildhall, Nic France the drummer has worked with just about everyone, including “Loose Tubes” and Bill Withers, the percussionist, Dawson Miller is generally recognised as one of the most versatile and experienced players on the scene, and the singer Liliana Chachian, who includes work with iconic dance band “Da Latta” and the influential “Negrocan”, is considered to be one of the finest Brazilian singers currently working in Europe. The music is an infectious blend of Brazilian Samba, jazz/latin and Soul, and we all have a great time!|
|Sugar Kings||Driven by the spirit of 1950’s Cuba the “Sugar Kings” present old school salsa with a fiery modern sound. A hugely experienced eight-piece band featuring both timbales and congas as well as violin, flute and of course vocals, this steaming band plays music that brings Cuba to life wherever they play. Perfect for all lovers of Latin music and Jazz alike.|
|Tammy Weis||Tammy is a fine Canadian singer, now resident in London, who has been performing to great acclaim in her native Vancouver for some years now. She sings the classic Jazz standards, which she performs with a wonderful sense of melody and swing. The perfect music for a memorably romantic evening.|
|Trudy Kerr||Trudy is renowned as one of the country's most polished singers, and has released an array of critically acclaimed albums ranging from jazz standards, to the 'great American songbook,' to jazz arrangements of pop songs.|
|Vanessa Haynes||Vanessa performs a mix of Soul and R&B standards and originals with some Jazz standards thrown in. Her powerful, cultured voice and commanding stage presence make her a stunning singer.|
|Xtatic||Xtatic is the perfect party band! Made up of an impressive collective of musicians, they can vary their line-up and repertoire to suit your event. For example, A latino based outfit would include percussion & trumpets. A "rat-pack" band would definately include 5 piece brass section, and perhaps only 2 singers. the bigger band you book, the more flexible it is. However a 14 piece band for 80 guests might be overkill unless you were a fanatic big-band music lover!
Their small band (5-6 piece) is very funky, and flexible and does a great line in those classic hits that make a party go with a bang!