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Grazia String Quartet

Grazia Strings is one of the North West's leading string ensembles. We are available for hire throughout the UK as a quartet or trio for anyone looking for exceptional female string players for their special occasion. From large corporate events, weddings and restaurant openings, to small parties, our quartet or trio will provide the perfect musical experience to enhance your memorable day. With a large repertoire of music to choose from, you are assured the music chosen will be perfectly tailored to your occasion.

Available in Derbyshire from £380. Based in Manchester

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String Infusion

String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth National and International String Ensemble. String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond. We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered. As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations. CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS BELOW: Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...

Available in Derbyshire from £200.00. Based in Manchester

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Sophie Sax

Please note - I do not play with DJ's Add some glamour to your special event with a live saxophonist. I perform alongside a guitarist/pianist, without the need for backing tracks so the music is totally live and can easily be tailored to suit your audience whilst we are performing. The duo consists of me on sax/flute with a guitarist who also plays piano and we put in some occasional vocals too! We perform an eclectic mix of music ranging from jazz standards to contemporary pop including the likes of: Adele/Amy Winehouse/Bruno Mars/Ed Sheeran to The Beatles/Queen and Carlos Jobim/Kenny G. We are energetic aiming to keep the music mostly up tempo and fun and I can also walk amongst your guests whilst we perform. Between us we have played with Gerry & The Pacemakers, Right Said Fred, Marc Almond, PJ Proby to name but a few. In 2018 we will be performing on The Bravo Cruise which is cruise ship full of music and including the following speci...

Available in Derbyshire from £200.00. Based in Derby

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Magenta Strings

Magenta Strings was formed in 2001 when Helen Coleman (violin) and Lucy Deakin (cello) met at Leeds College of Music. Magenta has developed into a vibrant young ensemble who play for weddings and functions throughout Derbyshire and the northwest. In addition to the quartet of four players, Helen & Lucy also perform regularly as a string duo (violin & cello).The repertoire is well suited to a wide range of events and has been well received at weddings, receptions, birthdays, surprise proposals and bar mitzvah.

Available in Derbyshire from £280

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Mia and the moon

Nominated for Best Folk and Country Act at the Radio 1 presented, 2016 Unsigned Music Awards, sisters Laura and Mary-Anne were born into a bluegrass family, with their father performing alongside Dolly Parton, and mother Kathy being a songwriter for over 30 years. They perform in vocal harmony with Mary-Anne also playing guitar and Laura on piano. A show will include Jazz from Laura's days singing on cruise ships, and at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz Festival, some ROCK from Mary-Anne's touring with a International Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd tributes, DANCE from writing for Ministry of Sound, where 'Solitary Confinement' and 'Scenario' made the top10 Dance charts and everything in between! Acoustic arrangements of songs can also be made for weddings, first dances, anniversaries and more... WHAT TO EXPECT Live, festival, folky mix of covers and originals, with piano, guitar, percussion, guest musicians - and lots of harmony singing... T...

Available in Derbyshire from £450. Based in Leicestershire

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Bloomsbury Function Band

WEDDING BANDS - DJ/LIVE BAND - JAZZ BAND - SWING BAND - DJ - JAZZ GROUPS Please enquire for our full range of musicians. Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the finest professional musicians in the North West. We specialise in creating packages for the entirety of your event selecting versatile musicians who can perform a wide range of styles throughout your day. Alternatively, if you'd prefer, we can of course provide you with just one musician or band.

Available in Derbyshire from £800+vat. Based in Manchester

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Quartet Cabaret

Quartet Cabaret one of the North Wests leading string quartets specialising in weddings, civil partnership ceremonies, corporate events and functions. They hit the spot when it comes to string playing. British born and based in Cheshire, Quartet Cabaret are four dedicated and highly trained string players providing the very best quality and variety of string music. They include all musical genres to suit all tastes and to appeal to all ages. From Baroque to Rock and Pop, Classical to Jazz, Quartet Cabaret will create that touch of sparkle to accompany and compliment any occasion. "We had an amazing unforgettable day and we shall treasure it for an eternity. Having you play on our special day was worth every penny. People commented on how beautiful it was to have you playing... We can't thank you enough for everything, it was a magical and personal touch to our special day" Tim and Claire

Available in Derbyshire from £375. Based in Stoke-on-Trent

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Kellermeister Oompah Band

Fully professional Bier Keller Oompah Band comprising 2 to 4 musicians of which two provide vocals with a programme of the most famous German Drinking Songs which will give your event an authentic Munich Bier Festival atmosphere. With competitions fancy dress fun and old time English sing-alongs in a fast moving hilarious show with audience participation its fun all the way. All the musicians have been involved in the bierkeller scene both in the UK, Sweden Bermuda and France in various combos.Their leader has made numerous TV and radio appearances both here and abroad Now in this successful group these top class musicians show off their party pieces to add to the fun.In addition to the stage act they have radio mike amplification for German Christmas Markets as a strolling band. The front man on accordion and vocals with 2 Roland expanders and a big orchestral sound performs a solo version of the show for events with a limited budget. Please...

Available in Derbyshire from £650. Based in North Yorkshire

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VIP: The Ultimate Function Band

VIP: The Ultimate Function Band This international party band is made up of a collection of the highest quality professional session musicians and vocalists who specialise in performing choice party tracks from the wide ranging genres of Funk; Soul; Motown; Rock; Indie; Pop and Disco.  VIP has a wealth of experience performing at the very highest profile events at venues in London such as The Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair, The four Seasons in Canary Wharf and The Savoy on the Strand for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Rolex and BMW to name just a few. The versatility of the band means that they are not only ideal for corporate events but also for weddings and civil partnerships, university balls, birthday parties and barmitzfers, awards ceremonies and festivals. They have also proved to be very popular with the British Military and are engaged by the SAS, RAF, Army and Navy on their major events throughout the year. VIP is led by M...

Available in Derbyshire from £1000.00. Based in Sheffield

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Decent Chaps Jazz & Swing

"DECENT CHAPS" fronted by Alan Walker, has played at many prestigious events up and down the country. Decent Chaps quartet has played for Jimmy Carr, Baby Lifeline National Charity Events, Kate Adie, Kenneth Clarke MP, Richard Baker, Freddie Flintoff, Nick Owen to name but a few and play nationwide at many weddings/civil partnerships, birthday/cocktail/dinner/garden parties, balls and civic and corporate functions. Our repertoire includes Jazz, Swing, Latin, Jump-Jive, Trad-Dixie, 1920s-1940s and Ratpack and is excellent for both background and for dancing later in the evening. The instrumentation comprises clarinet, saxophones, flute, piano, vocals, backing vocals, double bass, guitar and drums and we have our own stage lighting. We provide suitable background music during the breaks.

Available in Derbyshire from £250. Based in Nottingham

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Carlton Brass

Carlton Brass is one of the Counties leading brass band organisations based in Nottingham boasting over 60+ Musicians. We are a traditional long standing British Brass Band formed in 1902 with a huge repertoire of music to cover all tastes. The Organisation has a number of groups from youth learners Community band up to our top award winning Contesting Band We are a Registered Charity and not for profit organisation with all proceeds going to support the instrument provision & learning & development. Carlton Band Organisation – Registered Charity No 504547

Available in Derbyshire from £300. Based in Nottingham

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Simply Strings

Yorkshire's favourite String Trio, Simply Strings are experts in adding that touch of finesse to your special day, whether it be a wedding, corporate event or another unique occasion. Our music will add to your elegance as you walk down the aisle. We can play for your drinks reception and add that magical mood as you dine, or simply add atmosphere to a party or special event. Unlike the usual string quartet, Simply Strings are three talented musicians with the shared experience of more than 30 years of professional playing. Based in Yorkshire, we play in Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham, York, Harrogate, Barnsley, Doncaster and throughout Derbyshire. Allow us to compliment the ambience of your special event, wedding or occasion with our glamorous presence and sophisticated sound.

Available in Derbyshire from £420. Based in Sheffield

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King Brasstards

King Brasstards are a great choice if you’re looking for something different and impressive at your event. Made up of seven professional musicians from Leicester, they have fast developed a reputation for being one of the most entertaining outfits around. The seven piece outfit features a sousaphone, snare drum, horns and percussion, and they spent years honing their skills and performing in different guises before coming together to form a mighty ensemble that covers everything from contemporary pop, swing, jazz, soul and funk, all with a New Orleans twist. The band are fully self contained and mobile, making them ideal for festivals, weddings, parties and other outdoor and indoor events. They pride themselves on putting on a spectacular show, and their versatility in being able to perform a stage show as well as perform energetically in a field, means they are a superb choice for events of all shapes and sizes.

Available in Derbyshire from £725.00. Based in Leicester

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Swing Gitan UK

Swing Gitan Uk are a scintillating gypsy jazz quartet from the East Midlands. They specialise in the infectious gypsy jazz guitar style once popularised by Django Reinhardt from the 1930's. The band have a superb reputation as a consistently professional, highly entertaining outfit who can perform for all ages and put on a show to suit all occasions. They are guaranteed to get your toes tapping! Don't forget to check out our videos. Available to hire as a trio, quartet or a quintet which includes Clarinet or Saxophone. Seeking festivals, Weddings, Swing workshops, Birthday parties, University balls, support slots, headline slots, Restaurant gigs, pubs and Garden parties.

Available in Derbyshire from £600. Based in Nottinghamshire

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Rylands String Quartet

Rylands String Quartet are one of the leading live-music providers in the north west. The Manchester-based ensemble has performed live on BBC radio and can even be heard on the latest Blossoms EP! Do you want something unique at your wedding, christening, business function, corporate event, graduation party or funeral? Searching for some live music? Look no further! Over the years we have performed as a wedding string quartet at many of the top wedding venues in the north west, providing musical entertainment for many happy brides, grooms and wedding guests! We have a huge selection of songs arranged especially for string quartet and you can choose any of these to create a personalised playlist, making us the premier choice for live music at your party, corporate event or business function. Our Manchester string quartet has also worked live and in recording studios to provide backing music for artists, bands and poets. We can play you...

Available in Derbyshire from £320. Based in Manchester

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Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band

We are Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band, a travelling troupe of musicological minstrels, peddling our unique good-time tonic to all four corners of the land. Made from a secret combination of early blues and jazz forms, a sprinkle of ragtime, a dash of hot swing, the essence of sweet spiritual, a pinch of the oldest of old-timey melodies and a teaspoon of Vaudevillian and Music Hall showoffery, all whisked together with the most esoteric of folk rhythms. The result is a surpassingly melodious music which is replete with tones of joy and fulfilment. This harmonic medicine is a natural aid to titillation and is a guaranteed restorer of vitality, vim and vigour. Allow us present to you our good-time rags and reels, show stoppers and sight stealers; music for foot stomping and toe tickling that joins hearts with flesh whilst invigorating the thinking mind. We stand before you as harbingers of gentility, bearers of ingenuity, possessors of con...

Available in Derbyshire from £250. Based in Manchester

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ASTARIA ENSEMBLE

The ASTARIA ENSEMBLE is a highly sought after and successful group of musicians, who perform as a STRING QUARTET, a STRING DUO and as a 'CELLO & PIANO DUO. Accomplished musicians in their own right, they are no strangers to playing for royalty and celebrities, as well as touring with acts such as The Divine Comedy, Chris de Burgh, Katherine Jenkins and Russell Watson. Their wealth of experience not only includes television and radio appearances but also recording soundtracks for programmes such as Dr Who and Planet Earth. The String Quartet has also recently released their own CD Album of Spanish and Latin American music entitled ¡FIESTA! Please visit the website for more information about this. All the musicians have performed as soloists, members of chamber groups or as part of orchestras at prestigious venues such as Symphony Hall Birmingham, Bridgewater Hall Manchester and Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, as well as taking part in music fest...

Available in Derbyshire from £280.00. Based in Birmingham

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The MPR Jazz Ensemble

The MPR Jazz Ensemble really is one of the country’s finest Jazz specialists working in the music business today. Whether it’s atmospheric music during dining, or at a drinks reception, music for dancing or an all out concert, The MPR Jazz Ensemble is the perfect choice to add style and sophistication to any event. The MPR Jazz Ensemble has a wealth of experience playing at high profile events across the country. They have appeared on ITV’s “This Morning” show with Philip Schofield and Fern Britten and have also performed as the backing band to the 2006 “X Factor” runner up, Ray Quinn. In April 2008 the band was featured in “The Times” and “The Sun” Newspapers after performing for Rupert Murdoch. They have appeared at events along side personalities such as Sebastian Coe, Anthony Worrall Thompson, Duncan Bannatyne, Vince Cable, Barry Cryer and the Jonathan Ross show’s Four Puffs and a Piano. They have also appeared at venues such as The...

Available in Derbyshire from £350.00. Based in Sheffield

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The Soul Department

The Soul Department are based in the West Midlands and are a eight-piece collective of first class musicians and singers, guaranteed to make the very best of your special occasion. From weddings and parties to corporate events and functions, we have an enviable reputation for professional performances and excellent sound quality, playing all the songs you know and love (and some you have forgotten!).

Available in Derbyshire from £1250. Based in Birmingham

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The Midland Brass Ensemble

The Midland Brass Ensemble is available to perform at any event, be it a concert, a wedding ceremony, a wedding reception, private function, in fact a party of any description! Our repertoire is extensive, featuring music from classical to jazz, baroque to pop! We tend to write a lot of our own arrangements, so if there is anything special that you would want us to perform then let us know – we will make it happen!

Available in Derbyshire from £500. Based in Coventry

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The Gin & Tonics

The Gin & Tonics formed in the spring of 2017 and are already in high demand across the UK performing at corporate events, parties and weddings. The group sing mainly a cappella (although can be joined by the AJ function band) and have a wide ranging repertoire from traditional choral and religious pieces, to jazz, folk and current chart hits. Contact us now to discuss how we can add a little 'Gin & Tonics' magic to your event!

Available in Derbyshire from £450. Based in Staffordshire

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Sky Blue

Jazz, pop and classical violin/guitar duo. Lively variety of tunes and songs, expertly performed. Weddings, corporate events, restaurants, birthday parties etc.

Available in Derbyshire from £200. Based in Staffordshire

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Carlton Ensemble Strings & Flute

classical or light--our blend is right 5 piece string quartet & flute for your personal, corporate functions & wedding day Carlton Ensemble -string quartet with a difference--the Flute. Carlton Ensemble offers you its easy-listening sound playing from a 1600-strong repertoire ranging from Mozart to Bruno Mars & Metallica to Grieg & Guns 'n Roses for . We consult with you carefully beforehand to ensure our friendly professionals play just what you & your guests would like to hear.

Available in Derbyshire from £460. Based in Manchester

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Staffordshire Community Choir

The Staffordshire Community Choir (part of the Staffordshire Choirs' Association) is a non-auditioned choir for any adult age 16+ who loves to sing!

Available in Derbyshire . Based in Staffordshire

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Belles Voix

Belles Voix is a 6 piece female vocal ensemble based in Staffordshire, UK. With a broad repertoire and stunning sound, the Belles will add class to any event.

Available in Derbyshire from £250. Based in Staffordshire

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Thank you so much for playing at my wedding yesterday, you helped to make my day perfect. Every single guest commented on how fabulous you all were and how the music made the ceremony and reception that little bit more special. Your attention to detail and the way the music was composed was superb. Once again thank you again from a very happy bride. Highly highly recommend Carlton Ensemble x


We couldn’t have been more pleased when Laura and Wendy performed at our Wedding party . Not only was the music excellent , but their personalities and friendliness added to the festivities . Anita and Keith (Wedding anniversary)








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