Surrey wedding band The Winklepickers. Providing live music entertainment that will really get your event going.
By offering options of booking a solo guitarist with vocals for a more relaxed atmosphere through to a lively quintet that will add a spark to your special day, The Winklepickers give you the unique ability to tailor your musical entertainment for your specific needs.
The Winklepickers are available in the following formats:
[These prices are for 2 hours of live music divided to suit your requirements, background music through the sound system during breaks and the learning of a first dance song just for you]
Solo (guitar and vocals) for £300
Duo (guitar and vocals with double bass) for £500
Trio (guitar and vocals, bass and drums) for £800
Quartet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums with keyboard or saxophone) for £1000
Quintet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums, saxophone and keyboard) for £1200
Available in Hassocks
from £300. Based in Guildford
London Jazz Band:
A collective of multi-instrumentalists, able to provide an array of options catered to your event - Their repertoire consists of 1920s/30s jazz and vintage hits.
Starting from a trio and then working up to a swingin' band option - The Night and Day Collective are the perfect addition to any event looking for a splash of vintage/jazzy atmosphere!
Wedding reception drinks
Evening entertainment for Weddings
Available in Hassocks
from £400. Based in Greater London
This fantastic, versatile act have performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performed at countless parties and functions, this duo will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, Blue Orchid will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a trio/quartet or full band.This super talented duo specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.
The London Swing and Soul Band is possibly the most eclectic, interactive, international and soulful collective of musicians imaginable. Their guest singers include the best of London soul talent, as well as a Bandleader who sings in 9 languages. Its outstanding brass section is now well-known for bringing together the hottest players that perform at the UK’s finest Jazz venues and festivals, as well as alongside international celebrities such as Beyonce, Jamie Cullum, Stevie Wonder and Roy Ayers.
Offering a full personalised entertainment service in sound management, disco lighting, DJing, request taking and leading the ambiance from mellow jazz to the hottest dance-floor hits, The London Swing and Soul Band is unrivalled in its ability to help manage your wedding or special event from end-to-end – the way YOU want it!
Vocalist Antony Myers, known throughout the UK as 'The Voice Of Vegas' is renowned for his amazing vocal impressions of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and Tom Jones along with other artists such as Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash and Michael Buble. A wide range of show options available from From One Man to Full Big Band Show!
Not to be missed!
The Lollipops are a professional vintage inspired vocal trio, with a passion for the music and the fashion of the era! The group cover a wide range of repertoire from the 1940s up to the 60s and also cover 70s - modern songs with authentic 3 part harmony arrangements. The Lollipops formed through their love of harmonies. Bound the please the crowd with their authentic choreography, close sweet harmonies and fantastic outfits. They take inspiration from artists such as The Andrew Sisters, The Puppini Sisters, The Chordettes, The Shirelles, That Marvelettes, Bette Midler and many more! They are available for a variety of events such as weddings, birthday parties and private functions, and deliver a fantastic and enjoyable experience with a nostalgic and vintage twist!
Delighted to help you with all of your musical requirements, I have been providing beautiful musical ambience to event's, wedding receptions and parties for many years in the most professional manner. I bring to you the highest Quality jazz and Swing as a solo artist with Backing Tracks or with piano "Dynamic Duo" or with my band "Swing Odyssey"Allow me to entertain you and your guest's with swinging sophisticated melodic music!Kevin and his "Swing Odyssey" have graced the circuit by performances at many of the top London restaurants and jazz venues, including the Bulls Head, 100 Club on Oxford Street, Pizza Express & Ronnie Scotts Jazz Clubs in London’s West End and additionally at numerous weddings, corporate events and private parties.His "Swing Odyssey" album 'Stardust" was acclaimed by Dave Gelly of the observer.... who noted "McMahon is an attractive new voice on the Tenor Saxophone. He is accompanied here by some of Britain's Finest Mus...
The Tom Belbin Trio comprises three of the top jazz musicians from the south of the UK. With Tom Belbin on Sax, Ian Mayes on Bass and Rich Carter on Drums, these experienced musicians have collectively performed up and down the country at a whole host of venues and events. The Tom Belbin Trio can provide the perfect sound to suit your occasion with an ever-expanding repertoire of Jazz and Swing classics. Whether it’s a relaxing Jazz set to accompany wedding drinks or an all singing, all dancing show, the Tom Belbin Trio really can cater for everyone. An option to add a singer is also available if you wanted to add that extra something! So get in touch today to find out more about the Tom Belbin Trio!
Available in Hassocks
from £325. Based in West Sussex
Beccy Rork is a saxophonist, teacher and arranger living in East Sussex.
She plays a mixture of tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, and has played for many weddings and special events, from solo, with professionally recorded backing tracks, to duos, trios and quartets ( a mixture of Jazz standards, Swing, Ballads, Latin, Funk and Blues ), through to larger groups playing more contemporary music to get the dancefloor moving (which can include guitar, piano, bass, drums, vocals and trumpet). She plays regularly with an established Wedding function band based in Brighton.
Beccy began playing in Blues, Funk and Soul bands in Norwich, and went on to study Jazz, Popular and Contemporary Music at Leeds College of Music, where she played tenor and alto saxophone, clarinet and flute in a variety of ensembles, from duo to big band and in many different genres.
Beccy toured extensively through France during the summer months with the Moliendo Caf...
Monika Ramstein on vocals, Steve Ashworth on keyboard and Shura Greenberg on bass, make up this fantastic, versatile trio.
Having performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performing at countless parties and functions, this trio will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, this trio will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a duo/quartet or quintet. This super talented trio specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.
Available in Hassocks
from £350. Based in Greater London
Manhattan Magic Jazz Duo plays popular cool dinner jazz, upbeat swing, romantic ballads, hits from the Great American Songbook and modern tunes with a jazzy edge. Visit our web site to see and hear us.
TwoSlashTwo is a dynamic and elegant duo which plays jazz standards, Latin and funky stuff. We also play some more pop oriented material in an eclectic mixture. Our line up is sax and guitar; our guitarist also sings. We have 5 years' experience of playing in restaurants and wine bars in the London area, as well as private functions, weddings and black tie events.
I'm a Jazz vocalist that has been performing for over 10 years, in and around London professionally in various ensembles. My repertoire stretches from early 1920s right up to post modern. As well as jazz venues such as the Pheasantry in Chelsea, and Pizza Live in Soho with my quartet, there have been many great functions such as Addington Palace, Millennium Mayfair Grosvenor Hotel, to St Martins-in-the-Fields Trafalgar Square. Always professional and personable. Look forward to seeing you soon.
Available in Hassocks
from ££500 depending on duration and distance. Based in Greater London
London's highest spirited,
all swingin' and dancing swing jazz orchestra!
The Silver Ghosts are a 7 piece swing ensemble performing numbers that evoke the hot, breathless and high spirited dance gigs of the 1920s, 30s & 40s.
"their musical craft (not to mention showmanship) is nothing less than a 101% convincing... What a delightful and dazzling night out", 5 stars - Making Music
Why choose us?
The ensemble, whose upbeat performances have previously effected exhilarating 'Boardwalk Empire/Gatsby' style atmospheres at Ronnie Scott's, The Savoy, The 100 Club, and The Royal Albert Hall, offer you the opportunity to put on their upbeat experience at your own event.
The competitively priced lineup can pare down to a 5 piece or scale up to an 9 piece to suit your requirements and budget. It is the 7 piece septet that is the standard killer lineup, raising smiles with an authentic sound and quirky numbers like 'Busy Line', 'You're Driving ...
RetrOactive is one of the South’s leading function bands, this much sought after group offer a huge variety of music from jazz and swing through to rock and pop, with music from the 1940’s through to the current day.
As recommended supplier to a number of leading venues in the South you can be assured as to the quality of the service and performance that you will receive. With their unique line up they bring a rich mix of sound which lends itself equally to the sophistication of the big band swing era as it does the modern sound of today. So whether it’s the Rat Pack or Robbie Williams that you fancy, you won’t be disappointed as RetrOactive covers it all.
RetrOactive has played alongside internationally renowned bands and acts and performed at most of the South’s leading venues. Their customer base includes radio stations, multi national corporations, major event organisers, sporting associations, councils, clubs and national fund raising o...
Singer & Pianist.
* Highly experienced and talented singer-pianist!
* Extensive repertoire with around 200 songs ranging from Sinatra to the very latest chart hits! Set list that is always growing
Neil Black is a high quality piano player and singer with a CV of very impressive clients.
With a repertoire of around 200 songs, ranging from Sinatra to the latest chart toppers, Neil is sure to be able to create the atmosphere you want at your event, be it a wedding, a corporate event or a lively dance party!
A very friendly and approachable professional, Neil knows how to give an audience what they want and keep a crowd happy!
Available in Hassocks
from £150. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Supreme Collective, London’s finest wedding and function band specialising in live music for award ceremonies, drinks receptions, dinners, first dances, and evening receptions. The band is incredibly versatile and performs breath-taking renditions of the great pop, funk, and soul anthems from the 50s right through to the current top 40.
The Supreme Collective are flexible in their line up, allowing them to fit the requirements of your budget. There are 5 vocalists in the collective, and you can change the line up of the band to your preference. As a collective of musicians, each member has been selected for their high standard of performance and their talent, therefore we can guarantee that you will be more than impressed by the band. Our collective is composed of the best of the best singers and musicians out there, on top of this these musicians are rigorously rehearsed. This dedication from everyone in the team is what gives us such ...
Cleo’s Misadventures play a vivacious and eclectic mix of swing, rock’n’roll and retro inspired versions of modern pop songs.
Their quirky arrangements fuse the sounds of the past with songs of today captivating audiences of all ages and tastes, covering west coast jazz Will Smith, dixieland Beyonce and boogie-woogie Taylor Swift effortlessly combined with the classics of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and the Andrew Sisters.
This eight piece musical tour de force with sulty female vocals and a phat four piece horn section provide exceptionally upbeat, energetic performances ensuring people will be on their feet and fighting for room on the dance floor! This frequently tongue in cheek entertainment brings a touch of vintage glamour to any event.
If you are looking for a band to take you back in time for your next event look no further. Cleo’s Misadventures can cater our music specifically to your favourite by-gone era weather it’s a...
“We have never had as many people on the dancefloor in all our awards’ history. The band were fantastic!”
Jeremy Brinkworth, Director, “Visit England Awards of Excellence”
The Jazz Prescription is a superb Jazz & Swing and Soul band that has been wowing audiences every week for over 10 years and is fronted by singer/pianist Jeremy Sassoon.
The setlist is unique and takes you on a musical 'journey through time', starting with the Jazz & Swing era of the 1930’s and 40’s, passing through the Jump-Jive of the 1950's, and ending with a dancefloor-filling selection of pop & soul favourites from the 60's, 70's & beyond.". Think Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Ray Charles, Lionel Richie, Tom Jones, Stevie Wonder and Barry White plus many more.
The band size is tailored to fit your individual event, varying from a 4-piece to a 7-piece band with a full brass section, depending on the size of your event.
The band is perfect for weddings and fo...
Gatsby's Jukebox are the UK's leading wedding and function band performing covers in the style of the incredible Postmodern Jukebox.
The highly professional band specialise in performing today's hits in yesterday's style - focusing on 1920s 'Gatsby' swing. The result is a class act that is perfect for high-end corporate events and private parties, as well as a range of wedding themes, from black-tie weddings at 5-star hotels to vintage theme barn weddings.
The Gatsby's Jukebox repertoire features all the best in modern popular music, including favourites by Beyonce, Rihanna, Megan Trainor, Daft Punk, Macklemore, Swedish House Mafia and many more!
Gatsby's Jukebox are a London based band and the line-up showcases the talents of six exceptional professional musicians - all with extensive CV's that include performances at a range of events, from major festivals in the UK to working alongside artists like Destiny's Child in Texas!
Dave just loves singing those timeless songs of the Big Band era made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Michael Buble – adding a Las Vegas touch to any event. His performance is relaxed, polished, professional and full of fun and personality!
Dave isn't a tribute act but captures the style, ease and grace of the swing kings with an undeniable voice that comes straight out of the Rat Park stable.
Available in Hassocks
from £175 - depending on duration and distance. Based in Greater London
Bringing a touch of elegance and sophistication to your event, restaurant or bar, Midnight Mood provide a classic set of jazz and lounge standards. Whether you are looking for background ambience or a swingin’ up-tempo set to get your guests dancing, Midnight Mood are the perfect choice.
What makes One Jump Ahead stand out from the other Swing and Jive bands around? Firstly, they've been playing for OVER 30 YEARS now and a band doesn't last that long unless they deliver! Audiences invariably want to DANCE when they hear the way these cats swing. Their huge repertoire includes the best of the "Great American Songbook", from 1940s & 50s jump/jive rhythm & blues to classic rock’n’roll songs, 1960s soul hits and Rat Pack material. A few carefully selected vintage pop classics, comic novelties and their own critically acclaimed compositions might get thrown into the gumbo too. They have wowed audiences from Islington to Israel, Clerkenwell to County Cork and from Docklands to Deutschland!
One Jump Ahead are led by KIT PACKHAM on VOCALS & SAXOPHONE, accompanied by PIANO, GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, TRUMPET and another SAXOPHONE. Several of the band also contribute backing vocals - and an excellent female singer can be added to the line-up...
Halo's are an acoustic ensemble based in London comprised of some of the most in-demand session musicians. We have experience playing with the top pop, jazz and soul artists both domestically and internationally.
Our repertoire focuses on arrangements of modern (90's-present) pop, soul and R&B including hits from Beyoncé, Rihanna, Adele, Rudimental and Kelis but our repertoire also covers more classic tunes from artists such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Chaka Khan allowing our sets to be tailored to your event. We are very approachable and pride ourselves on putting together packages that suit your needs including bespoke songs and flexible set times. Whether it is background music or the focus of the party we are happy to create performances that are perfect for the occasion.
We are available to hire as either a duo or as a trio (with added percussion and backing vocals), having worked in the music industry for years w...
Available in Hassocks
from £400. Based in Greater London
Based in London/East Midlands, but will travel all over UK! Cafe Manouche are a young Gypsy jazz & swing band formed by three brothers, perfect for that special event.
Playing music from 1910- 1920s to 1950s, including Parisian Waltzes, hot swing and touches of latin and bossa nova...(We also play a lot of music from 1910-1920!) Played in the distinctive style of gypsy jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt.
Cafe Manouche's music is perfect for many occasions and suits most venues; Weddings, private parties, Great Gatsby parties, garden parties, festivals, vintage themed events (1920s-50s), swing dance events,afternoon tea, Sunday lunchtimes, late night bars, cafes, hotels, casinos and many more...
The band have played hundreds of private parties and Weddings and are perfect for any time of day!
Cafe Manouche can tailor their music sets to just one genre but specialise in being diverse in their range of styles.
We can also do music req...
Choosing a band for any event can be quite daunting and this is something I know from my previous experiences. However, the promotional video Chartz released will erase any doubts one may have. It is simply superb and Ellie and Alex sounded exactly the same way, if not better than, how I have heard them in real life.
We just wanted to say thank you so much for performing at our wedding. All of our guests commented on how amazing you guys were and you had everyone on the dancefloor! It was such an amazing day and The Rustiques really topped it all off. The band were such a friendly bunch and so professional and everything went without a hiccup! Thank you so much again – we will be sure to book you for any future events and recommend you to anyone we can. Best wishes.