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Jonathan Vinten Band

About: Music for your celebration If you are planning a wedding, garden party, function, corporate event or indeed any celebration I can set just the right mood. I am an experienced solo pianist who can offer a wide repertoire to suit any event in London, the South-East and beyond. A choice of style an......

Available in Reading from £220. Based in Surrey

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The Lollipops

Recent review: A very big thank you to you and the girls for a wonderful entertaining afternoon, you were wonderful, and the surprise was brilliant, everyone is raving about you, thank you once again for making my Dad’s birthday a memorable occasion, big hugs to you all, good luck and best wishes love Gill xxx

Available in Reading from £640. Based in London

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The Chris Mackey Orchestra

Recent review: Thank you so much for your wonderful band, I have recommended you to several people attending who have asked for your details. I would like to thank you for saving the night, without your speakers and microphone the auction could not have taken place and we would not have secured such a large amount

Available in Reading . Based in London

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The Silver Ghosts

Recent review: I booked the Silver Ghosts for my 40th birthday party, and they were brilliant. All communication prior to the event was handled efficiently, and the band leader Mark was helpful with accommodating all requests. On the night, the band arrived with plenty of time to set up. And then the two sets they

Available in Reading from £620. Based in London

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Swung Parliament

About: Swung Parliament are a jazz quintet featuring a vocalist, trumpet, sax and full rhythm section including drums! We usually come as a 5 piece group with singer but are able to perform in many guises from trios up to small big bands. Our repertoire is varied and includes classic swinging numbers to......

Available in Reading from £500. Based in Greater London

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Hot Shoes

Recent review: Hot Shoes really made the night! We were having a 1920/30s-themed wedding and Hot Shoes provided us with the icing on the cake. They also helped out when the best man screwed up the playlist for the slot after the band finished playing, so that was very much appreciated too! You guys are very talent

Available in Reading from £850. Based in London

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Elite Syncopations - a Ragtime Band

About: ELITE SYNCOPATIONS is a function band specialising in music from the Ragtime era - a golden age of Rags, Two-Steps, Cake-Walks, Marches, Waltzes and Tangos. The music performed by the band dates from 1896 to 1917 using traditional instruments in authentic Ragtime band arrangements from the period......

Available in Reading . Based in Greater London

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Clint's Jazz Band

About: Clint’s Jazz Band consists of some of today’s finest jazz and swing musicians. The band plays a variety of classics from Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé, to well known modern and classic pop, soul and Latin numbers. This young and accomplished band have already composed and produced their own a......

Available in Reading from £1395. Based in Greater London

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Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

About: Mesdames et Messieurs, bonjour.Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra are the leading vintage dance ensemble to have emerged from the UK in recent years, taking the British scene by storm. Amongst the finest entertainers of his generation, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed music......

Available in Reading from £2000. Based in London

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Laura Jazz Band

About: Professional , internationally acclaimed Vintage/Jazz/Swing Duo/ Trio with over 20.000 Albums sold around Europe . Playing a mix of Jazz / Swing/ Soul/ Pop and Blues by the likes of : Billie Holiday, Peggie Lee, Ella Fitzgerald as well as modern numbers performed in a jazzy style. Whether you a......

Available in Reading from £300. Based in London

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Fleetville Swing Band

About: Fleetville Swing Band is a not-for-profit organization which forms part of a wider community orchestra, the Fleetville Community Band, based in Fleetville, St Albans. Brought together by a local resident, the late Paul Olive, who's vision was that community bonds can be strengthened by making mu......

Available in Reading . Based in St Albans

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Jazz and Cocktails - The Function Band

Recent review: “Jazz and Cocktails played at our wedding and provided excellent sophisticated entertainment for our evening. Jeanie has a flexible repertoire and did us a number of requests and also an impressive selection of popular jazz and ‘ratpack’ songs. For the three hours that the quartet played people wer

Available in Reading from £350. Based in London

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The Swing Swindlers

About: The Swing Swindlers is a large (13 - 17 strong) ballroom/swing orchestra, performing music from the 1930s and 1940s in original arrangements, or, occasionally, new original music in the similar vein. The orchestra is based in Estonia, EU, but does a lot of travelling. All the musicians are young ......

Available in Reading from £2500. Based in London

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Frampton Footwarmers

About: We are a swinging jazz band with years of experience of playing tuneful and lively music from the `golden age` of jazz and swing....

Available in Reading . Based in Gloucester

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Kitty's Music

Recent review: Kitty's band were amazing at my mum's 90th birthday party. They played the perfect mix of slower and jazzier music brilliantly. They created the perfect atmosphere and were completely flexible to small changes we made to timings or to requests. everyone said how good they were and there was plenty o

Available in Reading from £275. Based in Newport

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The Supertonics

About: We are The SuperTonics Big Band, a 15-piece big band, based in Bracknell, Berkshire. We play a mixture of traditional big band swing music, from the likes of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman etc - other popular jazz standards arranged for big band - music from musicals......

Available in Reading . Based in Worcester

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Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra

About: The Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra is Birmingham’s hippest 16-piece big band, specialising in authentic vintage swing music from the 1930s and 40s. Taking its inspiration from the big bands of the swing era, the Orchestra plays the classic original arrangements of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Fletch......

Available in Reading from £1600. Based in West Midlands

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21 Entertainment

About: 21 Entertainment is a modern, creative and innovative entertainment agency. Our aim is simple. To provide you with the highest standard of entertainment for your next party, event, function or wedding. We do this by working with some of the UK's finest musicians, bands, entertainers and performer......

Available in Reading . Based in Denbighshire

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Corporate Function - Reading, Berkshire

Hi - we will be holding an office annual ball on 30 September. We are looking for 1 - 1.5hr entertainment before/after a meal, we expect to have around 320 guests at the venue. Please could you provide a rough quote? Thanks

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£500.00

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Wedding reception - Reading, Berkshire

Hi We are looking for mobile caters for our wedding reception evening food. Ideally street food/pizzas/burgers etc The reception is in a Secret Walled Garden in Aldermaston, Reading. There may be a slight hurdle, with an entrance into the walled garden being only 2.1m in width. But none the less we are determined to find a unique and exciting caterer for our evening food.

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£600.00

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Wedding - Berkshire, Berkshire

We are planning a summer wedding at Oakley Court Hotel just outside Windsor. We would like a string quartet for the wedding ceremony of approx 1 hr in church and then on to the reception at Oakley Court. We are hoping for a further 1.5-2hours during the reception drinks and canapés which will be outdoors in the grounds of the hotel. Therefore we would hope the quartet could meet us at the church for the entrance and for leaving the church and where possible in between and then to drive to the Oakley Court to continue during the canapés and reception drinks from around 2pm until 4pm.

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£350.00

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Wedding - Ascot, Berkshire

Northcote House - Sunningdale Evening guests around 150 We would like a DJ for in between sets if possible? Please advise quote

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£330.00

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Wedding - Windsor, Berkshire

I wish to hire a string quartet for my caramony music however I need a group that can play whatever by oasis.

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£320.00

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Wedding - Ascot, Berkshire

Someone to play guitar and sing during welcome drinks for one hour

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£340.00

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Wedding reception - Berkshire, Berkshire

We are getting married at Monks Barn, Hurley and are looking for an acoustic solo musician to play for the ceremony & drinks reception. The barn only slow acoustic/ background music outdoors so would we need someone who is happy with that. Look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards

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£250.00

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Community Event - Berkshire, Berkshire

Christmas reception for local community society in Victorian Gothic church. Background Christmas carols etc. Brass Duo or Trio

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£350.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Wokingham, Berkshire

99th birthday garden party for grandma, can be indoors or outdoors within a gazebo. Can be flexible with time if suits you better

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£350.00

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Birthday party (adult) - Bracknell, Berkshire

Hi, it a garden mini festival for my wife's 40th. I would only require you for 1 hour. It's starts at 4pm. So you could do 6-7 maybe. So you could perhaps go to another gig. Or 5-6. What ever suits you. Many Thanks Craig

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£320.00

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Wedding ceremony - Berkshire, Berkshire

Indoor church ceremony. Looking for a string quarter to play as guests arrive, at the entrance of the bride, during the signing of the register and as the bride and groom depart the church.

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£300.00

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Wedding - Marlow, Buckinghamshire

we require a dj for the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception of the wedding, the venue is indoors.

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£360.00

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Corporate Function - London, Greater London

Here's a basic breakdown of what we're after: • The event takes place in the evening, there will be roughly 400 guests. The venue is in London. • We'd like some background music while guests are arriving, this could be with acoustic instruments, seated, a mixture of light and classical. • After dinner we're looking to have a fully choreographed electronic quartet show, high impact, anlong the lines of Escala, of around 45 minutes if that's possible (let me know if that's too long for this type of show) • We'll be producing the event and all lighting, sound equipment needed will be provided, but let me know if you have a preferred sound engineer who you use for live shows, and what his/her rate is likely to be.

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£350.00

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Wedding - Farnham, Surrey

Good afternoon, I have had a look at your website and wanted to enquire for a wedding on the 22nd of July 2017 at Farnham Castle. It is a fairly traditional wedding with a religious ceremony in the castle chapel, followed by some canapés (with some music from you) and a wedding breakfast. We are looking to have 2, 3 or 4 musicians to play at the beginning of the wedding ceremony, a few hymns during the ceremony, and for about another 45min after the ceremony. We would require you to move from the chapel, where the ceremony is taking place, to the Stone hall after the ceremony. Overall this would be a total of 1:30h to 2h. If you could send me a quote for a duo, trio and quartet for 2h, along with any additional charges. If you could also send me a repertoire of hymns so we can consider the ceremony accordingly. I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards, Guilherme Beirao

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£350.00

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Wedding ceremony - London, Greater London

Indoor wedding at St Pancras Station, London Music for half hour before ceremony, a couple of songs during the service and then play for half hour after the ceremony, all popular love songs rather than classical.

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£300.00

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 We were fortunate enough to have the wonderfully talented Ariella Strings play at our daughter’s wedding in March. They were fantastic and sounded wonderful playing as our daughter walked down the aisle. They also played throughout the drinks reception providing fabulous back ground music whilst our guests mingled and chatted. Many of our guests told us they were a joy to listen to. From the first moment we first met Cheryl and John we knew they were the right people to play for us. They were always professional and listened to what our requirements were and ensured on the day we got exactly what we wanted. Thank you Ariella Strings for being an integral part of our daughters magical wedding day. Charles and Carol Elliott Pendley Manor 27th March 2016


Ariella Strings performed for us at our wedding at Stowe House in July 2016, and became a central part of our afternoon. While we were searching for bands, some groups we spoke to were very prescriptive with the set they were willing to play, whereas Ariella Strings were hugely accommodating in letting us choose a list of songs that we wanted from their extensive playlist - even stretching to their brilliant Jukebox Live idea, where guests can request tracks from the list we'd provided. This was a huge hit with our guests (to the point they didn't want to come in for food!). John and Cheryl were absolutely lovely to deal with while preparing for our big day, and excellent musicians too. We were having our photos taken for the majority of time Ariella Strings were playing, but it was clear all of our guests thoroughly enjoyed it - especially my three year old niece who requested "Let It Go" as often as she could! Four months on from the wedding, our friends still mention Ariella Strings whenever we reminisce about the day. We're hoping one of them takes our recommendation soon, so we can enjoy them fully without being bothered by a photographer!


Hi , Thank you so much for playing at our anniversary celebrations. The group arrived on time & were ready to start when requested. I received lots of positive comments on the quality and selection of music and guests asked me how I came in contact with the group . I will certainly recommend Trifonics to my friends . I like the way the group fell into the spirit of the occasion , were quite relaxed and were able to enjoy the special meal. Once again a very big Thank You for helping to make our 45th wedding anniversary so special!








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