Jazz and Cocktails - The Function Band

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We are professional UK based jazz musicians with a wealth of experience – booking us directly via this site will save you money and enable us to advise and supply the very best ensemble for your event. Performing all over the UK and beyond specialising in weddings, corporate events and private parties; we come fully self-contained with all backline, PA, interval music and lighting if required, making us the one stop shop for a stylish, successful, stress free day!* Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet or larger line up available
* Suitable for small or large events
* Special request songs learned
* Huge song list of swing and Latin jazz numbers
* Excellent value for moneyJazz and Cocktails are professional jazz musicians with a wealth of experience. They have recently worked with Georgie Fame, performed for HRH Prince Edward, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Korean Royal family among other VVIPs.As well as playing regularly to sustained acclaim at jazz festivals and clubs across the UK including The 606 in Chelsea, Ronnie Scott’s and The Spice of Life in Soho, they enjoy performing at numerous wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events at venues as diverse as The Army and Navy Club in Pall Mall, The Goring Hotel, The National Theatre, outdoor marquees and the MS Excellence for a cruise on the Seine in Paris.Being repeat performers at Army and RAF events they are well versed in filling dance floors and entertaining audiences as well as providing unobtrusive, atmospheric background music.Jazz and Cocktails’ repertoire evokes the classic glamour of yesteryear. We perform mainly swing and Latin jazz hits from the 1920s – 1960s covering Rat Pack classics, Bossa nova, swing and bebop. We can include pop songs but we perform them with the same retro twist! Our acclaimed female singer will always learn special requests to personalise your event. If your function has a James Bond theme, we include all of the films’ most popular songs.Expect to hear retro favourites made famous by Doris Day, Dean Martin, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, Charlie Parker, Edmundo Ross, Mel Torme, Vera Lynn, Al Jarreau, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Astrud Gilberto, Amy Winehouse and many more!We can tailor our look to suit your event – for weddings and corporate occasions we dress formally in cocktail attire but for less formal events we can dress more casually if you prefer – just specify what your requirements are and we will meet your needs.Live sets are flexible and can be performed as 2 x 45 minute sets, 3 x 40 minute sets or 2 x 60 minutes; we also play complimentary music through the PA via mp3 or CD before and between sets – you may make special requests or use your own laptop/music player should you wish. We are self contained so you don’t need to provide any quipment for us – we have our own PA, backline, instruments and lighting rig.Jazz and Cocktails perform as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or larger ensemble. A duo or trio (vocals with piano or guitar plus double bass) lends its self to background music but the inclusion of a drum kit as well as horns will create a bigger sound, giving the show oomph and encouraging dancing!We accommodate whatever space is available as long as there is an area of level ground with a minimum of 2 power sockets available in easy reach. Shelter for electrical equipment will also be necessary for outdoor events. We are very adaptable to a range of room types and always adjust volume levels to suit your requirements.Our equipment is of the highest standard and we are fully insured by the Music Union. Please contact Jeanie on for a quotation - we would be happy to hear from you!

1 Reviews

Matt and Zoe

Dec. 9, 2015

“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 were dancing all the way through (some non-stop!) and a number of our guests commented on the quality of the singer and music and enquired as to how they could contact Jeanie Barton’s Quartet for their own events. Overall we were thoroughly satisfied and think Jeanie’s band provided the perfect mix of popular and entertaining songs to allow all of our guests and us to thoroughly enjoy the night – highly recommended!”



    Set List/Services

    A Night in Tunisia
    Besame Mucho
    Fools Rush In
    The Girl from Ipanema
    How Insensitive
    I Have Dreamed
    I Remember You
    In the Still of the Night
    I've Been Missing You
    Let’s Get Lost
    Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
    Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
    Something Wonderful
    The Shadow of Your Smile
    There’s a Kind of Hush all Over the World
    We Have All the Time in the World
    You do Something to me
    Can't Take my Eyes off of You
    Night and Day
    From Russia with Love
    Where do I Begin? (Love Story theme)
    Mambo Italiano
    I Could Have Danced all Night
    Moon River
    The Way You Look Tonight
    Tico Tico
    What a Difference a Day Made
    Swing Bebop
    A Train (take the)
    Cheek to Cheek
    Farmer's Market
    Love me or Leave me
    Secret Love
    There Will Never be Another You
    Swing Med
    Ain't That a kick in the Head
    Come fly with Me
    Dream a Little Dream of Me
    Embraceable You
    Fly me to the Moon
    It Had to be You
    Its Magic
    I've Got You Under My Skin
    Let there be Love
    Moody's Mood for Love
    My Baby Just Cares for Me
    Sentimental Journey
    Slow Boat to China
    The Best is Yet to Come
    the More I See You
    They Can't Take That Away from Me
    Where or When
    Winter Wonderland
    You Make me feel so Young
    You're Just too Marvellous
    Swing Slow
    A Very Precious Love
    Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered
    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    My Funny Valentine
    My Romance
    Someone to Watch Over Me
    Sophisticated Lady
    The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting...)
    The Nearness of You
    What Do You See in Her?
    Where Is Love?
    You'll Never Know
    Swing Upbeat
    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
    All of Me
    But Not for Me
    Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend
    Hello Dolly
    Honeysuckle Rose
    I Can’t Give you Anything but Love
    Mack The Knife
    Old Devil Moon
    Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
    Sunny Side of the Street
    What is this Thing Called Love?
    You'd be so nice to Come Home to
    You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You
    Zing Went the Strings of my Heart
    Waltz and 6/8
    Autumn Leaves
    Everybody Loves Somebody Sometimes
    Mister Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
    My Favourite Things
    Someday I'll Find You.....