How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
If we are playing for 2 x 60 minute sets, we will take one break of up to 30 minutes, depending on your requirements.
If we are playing for 3 x 40 minute sets, we will take two breaks, usually of up to 20 minutes, again depending on your requirements.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
We play an extensive repertoire including Gypsy Jazz, jazz standards and Latin numbers from the 20's, 30's and 40's.
If it is a tune from this era and genre, and is not included in our repertoire, we would be happy to incorporate it into our performance for an additional fee.
Our repertoire list is available upon request.
How much space do you require?
2m x 2m required for solo guitar up to 4m x 2m for Quintet.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We provide our own amps and can plug into a larger sound system if necessary.
We do not provide lighting.
How long do you play for?
Either 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets over a 3.5 hour period (longer playing times can be negotiated).
How can event planners pay for your services?
Who are your previous clients?
Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Terence Conran, Roman Abramovich, Paul Merton’s wedding (Have I Got News for You), Mark Williams (The Fast Show, Harry Potter), Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock’s wedding (Hello! Magazine), Royal Bank of Scotland, Ricard, Skadden, Fugro, Price Waterhouse Coopers, The Navy Club St James’s Square London, Claridges Hotel, The Ritz, The National Theatre, V&A Museum, The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, The Barbican Centre, Telecom Tower, The Wallace Collection, The RSA, Blenheim Palace, Beachdown Festival Brighton, London Jazz Festival, Birmingham International Jazz Festival, Django Reinhardt Festival 2013 in Samois-sur-Seine, France
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, birthday parties, engagement parties, private dinner parties, Christmas parties, corporate events, product launches, public events and festivals.
What are the highlights of your career?
We have played for the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Terence Conran, Roman Abramovich and Kool & The Gang to name a few.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
We are an acoustic Parisian-style jazz band, available to hire from solo guitar up to a quintet, playing a vibrant blend of Gypsy Swing, jazz standards and funky latin, all mashed up with some snappy arrangements and played from the heart.