"A phenomenal sound...Huge amounts of style and panache" BBC Radio 3
"Ridiculously happy making music" BBC PRoms.
Old Hat Jazz Band continues the tradition of crafting wonderful music from tunes which have stood the test of time, swinging their way through favorite pieces from the 1920s and 1930s and featuring some of the finest musical talent London has to offer.
Combining the quintessential sound of the era with originality and characterful musicianship, Old Hat Jazz Band enjoys playing for dancers and listening music lovers wherever they are invited.We're perfect for your party: professional, prompt, size adaptable and entertaining for all involved. We will ensure everything is as you'd like it with all the details down to the dress code being your choice.We perform in a variety of set ups from trio to octet and can arrange singers too.
We can squeeze into very small performing space or comfortably fill a stage, making us ideal for any venue size and any audience size.
Thank You guys for the great set you had played for my party on Saturday night. Each of our guests loved it! It was so perfect for the evening and I am so glad that you played. Your performance helped create the perfectly right mood.
Tunes by Spencer Williams, Earl Hines, Hoagy Charmichael, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton and others including:
After you’re gone
New Orleans Bump
St. Louis blues
Basin street blues
Up a lazy river
I can’t give you anything but love
That old feeling
Body and soul
Feeling I'm falling
Everybody love my baby
Royal Garden Blues
If I could be with you
I'll see you in my dreams
Canal Street Blues