The Silver Ghosts

London
From: £620
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Reviews: 1
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Price from: £620
We can perform as 5 piece, 6, 7, 8 or even 9 piece orchestra. We can perform 1 set, 2 or 3 sets of 40 minutes. Fees vary according to what you want,, location, if you require set up several hours before start, and 1st dance arrangement for weddings. If you ask for a quote from this site, please (if you can) specify the type of event, the location, the size of the band and the number of sets you think you'd like. Without this information I will quote for a 7 piece for 2 sets for a wedding in 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 ...

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Terry McParlane

24 Mar 2017

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 played were absolutely fantas...

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Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes. We have PA and equipment for up to 200 people. Larger PA can be sourced if required. We can provide pin spot stage light directed at a table mounted 8" rotating mirrorball is a very simple but effective system that the outfit often employ. The classic ambience is in character with the period performance, and also has a modern dance floor flavour. If requested, it would be provided at no extra cost and may negate the expense of lighting hire elsewhere.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes. We have PA and equipment for up to 200 people. Larger PA can be sourced if required. Lighting option is very simple and very effective: a pin spot stage light directed at a table mounted 8" rotating mirrorball. The classic ambience is in character with the period performance, and also has a modern dance floor flavour. It can be provided at no extra cost if requested and may negate the expense of lighting hire elsewhere.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes. We have PA and equipment for up to 200 people. Larger PA can be sourced if required. Lighting option is very simple and very effective: a pin spot stage light directed at a table mounted 8" rotating mirrorball. The classic ambience is in character with the period performance, and also has a modern dance floor flavour. It would be provided at no extra cost and may negate the expense of lighting hire elsewhere.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes. We have PA and equipment for up to 200 people. Larger PA can be sourced if required. Lighting option is simple but effective. We can provide pin spot stage light directed at a table mounted 8" rotating mirrorball. It is a very simple but effective system that the outfit often employ. The classic ambience is in character with the period performance, and also has a modern dance floor flavour. It would be provided at no extra cost and may negate the expense of lighting hire elsewhere.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes. We have PA and equipment for up to 200 people. Larger PA can be sourced if required. We can provide pin spot stage light directed at a table mounted 8" rotating mirrorball. It is a very simple but effective system that the outfit often employ. The classic ambience is in character with the period performance, and also has a modern dance floor flavour. It would be provided at no extra cost and may negate the expense of lighting hire elsewhere.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A Swing & Syncopation Orchestra Evoking Dance Gigs Of The 1920s 30s & 40s
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
We perform 1 or 2 or 3 sets. Breaks between sets can be any length you want up to maximum 50 minutes.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
An arrangement can be written and rehearsed. This is most commonly requested for 1st dance at a wedding. This is normally included in the quote for wedding performances, so there would normally be a discount if you chose a number from our existing repertoire. Otherwise there may be an arrangement fee required.
How much space do you require?
Minumum would be aprox: 1.5 square metres for PA, 1.5 square metres for drums, 1.5 square metres for digital piano and about 1 square metre per performer.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes. PLI confirmation of cover and PAT certificate can be provided if required
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes
How long do you play for?
1 x 60 min set or 1 / 2 / 3 x 40 min sets
How can event planners pay for your services?
BACS details are on invoice
Who are your previous clients?
include: - The Crown Estate - Laurent Perrier Champagne - Rolex - Torus Insurance Limited - The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn - Bond Radar on Bloomberg - Harvey Nichols Restaurants
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings (1920s themed or unthemed). Birthday party. Gatsby theme party. Corporate event (1920s theme / Gatsby theme / unthemed) . Christmas parties.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Our act delivers an authentic immersive experience of the live performances period. 1. specialise in numbers that evoke the hot, breathless and high spirited dance gigs of the 1920s, 30s & 40s. 2. dress in smart/glamorous/period attire 3. Some members can swing dance and may do so if there is space 4. Options for swing dance class / swing dancers to dance during the sets, / cabaret dancers for between the sets.
What are the highlights of your career?
Performing at The Royal Albert Hall. Performing for The Crown Estate at Regent Street Festival. Performing for Laurier Perrier champagne at Wilderness festival.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A 7 Piece Swing Orchestra Evoking Dance Gigs Of The 1920s 30s & 40s

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