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Gordon MW

Warble Entertainment is pleased to introduce Gordon.

Jazz, Soul & Blues  - From a solo performance with vocals, guitar and/or backing tracks, then from a duo sizing up to the full 9 piece band.

Combined with his vocal dexterity is his electric personality. Dynamic, powerful and soulful vocalist, he has performed all over the World with his band representing the best of UK jazz.

His voice resonates with raw energy and has been described as “a sublime mixture of gravel and honey”.

Gordon is comfortable performing the gentlest jazz ballad to powerful soul classics. He has the ability to light up the stage and engage with his audience in a way that makes you think he is singing just for you.

*Not to be missed this hugely talented singer is a force to be reckoned with*

Gordon is an accomplished vocalist who began gigging at the age of 14, working the London East End pub circuit. He is now an exceptionally versatile performer/songwriter and has performed with internationally-renowned musicians in major venues throughout the USA Europe and Africa.

What makes Gordon so unique is the extensive range of styles that he covers as well as, his vocal expertise and delivery. Gordon is able to perform virtually anything from original material to jazz, blues, rat-pack and soul covers. From gentle ballads to powerful blues, he is definitely not just another “jazz singer”.

He performs for the occasion, with most tastes and ages catered for, Gordon performs with various line-ups from a duo up to the full 9-piece band.

Gordon has performed for The Royal Family, numerous MP's and a plethora of "A list" celebrities. He has performed with some of the finest jazz session musicians in the UK, including John Etheridge, Jim Mullen, Derek Nash, Julian Marc Stringle, Alan Barnes, Frank Mead and Dave Swift.

  • Solo vocals with guitar and/or backing tracks
  • Duo - Vocals and Keyboard / Piano or Vocals & Guitar
  • Band  Soul, Jazz, Pop/Party (Trio, Quartet, Quintet up to full  9 piece function)

Jazz / Standards / Easy Listening

  • A Foggy Day
  • A Taste Of Honey
  • After Your Gone
  • Aint Misbehaving
  • Aint She Sweet
  • All Of Me
  • All Or Nothing At All
  • All The Way
  • Angel Eyes
  • Another Star
  • April In Paris
  • As Time Goes By
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Back In The USSR
  • Bad Lee Roy Brown
  • Besame Mucho
  • Bewitched
  • Blue Moon
  • Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Can't Get Used To Loosing
  • Cantelope Island
  • Caravan
  • Carnival (Black Orph)
  • Cheek To Cheek
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Cry Me A River
  • Days Of Wine And Roses
  • Don’t Blame Me
  • Don’t Get Around Much
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Every Time We Say Goodbye
  • Feel Like Making Love
  • Fire & Rain
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Fragile
  • Georgia
  • Going Out Of My Head
  • Gonna Sit Right Down
  • Heard It Through The Grapevine
  • Here Comes The Sun
  • Hit The Road Jack
  • Hold On I'm Coming
  • Hotel Califonia
  • I Can’t Give You Anything
  • I Get A Kick Out Of You
  • I Only Have Eyes For You
  • I Remember You
  • I Thought About You
  • I Wish
  • I Wish That I Knew
  • I'm In The Mood For Love
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • If I Fell
  • Isn't She Lovely
  • It Was A Very Good Year
  • Just For You
  • Just The Two Of Us
  • Just The Way You Are
  • Knocks Me Off My Feet
  • Lady Is A Tramp (The)
  • Lately
  • Lean On Me
  • Let There Be Love
  • Lets Stay Together
  • Love For Sale
  • Love Is Here To Stay
  • Love Is The Tender Trap
  • Love Letters
  • Lovely Day Eb
  • Mac The Knife
  • Misty
  • Mona Lisa
  • Moondance
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me
  • My Cherie Amour
  • My Foolish Heart
  • My Funny Valentine
  • My Life
  • Nature Boy
  • New York New York
  • Nice N Easy
  • Night & Day
  • Nights In White Satin
  • Norwegian Wood
  • On A Slow Boat To China
  • On The Sunny Side Of The
  • Over The Rainbow
  • Pavane
  • People Get Ready
  • Ruby Baby
  • Red Roses For A Blue
  • Ricki Don’t Loose That
  • Round Midnight
  • Secret Love
  • Simon Smith & His Bear
  • Since I Fell For You
  • Sir Duke
  • Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
  • Smile
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • Someone To Watch Over
  • Something Stupid
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  • Spanish Harlem
  • Spinning Whell
  • Stormy Weather
  • Strangers In The Night
  • Sultans Of Swing
  • Summertime
  • Sunny
  • Superstition
  • Sway
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • That Loving Feeling
  • That's Amore
  • That's Life
  • The A Train
  • The Fool On The Hill
  • The Girl From Ipanema
  • The Letter
  • The Look Of Love
  • The Shadow Of Your Smile
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • They Cant Take That Away
  • This Guys In Love With You
  • This Masquerade
  • Til There Was You
  • Try A Little Tenderness
  • Unforgetable
  • What A Difference A Day
  • What A Wonderful World
  • What Are You Doing The Rest
  • When I Fall In Love
  • Where Are You Now
  • Where Is The Love
  • Who's Sorry Now
  • Witchcraft
  • Worksong
  • World Without Love
  • Yester Me Yester You
  • Yesterday
  • You Are So Beautiful
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  • You Got A Friend
  • You Make Me Feel So Young
  • You've Changed
  • Young At Heart

Soul / Rock / Pop

  • A Place In The Sun (Stevie)
  • Aint Too Proud To Beg
  • All In The Game
  • Angel Eyes
  • Another Star
  • Black Magic Woman
  • Blueberry Hill (Fats)
  • Bring It On Home (Sam Cooke)
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Build Me Up Buttercup
  • Cantaloupe Island
  • Drift Away
  • Easy
  • Eleanor Rigby (Ray Charles)
  • Every Time You Go Away
  • Evil Ways
  • Feel Like Making Love
  • Feel The Need In Me
  • Georgia
  • Gimme Some Loving
  • Hard To Handle
  • Heard It Through The Grapevine
  • Hello
  • Help Me Make It Through The Night
  • Higher Ground
  • Hit The Road Jack
  • Hold On I'm Coming
  • I Feel Good
  • I Shot The Sheriff
  • I Wish
  • I Wish That I Knew
  • I Would Rather Go Blind
  • I've Been Loving You
  • If You Don't Know Me By Now
  • Isn't She Lovely
  • It's Not Unusual
  • Just The Way You Are
  • Knocks Me Off My Feet
  • Ladies Night
  • Land Of 1000 Dances
  • Lately
  • Lean On Me
  • Lets Stay Together
  • Long Train Running
  • Love Hurt
  • Love Really Hurts Without You
  • Lovely Day
  • Loves In Need (Stevie)
  • Midnight Hour
  • Moondance
  • Move On Up
  • Mr Pitiful
  • Mustang Sally
  • My Cherie Amour
  • My Girl
  • My Life
  • People Get Ready
  • Play That Funky Music
  • Ricki Don’t Loose That
  • River Deep Mountain High
  • Sex Bomb
  • Signed Sealed Delivered
  • Sir Duke
  • Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
  • SO
  • Soul Man
  • Spanish Harlem
  • Spinning Wheel
  • Stand By Me
  • Sunny
  • Superstition
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Sweet Soul Music
  • That Loving Feeling
  • That’s The Way I Like It
  • The Great Pretender
  • The Letter
  • This Masquerade
  • Time Of The Season
  • Try A Little Tenderness
  • Unchained Melody
  • Under The Boardwalk
  • Walking The Dog (Rufus T)
  • What Did I Say
  • Where Is The Love (Donny Hath)
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
  • Work Song
  • Yester Me Yester You
  • Yesterday
  • You Are So Beautiful
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  • You Can Leave Your Hat On
  • You Got A Friend
  • You Got What It Takes For Me
  • You Really Got A Hold On Me (Smokie Robinson)
  • You To Me Are Everything
  • With A Little Help From My Friends (Cocker)
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Joanne Goode BBC Radio London
This is perfect for this show, it’s a great late night listen.... Really wonderful stuff the guys a great vocalist, Gordon he translates classics with his cool jazz voice, I love stuff like that, it just gets you going doesn’t it ...... it’s just perfect, just perfect.

Alan Barnes (2010 Winner of 4 British Jazz awards)
A voice that covers the whole range from soft sensitive ballads to belting rock, all with a wonderful sense of conviction, taste and soul. A great album featuring imaginative arrangements and superb singing- Gordon really can get inside a song and, a rarity indeed, isn't dependent on microphones to carry his powerful voice.

John Etheridge (described by Pat Metheny as one of the best guitarists in the World)
Gordon has a superb gritty, bluesy, soul voice that really hits the spot when he lets rip........ arrangements really good and great vocals. I particularly like it when he opens up those chords and gives out with that really gravelly, soulful voice.

Colette Crow, 70th Party
Thank you Gordon for making my fathers 70th birthday a night to remember. Everything was perfect from your smooth sounds to your fabulous repertoire. Guests could not compliment you enough and neither could I. It was so nice that you willing to take the time to ensure any special requests were catered for on the night. Thank you once again.

George Melly, Jazz Critic and Writer
No need for labels, no need indeed, what label could you apply anyway. This CD is soaked in jazz feeling, played by technically immaculate musicians interpreting fine tunes in which those composed by the band leader/vocalist himself need fear no challenge. Gordon's voice is unique and his own. Altogether a thoughtful and delightful collection.
 
Ian Fenton, Harmonia Mundi
FMR have discovered a gem in Gordon. With a rich soulful voice and understated delivery he is a must for "dinner jazz" fans. As well as original compositions "no need for labels" features superb covers of "Nights in white satin", "What a difference a day makes", "The long and winding road" and Lionel Riche's "Hello".
 
Peter Ryder Interflex Ltd Corporate client
Thanks for your brilliant performance. We have been inundated with Thank you letters and emails all of which have been highly complementary about the band; it really did make it a brilliant event! Many Thanks.
 
Chris & Viv Lee, Jazz Trumpeter & Wedding Client
Thank you for a fantastic performance; you made our evening very special. Gordon's vocals were first class and his backing band soulful and entertaining at all times. We felt at ease the whole evening because everyone enjoyed the band so much. We had a diverse cross-section of guests but everyone found the band to their liking. The band were fun, entertaining, very accommodating, but most of all - SOULFUL. So many bands run through a set of tired old standards with all the verve of an office typing pool on a Friday afternoon - this band are different; they actually love what they are doing and the guests at our reception loved every minute.

Pete Ryder, Birthday Party
Just to let you know that everybody really enjoyed the party, as you could probably see on the night. The venue and catering were excellent, but most of all, you and your band were fantastic. After the party, I received all the thank you calls; your band was the topic of much of all the conversations. Many could not believe just how good you were. For me, the whole night seemed to pass so quickly. You helped to make it something that will be difficult to beat. You were the talk of the restaurant the next day. Thank you for a great night.

Helen Plummer, Events and Promotions Manager, The Royal Automobile Club
The thrill of an up-tempo Latin-pop fusion brought the room alive, and the cool vivacious sounds of Latin Soul enticed you down the stairs. Accomplished duo Gordon and Dominic expertly weaved around some familiar songs in their own unique and relaxed style.

Claire & Matt Pollen, Wedding Client
You did a brilliant job, everyone commented on it. Thank you for helping to make our day so wonderful.

David Finar, Birthday Party
Just a quick "thank you". We have been inundated with Thank you letters and e-mails all of which have been highly complementary about the band, you really did make it a brilliant event!

In the UK Gordon has previously performed at Royal Courts (Grand Hall), Dover St Wine Bar, Hilton Hotels, The Dorchester, The Savoy, The Grosvenor, Café Royal, The Festival Hall, The National Theatre, The Old Vic, Blackheath Concert Halls, The RAC (London), The Goldsmiths Hall, The 10 Rooms, Barracuda Casino.

He has also performed in the USA at The Blue Note, Sahara Sands, Golden Nugget and MGM in Las Vegas, The Green Mill in Chicago and The Hyatt in Texas amongst many other venues.

Gordon is able to provide any combination or number of musicians from a solo performance with guitar and/or backing tracks the as a duo upwards. All prices quoted are for a solo performance the prices increase as the band size increases.

The regular nine piece consists of known jazz session musicians and comprises; Guitar, Saxophones, Trumpet, Female Vocals, Double Bass / Bass Guitar, Drums / Percussion and Piano.

For more intimate venues however, Gordon is able to perform solo vocals, guitar and/or with backing tracks, with a sole accompanist or as a trio, quartet or quintet.

Gordon can provide the complete package PA, Lights, music between sets and DJ if required.

  • Usualy, 2 x 50 minute sets but can adapt to clients requirements.

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

East

  • Cambridgeshire - £345.00
  • Norfolk - £345.00
  • Suffolk - £345.00

East Midlands

  • Derbyshire - £345.00
  • Leicestershire - £345.00
  • Lincolnshire - £345.00
  • Northamptonshire - £345.00
  • Nottinghamshire - £345.00
  • Rutland - £345.00

North East

  • Durham - £460.00
  • North Yorkshire - £460.00
  • Northumberland - £460.00
  • South Yorkshire - £460.00
  • Tyne and Wear - £460.00
  • West Yorkshire - £460.00
  • Yorkshire - £460.00

North West

  • Cheshire - £460.00
  • Cumbria - £460.00
  • Lancashire - £460.00
  • Manchester - £460.00
  • Merseyside - £460.00

Scotland

  • Aberdeen - £632.50
  • Ayrshire - £460.00
  • Dumfries-shire - £517.50
  • East Lothian - £517.50
  • Fife - £460.00
  • Inverness - £632.50
  • Lanarkshire - £517.50
  • Midlothian - £517.50
  • Perth - £632.50
  • Stirlingshire - £460.00
  • Sutherland - £632.50
  • West Lothian - £460.00

South East

  • Bedfordshire - £345.00
  • Berkshire - £345.00
  • Buckinghamshire - £345.00
  • East Sussex - £345.00
  • Essex - £345.00
  • Hampshire - £345.00
  • Hertfordshire - £345.00
  • Isle of Wight - £345.00
  • Kent - £287.50
  • London - £287.50
  • Middlesex - £345.00
  • Oxfordshire - £345.00
  • Surrey - £345.00
  • Sussex - £345.00
  • West Sussex - £345.00

South West

  • Cornwall - £460.00
  • Devon - £460.00
  • Dorset - £460.00
  • Somerset - £460.00
  • Wiltshire - £460.00

Wales

  • Anglesey - £460.00
  • Brecon - £391.00
  • Caernarvonshire - £460.00
  • Cardigan - £414.00
  • Carmarthen - £391.00
  • Denbigh - £460.00
  • Flint - £460.00
  • Glamorgan - £391.00
  • Monmouth - £391.00
  • Pembroke - £391.00

West Midlands

  • Gloucestershire - £345.00
  • Herefordshire - £345.00
  • Shropshire - £345.00
  • Staffordshire - £345.00
  • Warwickshire - £345.00
  • Worcestershire - £345.00

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  • Bella Jazz Trio "Brilliant musicians, beautiful young ladies who entertained those attending our welcome drinks reception, they were amazing. We were so pleased that we were able to book them, we will recommend the Bella Jazz Trio very highly, the musicians added a wonderful addition to a lovely summer evening in Br..." Hazel Choules - BOA
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  • The Warble Bandeoke Band "The band were excellent, incredibly flexible and the feedback from everyone at the event is extremely positive. We will definitely use them again and looking forward to Thursday." Matthew Lejk - Procter & Gamble UK
  • Del Boy "Just wanted to say a huge thank you for doing our wedding. Everyone keeps talking about it. Bloody brilliant! You made our day, thank you so much. I've shown my father a video and he had a massive smile on his face." Mr & Mrs Taylor
  • Encore "Hi Sam, Lisa and I would like to thank you and the band for a fantastic set on Sunday. Having a band really made it special for us and you didn't let us down. I hope you all got home OK. You must have got home very late! All the best, Leigh and Lisa" Leigh and Lisa
  • The Gatsby's "Excellent musicians, a great set. Kathleen was very helpful prior to the event in making sure all the requirements were met. Thoroughly recommend for a booking." Steve Thorn
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  • Encore "Hi Sam, Just wanted to say a big thank you for the entertainment back on the 16th of Aug at Foxhills! We had a great night and all our guests loved the music! A lot of people said it was one of the best wedding’s they’d been to and of course the music is no small part of that, so thanks a lot! D..." Nick & Alice
  • Snap, Crackle & Pop "Hi Samantha, I've left some feedback on your site, but I just wanted to say thank you so much for your excellent service, and please can you pass on a big thank you to the band who were incredible. We got lots of compliments after the wedding about how good they were. It was so hot in the tent but t..." Harriet & Herve
  • Snap, Crackle & Pop "This whole service has been excellent. Your site is easy to browse to find the kind of band you're looking for, and it was so easy to make the booking. Snap, Crackle & Pop were absolutely amazing and got everyone up on the dance floor. We had the most incredible day and it was all topped off by this..." Harriet Stone
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  • Fun House "Hi James, we just wanted to drop you a quick email to say a massive thanks to the three of you for helping to make our day absolutely perfect. You were absolutely great, have amazing voices and were exactly what we were after. We can’t thank you enough we had so much fun! Paula & Jen x" Paula & Jen
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  • Fun House "What a fantastic band!! Like many people trawling through the internet searching for that perfect band for the perfect wedding reception wasn’t easy, but we finally settled with Fun House. I have to admit we had out concerns having never seen them live, but we really didn't need to as they were a ..." Stephen Matthews
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