Blue Note Jazz Band
High quality Jazz music for your event from some talented and highly experienced musicians! Blue Note Jazz Band will make your event go with a swing.
Blue Note are available in a number of different line ups to create the perfect ambience for your event.
Blue Note Jazz Band
Blue Note Jazz Band provides high quality jazz music for your event. Music ranges from Jazz standards by the likes of Gershwin and Porter, through Brazilian and Latin American music by the likes of Jobim and Bonfa, to Pop staples by the Beatles, Norah Jones and Ray Charles.
Between Blue Note Jazz Band they have over 50 years experience and have worked with leading artists from all over the world. They have performed at prestigious venues in the UK and Europe including Ronnie Scott’s, The 606 Club, Royal Festival Hall, Vintage festival, The Barbican and the Isle of Wight Festival.
Blue Note Jazz Band are very flexible with regard to the ensemble line up, dress code, set and playing times etc. in order to meet the requirements of the client exactly, to ensure that the event is a complete success and enjoyed by all.
- Duo of Guitar and Saxophone
- Trio of Guitar, Saxophone and Double Bass/ Vocals
- Quartet of Guitar, Sax, Bass and Drums
Blue Note Jazz Band has a vast repertoire of Jazz and Pop standards. Below is just a sample.
- They can’t take that away from me (Gershwin)
- Yesterday (McCartney)
- Darn That Dream (Van Heusen)
- Beautiful Love (Young)
- Gee baby ain’t I good to you (Razaf)
- Here’s that rainy day (Van Heusen)
- Killing me softly (Fox)
- Fly me to the moon (Howard)
- Just Friends (Klenner)
- Someday my prince will come (Morey)
- Autumn Leaves (Mercer)
- Have you met miss jones (Rogers)
- On the Sunny Side of the Street (McHugh)
- Body and Soul (Green)
- I’m Old Fashioned (Kern)
- Moonlight in Vermont (Blackburn)
- Sweet Lorraine (Burwell)
- Don’t get around much anymore (Ellington)
- Someone to watch over me (Gershwin)
- All the things you are (Kern)
- Georgia On My Mind (Carmichael)
- Stella by starlight (Young)
- My Romance (Rogers)
- Out of Nowhere (Green)
- When Sunny Gets Blue (Segal)
- Can’t Buy Me Love (The Beatles)
- Don’t know why – Norah Jones (Harris)
- Satin Doll (Ellington)
- All of Me (Marks)
- How high the moon (Lewis)
- My Blue Heaven (Donaldson)
- All Of Me (Marks)
- Pennies From Heaven (Burke)
- Misty (Garner)
- Sunny (Hebb)
- Summertime (Gershwin)
- The Days Of Wine And Roses (Mancini)
- Don’t Get Around Much Any More (Ellington)
- Blue Bossa (Dorham)
- The Girl From Ipanema (Jobim)
- Manha de Carnaval (Bonfa)
- Doxy (Rollins)
- My Little Suede Shoes (Parker)
- Straight, No Chaser (Monk)
- I’ve Got The world On A String (Arlen)
- In A Mellow Tone (Ellington)
... And many more!
The jazz band were excellent on the day! We were very happy with their performance and the music they played. Thank you for all your help and enthusiasm!
Thank you so much for playing for my party yesterday and helping to make it such an enjoyable day. I'm very sorry I didn't get a chance to say thank you to you properly before you left but I wanted you to know how much we enjoyed the music which really created just the right happy relaxed mood for the occasion. Everyone was very complimentary about your playing. Thank you very much for contributing to such a successful event!
- Rolls Royce
- HMS Warrior (Portsmouth)
- London Boat Show
- Western Union
- Goodwood Race Course
- Goodwood House
- The In and Out club
- Southampton Boat show
- Avisford Park hotel
- University of Chichester
- The Dorchester
- Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brokenhurst
Although Blue Note are a relatively new act, all members are seasoned professionals with over 50 years experience between them! Members have also performed at/ for:
- Lotus Cars
- The Natural History Museum
- Blenheim Palace
- West Dean House
- RMA Sandhurst
- Kensington Roof Gardens
- Cutty sark
- The Gherkin
- The Stables
- Dartingdon college
- Waldorf Astoria
- Chelsea Art College
- Royal Festival Hall, National Theatre,
- New Zealand Embassy
- Chelsea Flower Show
- Somerset House
- Jazz café
- Pizza on the Park
- Dean Street Pizza Express
- Ronnie Scott's
- 606 Club
- The Hideaway Club
- The Troubadour Club
- Lyric Theatre.
- The Savoy
- Park Lane Hilton
- The Berkeley Hotel
- Hilton Hotel, Park Lane
"What line ups are available?"
Blue Note are available in differnt line ups to suit your event and budget:
- Duo of Saxophone and Guitar - mellow ballads and swing - perfect for a wedding breakfast or cocktail reception.
- Trio of Sax, Guitar, Double Bass / Vocals - Gershwin, Porter, Bossa Nova.
- Quartet of Sax, Guitar, Bass and Drums - Swing, Latin Jazz, danceable!
"How long do you take to set up?"
The duo or trio can be set up and ready to play in about 20 mins. The quartet takes a little longer - about 40 mins.
"Are you flexible with set times?"
Yes! Blue Note can tailor sets to suit your needs, and to allow for speeches or other acts.
- Standard performance is 2 x 1 hour or 3 x 40 minute sets.
- Further sets on request.
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.