M&R - Jazz and Soul Duo
M&R are a Brighton-based jazz and soul duo. They offer the perfect relaxed music entertainment for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate events, private parties and events.
They create flawless renditions of some of the best and well-known jazz and soul classics since the 1920s from Ella Fitzgerald to Amy Winehouse. Whether you would like a favourite song performed during your wedding processional or a versatile jazz set for your private event, M&R will bring something unique and special to your occasion.
M&R - Jazz and Soul Duo
M&R are an acoustic jazz and soul duo from Brighton. They are made up simply of female vocals and an acoustic guitar to create our relaxed, atmospheric sound.
The duo regularly play at venues in and around Brighton such as The Grand Hotel, Cafe Rouge, Le Nantais Bistro and Stanmer House as well as playing for private events and accompanying events for companies and organisations such as East Sussex County Coucil and Pegasus.
M&R use a full quality PA and can also supply suitable background music between sets.
- 1 x Female Vocalist
- 1 x Acoustic Guitar
- Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers/ Eva Cassidy
- At Last - Etta James
- Cry Me a River - Julie London
- Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
- Girl from Ipanema - Stan Getz
- In a Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington/ Ella Fitzgerald
- L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
- Loving You - Minnie Riperton
- Lullaby of Birdland - Sarah Vaughn
- Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin/ Michael Buble
- Only Have Eyes For You - Peggy Lee
- Say a Little Prayer - Dionne Warwick/ Lianne La Havas
- Summertime - George Gershwin
- The Look of Love - Dusty Springfield
- What a Difference a Day Made - Dinah Washington
- When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole
- Why Don't You Do Right? - Peggy Lee
- Womans Work - Kate Bush
M&R Jazz were absolutely sublime. Sensitive, skilled playing on guitar and simply beautiful, soaring melodies, effortlessly sung. Every song demanded another round of applause!
- The Grand Hotel, Brighton
- Proud Stanmer House
- Cafe Rouge
- East Sussex County Council
- Hendall Manor Barns
- Brookfield Barn
- Frimley Hall Hotel, Surrey
- Wickwoods Country Club
- Browns Brasserie & Bar,
- The Concorde 2,
- Hastings Holy Trinity Church,
- The Monty
Do you take song requests?
Yes! We take up to 4 songs per event.
Do you just do Jazz?
No we don't, we also have a pop set avalible.
What is your set up and how long does it take for you to set up?
Our set up is one microphone and one guitar, with a qaulity pa. It takes us 20 minutes to set up.
What is your most popular set times?
Our most popular set, is our 2 x 50 minute sets with 1 x 20 minute break.
Do you have PLI and PAT testing?
Yes, we have certificates for both if needed.
How will M&R complement my wedding day?
In the ceremony we can perform around 6-7 songs of your choice if you wish to take your pick from our selection of songs in our set list. In addition we can also play as the guests are being seated beforehand. In the reception we can play up to 3 hours worth of our music whether it's when our guests are mingling in a drinks reception or during dinner.
Can we book for a corporate event?
Yes, of course! We can provide up to 3 hours worth of music for your even with background music also playing during our breaks for both corporate and Private events. We can provide entertainment for a wide variaty of occasions. Some have included 1920s themed parties, birthdays, Christmas events and outdoor summer BBQs.
- 1 x 30 Minutes
- 1 x 60 Minutes
- 2 x 45 minute sets
- 2 x 50 minute sets
- 3 x 45 minute sets
- 3 x 50 minute sets
- Ceremony (30 mins or 1 hour)
- Reception (1 hour or 2 hour)
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.