Silky Smooth

Silky Smooth
Location Hertfordshire
Starting from £480.00
1 reviews
Location Hertfordshire
Starting from £480.00
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Silky Smooth is a dynamic Jazz duo of vocals and piano based in Hertfordshire, but available UK Wide.

Silky Smooth perform popular vintage chic lounge classics, happy clappy, finger snappy dance numbers and Jazzy contemporary songs using Jive Swing, Latin Jazz and Bossa Nova rhythms.

Silky Smooth

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  • An award winning duo
  • Trademark smokey, smooth vocals and virtuoso piano playing
  • Lively and highly entertaining duo
  • Professionals with over 20 years collective live performancing experience
  • Vast range of styles to suit every occasion - from mellow and intimate to upbeat songs to get you dancing!
  • Versatile repertoire from 1920s through to the present day
  • Cater for parties, black tie functions, weddings, corporate events and intimate ceremonies

  • Duo - Vocals and Piano
  • Trio - Vocals, Piano and Saxophone
  • Trio - Vocals, Piano and Clarinet

SWING

  • A Fine Romance – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Ain’t Misbehaving – Fats Waller
  • Ain’t What You Do It’s The Way That You Do It – Ella Fitzgerald
  • All Of Me – Sarah Vaughn
  • Almost Like Being In Love – Frank Sinatra
  • Autumn Leaves – Diana Drall
  • Better Than Anything – Natalie Cole
  • Blue Skies – Eva Cassidy
  • Can’t Buy Me Love - Beatles
  • Can’t Help Loving Dat Man – Billie Holiday
  • Can’t Take That Away From Me – George Gerswhin
  • Cherokee – Dee Dee Brigdewater
  • Deed I Do – Diana Krall
  • Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me – Duke Ellington
  • Dream A Little Dream Of Me – Mama Cass
  • Fascinating Rhythm – George Gerswhin
  • Favourite Things – Julie Andrews
  • Fever – Peggy Lee
  • Flintstones
  • Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
  • Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller
  • I Can’t Give You Anything Else But Love – Doris Day
  • I’m Beginning To See The Light – Duke Ellington
  • I’m In The Mood For Love – Dorothy Fields
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing – Duke Ellington
  • Let there be love – Nat King Cole
  • Let’s Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
  • Mean To Me – Sarah Vaughan
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Moon River –Audrey Hepburn
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone
  • Nice work if you can get it – Cole Porter
  • Night and Day – Ella Fitzgerald
  • On The Street Where You Live – Nat King Cole
  • One For My Baby And One More For The Road – Frank Sinatra
  • Ooh what cha doing to me – Sarah Vaughan
  • Paper Moon – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Pennies from heaven – Anita O’Day
  • Perdido – Duke Ellington
  • Que Sera Sera – Doris Day
  • Sentimental Journery – Doris Day
  • Sentimental reasons – Nat King Cole
  • Somebody Loves Me – Peggy Lee
  • Someone to watch Over Me - George Gerswhin
  • Straighten up and fly right – Nat King Cole
  • The Lady Is A Tramp – Lena Horne
  • The Nearness Of You – Norah Jones
  • Them There Eyes – Billie Holiday
  • These Foolish Things – Billie Holiday
  • The Very Thought Of You – Dick Haymes
  • The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  • Too Darn Hot – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Walk On By – Dionne Warwick
  • What Is This Thing Called Love – Cole Porter
  • WhenYou Wish Upon A Star – Linda Ronstadt
  • You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To – Dinah Shore
  • You Go To My Head - Linda Ronstadt

BOSSA NOVA & LATIN

  • And I Love Her - Beatles
  • A Night In Tunisia – Dizzie Gillespie
  • Afro Blue – Diane Reeves
  • Besame Mucho – Andrea Bocelli
  • Black Orpheus – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  • Body And Soul – Billie Holiday
  • Bossa Nova Baby – Elvis Presley
  • Boy From Ipanema -Astrud Gilberto
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
  • Corner Of The Earth - Jamiroquai
  • Desafinado – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Dindi – Astrud Gilberto
  • East Of The Sun – Diana Drall
  • Everything – Michael Buble
  • Guantanamera – The Sandpipers
  • Green Dolphin Street – Dinah Washington
  • Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers
  • I Got Life – Nina Simone
  • I Wish I Knew How It Would Be To Be Free – Nina Simone
  • Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
  • La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
  • Mas Que Nada – Sergio Mendes
  • Night And Day – Cole porter
  • No Return – Kinks
  • One Note Samba –Astrud Gilberto
  • Oye Come Ova - Santana
  • Perhaps Perhaps, Perhaps – Doris Day
  • Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars – Diana Krall
  • Smooth Operator - Sade
  • Softly As In A Morning Sunrise – Diane Reeves
  • So Nice -Bebel Gilberto
  • Spain – Al Jarreau
  • Summertime – George Gerswhin
  • Sway – Dean Martin
  • The Look Of Love – Diana Krall
  • This Masquerade – George Benson
  • What A Difference A Day Made – Dinah Washington

BALLADS

  • Autumn Leaves – Eva Cassidy
  • Angel Eyes – Frank Sinatra
  • Blue Moon – Billie Holiday
  • Body And Soul – Carmen MacRae
  • Chasing Pavements - Adele
  • Come Rain Or Cone - Ray Charles
  • Crazy – Patsy Kline
  • Cry Me A River – Michael Buble
  • East Of The Sun – Diana Krall
  • First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
  • Get Here – Oleta Adams
  • Home – Michale Buble
  • I Only have Eyes For You
  • Like A Star – Corinne Bailey-Rae
  • Love For Sale – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be) – Billie Holiday
  • Mad About The Boy – Dinah Washington
  • Make You Feel My Love - Adele
  • Misty – Sarah Vaughan
  • Moody’s Mood For Love – James Moody
  • My Funny Valentine – Chet Baker
  • Natural Woman – Carol King
  • Nature Boy – Nat King Cole
  • Out Of Reach - Gabrielle
  • Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
  • Stormy Weather – Lean Horne
  • Someone Like You - Adele
  • That Ole Devil Called Love – Alison Moyer
  • The Man I Love – Lena Horne
  • Wonderful World – Louis Armstong
  • When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
  • You Don’t Know What Love Is – Etta James

BLUES

  • Big Bad Handsome Man – Imelda May
  • Black Coffee – Peggy Lee
  • Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
  • Do Right – Peggy Lee
  • Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  • Fine And Mellow – Billie Holiday
  • Georgia – Ray Charles
  • God Bless The Child – Billie Holiday
  • Good Morning Heartache –Sarah Vaughan
  • Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
  • I’m Just A Lucky So And So - Duke Ellington
  • Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Louis Jordan
  • I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Nina Simone
  • Mamma Do – Pixie Lott
  • Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway
  • My Mama Done Tol’ Me – Cab Calloway
  • One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer – Rudy Toombs
  • Peel Me A Grape – Diana Krall
  • Your Love Is King - Sade

CHA CHA CHA

  • Kiss Me Honey Honey – Shirley Bassey
  • Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
, Wedding, Hertfordshire
5/5

It was fantastic to hear Esta warming the church and relaxing all the guests and when she sang 'Signed Sealed Delivered' as the Bride & Groom signed the wedding certificate, it was the perfect end to a wonderful service and they made it even more special!


  • Emirates Stadium, Highbury
  • Theatre Royal Stratford
  • The NEC , Birmingham
  • Hush, Mayfair
  • The Colony Club, Mayfair
  • Coq D’argent, Bank
  • Beetle & Wedge, Oxford
  • Jagz – Ascot
  • Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Are you able to learn requests and at what extra charge (if any)? 
We only charge for the cost of buying the sheet music but ordinarily there would be no extra charge for one or two songs if given plently of notice.

Do you offer any extras? i.e. DJ service, extra musicians etc? And, if so, at what cost?
We offer two types of Trio:

  • Trio – Vocals, Keyboards and Saxophone
  • Trio – Vocals, Keyboards and Clarinet

Do you provide pre-recorded music between sets?
Yes, we provide music between sets using a CD player to compliment the music we play. Alternatively, you can provide us with your own iPod or CD!

Are there any specific requirements?
We would appreciate a safe dressing room where we can leave a change of clothes and store our instrument cases. 

Are you fully self-contained with your own PA & Lighting?
Yes we are fully self-contained.  See details below.

  • PA: 800 watt PA system - 2 x 15 inch 400w powered speakers and Yamaha MG166CX passive mixer, 1 x Mackie Active SRM 350 speaker 200W
  • Lighting: 2 x Prolight LEDJ Stratos Wash/ Flood Panels.

How many electrical sockets do you require?
5 sockets

Do you have PAT certification for any electrical equipment and Public Liability Insurance.
Yes, all our equipment is fully PAT tested and we have Public Liability Insurance.

How much time do you require to set up and sound check/pack up?

  • 45 minutes to set up and sound check
  • 40 minutes to pack up

How much Stage space do you require?
Approximately 4m x 3m

  • 2 x 50 minutes sets

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 £480.00

South East

Bedfordshire £480.00 Berkshire £480.00 Buckinghamshire £480.00 Essex £480.00 Hertfordshire £480.00 Oxfordshire £480.00 London £480.00 Middlesex £480.00
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