The Haynes Jazz Band
Haynes Jazz deliver the perfect accompaniment for any occasion including weddings, corporate functions, anniversaries and birthday parties.
They are able to perform anything from background instrumental jazz, to Rat Pack swing and pop and soul classics for dancing. Led by singer / saxophonist Guy Haynes the band's talented musicians have a wealth of experience and have played thousands of gigs all around the country.
*Haynes Jazz can provide a variety of line-ups ranging from a duo to a six-piece band and can help you select the line-up of musicians that best suits your requirements*
PLEASE NOTE: Fees on the 'PRICES' Tab are based on a Quartet line up. Smaller & larger line-ups are available and prices vary in accordance with this.
The Haynes Jazz Band
Haynes Jazz deliver the perfect accompaniment for any occasion including weddings, corporate functions, anniversaries and birthday parties, offering the flexibility and adaptability to meet your needs, always remembering that it’s your event - but their job to help make it great.
Led by singer / saxophonist Guy Haynes the band's talented musicians have a wealth of experience and have played thousands of gigs all around the country.
Haynes Jazz can provide a variety of line-ups (both instrumental and with vocals) ranging from a duo to a six-piece band and can help you select the line-up of musicians that best suits your requirements.
Their comprehensive jazz repertoire is based around popular numbers that people can recognise and enjoy, featuring tunes made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Harry Connick Jr and Michael Buble.
Their Pop and Soul repertoire features classics by the likes of Van Morrison, Otis Redding, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder and James Brown - perfect for dancing (and singing along!)
Haynes Jazz offer the following line ups:
Duo - Sax & Piano (or Guitar) Ideal for relaxed background music and wedding ceremonies, or where space is limited.
Trio - Sax, Piano, Bass Their most popular instrumental line-up. Perfect for drinks receptions and dinners.
Quartet - Sax, Piano, Bass, Drums Produces that classic jazz sound. For livelier background, or full on instrumental entertainment.
Duo - Vocals / Sax & Piano Ideal for background vocals.
Trio - Vocals / Sax, Piano, Bass For when you want vocal entertainment but drums would be too much. Can stay in the background or be used for dancing at smaller functions.
Quartet - Vocals / Sax, Piano, Bass, Drums Their most popular vocals line-up. Great for evening entertainment, moving from Rat Pack and Swing into Pop and Soul to get people dancing.
Quintet - Vocals / Sax, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar Add guitar to the quartet to get the pop and soul tunes really grooving.
Haynes Jazz can also add female vocals to any of their line-ups.
Rat Pack Swing
- A Foggy Day
- But Not For Me
- Come Fly With Me
- Fly Me To The Moon
- Have You Met Miss Jones
- I Get A Kick Out Of You
- It Had To Be You
- I’ve Got You Under My Skin
- Just One Of Those Things
- The Lady Is A Tramp
- Let There Be Love
- Love For Sale
- Mack The Knife
- Night And Day
- Pennies From Heaven
- They Can't Take That Away From Me
- The Way You Look Tonight
- You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Mellow / Ballads
- As Time Goes By
- Autumn In New York
- Body and Soul
- Come Rain Or Come Shine
- Cry Me a River
- God Bless The Child
- I Fall In Love Too Easily
- The Man I Love
- Moon River
- My Funny Valentine
- Over The Rainbow
- Round Midnight
- When I Fall In Love
Pop and Soul
- Ain’t No Sunshine
- Brown Eyed Girl
- Build Me Up Buttercup
- Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
- Dock Of The Bay
- Hit The Road Jack
- How Sweet It Is (to be loved by you)
- I Saw Her Standing There
- Just The Way You Are
- Lovely Day
- Mustang Sally
- Route 66
- Signed, Sealed, Delivered
- Stuck In The Middle
- Sweet Caroline
- You're The First, The Last, My Everything
Plus, many more
I’m happy to say that I was very pleased both with the agency’s service and the acts that you provided. You were very prompt in replying to my e-mails both with queries and sorting out the paperwork. With regards to the acts, Steve H was excellent, producing amusing caricatures very quickly and mingling easily with our guests. Haynes Jazz were absolutely brilliant and really made our evening, we were so pleased we booked them. My husband had been a little worried that a jazz band might have limited appeal for some of our guests but they had an excellent repertoire and played lively upbeat songs which really got everyone dancing. We were very impressed with the band and Guy in particular and would definitely book them again. Hope this helps!
Venues Haynes Jazz have performed at include:
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire; Claridges Hotel, London; The Grove, Hertfordshire; The ICC, Birmingham; Langham Hotel, London; The Madejski Stadium, Reading; Malmaison Hotels in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle; Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London; Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester; The Orient Express; The Queen’s Club, London; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Stowe House, Buckinghamshire; Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire
Haynes Jazz corporate clients include:
ABN AMRO; Allen & Overy; The British Dental Association; Cancer Research UK; The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA); Diageo; Ernst & Young; Euro RSCG; The Labour Party (event attended by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown); Manchester United Football Club; MIND; The National Grid; Southern Housing Group
What do you wear when you perform?
We wear black suits unless you have other requirements.
Do you provide background music when you are not playing?
We play jazz CDs through the PA system or an amplifier between our sets. Alternatively you can provide your own CDs or iPod for us to put on.
Do you provide all your own sound equipment?
Yes. All we need from you is a power supply.
Can you play outdoors?
We are happy to play outdoors where practical. Normally this would be for an instrumental duo or trio only. We must be under cover to protect musicians, instruments and electrical equipment from both rain and direct sunshine. We need access to a power supply (see below if power is not available).
Our venue cannot have amplified music - can you play acoustically?
We have played at several venues where they are not allowed to have “amplified music” and we have provided acoustic line-ups involving combinations of sax, acoustic guitar and double bass.
Can you learn our favourite song?
We are happy to learn your song, given enough advance notice.
Either 3 x 40 minutes or 2 x 60 minutes
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.