The Jazz Spivs
Dames and gents gather round, there’s a new band in town, The Jazz Spivs! We’re a unique live band specialising in music from the roaring twenties. Music from the era has seen a great resurgence in popularity thanks to TV shows like Boardwalk Empire, Mr Selfridge, Downton Abbey and the recent film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Our 1920s jazz is perfect for dancing, drinking cocktails and generally having a hotsy-totsy time to!
Each of the band members has years of experience entertaining in speakeasies. Check out the video of us in action to see for yourself. We can even bring flapper girls to your party who’ll get everyone on their dogs (feet) in no time. So, if you’re looking for a tip-top band for a swanky event, let the Jazz Spivs do the talking! ! ! LINE UPS: The Jazz Spivs offer two up variations: ! 4 Piece – Vocals, Clarinet & Sax (or other front line instrument), Guitar & Double Bass 5 Piece – as above with optional piano (or drums) Set Up Times & Sound Check ! The band requires a set up of 30 minutes. ! Space Requirements ! The 3-piece band requires 2 x 3 metres of space. ! Electrical Requirements ! The band has no electrical requirements unless the electric piano or PA system is required by the client ! Public Liability ! The band has Public Liability cover to the value of £5 million (certificates can be forwarded on request).
SUGGESTED SONGS WEDDING ENTRANCE Bridal March (Lohengrin) When My Sugar Walks Down The Street Ain’t She Sweet On The Sunny Side Of The Street Bourbon Street Parade All of Me It Had To Be You I Can’t Give You Anything But Love If I Had You Exactly Like You SIGNING OF REGISTER Sugar (I Call My Baby My Sugar…) What A Wonderful World When My Sugar Walks Down The Street When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans Up A Lazy River Mood Indigo Makin Whoopee Pennies From Heaven Old Fashioned Love If I Had You I’m Confessin’ As Time Goes By Dream A Little Dream Georgia On My Mind WEDDING EXIT When The Saints Go Marching In Sweet Georgia Brown Ain’t She Sweet All Of Me It Had To Be You Indiana Together Somebody Loves Me Paper Moon Mack The Knife Hello Dolly Congratulations Bear Necessities Deed I Do I Can’t Believe You’re In Love With Me Hindustan FIRST DANCE La Vie En Rose Bear Neccessities King of The Swingers It Had To Be You Benny Hill Theme Tune Jeeves & Wooster Theme Tune Love Me or Leave Me Together Mack The Knife Ain’t She Sweet Congratulations Paper Moon
Our musicians have performed for: British Petroleum, Cancer Research UK, Conservative Party, European Climate Exchange, Falcon-Chambers, Field of Dreams Music Concerts, Gordon Ramsay, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Hampton Court Flower Show, Hayling Island Jazz Festival, Henley Regatta, Hodson’s Legal, ING Direct, Lord Mayor’s Show, Olympic Torch Relay, PayPoint Ltd, Royale Cuisine, Richmond Athlethic Rugby Club, Royal & Sun Alliance, St Anthony’s Hospital, Tokyo Electron Europe, Topsail, Waverley & Balmoral Excursions, Wedlake Bell, Worshipful Company of Grocers, Worshipful Company of Firefighters, Worshipful Company of Launderers, Zafferano. ! Our musicians have performed at venues which include: BMA House, Boodles, Buckingham Palace, Buxted Park Hotel, Claremont Landscape Gardens, Estorick Collection, ExCel Centre, Farnham Maltings, Forde Abbey, Girdlers Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Ham House, Hampton Court Flower Show, Hilton Hotel, Inner Temple, Kew Gardens, Knebworth House, Mall Galleries, Mansion House, Merchant Tailor’s Hall, Natural History Museum, New Zealand House, Nottingham University, Plaisterers Hall, Rembrandt Hotel, Richmond Athletic Rugby Ground, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Garden Hotel, Royal Holloway, University of London, Royal Horticultural Society Gardens, Royal Society of Arts, St James’ Palace, The Conservatory, The Guiness Brewery, The Hosiptal Club, Tower of London, Waldorf Hotel, London, Warsash Maritime Centre, Wiltons Music Hall. Our musicians have performed for VIP’s which include: Her Majesty The Queen, Robert Smith (The Cure), Gordon Ramsay, Ray Winstone, Sir Ian Botham, Paul O’Grady & Cilla Black, David Hasslehoff, Eddie Izzard, Ainsley Harriott.
“I just wanted to say the biggest thank you to you and the band. Oh my, you were all great. Everybody thought you were the best live band they have ever heard. Everybody wants to book you for their parties. I really can’t thank you enough, you made the day so perfect” Pusia ! “Hi Jonathan, The event was very successful thank you and a big part of that goes down to the girls and the band really pulling it together! Both the 1920s band and the flapper girls were very accommodating and impressive with their work. Please will you give them my warmest thanks and I also appreciate all of your patience throughout the past month with the booking. Happy New Year and thanks again.” Joel ! “All I can really say is thank you very much for a fantastic event. The whole process was so easy, hassle free and professional right from my additional enquiry to the end of the evening and the band was simply brilliant” Sophie ! “Jonathan, Just a quick note to that you and the rest of the team for Saturday – the band went down really well and set the scene for the afternoon beautifully – thank you so much” Sarah ! “Dear Jonathan. So we’re back from Honeymoon and I just wanted to drop you a line to say a huge thank you for performing at our big day. What we saw and heard was utterly fantastic and we’ve received nothing but positive comments about how great you guys both looked and sounded. You really set the mood and the venue and weather was perfect for it so it really went down very well. Many thanks once again, and the next time I’m in need of a Jazz band I’ll be sure to think of you!” Charlotte and Ryan ! “The Jazz Spivs were superb and exactly what I was looking for. They were professional, looked great, played brilliantly and importantly played the 1920s style I was expecting and they were a nice group of people too!” Christina ! “Hi Jonathan, Just to say thank you so much for yesterday – The Jazz Spivs sounded absolutely amazing at my wedding. Thank you so much again and all the best! I will be sure to recommend you guys” Sarah