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Dinner Jazz

Music

Overview

  • Piano and Double Bass duo
  • Wide repertoire covering the jazz classics such as All Of Me, Mack the Knife and Night and Day
  • Sophisticated and high quality dinner jazz duo with option to expand to a trio by adding either sax, trumpet or vocals

Location

The band are based in the Manchester area but perform all over the north of England.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 50 minute sets with 30 minute break

About this Act

Dinner Jazz Duo are a high quality, sophisticated band that play popular jazz standards by composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Antonio-Carlos Jobim. The piano and double bass duo are outstanding, highly regarded musicians, and make an ideal accompaniment to a wedding reception, corporate event or private party. They are guaranteed to create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion.

Both musicians have a wealth of performing experience and have been the first choice for many of the country’s largest clients, including Manchester United, the Royal Exchange, Center Parcs, the Royal Society, Berkeley Hotel, Radisson Hotel, Canary Wharf and the NEC Birmingham.

Paul Kilvington (piano) has been in the music industry for over 25 years touring extensively around the world. He has a number of television appearances to his credit (Top of the Pops, Des O’Connor Show, Smash Hits Awards, World Music Awards) and has performed in some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious venues, such as the Wembley Stadium. Paul has shared the stage with the likes of Bob Mintzer from the Yellowjackets and Brandford Marsalis. He has also performed with Jack Jones on his last 2 UK tours.

Ed Harrison (double bass) is the first choice bass player for many of the country's leading figures in jazz. He is known for his dazzling technique and versatility on the instrument, and has played on the Prague and London jazz scenes.

Set List

All of Me - Gerald Marks
All the Things You Are - Jerome Kern
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
Body and Soul - Johnny Green
Come Fly with Me - Jimmy Van Heusen
Days Of Wine And Roses
Desifanado - Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Fly Me to the Moon - Bart Howard
Foggy Day - George Gershwin
Girl from Ipanema - Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Have you Met Miss Jones - Richard Rodgers
I Got Rhythm - George Gershwin
I Love You - Cole Porter
It Had To Be You - Isham Jones
Just Friends - John Klenner
Let There Be Love - Rand-Grant
Mack The Knife - Kurt Weill
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
Night and Day - Cole Porter
Our Love is Here to Stay - George Gershwin
So What - Miles Davis
Someday My Prince Will Come - Frank Churchill
Summertime - George Gershwin
Take the A Train - Billy Strayhorn
Take 5 - Paul Desmond/Dave Brubeck

Lineup

  • Jazz Duo consisting of Piano and Double Bass

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