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Smooth Indigo

Music

Overview

  • Female fronted jazz band
  • Glorious repertoire of Jazz standards such as Georgia, Fly Me To The Moon and Blue Moon
  • Perform as a quartet or quintet

Location

The band are based in Manchester, but are willing to travel across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2x60min sets or 3x40min sets with breaks in between
  • Set times and breaks open to negotiation

About this Act

Smooth Indigo are a Jazz band based in Manchester, consisting of a bunch of experienced and versatile musicians and fronted by Female vocals. The band use a selection of Jazz Standards and are committed to create a unique sound, whilst inspired by many of the great jazz divas such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Julie London, amongst others. The standard line-up of the band is either a quartet or a quintet, however the band offer different line-up options to suit different budgets/tastes/events.

Carolina Garcia-Cox on vocals brings to the band a uniquely expressive vocal style and adds a soulful twist to many of the jazz standards. She has over 12 years performing experience on her back doing both solo and band work and Musical Theatre. On drums, Stuart Smith, has spent most of his professional career on the Jazz Circuit playing alongside some of the best jazz musicians in the UK such as John Hallam, Jamie Brownfield, Tom Kincaid, Amy Roberts and Jeff Barnhart. He is currently the drummer for Europe's no. 1 swing band 'The Swing Commanders'. Pianist Steve Hall has a strong reputation in the UK and abroad, inspired by big band greats and latin legends, his style has been described as exciting and flawless. Peter Harrop, Double Bass, and Michael Banfield, Guitar, both can be seen alongside Carolina in wedding band Supersession, and both also play together in The Jukes and The Silvermoon Quartet. These guys have been in the UK wedding and gig circuit for over 10 years and are very accomplished and versatile musicians, easily switching from pop, rock and funk to the cool jazz stylings of this band.

The band, though based in Manchester, is will to travel all across the UK and is suitable for any type of event from a more traditional Jazz Club, to restaurants and bars, and private dinner/parties, corporate events, weddings, and many more. They will strive to make any occasion a memorable one.

Set List

Ain't Misbehavin
All Of Me
Almost Like Being In Love
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Blue Moon
Cheek to Cheek
Cry Me a River
Dream A Little Dream of Me
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia
Have you met Miss Jones
Honeysuckle Rose
I Get A Kick Out Of You
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing
I've Got You Under My Skin
Lady is a tramp
Lullaby of Birdland
Misty
Mood Indigo
Moon River
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Route 66 (swing version)
Summertime
Sway
Sweet Georgia Brown
S'Wonderful
Take the "A" train
That Old Devil Called Love
The Nearness Of You
The Way You Look Tonight
What a Difference a Day Makes

Lineup

  • 4 piece - Female vocals, Piano, Double Bass, Drums.
  • 5-piece - as above but adding guitar

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