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Soupy Twist

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Overview

  • Soupy Twist are a refined and experienced jazz outfit and
  • Are available as a duo, trio or larger set ups.
  • Can cover a diverse range of styles - Jazz/Swing/Speakeasy/Blues/Latin/Bebop
  • Have been performing together at public and private events of all kinds for over 15yrs.
  • Have an extensive repertoire of easily recognisable jazz standards
  • Guarantee a great show every single time!

Location

Soupy Twist are based in Plymouth and frequently perform all over Devon, Cornwall and the rest of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minutes with 30 minutes intermission
  • The band are flexible as to timings where necessary.

About this Act

Soupy Twist are a sublime jazz guitar duo that bring the finesse of a top jazz club to your venue of choice. Whether it is smooth background music at a sophisticated dinner, or swinging hot jazz to a buzzing party or reception, this remarkable outfit can adapt themselves perfectly to your needs. The two guitarists conspire to intermingle silky smooth bass-lines, powerful improvisations and groovy rhythms, to create a dazzling hybrid of everything from cool and mellow jazz to swing, latin and bebop.

This sublime duo can even expand to a trio or more with the addition of highly accomplished guest musicians, resulting in fresh, exotic and spontaneous music...

Testimonials

Soupy Twist have had the pleasure of performing for a lot of different events. If you are considering booking Soupy Twist then you might like to hear what other people thought...

"Rich, Just wanted to say a big thank you to you and Frank for entertaining us at Jenny's surprise birthday dinner, to have two guitars as live background music over dinner, for my 50 guests of family and friends, was just perfect."

Tony - Duke Of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

"Dear Rich & Frank, thank you so much for playing at our wedding reception at the Marine Aquarium, Plymouth. With the backdrop and the wonderful music it created the perfect atmosphere. Our guests loved the music and we could listen to it all over again, just fantastic!"

Mandy and James - National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

"It's been a long time since we've listened to such good jazz. Excellent choice of music, vocalist was superb backed by exceptionally good musicians. They are not to be missed if you have the opportunity to go and you will not be disappointed."

Richard - Dartmoor Inn, Lydford

Set List

After You've Gone (1918) - Turner Lanton & Henry Creamer
Ain't Misbehavin' (1929) - Fats Waller
All Of Me (1931) - Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons
Autumn Leaves (1945) - Joseph Kosma & Jacques Prevert
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen (1932) - Sholom Secunda & Jacob Jacobs
Black Orpheus (1959) - Luiz Bonfa
Blame It On My Youth (1934) - Oscar Levant & Edward Heyman
Blue Skies (1926) - Irving Berlin
Bohemia After Dark (1955) - Oscar Pettiford
Bossa Dorado (1994) - Dorado Schmidt
Don't Worry 'Bout Me (1938) - Rude Bloom & Ted Koehler
East Of The Sun (1934) - Brooks Bowman
Fly Me To The Moon (1954) - Bart Howard
Gee Baby (1929) - Don Redman
Georgia On my Mind (1930) - Hoagy Carmichael
I Can't Give You Anything But Love (1928) - Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields
I Remember You (1941) - Victor Schertzinger & Johnny Mercer
I'm Beginning To See The Light (1944) - Duke Ellington, Harry James & Johnny Hodges
I'm Confessin' That I Love You (1930) - Doc daugherty & Ellis Reynolds
I'm In The Mood For love (1935) - Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields
I've Got You Under My Skin (1936) - Cole Porter
Lady Be Good (1924) - George & Ira Gershwin
Lambada (1989) - Kaoma
Look For The Silver lining (1919) - Jerome Kern & Buddy Desylva
Lullaby Of Birdland (1952) - George Shearing & George David Weiss
Meet The Flintstones (1960) - Hoyt Curtin
Misty (1954) - Erroll Garner
Moonlight Serenade (1939) - Glen Miller
My Funny Valentine (1937) - Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Night & Day (1932) - Cole Porter
Nuages (1940) - Django Reinhardt
Over The Rainbow (1939) - Harold Arlen
Satin Doll (1953) - Johnny Mercer, Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
September Song (1938) - Kurt Weill & Maxwell Anderson
Stardust (1927) - Hoagy carmichael & Mitchell Parish
Stormy Weather (1933) - Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler
Summertime (1935) - George Gershwin
Sway (1953) - Pablo Beltran Ruiz
Take The A Train (1939) - Billy Strayhorn
The Girl From Ipanema (1962) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
The Nearness Of You (1938) - Hoagy Carmichael & Ned Washington
The Shadow Of Your Smile (1965) - Johnny mandel & Paul Frances Webster
The Very Thought Of You (1934) - Ray Noble
This Can't Be Love (1938) - Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Trouble In Mind (1924) - Richard M Jones
Undecided (1938) - Charlie Shavers
Volare (1958) - Domenico Medugno & Franco Migliacci
What A Difference A Day Made (1934) - Maria Grever
You Do Something To Me (1929) - Cole Porter

Lineup

  • Duo: Guitar Duo
  • Trio: Guitar Duo + musician (e.g. vocals, trumpet, clarinet, flute, bass, drums, cajon, bongos, etc)
  • Quartet: Guitar Duo + 2 musicians

    A larger band can be arranged on request.

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