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The Andrew Wood Trio

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Overview

  • A classy, modern jazz trio
  • Excellent repertoire taking in George Gershwin and Cole Porter all the way through to Michael Jackson and Estelle
  • Perform as piano, double bass and drums and can expand with additional performers
  • Perfect for drinks receptions, dining, evening entertainment and public performances...
  • Dressed to impress with tuxedos and subtle lighting

Location

The trio is based in Nottingham, and plays public jazz club gigs across the East Midlands. and are happy to travel further afield if required.

Standard Set Times

  • The trio plays 2 x 45 minute sets as standard, but can play up to 6 sets if required. The band is also available for a single 1 hour performance.

About this Act

The Andrew Wood Trio is a lively 3-piece jazz piano trio, featuring piano, double bass and drums. The trio mainly plays music from the Swing era and the Great American Songbook, by composers including Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael and Irving Berlin, but the set also covers current pop material in a vintage jazz style with original arrangements of modern classics by artists such as Oasis, Michael Jackson, Bill Withers, Omar and The Beatles.

As well as playing for parties, wedding and events, all 3 members of the trio have a strong presence on the UK jazz scene having shared stages with: Dave O'Higgins, Dennis Rollins, Tony Kofi, Julian Siegel, Tina May and many more leading British jazz artists. Some of the venues in which the trio members have performed at include: The Royal Albert Hall, National History Museum, Wembley Stadium, Millenium Stadium, O2 Arena and many of the bigger UK festivals.

Being a small group, the trio is able to bring live entertainment to almost any venue regardless of size, as well as having a quick set up and pack away time to ensure the client has minimal disruption. As standard, the trio follows a tuxedo dress code and come with self contained ambient lighting to impress visually as well as musically. This group is made up of full-time professional musicians, who have trained at the UK's top music colleges and universities. Along with the shared decades of industry experience, this combines to deliver a refined and polished musical experience for the audience they play for.

Set List

A Foggy Day - George Gershwin
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone - Bill Withers
All of Me - Billie Holiday
All the Things You Are - Ella Fitzgerald
American Boy - Estelle
Autumn Leaves - Nat King Cole
Blackbird - The Beatles
Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham
Blue Monk - Thelonious Monk
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
Days of Wine and Roses - Henry Mancini
Do Nothing 'til You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
Don't Get Sassy - Ray Brown
Down by the Riverside - Traditional
East of the Sun and West of the Moon - Brookes Bowman
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Georgia On My Mind - Hoagy Carmichael
Girl from Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Have You Met Miss Jones - Robbie Williams
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - Nina Simone
It Ain't Necessarily So - George Gershwin
Jig-a-jug - Joshua Redman
Love For Sale - Cole Porter
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Moanin' - Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
Pure Imagination - Gene Wilder/Willy Wonka OST
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
Song For My Father - Horace Silver
Sonnymoon For Two - Sonny Rollins
Summertime - George Gershwin
Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
Straight no Chaser - Thelonious Monk
Take The A Train - Duke Ellington
The Lady In My Life - Michael Jackson
There's Nothing Like This - Omar
Wonderwall - Oasis

Lineup

  • Trio consisting of piano, double bass and drums
  • Quartet - adds male/female vocalist or sax or trumpet

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