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The Kings

Music

Overview

  • Jazz, Soul, Swing and Gatsby act
  • Repertoire consists of jazz classics, soul standards with a bit of swing and pop thrown in too
  • Perform mainly as a duo and can also expand up to a seven piece band

Location

The Kings are based in Bristol and perform all over the South West but are willing to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets is standard but we tailor each set time to the clients requirements.

About this Act

Bristol based jazz, swing and soul band the Kings have a combined experience of nearly two decades. George and Molly perform wonderfully fresh arrangements of popular tunes with flawless execution, leaving audiences captivated.

They are passionate about Jazz and Soul, and it shows in their 300 strong repertoire as they perform a variety of high quality music, from eloquent Jazz standards and upbeat swing to popular soul classics and mellow contemporary pop. Requests are also welcome as they are able to easily learn and master new material and arrangements.

Set List

Jazz / Popular

Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers
Let’s Face The Music And Dance – Nat King Cole
Let There Be Love Nat King Cole
Let's Do It - Let's Fall In Love – Ella Fitzgerald
Can't Take My Eye's Off You - Lauren Hill
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Come Away With Me - Nora Jones
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
The house Of The Rising Sun Nina Simone
Fever Peggy Lee
He's a Tramp - Peggy Lee
I Put A Spell On You Nina Simone
Baby I’m A Fool - Melody Gardot
Why Don't You Do RIght - Peggy Lee
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Don't Know Why - Nora Jones
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Reading
Mess Around - Ray Charles
My Girl - The Temptations
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart - Dusty Springfield
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
I Got A Woman - Ray Charles
Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland
I Wish – Steveie Wonder
Hushaby Mountain – Dick Van Dyke
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Street Life – Randy Crawford
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Who Will Comfort Me - Melody Gardot
Goodnight - Melody Gardot
If the Birds Were Mine - Melody Gardot


Standards

Summertime
Mood Indigo
Love Me Or Leave Me
They All Laughed
Is you is or is you ain't
Stepping out with my baby
It don't mean a thing
Pennies from Heaven
At Last
All of me
Get happy
Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Why don't you do right
I got rhythm
Straighten up and fly right
Blue skies
I found a new baby
Nature Boy
Lullaby Of Bird Land
Teach Me Tonight
Too Close For Comfort
Bewitched Bothered And Bewildered
Straighten Up And Fly Right
But Not For Me
Fly Me To The Moon
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Pennies From Heaven
The Nearness Of You
Desifinado
Caravan
Lush Life
Girl From Ipanima
Stardust
Honeysuckle Rose
After You're Gone
Ain't Misbehavin
Black Coffee
Close You Eyes
Cry Me A River
Favela
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
For Once In My Life
I'm In The Mood For Love
Moon River
My Favourite Things
S'Wonderful
Softly
Taste Of Honey
What Is This Thing Called Love
When Your Smiling

Lineup

  • Jazz Duo consisting of Vocals and Piano.

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