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The Red Fez Orchestra

Music

Overview

  • High energy Vintage Jazz Band
  • Superb repertoire of classics such as Down the River Nile, My Blue Heaven, Five Foot Two and Cheek to Cheek
  • Perform as an 11 piece band and can scale down to a 7 piece
  • Eccentric British Jazz at its best!

Location

The band is based in Bournemouth but also plays regularly in Christchurch, New Forest, Poole and further afield.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 60 minute sets as standard but flexible to suit

About this Act

The Red Fez Orchestra has been building a reputation over the last few years as the band to call when you require authentic 1920s & 1930s Dance Jazz Music. Members of the band have played for many other top quality acts such as The Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Regular Joes, Bevin Boys and many more and bring this experience and expertise to The Red Fez Orchestra.

The band has an eye for authenticity and perform in period costume using vintage instruments. All their arrangements are from the period and Howard Mitchell and Kate Skellern bring comedy, fun and excitement as well as great vocals!

Your soiree will be complete and you will be the talk of the town when the band strike up playing The Charleston, The Black Bottom Stomp, fez wearing is encouraged but not compulsory.

Set List

Down The River Nile
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Ain’t She Sweet
Chilli Bom Bom
My Blue Heaven
Christopher Colombus
Somebody Loves Me
Five Foot Two
Cheek To Cheek
Little Sleepy Head
Lullaby Of The Leaves
China Town
Egyptian Ella
Margie
It Had To Be You
Wha’d Ja Do To Me
Darktown Strutters Ball
If I Had You
Black Bottom
Anything Goes
Oh! Lady Be Good
I’m Sitting On Top Of The World
Putin’ On The Ritz
Everybody Loves My Baby
Home In Pasadena
The Sheik
The Continental
Toot Toot Tootsie

Lineup

  • 11 piece band - 3 Saxes, Trumpet, Trombone, Sousaphone, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Male Voice, Female Voice).
  • 7 piece band with one vocalist

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