Let the Tenement Jazz Band (main pic) take you back to the red hot roots of jazz with scorching renditions of early recordings and fresh takes on lesser-known tunes. Powered along by the classic New Orleans front line of trumpet, trombone and saxophones, you’re in for a truly swinging set. The band is made up of some of Edinburgh’s best jazz musicians and can play in any space great or small. They’re just as happy entertaining crowds un-amplified in the great outdoors as they are ramping up the volume in clubs and concert halls. Whether you need some background style for a vintage event, the headline act for a late-night speakeasy, or a band for your swing-danceathon, the Tenement Jazz Band’s versatile line-up is guaranteed to deliver toe-tapping good times.
The Funtime Frankies (below) are the gold standard of wedding and function bands available today, amassing not just one but two wins at the national wedding industry award for best band in 2017 and 2018. Book now and recieve a band that are hitting their prime. The band have performed for many corporate clients including Toyota, Amazon UK and TUI. The repertoire is unsurprisingly vast too, taking in acts as varied as The Beatles, Ritchie Valens, Queen, Kings of Leon and Will Smith. Each song and performance is meticulously arranged by Jon and Yew Han Baker the founders of the band to ensure the highest standards are delivered as practice material to each member before each show, which is especially essential in delivering your favourite song as a first dance or special request. This band will work harder than any other on your special occasion and they have the reveiws and testimonials to back it up. The Frankies are based in Lancashire but they will appear anywhere they need to, prompt and punctually!
Andrew Challen (below right) is a highly experienced Edinburgh based solo guitarist with a superb repertoire of classical, jazz, pop and blues. When not playing his regular slot in the city’s Jazz bar he can be found performing at many of Scotland’s finest hotels and restaurants. He provides a discrete backdrop of nostalgic songs that people know played on a classical guitar creating a warm ambience. The eclectic mix of songs firmly he plays takes in artists such as Gary Moore, The Beatles and Stevie Ray Vaughn as well as pieces from composers such as Bach.
Dominique (left) is a solo artist from Sydney Australia. Embellishing her expressive vocals and sassy tunes she creates an eclectic style including soul, funk, jazz and pop. She kicked off 2018 by playing at Mountain Sounds Festival in Sydney, Australia with her 8 piece band and has since played a string of solo and band gigs on tour to promote the release of her mini EP ‘What you do’ and she is now based in the UK with an aim to expand and pursue her music career on a more adventurous scale.
Sax Live (below) are an all female vocal and sax group with electrifying saxophone sounds combined with high-powered harmonies bringing first class entertainment to your event. Their extensive repertoire spans from 90s dance floor classics, UK Garage Anthems, Drum ’n’ Bass, Disco and House music keeping your guests on their feet all night long. Their vocalists and saxophonist have performed at luxury events across the world in Ibiza, Paris, Dubai and Los Angeles for clients such as Redbull, Samsung, Christian Dior and the London Fashion Week. Sporting events include Floyd Mayweather’s Victory Tour, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the International Motorsports Group.