Billie Knowlson

With her burly yet honeyed voice, Billie Knowlson will have you swinging and swooning with her renditions of classics from the 1920's to modern day Pop hits, with her sassy & sultry vintage style.

Price from £563 + travel

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  • Event Billie Knowlson Solo Jazz Singer Brighton, East Sussex
  • Event Billie Knowlson Solo Jazz Singer Brighton, East Sussex

Set List / Repertoire

20's And 30's
A Tisket A Tasket Ella Fitzgerald
Bei Mir Bis Du Schon The Andrew Sisters
Happy days are here again Ben Selvin and the Crooners
I Wanna Be Loved By You Marilyn Monroe
Minnie The Moocher Cab Calloway
Pennies From Heaven Billie Holiday
Puttin On The Ritz Irvin Berlin
Somewhere over the rainbow Judy Garland
Stomping At The Savoy Ella Fitzgerrald
The Charleston Spike Jones/Green Hill Instrumental
The Lady Is A Tramp Frank Sinatra
When I Get Low I Get High Ella Fitzgerald
When Your Smiling Louis Armstrong
Why Don't You Do Right Peggy Lee

As Time Goes By Frank Sinatra
Black Coffee Peggy Lee
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy The Andrew Sisters
By The Light Of The Silvery Moon Doris Day
Cant Help Lovin' Dat Man Billie Holiday
Cheek To Cheek Ella Fitzgerald
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend Marilyn Monroe
Don't Fence Me In Bink Crosby
Dont Sit Under The Apple Tree The Andrew Sisters
In The Mood The Andrew Sisters
Nature Boy Nat King Cole
The White Cliffs Of Dover Vera Lynn
Tico Tico The Andrew Sisters
Too Darn Hot Ella Fitzgerald
Side By Side
We'll Meet Again Vera Lynn
You Belong To Me Vera Lynn

All Shook Up Elvis Presley
Baked A Cake Eileen Barton
Beat Me Daddy Eight to the Bar The Andrew Sisters
Blue Sued Shoes - Elvis Presley
Bye Bye Baby Marilyn Monroe
Crazy Patsy Cline
Good Morning (Singing in the rain)
That Old Black Magic Peggy Lee
The Dirty Boogie The Brian Setzer Band
Fever Peggy Lee
Honky Tonk And A Merry Go Round Patsy Cline
I Fall To Pieces Patsy Cline
I Love You So Much It Hurts Patsy Cline
I Put A Spell On You Nina Simone
Jump, Jive An' Wail The Brian Setzer Band
Love Letter In The Sand Pat Boone
Mack The Knife Ella Fitzgerald
Mr Sandman The Chordettes
Music Music Music Teresa Brewer
My Funny Valentine Frank Sinatra
Old Cape Cod Patti Page
Que Sera Sera Doris Day
Secret Love Doris Day
Smile Nat King Cole
Sway Rosemary Cloony
Sweet Dreams Patsy Cline
The Deadwood Stage Doris Day
Two Little Girls From Little Rock Marilyn Monroe
Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley
Whatever Lola Wants Sarah Vaughan
When I Fall In Love Nat King Cole
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On Jerry Lee Lewes
Who's Sorry Now Connie Francis
Witchcraft Frank Sinatra
Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey Patsy Cline

A dream is a wish your heart makes Walt Disney Cinderella
At Last Etta James
All I could do was cry Etta James
Big Spender Peggy Lee
Bring Me Sunshine
Feeling Good Nina Simone
For Once In My Life Frank Sinatra
The Girl From Ipanema Peggy Lee Perry Ribeiro Astrud Gilberto Stan Gets
Hello Dolly Louis Armstrong
Hit The Road Jack Renee Olstead
Je Ne Vauxpas Travailler Pink Martini
Lilly Pink Martini
Misty Sarah Vaughan
Moon River Audrey Hepburn
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps Doris Day
Son Of A Preacher Nina Simone
Summertime Ella Fitzgerald
The Girl From Ipanema Astrud Gilberto
Wonderful World (Piano)
You Always Hurt The One You Love Patsy Cline

80's, 90's To Present / Wedding requests
At Last Etta James/ Beyonce Knolls
Enjoy Yourself Jools Holland
For Once In My Life Vonda Shepard
Somewhere over the rainbow Judy Garland
Kissing You Des'ree
Wicked Game Chris Isaak
Love song Adele
Teenage Dream (acoustic version) Glee
A dream is a wish your heart makes Walt Disney Cinderella
Once upon a dream Lana Del Rey

Christmas Songs
I'm Dreaming of a white Xmas
Jing Jingaling Jingaling Jingaling
Let it snow let it snow
Winter Wonderland
Have yourself a merry little xmas
Santa Baby
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas
I saw mommy kissing santa claus (And Santa Claus Was Me)
Santa Claus is coming to town
Here comes Santa Claus
Zat You Santa Claus
Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer
The Christmas Song - (chest nuts roasting on an open fire)
Frosty the Snowman
Sleigh Ride
It's the most wonderfull time of the year
O Christmas tree
Jingle bells
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
We wish you a merry Christmas
Jingle bells
Merry Christmas baby
Walking in the air
We wish you the merriest
Jingle bell Rock
I'll be home for Christmas
Silent night

Full Biography

* Classy yet sassy singer with years of performing experience.
* Vast repertoire spanning from the 1920's to current day, including Jazz, Soul, Motown & Pop hits with a vintage twist!
* Can tailor set for Easy Listening background music or more upbeat evening entertainment!

Billie Knowlson's burly yet honeyed voice warms the hearts of thousands, whilst her infectiously sassy personality raises temperatures even more!

As an accomplished female jazz singer with over 9 year's experience, Billie performs both publically and privately at events and weddings all over Europe.

Whether you want classic tunes for that nostalgic touch or current hits with a vintage style, Billie Knowlson has something for you! She specialises in all major strands of English and American music from the 1920's onwards, singing genres that include rock and roll, Chicago blues, jazz, soul, motown, folk, swing, bebop and boogie woogie blues or even modern day pop with a brassy yet sultry, vintage slur.

Whatever your occasion - she'll make you swing, sway, sizzle and swoon!

Please note: Lighting is not provided.


Default lineup: 1 performer

Solo Jazz Singer

Performance Times

2 x 45 minutes sets

From £563 + travel

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Price from £563 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 45 minute sets

  • South East From £564
  • East of England From £664
  • South West From £689
  • East Midlands From £714
  • West Midlands From £727
  • Wales From £790
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £814
  • North West From £852
  • North East From £927
  • Scotland From £1,002

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9 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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Amazing - Billie Made the event really special, Recommend

5 stars - Billie Knowlson are Highly Recommended
booked Billie Knowlson for their event in Warwickshire

“Billie was amazing - the evening was perfect, lots of positive comments from our Guests. We would certainly recommend Billie - and I'm sure we will be inviting her back for future events. Thankyou Sharon. Events Coordinator”

Nice mix of festive and non festive songs

5 stars - Billie Knowlson are Highly Recommended
booked Billie Knowlson for their event in London

“Billie Knowlson's performance was very good, with a nice mix of festive and non festive songs, very upbeat, was very friendly and polite.She kept everyone entertained and was friendly talked to everyone before and after her sets as they were interested in finding out more about her.”

Billie Knowlson was absolutely fantastic!

5 stars - Billie Knowlson are Highly Recommended
booked Billie Knowlson for their event

“Wow!!! What can I say?! Billie Knowlson was absolutely fantastic! My guests were wowed by her sultry vocals. Guests were singing along and up dancing. An absolute must at any party. She definitely added an extra level of fabulous to my 1920's themed birthday. Thank you so much!”

What an amazing voice!

5 stars - Billie Knowlson are Highly Recommended
booked Billie Knowlson for their event

“Billie Knowlson was just amazing and can't praise her high enough. She was loved by all and what an amazing voice!”

WOW!.... You are amazing!...

5 stars - Billie Knowlson are Highly Recommended
booked Billie Knowlson for their event

“WOW!.... You are amazing!... Thank you so much for making a certain little lady's day so special you smashed it!... Xxx”

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