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Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks

If it's a party you want, Blue Note Mitch & The Red Hot Jacks will be in their element! This quality act perform Jazz, Swing & Jive hits of the 1930s to the 1960s plus Roc ...

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  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
  • Event Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks Swing Jive Rock n Roll Pop Ska Party Band West Yorkshire
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Set List / Repertoire

60s – 00s Rock & Pop, Funky Disco, Ska, Soul & Rock ’n’ Roll
I Feel Good - James Brown
Hard To Handle – Tom Jones
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Rapper's Delight - Sugar Hill Gang
Carwash - Rose Royce
Valerie - Amy Winehouse/Mark Ronson
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Route 66 – Chuck Berry
King of the Swingers- Louis Prima
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Song 2 – Blur
It Must Be Love – Madness
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Rudi - The Specials
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Hey Jude - The Beatles
One Step Beyond - Madness
Hound Dog - Little Richard
This Charming Man - The Smiths
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Sweet Home Alabama - Lenard Skynard
Last Night - The Strokes

Jazz, Swing & Jive
Just a Gigolo - Louis Prima
Sway - Dean Martin
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
Summertime - Eva Cassidy
Jump Jive & Wail - Louis Prima
Somewhere Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
King of the Swingers - Louis Prima
Houndog - Elvis Presley
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Route 66 - Chuck Berry
Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
I'm Walkin - Fats Domino
When The saints - Fats Domino
The Wonderer - Dion
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Nina Simone
No Moon At All – Anita O’Day/ Nat King Cole
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
Flip Flop & Fly - Louis Prima
Roll 'Em Pete - Sonny Williams
Moondance – Van Morrison
Summertime – Eva Cassidy
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Mr. Sandman – Dickie Valentine
Sweet Georgia Brown - Fats Waller
Sheik Of Arabi - Fats Waller
Dark Town Strutters Ball - Fats Waller
12th Street Rag - Fats Waller
When You're Smilin' - Fats Waller
Sing Sing Sing Sing

Classic Ska music of the 1970s & 1980s (minimum 6-piece band).
Too Much Too Young - The Specials
Too Much Pressure - The Specials
Gangsters - Prince Buster
One Step Beyond - Madness
Nightboat To Cairo - Madness
Baggy Trousers - Madness
54-46 - Toots & The Maytals
Israelites - Desmond Dekker
Rudi - Dandy Livingstone
It Must Be Love - Madness
House Of Fun - Madness
EnjoyYourself - The Specials
Monkey Man - The Specials
Little Bitch - The Specials
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You - Bad Manners
Louis Louis - Toots & The Maytals
I'm In The Mood For Ska - Lord Tanamo
Madness - Madness
Special Brew - Bad Manners
Lip Up Fatty - Bad Manners
Fatty Fatty - Clancey Eccles
Chase The Devil - Max Romeo
Mirror In The Bathroom - The Beat
Happy Birthday - Traditional/ska

56 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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Great band and great atmosphere!

5 stars - Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks are Highly Recommended booked Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for their Wedding in Worcestershire June 2019

“Dave and the band were amazing, they set up with minimal disruption to the day. When we got started Dave was so great with getting everybody on the dance floor and the set list was fantastic. Every member of the band was great and they made our wedding reception better than we could have hoped! Thank you!”


A very professional group with individually talented musicians.

5 stars - Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks are Highly Recommended booked Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for their event in Nottinghamshire March 2019

“Hoped for the best and they were just like that. They managed to get a relatively old group dancing more than they would have done for years. Just about every guest asked were I found the band. On top of that the hotel staff said it was the best band they have had for a long time. A very professional group with individually talented musicians. Peter Harrison ”


Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks was a great addition to the day, everyone ...

5 stars - Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks are Highly Recommended booked Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for their Wedding in Lincolnshire

“We hired Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for our wedding and they were fantastic! They played a couple of low-key jazz sets during the drinks reception and then two rock & roll / ska sets in the evening. The rest of the time they provided music from an ipod, similarly low-key during dinner and music to dance to in the evening. The band are really talented and Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks worked brilliantly with the crowd to get people in the party mood in a non-cheesy way. Everyone had a brilliant time and really enjoyed themselves. The whole room was up and dancing from the kids to my 70 year old parents. Even the lads who would normally just sit and drink got up and joined in. The band are great performers. They really made the day memorable and the evening reception more of an event than just having a DJ. What really made this group great is their effort to make sure everything goes well. Mitch called a few weeks before the day to discuss the sort of things we ...”


They totally delivered... Fantastic sound, and everyone was up and dancing til t...

5 stars - Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks are Highly Recommended booked Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for their Wedding in Lancashire

“We wanted a band for our self-organised wedding that would sound good, and get people up and dancing. We booked Blue Note Mitch through Alive Network, having listened to a number of different options. They totally delivered - an hour of rock and roll, and a second hour of Ska; fantastic sound, and everyone was up and dancing til the end. They were also really friendly and helpful beforehand and on the night. Highly recommended”


The performance was excellent

5 stars - Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks are Highly Recommended booked Blue Note Mitch and The Red Hot Jacks for their event at Museum of Science & Industry

“The band were professional, played the music we requested, chose songs that fitted perfectly the audience we had and the performance was excellent. Highly recommended”

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Prices

Price from £1,422 + travel from West Yorkshire

Based on 5 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,422
  • North East From £1,584
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  • West Midlands From £1,649
  • East of England From £1,778
  • South East From £1,778
  • South West From £1,778
  • Wales From £1,907
  • Scotland From £2,425
  • International From £3,523
  • Northern Ireland From £3,523
  • Republic of Ireland From £3,523

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Lineup

Default lineup: 5 members

5 Piece: Lead Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Keyboard.

Saxophone/Clarinet & Trumpet also available (see booking options for more details).

Full Biography

Vintage Music & Type Of Show
Blue Note Mitch & The Red Hot Jacks play three different types of set;

- Ska, Soul & Rock ’N’ Roll hits of the 1960s to the present day!
- Jazz, Swing & Jive hits of the 1930s to the 1960s!
- Classic ska tunes of the 1960s to the 1980s!

These are great fun with interactive audience participation in each genres & include between one and two hours of live playing for each genre. 

The Jazz sets can be played as background music for a light & classy afternoon or as a fully engaging evening of dance-floor-filling music featuring some of Jazz’s finest & most memorable songs.

The Pop, Rock, Soul & Rock ’N’ Roll sets are also very engaging, louder than the Jazz & designed to get people dancing with the grooviest & most iconic vintage hits as well as modern ‘Indie’ anthems.

The Ska sets are for the niche ska lover and are very energetic and full of all the favourite ska tunes.


Blue Note Mitch, the singer, has a great ‘feel’ for passionate music & loves engaging in a friendly & entertaining dialogue with audiences as well as incorporating participatory singing & dancing with the audience into the show. If the audience are shy, Blue Note Mitch will hold back & go easy on them but if it’s a party you want, Mitch will be in his element!

Previous Experience
The band members each average at least 15 years performance experience & have engaged in tours around various areas of the world including the Alps, The Caribbean, Dubai, America and Mainland Europe.

They have a broad range of professional experience between them ranging from theatre, classical music, pop music, studio recording & writing for television & dance as well as corporate performance and mainstream festivals such as Glastonbury, The Secret Garden Party, Download and The Big Chill.

Outside of the band, members play & teach various instruments & styles of music from classical to samba and salsa, traditional African music to Electronic dance & live dub-reggae.

They have all performed at venues of notoriety including The Royal Albert Hall and The Royal Festival Hall in London, The Lincoln Centre & Madison Square Gardens in New York, The World Art Stage in Edinburgh, The Queen’s Hall Theatre in Trinidad, Courchevel Ski-slope in France and The Yorkshire Playhouse and York Minster.

Four members of the Red Hot Jacks have honours degrees in music & all the members have written & recorded their own material.

Please note: Promotional pictures of the band advertise their 6 piece booking option (with added Saxophone/Clarinet). The band's standard line up is the 5 piece. For more information, please speak to an Alive Network booking agent.

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