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Cocktail Jazz

Jazz Band based in Greater Manchester

Price from £377
Cocktail Jazz are a Piano and Double Bass duo featuring talented, professional musicians that have performed worldwide. Ideal for any event they'll create the perfect atmosphere whether you're arranging a wedding reception or corporate function.
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Cocktail Jazz play jazz classics from the 'Great American Songbook' written by the likes of George Gershwin & Cole Porter.

The repertoire includes:

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
All Blues
All of Me
All the Things You Are
Alone Together
Angel Eyes
Around Midnight
Autumn Leaves 
Bewitched
Beautiful Love
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Blue Monk
Body and Soul
Bye Bye Blackbird
Can’t Get Started
Cheek to Cheek
Come Fly with Me
Confirmation
Corcovado
Cry Me A River
Days Of Wine And Roses
Desifanado
Donna Lee
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Don’t Worry About Me
Drop Me off in Harlem
Everything Happens to Me
Embraceable You
Exactly Like You
Fly Me to the Moon
Foggy Day
Footprints
Four
Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You
Georgia on my Mind
Girl from Ipanema
Have you Met Miss Jones
How High The Moon
I Got Rhythm
I Love You
I Remember You 
In a Sentimental Mood
It Had to be You
I've Never Been in Love BeforeJust Friends
Let There be Love
Let’s Fall in Love
Like Someone in Love
Lover Man
Lullaby of BirdlandMack The Knife
Misty
Moondance
My Funny ValentineNancy
Night and DayOleo
On Green Dolphin Street
One Note Samba
Our Love is Here to StaySatin Doll
So What
Softly as a Morning Sunrise
Someday my Prince Will Come
Song for my Father
Stella by Starlight
St. Thomas
Stormy Monday
Summertime
Takin' a Chance on Love
Take the A Train
Take 5
There Is No Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
Unforgettable
Wave
What is this Thing Called Love
What’s New
You Made Me Love You
You Make Me Feel So Young

  • Outstanding musicians with years of experience
  • Previous clients include Manchester United FC, Center Parcs & NEC Birmingham
  • Perfect for private & corporate occasions

Line up:

Default lineup: 2 members

Duo: Piano & Double Bass (default line-up)

Trio and quartet options also Available (see booking options)

Highlights
* Outstanding musicians with years of experience
* Previous clients include Manchester United FC, Center Parcs & NEC Birmingham
* Perfect for private & corporate occasions
* Duo/Trio/Quartet options
* Song requests learned
* Extensive repertoire

Cocktail Jazz are two outstanding musicians playing well known jazz standards by the likes of Gershwin, Miles Davis and Cole Porter.  This tasteful Piano and Double Bass duo are an ideal accompaniment to a wedding reception, corporate event or party, and create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion.  They have a wealth of experience and are the first choice for many of the country’s largest clients, including Manchester United, the Royal Exchange, Center Parcs, the Royal Society, Berkeley Hotel, Radisson Hotel, Canary Wharf and the NEC Birmingham.

Paul Kilvington (piano) has been in the music industry for over 25 years.  During this time he has toured extensively in Europe, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, the Middle East and North Africa.  He has many television appearances to his credit (Top of the Pops, Des O’Connor Show, Smash Hits Awards, World Music Awards) and has performed in some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious venues, such as the Wembley Stadium.  Paul has shared the stage with the likes of Bob Mintzer from the Yellowjackets and Brandford Marsalis.  He has also performed with Jack Jones on his last 2 UK tours.

Ed Harrison (double bass) is one of the most sought after double bass players in the country, known for his technique and versatility on the instrument.  Having played on the Prague and London jazz scenes for a number of years, he regularly performs across the country with many leading jazz figures from the world of jazz.

Cocktail Jazz are more than happy to comply with dress code and be flexible with set times to satisfy your specifications and ensure your event runs smoothly and everyone has a great time.

Previous clients include:
Annabel’s, Mayfair
BBC Gardener’s World Live
Berkeley Hotel
Botanical Gardens, Birmingham
Carlton Tower Hotel
Canary Wharf
Center Parcs
Data Center Dynamics
Guildhall
Hereford Cathederal
Manchester United FC
Manchester University
Marriott Hotel
Midland Hotel
National Army Museum
NEC Birmingham
Palace Theatre, Manchester
Putney Rowing Club
Radisson Hotel
Richmond Hotel, Liverpool
Royal Lancaster Hotel
St Helens RLFC
The Royal Exchange
The Royal Society
Thistle Hotel
Sheraton Hotel
Wax Chandlers Hall, London

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Cocktail Jazz from Alive Network

  • Trio option 1 Add £174

    Additional Saxophone

  • Trio option 2 Add £174

    Additional Drums

  • Quartet option 1 Add £348

    Additional Saxophone and Drums

  • Quartet option 2 Add £348

    Additional Vocalist and Drums

  • Trio option 3 Add £174

    Additional Volcalist

  • Trio option 4 Add £174

    Additional Guitar

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Cocktail Jazz from Alive Network

  • 2 x 50 Minute Set £0
  • 3 x 50 Minute Sets Add £84
  • 1 x 50 Minute Sets £0