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jazz with a twist jazz, swing and latin duo nottinghamshire

Jazz With A Twist

Jazz, Swing and Latin Duo based in Nottinghamshire

Price from £444

Award winning female singer performs retro swing and Latin hits from the 1920s-1960s in various ensembles.  Jazz with a Twist bring a touch of class to any event!

5 stars - Jazz With A Twist are Highly Recommended 22 Customer Reviews

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New! Christmas Repertoire!
I've got my Love to Keep Me Warm
White Christmas
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
Good King Wenceslas
Jingle Bells
Winter Wonderland
Let It Snow
Santa Clause Is Coming To Town
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause
Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer
Sleigh Ride
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Silent Night

Standard Repertoire:

Latin Bebop:

A Night in Tunisia

Latin Bossa:
Besame Mucho
Fools Rush In
Girl from Ipanema
How Insensitive
I Have Dreamed
I Remember You
In the Still of the Night
I've Been Missing You
Let’s Get Lost
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
Something Wonderful
The Shadow of Your Smile
There’s a Kind of Hush all Over the World
We Have All the Time in the World
You do Something to me

Latin Bossa & Swing:
Can't Take my Eyes off of You
Night and Day

Latin Funk:
From Russia with Love
Where do I Begin? (Love Story theme)

Latin Mambo:
Mambo Italiano

Latin Samba:
I Could Have Danced all Night
Moon River
The Way You Look Tonight
Tico Tico
What a Difference a Day Made

Swing Bebop:
A Train (take the)
Cheek to Cheek
Love me or Leave me
Secret Love
There Will Never be Another You
Farmer's Market

Swing Medium:
Ain't That a kick in the Head
Come fly with Me
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Embraceable You
Fly me to the Moon
It Had to be You
Its Magic
I've Got You Under My Skin
Let there be Love
My Baby Just Cares for Me
Sentimental Journey
Slow Boat to China
The Best is Yet to Come
the More I See You
They Can't Take That Away from Me
Where or When
Winter Wonderland
You Make me feel so Young
You're Just too Marvellous
Moody's Mood for Love

Swing Slow:
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
A Very Precious Love
Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
My Funny Valentine
My Romance
Someone to Watch Over Me
Sophisticated Lady
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting)
The Nearness of You
What Do You See in Her?
Where Is Love?
You'll Never Know

Swing Upbeat:
All of Me
But Not for Me
Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend
Hello Dolly
Honeysuckle Rose
I Can’t Give you Anything but Love
Mack The Knife
Old Devil Moon
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
Sunny Side of the Street
What is this Thing Called Love?
You'd be so nice to Come Home to
You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You
Zing Went the Strings of my Heart

Waltz and 6/8:
Autumn Leaves
Everybody Loves Somebody Sometimes
Mister Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
My Favourite Things
Someday I'll Find You
If I loved You

Special Requests/Theme Songs Include:
Love on Top - Beyonce
My Name is Tallulah & You Give A Little Love - Bugsy Malone
All That Jazz - Chicago
That Man - Caro Emerald
James Bond Themes

  • Acclaimed female singer and top UK musicians who have previously performed for HRH Prince Edward, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Korean Royal family
  • Flexible line up suitable for small or large events, from duo to sextet
  • Huge song list of swing and Latin Jazz numbers
  • Special request songs learned for free
  • Flexible performance lengths to fit around your event
  • Can provide background music between sets

Line up:

Default lineup: 2 members

Standard lineup - Duo: Female vocals with either guitar or piano.
*Larger lineups also available (please see booking options & Your Event below).

* Acclaimed female singer and top UK musicians
* Flexible line up suitable for small or large events
* Special request songs learned for free
* Huge song list of swing, Latin jazz and pop numbers
* Lowest rates in the Midlands and London regions but travel UK wide
* Excellent value for money

What Have They Done Before?

Jeanie and Jazz with a Twist are professional jazz musicians with a wealth of experience.  Winning Best Newcomer at the Marlborough Jazz Festival 2015, Jeanie has recently supported Georgie Fame, performed for HRH Prince Edward, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Korean Royal family, Samual L Jackson, Shirley Bassey and Pierce Brosnan among other VVIPs.

As well as playing regularly to sustained acclaim at jazz festivals and clubs across the UK including The 606 in Chelsea, Ronnie Scott’s and The Spice of Life in Soho, they enjoy performing at numerous wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events at venues as diverse as The Army and Navy Club in Pall Mall, The National Theatre, outdoor marquees and the MS Excellence for a cruise on the Seine in Paris.

Being repeat performers at Army and RAF events they are well versed in filling dance floors and entertaining audiences as well as providing unobtrusive, atmospheric background music.

What Sort of Music Do They Play?
Jazz with a Twist's repertoire evokes the classic glamour of yesteryear. They perform mainly swing and Latin jazz hits from the 1920s – 1960s covering Rat Pack classics, Bossa nova, swing and bebop. 

We will learn special requests to personalise your event and regularly perform for Great Gatsby and James Bond themed parties among others.

Our regular repertoire includes favourites made famous by Doris Day, Dean Martin, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, Charlie Parker, Edmundo Ross, Mel Torme, Vera Lynn, Al Jarreau, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Astrud Gilberto, Amy Winehouse and many more!

What will the band look like?
The band can tailor their look to suit your event - for weddings and corporate occasions they dress formally in cocktail attire but for less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer - just specify to your agent what your requirements are and Jazz with a Twist will meet your needs.

Your Event
Live sets are flexible and can be performed as 2 x 45 minute sets, 3 x 40 minute sets or 2 x 60 minutes; they also play complimentary music through the PA via mp3 or CD before and between sets - the client may make special requests or use their own laptop/music player should they wish.

Jazz with a Twist perform as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or larger ensemble.  A duo or trio (vocals with piano or guitar plus double bass) lends its self to background music but the inclusion of a drum kit as well as horns will create a bigger sound, giving the show oomph and encouraging dancing.

They will accommodate whatever space is available as long as there is an area of level ground with a minimum of 2 power sockets available in easy reach.  Shelter for electrical equipment will also be necessary for outdoor events. They are very adaptable to a range of room types and always adjust volume levels to suit your requirements.

Our equipment is of the highest standard and we are fully insured by the Musicians Union.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Jazz With A Twist from Alive Network

  • Trio Add £180

    Female vocals with Guitar or Piano and Double Bass

  • Quartet Add £360

    Female vocals with Guitar or Piano, Double Bass and Drums

  • Quintet Add £540

    Female vocals, Guitar, Piano, Double Bass, Drums

  • Sextet Add £720

    Female vocals, Guitar, Piano, Double Bass, Drums and Horn Section

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Jazz With A Twist from Alive Network

  • 2 x 45 minutes £0
  • 3 x 45 minutes £0