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Gatsby's Jukebox - Vintage / Gatsby Theme in London

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Based: London

Guide Price: £2175

Genre: Vintage / Gatsby Theme

Line-Up: Vocals, Piano/BVs, Trumpet/BVs, Drums, Double Bass, Clarinet, (optional tap dancer)

Lead Vocals: Female vocals

About

Based in London, Gatsby's Jukebox is a sensational six-piece band who play covers of modern music hits in the glittering style of 1920s swing - a great idea for black-tie events, weddings, and any other high-end function needing a unique touch.

With music from the likes of Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk, and Sam Smith, whilst also offering an electro-swing set - the band mix well-known popular hits with sophisticated and authentic swing straight out of the Roaring Twenties, guaranteeing a dance floor full of flapper girls and dapper guys. Along with a professional live set the band also provides a disco package as standard, so your whole evening of entertainment is covered in the hire.

The Electro-Swing set is a fun option to keep your guests dancing. Whilst still perfectly on theme for a Glittering Gatsby event, it has a club beat and vibe that will keep the dance floor pumping into the night.

Gatsby's Jukebox is made up of exceptional musicians who are well established in the professional music field. Each member has an impressive music history, including appearing at major UK festivals, playing for a wedding at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, and even working alongside Destiny’s Child in Texas!

As standard Gatsby's Jukebox provide:

  • Delightful and dapper 1920’s style swing band with a stunning live show!
  • Choice of 2 x 60 minute live sets either in all Gatsby-style or with a set in the Electro-swing style
  • Excellent repertoire of guaranteed dance floor fillers from across the decades in a vintage style
  • Professional PA and stage lighting
  • Bespoke pre-mixed DJ service before and after live sets
  • Your choice of first dance or special request performed
  • PAT certified equipment and Public Liability Insurance (required by venue)
  • Dedicated booking manager on hand throughout the booking and planning process

Optional Extras

  • 45 minute Electro-swing set to close the night
  • 2 x 20 minute show stopping Tap Dancer sets
  • 90 minute instrumental piano set for during drinks or dinner
  • 60 minute instrumental Jazz Trio set (Vocals, Double Bass & Piano) for during drinks or dinner
  • 60 minute instrumental Jazz Trio set (Trumpet, Double Bass & Piano) for during drinks or dinner
  • Band member to DJ live before and after live sets
  • Early arrival/late finish - outside of standard quote terms
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Repertoire

Main Repertoire

Africa - Toto
All About That Bass - Megan Trainor
All Of Me - John Legend
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Beauty And A Beat - Justin Bieber & Nicki Minaj
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Bye Bye Bye - N- Sync
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Creep - Radiohead
Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
Drunk In Love - Beyoncé
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Hello - Adele
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
I’m Not The Only One - Sam Smith
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Let’s Dance - David Bowie
Living On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Maneater - Nelly Furtado
New Rules - Dua Lipa
No Diggity - The Black Street
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis And The News
Proud Mary- Tina Turner
Roar - Katy Perry
Say My Name – Destiny's Child
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Shake It Off- Taylor Swift
Shape Of You- Ed Sheeran
Single Ladies - Beyoncé
Sk8r Boi- Avril Lavigne
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N Roses
Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo
The Charleston - Dance
Thrift Shop - Macklemore
Umbrella - Rihanna
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
We Found Love - Rihanna
Wiggle - Jason Derulo

Electro Swing

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody- Fergie
A Night Like This- Caro Emerald
Ain’t No Other Man- Christina Aguilera
American Boy- Estelle
Candy Man- Christina Aguilera
Crazy In Love- Beyoncé/ Swing Republic
Crazy- Gnarls Barkley
Do Your Thing- Basement Jaxx
Get This Party Started- Shirley Bassey Version
Havana- Camilla Cabello
Hit The Road Jack- Ray Charles
I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blacc
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing Remix - Duke Ellington
King Of The Swingers - Jungle Book Remix
Mr Sandman Swing Remix - The Four Aces
Mumbo No5 - Lou Bega
No Swinggity/ Diggity Remix - Blackstreet
Puttin On The Ritz Swing Remix - Fred Astaire
Sing It Back: Moloko/ Swing Republic
Sing Sing Sing Swing Remix - Benny Goodman
That Man - Caro Emerald
The Charleston Swing Remix- Wolfgang Lohr
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
We Speak No Americano - Yolanda Be Cool

Jazz Trio Repertoire

LIST 1 -Instrumental list suitable for: Trumpet/ Keys and Double Bass trio And Solo Piano jazz.

A Foggy Day- George Gershwin/ Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong
A Night In Tunisia- Dizzy Gillespie
All Of Me- Frank Sinatra
Blue Bossa- Chet Baker
Blues For Alice- Charlie Parker
Footprints- Miles Davis
Four- Miles Davis
Girl From Ipanema- Frank Sinatra
Green Dolphin Street- Miles Davis
Groovin High- Dizzy Gillespie
Have You Met Miss Jones- Frank Sinatra
How High The Moon- Benny Goodman And His Orchestra
How Insensitive- Frank Sinatra/ Antonio Carlos Jobim
I Can't Get Started- Billie Holiday
Just Friends- Tony Bennet
Mr P. C.- John Coltrane
Night And Day- Cole Porter
Satin Doll- Duke Ellington
Some Day My Prince Will Come- Disney
Stella By Starlight- Charlie Parker/ Frank Sinatra
Straight No Chaser- Thelonious Monk
There Will Never Be Another You- Chet Baker
You Don’t Know What Love Is- Miles Davis

LIST 2 Line up includes, Female vocals, Piano and Double bass:

A Foggy Day- Ella Fitzgerald
At Last- Etta James
Bare Necessities/ King Of The Swingers- The Overtones/ Disney
Bye Bye Blackbird- Peggy Lee
Cheek To Cheek- Ella Fitzgerald
Dance Me To The End Of Love- Leonard Cohen
Feeling Good- Nina Simone
Fever- Peggy Lee
Fly Me To The Moon- Frank Sinatra
Girl From Ipanema- Amy Winehouse
Have You Met Miss Jones- Frank Sinatra
Hit The Road Jack- Ray Charles
I Get A Kick Out Of You- Ella Fitzgerald
I Got Rhythm- Ella Fitzgerald
I Wanna Be Loved By You- Marilyn Monroe
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing- Sarah Vaughan
It Had To Be You- Harry Conick Jnr
L. O. V. E- Nat King Cole
Let’s Face The Music And Dance- Ella Fitzgerald
Love Me Or Leave Me- Doris Day
Minnie The Moocha- Cab Calloway
My Baby Just Cares For Me- Nina Simone
Nice Work If You Can Get It- Billie Holiday
Summertime- Gershwin
Sway- Dean Martin
Tea For Two- Doris Day
The Lady Is A Tramp- Ella Fitzgerald
The Things You Are- Ella Fitzgerald
The Very Thought Of You- Billie Holiday
They Can’t Take That Away From Me- Ella Fitzgerald
Why Don’t You Do Right- Peggy Lee

Christmas Jazz suitable for all line ups:

Feliz Navidad- Michael Bublé
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas- Judy Garland
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas- Michael Bublé
Jingle Bells- Natalie Cole
Let It Snow- Dean Martin
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer- Dean Martin
Santa Baby- Eartha Kitt
Santa Claus Is Comin To Town- Bing Crosby
The Christmas Song ( Chestnuts Roasting)- Ella Fitzgerald
White Christmas- Bing Crosby
Winter Wonderland- Ella Fitzgerald

Solo Pianist

Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All Of Me - John Legend
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon And Garfunkel
Crazy - Gnarls Barkeley
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Empire State Of Mind - Alicia Keys
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
Happier - Marshmello
Hey Jude - The Beatles
I Say A Little Prayer For You - Aretha Franklin
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia
Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
It Must Be Love - Madness
It’s Too Late - Carole King
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jnr.
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
Ordinary People - John Legend
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Walk On By - Dionne Warwick
Yesterday - The Beatles
Your Song - Elton John

Testimonials

★★★★★

“Thank you very much for the wonderful performance! The band was amazing!”Anastasia - Party, Private Address, France (Gatsby's Jukebox)

★★★★★

“Talented, courteous, lovely people who thoroughly delivered an amazing set. Couldn’t speak more highly Gatsby’s Jukebox.”Andrew Hammond - Fesitval, Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

★★★★★

“I cannot express how much we both and our guests absolutely loved the Gatsby’s Jukebox trio, the band and the DJ set. They were excellent at communicating with us during the day and were considerate and non obtrusive. The music was just brilliant and we couldn’t have asked for a more entertaining, fun and happy time. The children could not stop dancing to every song and there was not one person in the room who was not responding to the music - shoulder dancing, toe tapping, chair dancing :) It was exactly what we wanted if not more and many guests commented on the talent and professionalism of the group. You all absolutely made our day - The trio during the drinks were just so relaxing and the music was beautiful. The band set was fun and floor filling and the lead singer and trumpet player were just outstanding. Our first dance was done perfectly in their style. The final DJ set had all our favourite party songs with some fun add ins. Thank you so much for making our wedding day so memorable and personable to us. I would highly recommend and would have back in a heartbeat for any future event. I hope you enjoyed the sets as much as we did. Thank you again Morna and Nick”Morna & Nick - Wedding, De Rougemont Manor, Brentwood

★★★★★

“They were an absolute highlight, getting the perfect balance of music and styles for the mix of ages in our audience and getting everyone on their feet as a result! So many of our guests commented that they were the best band they’d ever seen at a wedding, and they absolutely loved the adaptations in the Gatsby set! Every single member of the band are clearly very talented and able musicians, and they were all great performers. We also really appreciated their flexibility in performing the original Proud Mary for us - seeing a room full of people following the same dance will forever stand out in my mind as one of the most special memories of the day! I also really appreciated how perfect the band’s timing was in making sure they started each performance at the exact time planned which helped keep everything flowing and meant our pre-prepared set lists worked exactly as planned. It may seem a small detail, but it really helped me relax on the day! We will be recommending the band to everyone, and hope we’ll have another occasion to book them in the future! Thank you also to you Erin for your responsiveness and help in the lead up, you really made the whole process so much easier.”Christina Connolly - Wedding, Lulworth Castle, Dorset

★★★★★

“The band were fantastic everyone loved them and enjoyed the music. Very professional. We would defiantly use them again.”Emma Lott - 40th Birthday Party, The Shire London

★★★★★

“The band were absolutely fantastic! Everyone was a pleasure to work with in the lead up to the event and the performance was knock-out! My colleagues are still raving about it. Thanks so much for a brilliant night and I will be sure to get in touch for future events.”Katie - Christmas Party, Warren House

★★★★★

“5/5 - Gatsby’s Jukebox were truly fantastic. The songs they played were wonderful, and were the perfect mix of upbeat and slow. They even played a song we had requested that wasn’t in their repertoire and they played it beautifully! Gatsby’s Jukebox are such a fun and talented band - we are absolutely thrilled for them to have been part of our wedding day.”Hannah - Wedding, Horsley Towers, Leatherhead

★★★★★

“Great performance, friendly band, flexible to requests, & the staff that helped us make the booking. Overall very good experience.”Sami - Wedding, Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, East Grinstead

★★★★★

“5/5 Absolutely fantastic. Gatsby’s Jukebox were amazing, true musicians, true talent and such wonderful entertainment. The dance lesson from Katie was wonderful and the whole band were professional at all times. Having the full 6 piece ensemble is well worth the money. All of our guests danced the night away and we are truly impressed by this band. We would thoroughly recommend them and are very likely to ask them to come back in the future....”Jay Nutkins - Wedding, In The Wood, Caterham

★★★★★

“My sincerest thanks for your contribution to my son Jay's wedding yesterday!! You did such an amazing job. I don't think I have ever been to a wedding where so many people danced for so long. You were a joy to listen to and a pleasure to dance to. The opening song was so beautifully done ... a personal favourite. Jerome Kerr is a genius composer and you did his work great justice. I am delighted Jay found you and we will not hesitate in recommending you. Many thanks to you all, Annie Nutkins P.S. ..... and I almost learnt to Charlston ???? ... I think the champagne may have hindered my chances of perfection!”Annie Nutkins (mother of the Groom) - In The Wood, Caterham

★★★★★

“The Band was fantastic, thanks. The version of our first dance song that they included was wonderful. Please pass our thanks on.”James Gosney - Wedding, The Banking Hall, London

★★★★★

“Thanks very much for all your work on this. We had a great NYE and the band smashed it.”Braden Fletcher - Party, Tooting Tram & Social

★★★★★

“5/5 The band were fantastic! They were friendly, polite and looked brilliant! The set up looked fab and I've received a lot of great feedback from staff.”The Creative Assembly Limited - Christmas Corporate Party, Copthorn Hotel, Effingham

★★★★★

“5/5 Great to work with and easy booking process”Phil Oakland - Festival, Eastbourne Bandstand

★★★★★

“They were absolutely incredible & we've received so many compliments from our guests on their performance. The music was fantastic and so up-beat - it was perfect for a wedding. I'll definitely be recommending them when anyone tells me they're getting married or organising a work do!”Aldona Cornish - Wedding, The Ham, Devon

★★★★★

“Great band, very enjoyable.”Natalie Dowell - Corporate event - Westminster Park Plaza, London

★★★★★

“The band were great and the singer really talented. Would highly recommend the band to others.”Justine - Corporate Event, Athena Conference Centre, Leicester

★★★★★

“5/5 - Super band. Couldn't have hoped for more! Thank you.”Katharine Peacock - Wedding, Fulham Place, London

★★★★★

“Just wanted to drop you a line to say the band were absolutely fantastic and really got the party going. Please pass on our thanks and wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!”Teresa McLaughlin - Christmas Party, The Berkeley, London

FAQ

I really want to have a great party with everyone on the dance floor - are you the right band for that?
Absolutely! We have been performing at weddings and events for several years and have an infectious live show that guarantees a packed dance floor and a party that you and your guests will remember for years to come! Our repertoire features the biggest modern dance floor fillers, performed in a classy 1920s Gatsby style.

Do you take requests?
We are happy to perform one special request for you - for weddings this is usually the first dance. You can also let us know your top 10 preferences from the repertoire, as well as send up to 30 requests for the disco - so you can be sure to hear all your favourites on the evening.

How long do you take to set-up?
60-90 minutes. If you are organising a wedding or event where the evening reception is in the same room as your meal, we often arrive to set-up while the room is turned around - we can have background music playing within around 30 minutes of load in.

What time do you play?
At a time to suit your event, standard prices are for 90 minutes of live music, any time between 7pm and midnight.

How long do you play for?
We perform 2 x 45-minute live sets (with the option of adding a third set in an electric rock/pop style) in the evening and also provide a pre-mixed disco (tailored to your tastes) before and after live sets, so your whole night of entertainment is covered in one booking.

Can you provide music for our drinks reception?
Yes, we can provide a briliant instrumental piano set or a jazz trio set - both work brilliantly for drinks receptions or during dinner.

What is the difference between the ‘pre-mixed DJ service’ that comes with the standard package and the 'band member to DJ live' which is an optional extra?
The pre-mixed DJ service is where the band put on a bespoke playlist (you can request up to 30 songs in advance for this) through the PA before and after their live sets. We do this at most events and it works great - the volume of the music would be the same as if you had a DJ.

If you upgrade to the live DJ service, you can still send over preferences in advance, but you will also have a band member selecting and mixing tracks live on the night, as well as taking requests. The DJ will be happy to make important announcements but they will not talk constantly over or between tracks (that's just not our style!). We also think it's important to say that the DJ won't have a separate DJ booth - they will set up in an appropriate space (ideally to the side of the stage) and the PA/lighting will be the same as what is being used by the band.

Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes – all included in the price. You won't have to hire any additional equipment in.

What is the website guide price based on?
The published guide price is based on our 5-piece line-up option performing at a venue within 30 miles of our base in Epsom. We charge travel costs for venues further than 30 miles, and if your venue is more than a 2 hours 30 mins drive home, we charge a bit extra so we can book accommodation. For an accurate quote please contact us with your event date and venue details.

Our venue has a noise limiter, can you work with that?
Yes, we regularly work at venues with noise limiters. We are happy to contact the venue in advance of the event to make sure we have all the required information to enable us to plan accordingly.

Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes.

Will you perform our first dance?
Yes, as long as we have three weeks' notice we will learn the first dance of your choice.

How much space do you require?
We have played in some very small spaces, but ideally a minimum of around 2.5m x 5m.

How much power do you require?
2 x 13-amp sockets are fine for our system.

Do I need to provide food/drinks?
The band's standard rider is for a hot meal and soft drinks for the band members or a £15 pp rider buyout.

Can we see you play live before booking?
As a professional function band our bookings tend to be weddings and private events that unfortunately we are unable to invite guests to. Our videos are a very accurate insight into our look and sound, and we'd also encourage you to check out our testimonials page to see what previous clients have said about their experience with the band.

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