Jazz Solos And Duos: the Scottish Borders - for your Event
Live Music Booking Service for Your Party, Wedding or Event from - Midsummer Music - the music people
The BA JAzz Duo perform lively, inventive acoustic music on viola and guitar. Inspired by the musical legacy of Django Reinhart and Stefan Grapelli, they play a potpourri of gypsy swing, ragtime, blues, popular music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, Tin Pan Alley hits and Celtic tradition with attitude.
Andy is a finger-style guitarist with a diverse folk-jazz background. Stephen is a classically trained viola player and seasoned orchestral session musician who has taught viola at Trinity College ... more
Saxophonist Ken offers professional saxophone music with pro backing tracks. Ken offers a highly experienced service providing excellent music for weddings - ceremony/ reception/ main event. He offer personal involvement with clients requirements. Music can be customised for their occasion. Ken is also available in a Duo with a Keyboars and also in a Quartet. Ken performs regularly and has worked with many artists and bands in a variety of concert, media and festival settings e.g. Jools Holla ... more
Brian's wealth of experience extends to many areas of the music spectrum. An attractive option for dinners and events inthe Scottish Borders could be a Jazz Solos And Duo.. A professional educator for a number of years he has worked with a variety groups and ensembles. Most notable is the creation of the Campus Big Band which performed extensively in Cumbria and performed a number of times in Europe notably in 1985 at Berlin under the auspices of the British Council. In the early 90's he was instrumental in helping to create a Jazz/Fusion band " Ol' Bones" which became very popular in Carlis ... more
Jamie is a versatile and experienced pianist - comfortable playing classical, jazz and pop styles. From fundraisers in the Scottish Borders, to wedding receptions they are well worth considering.. He has performed at many functions from weddings, business events to small parties. He has had residencies at top London Hotels and restaurants including Park Lane, The Landmark, Quaglinos.
Jamie studied jazz piano at Leeds music college as well as gaining a music degree from York University. He then gained experience working both as a session musician as well as releasing his own music throug ... more
Robert is a pianist and singer who graduated from Leeds College of Music in August 2012 with a degree in Popular Music, Piano and Composition. Robert has been working across the world for the largest entertainment company in the world, Disney performing at over 100 weddings in the last 2 years. Jazz Solos And Duo are a favourite for parties in the Scottish Borders.. From music as you walk down the aisle to pinao and vocals at your drinks reception, Robert can offer something special. Robert has an ever expanding repertoire ranging from the swing kings of the Rat Pa ... more
Frank is a self-contained musical tribute to all things Swing and beyond, from the standards that made Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin famous to popular favourites by Nat King Cole, Ray Charles and Nina Simone.
Rather than taking an impersonator approach, Frank brings his own style to the performance, lending his fabulous personality to all the Swing standards that everyone knows and loves. A regular performer in the Scottish Borders.. A gifted entertainer with over 20 years experience, he revives swing in his own accomplished style: pro ... more
This versatile duo of classical guitar, electric piano and jazz flugelhorn, form the perfect musical backdrop to your wedding, party or event. An attractive option for dinners and events inthe Scottish Borders could be a Jazz Solos And Duo.. With a range of instruments and musical styles, the duo perform their interpretations of well known classical pieces, as well as jazz and popular songs from recent times, with the sole aim of creating the right atmosphere for your guests. Equally at home performing traditional music in your civil ceremony, or lively well known songs to get your guests ta ... more