Down for the Count
A fabulous, versatile band, offering jazz, Rat Pack, soul and funk music for a variety of functions. Available in a number of sizes, from jazz trio to 10-piece soul band, you can’t help but love these guys. Check out their new album Downtown, and discover their array of previous recordings while you’re there, featuring all the jive-swing and soul-motown goodness you could possibly want.
UCLU Jazz Society
The UCLU Jazz Society has been providing musical excellence to the UCL Union for several years. With a scope that covers jazz, blues, funk, soul, latin and much more, you’ll be sure to find something to your tastes. They offer a variety of bands, from the conventional Big Band to a number of smaller bands dedicated to different kinds of music, along with the talented Jazz Vocals for the singers amongst you. The Society also has a Twitter account for more immediate updates, and its recent events have included Funked Up and Jazz The Two Of Us in the Garage Theatre Workshop and Jazzin’ Around The World in the Bloomsbury Theatre. Nice.
The LGBB have been around for a few years now and they’re still lighting up the big band circuit with their red-and-black accessories and marvellously jazzy tunes. If you missed them on Britain’s Got Talent, go and correct that error right now!
A passionate and talented musician with more strings to her bow than an archery range, Claire has been playing at weddings, corporate events and functions across the UK with Down for the Count and other groups, as well as offering private teaching and leading music classes and workshops in and around London.
An astoundingly talented musician hailing from Scotland, Paul now plays around the country, entrancing audiences with his dulcet tones and great songs. His 3rd EP launched in November 2014.