The Hot Club Collective

  • from £1210 in London Help
  • from £1220 in South East
  • from £1220 in East of England
  • from £1260 in East Midlands
  • from £1260 in South West
  • from £1270 in West Midlands

Charming 5-piece gypsy swing band evoking the swinging sounds of 1930s Paris – sure to get heads bobbing, toes tapping and the party in full swing!

Special offer! Up to 15% discounts on all quotes for events between October and March.

The Hot Club Collective is the sound of smokey, bohemian cafés and swinging dance halls. Mixing frenetic gypsy jazz with mellow ballads and covers of well-known classics, this fantastic quintet know how to create the perfect atmosphere. Combining soaring violin, raucous guitar and a pumping rhythm section, the band play homage to Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli and the hedonistic spirit of the jazz age.

The band have performed at London Fashion Week 2012 at The Savoy London the 2012 Olympics, as well as prestigious venues across London including The Gherkin, Tower of London, The V&A Museum and The Wallace Collection. Previous corporate clients of the band include Ernst & Young, American Express and Toyota.

The band is available as a five-piece band, a quartet, a trio or a duo.

Performance information

Line-up 2 guitars; violin; bass; drums
Performance duration 3 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Help Yes (included in price)
Arrival & set-up Help 60 minutes before start
Requirements Help Space of 5 x 3 metres

Booking options

Requests (if not in repertoire) One free request (if suitable)
Extra performances £40 per musician per extra 30 mins
Add clarinet POA
Add accordion POA
Quartet Subtract POA
Trio POA
Afternoon jazz/latin, folk or classical sets POA

What people say Help

  • We booked The Hot Club Collective for our wedding and they did an absolutely brilliant job. They played a great set and everyone had a great time because of it. They are utterly professional as well, keeping in touch beforehand to ensure that everything was running smoothly. I would strongly recommend the band

    Simon & Kate, Wedding, London, June 2016
  • The band were fantastic and beyond all of our expectations. We have had so many comments from guests of all ages about how good they were. They created a brilliant atmosphere at our wedding and were professional throughout the day. We would have absolutely no hesitations in recommending them to other people. Thanks so much to the band for making our wedding go with a bang!

    Keith, Wedding, Surrey, March 2016
  • The Hot Club Collective were brilliant! Everything about them ticked all the boxes and all the guests commented how impressed they were. Just trying to get out of the country for honeymoon and will provide full feedback then. Thanks for all your help with it all - we have recommended the service to all our friends and family.

    Stephen, Wedding, Essex, August 2015
  • We just wanted to email to let you know we were thrilled with the performance. Our wedding guests thoroughly enjoyed the music. We have had so many comments about you since the wedding - all positive! One of our guests was that impressed he is thinking of using you for one of his events. So again thank you for giving us such a fabulous wedding reception!!

    Claire, Wedding, Kent, July 2015

Repertoire Help

  • All of Me – Simons/Marks
  • And I Love Her - The Beatles
  • Daphne – Reinhardt
  • Django’s Tiger – Reinhardt/Grappelli
  • Djangology – Reinhardt/Grappelli
  • If I Had You – Campbell/Connelly/Shapiro
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing – Ellington/Mills
  • Manha de Carnaval – Bonfa/Sigmand
  • Minor Swing – Reinhardt/Grappelli
  • Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
  • Sweet Georgia Brown – Bernie/Pinkard/Casey
  • Swing 42 – Reinhardt
  • Vendredi 13 – Reinhardt
  • Wonderful World - The Louis Armstrong
  • Yesterdays – Kern/Harbach
  • Plus many more


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