Duo Nova


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Duo Nova are a professional conservatoire-trained duo with a passion for playing jazz and bossa nova from artists such as Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Featuring vocals, guitar, saxophone and percussion, this dynamic duo perform with great warmth and authenticity.

The duo have enjoyed performing at a multitude of renowned venues and events in the UK and Europe including performances at the Jazz Cafe, Pizza Express Soho Jazz Club in London and the Southbank Centre. Also talented session musicians, they have supported and performed with big names such as Brand New Heavies, Omar, George Clinton, Average White Band and Lemar.

Duo Nova can provide various line-ups to suit a wide range of events with their jazz and bossa nova styles. Their duo, trio and quartet are fantastic for relaxed afternoon performances, while their 5-piece band (featuring bass, piano and drums) is more suited to evening events and dancing.

The band is also able to alter their repertoire to suit their clients' tastes and can include more pop, soul and R&B songs by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway if desired.

Performance info

Line-up Guitar/male vocals; sax/percussion
Performance duration 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included)
Lighting Yes (stage & dancefloor lighting)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add bass
Add £185
For toe-tapping bass lines and rhythms
Add piano
Add £185
For a bigger sound
Add drums
Add £185
Recommended for dancing


A Child Is Born
A Foggy Day
Ain't Misbehavin'
All Blues
All Of Me
Alone Together
April In Paris
Autumn Leaves
Autumn In New York
Body And Soul
But Beautiful
But Not For Me
Blame It On My Youth
Blue Bossa
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cry Me A River
Days Of Wine And Roses
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Have You Met Miss Jones?
How Deep Is The Ocean?
I Fall In Love Too Easily
I Remember You
I’ll Be Seeing You
It Could Happen To You
Just Friends
Like Someone In Love
Love For Sale
Lover Man
My Funny Valentine
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
Night And Day
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
So What
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Someday My Prince Will Come
Stella By Starlight
Take Five
Take The ‘A’ Train
Tea For Two
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Song Is You
There Will Never Be Another You
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
The Way You Look Tonight
Watermelon Man
What Is This Thing Called Love?

Bossa Nova & Latin

Agua De Beber (Drinking Water)
Agua De Marco
Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
Chega De Saudade
How Insensitive
Look To The Sky
The Girl From Ipanema
Mas Que Nada

Night and Day

Have You Met Miss Jones

Promo Video

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Duo Nova provided beautiful background jazz and latin music for our reception which suited the mood perfectly. We couldn't have been happier!”

Ken, Wedding in Yorkshire, April 2019

“Thank you guys, all our guests commented on the music. I've got some friends getting married soon so have passed on your details. All the best.”

Sam, Wedding in Leeds, March 2018

“What can I say - you guys were absolutely fantastic! Thank you so much for setting up so efficiently when you arrived and then playing the most wonderful 2 sets. You really made a difference to our day and we will be recommending you to friends and family for sure!”

Mike, Wedding in York, November 2017

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