In The Mood

from£2,925

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Versatile and talented, In The Mood features a stunning female vocalist backed by a youthful and experienced band. The band will transform the atmosphere of your party – playing sophisticated jazz music during dinner then swing, Rat Pack, soul and Motown classics to get your guests on their feet later on!

The band has a huge repertoire spanning eight decades of popular music, including songs performed by Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse and many more – music that is loved by all generations and guaranteed to fill your dancefloor!

The musicians are able to provide classical or contemporary music for wedding ceremonies, and are also available as a jazz trio or quartet, creating the perfect atmosphere for cocktail parties and dinner events.

The musicians in In The Mood have a wealth of experience, performing with a variety of ensembles at prestigious venues throughout the country.

Members of the band have appeared at the North Sea Jazz Festival, on BBC television, and are regularly employed for session work throughout the UK with artists such as Elton John, Russell Watson, and Barbara Windsor.

In the Mood were absolutely amazing and were instrumental in making our evening unforgettable! Jo, Private Party, Warwickshire

The band regularly perform their swing and soul classics at corporate events and private functions all over the country. Venues in London include The ExCel Centre, The Berkeley Hotel, The Imagination Gallery, and Inns of Court. Other venues throughout the UK include Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons, Oxfordshire, and Magdalen College, Oxford.

In The Mood’s previous clients include E-ON UK, Mellon Ltd, Goldcrest Land and The Royal Air Force.

Your event is special to the band and every gig is treated separately, ensuring that your requirements are met. From choosing the perfect line-up to suit your event to smaller details such as the dress code, special requests and performance times, In The Mood aim to be completely flexible to make sure that you get the perfect entertainment for your event.

The 7 to 14-piece line-ups are suitable for any size audience from 40 people to 400+. They’re self-contained with a top quality Mackie PA system and lighting rig with effects. Music between sets is provided free of charge along with a microphone for speeches.

Performance info

Line-up Lead female vocals; piano; bass; drums; keys; trumpet; sax
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add extra sax & trumpet
Add £735
For an exciting and authentic soul and funk sound
Add musician
Add £365
For extra impact (up to 14-piece band)
Smaller jazz line-ups available
Add £POA
Trio and quartet available for dinner music, smaller venues or more intimate events

Full song list

Rat Pack & Jazz

Come Fly With Me
Fly Me to the Moon
For Once in My Life
Have you met Miss Jones
I Get a Kick Out of You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
The Lady is a Tramp
Luck Be a Lady
Mack the Knife
Me & My Shadow
My Kind of Town (Chicago Is)
New York New York
Strangers in the Night
The Tender Trap
That’s Life
The Way You Look Tonight
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
Sway
Almost Like Being in Love
Let There Be Love
Let’s Face the Music and Dance
L-O-V-E
Straighten up and Fly Right
All of Me
Call Me Irresponsible
Cry Me a River
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Save the Last Dance for Me

At Last

That Ole Devil Called Love

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
What a Wonderful World
Feeling Good
My Baby Just Cares For Me

Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart


Black Coffee
Manhattan
Mas Que Nada

‘S Wonderful


What a Difference a Day Makes

There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York

Classic Big Band & Latin

American Patrol
In The Mood
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Tuxedo Junction

Cute
L'il Darlin'
Ya Gotta Try


Sing Sing Sing

Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps


Manteca

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy


One Mint Julep

Mambo No 5


Mambo Italiano
Why Don't You Do Right

Motown & Soul

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing
I Just Called To Say I Love You
Isn’t She Lovely
Knocks Me Off My Feet
Signed Sealed, Delivered
Sir Duke
Superstition


Blame it on the Boogie
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
I Want You Back
Man in the Mirror
Rock With You
The Way You Make Me Feel


Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
I Say a Little Prayer For You
Respect
Son of a Preacher Man
Think
Until You Come Back to Me

Move On Up


Let's Get It On
Heard It Through the Grapevine

Car Wash

I Just Wanna Make Love to You


Valerie


I Feel Good


How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

Can't Take My Eyes Off You

Just The Way You Are

Heatwave

The Tracks of My Tears

It's Not Unusual


September


9 to 5

Love Foolosophy

My Girl
Average White Band
Work To Do

Someone Like You
CeCe Peniston
Finally

Full Jazz Repertoire

Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
All of Me
All the Things you Are
Angel Eyes
Autumn Leaves
Bewitched (Bothered and Bewildered)
Beyond the Sea
Blue Bossa
Blues for Alice
Body and Soul
Bourbon Street Parade
Call Me Irresponsible
Cantaloupe Island
Caravan
Cheek to Cheek
Come Fly With Me
Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)
Cry me a River
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Don’t Know Why
East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
Easy to Love
A Fine Romance
Fly me to the Moon
A Foggy Day (in London Town
Georgia on my Mind
Get Happy
The Girl from Ipanema
Have you met Miss Jones?
I Get a Kick Out of You
I’ve Got the World on a String
I’ve Got You Under my Skin
If I Were a Bell
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
It Had to be You
Just Friends
La Vie en Rose
The Lady is a Tramp
Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Let’s Fall in Love
Lullaby of Birdland
Manteca
Mean to Me
My Funny Valentine
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
My Romance
The Nearness of You
A Night in Tunisia
Night Train (Happy Go Lucky Local)
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Old Devil Moon
On Green Dolphin Street
On the Street Where You Live
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Red Baron
‘S Wonderful
Satin Doll
Scrapple From the Apple
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Sophisticated Lady
Stella by Starlight
Stormy Weather
Sway
Take the ‘A’ Train
These Foolish Things
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Till There Was You
Unforgettable
Watermelon Man
The Way You Look Tonight
What a Difference a Day Made
What a Wonderful World
When I Fall in Love
Witchcraft

Promo Video

King Of The Swingers

Motown 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.

10

“Oh, we do hope you enjoyed last Friday nearly as much as we did! Rosalind and Oliver had such a special time, which in no small part was down to you. Firstly with the lovely, dignified ceremony music, then the happy atmospheric quartet (and they loved the Louis Armstrong number) and that magnificent evening entertainment. There were people there we had known for thirty years and had never seen dance before! And the new Grandma had to go and fix her mascara after 'Georgia On My Mind'. You all made it feel so special, and though you have moved on to the next events already, we hope you know that when 'In The Mood' are mentioned, it will bring on happy grins in the new Lambert family for at least the next forty years! All good wishes.”

10

“In The Mood gave a great performance at the RAF Christmas Party. The arrangements for the band all went very smoothly, and the show on the night was first rate - the band even agreed to perform an additional set at short notice. They were virtually held hostage by the crowd until the end of their third encore! I'd have absolutely no hesitation in booking them again.”

10

“When I heard about you, a jazz, Rat Pack and soul band made up from former AGS and AHS pupils, I just knew you were perfect for our Ball to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Aylesbury High School. Now we are here on Monday after the Ball, I have to tell you how many people have contacted me to let me knowhow WONDERFUL In The Mood were. You were professional, smart and above all flexible! You changed from a jazz quintet to greet our guests as they sipped champagne, to the full function band to dance to after the dinner. And dance! I have never seen a dance floor more packed for the whole evening. Everyone loved dancing to the Rat Pack set - so sophisticated! The soul set was perfect to dance to the end of the evening. You may have heard that no-one was prepared to let you off the stage - the "encores" could be heard in the next county! So a very big thank you from us all at AHS - you made the evening.”

10

“We're just back from our honeymoon and I wanted to say a big thank you to the band for such an amazing performance. Sorry I didn't get to say much on the night, as you can imagine it was a bit hectic! Your performance was perfect, I couldn't have imagined anything better, you were extremely professional and the music and singing was incredible - a beautiful entertainment group that completed a perfect evening. Thanks again, and please say a big thank you to everyone in the band.”

10

“In The Mood live up to all the great reviews they have received. They absolutely blew us away and I am still getting comments from our guests about how good the band were. The band were incredibly helpful and friendly leading up to the wedding and we were very grateful to them for learning our song (even though our dance wasn't up to much!) I would recommend In The Mood to everyone, even my parents danced!”

10

“The band was fantastic - a great centrepiece for the evening reception! Excellent style and lots of fun for all generations. Four months on and we still hear a lot of praise for the band from all our guests. The logistics also worked perfectly, which is ever so important on the day. We would highly recommend them!”

10

“Just a short email to say how much we enjoyed having In The Mood at our party on Saturday. You were absolutely fantastic. Very nice people, very smartly dressed, very well organised and flexible, and you even learnt a song that we requested! We were so happy with the band and would thoroughly recommend you to anyone. You were absolutely great. Thanks very much.”

10

“I just wanted to drop you a quick email to thank you and your band members for the excellent music we received for my special birthday celebration dinner on 7th November at the Carriage House Restaurant. Without exception, all my guests were impressed with the quality and professionalism of your band. I have received lots of compliments - all of which you certainly deserve. The evening went without a hitch and we could have all danced on for hours and hours!! My thanks again for helping to make the musical entertainment part of a memorable evening. I will certainly recommend you to anyone who is looking for high quality music for a special event.”

10

“After our wedding last week we wanted to write to thank you and the band for your fantastic performance. We both had a brilliant day, as did our guests, and In The Mood were a vital part of it, creating the perfect atmosphere. All three of the sets were spot on and really kept the night buzzing right through to the end of the party. So many people have commented on how much they loved both the music and the dancing and it will certainly live long in our memories. Thanks also for letting us plug in our laptop, use your mikes and for being so accomodating and flexible with our timings for the evening which went a bit off schedule. Thanks again for helping to make our wedding party so special.”

10

“We were absolutely delighted with the band. They were professional, fun and sounded fantastic. They really added a level of sophistication to the event and couldn't have been better. We send out a feedback survey to our staff after the event and this year we got the highest score ever with 99.6% of staff saying that overall the event was worth attending. Many staff said that this was the best event that they had ever been to. Achieving this result without a band of this quality would have been impossible, so thank you.”

10

“I am delighted with how everything went in booking In The Mood. The evening was an outstanding success in big part thanks to the Band. They were professional (and SO YOUNG!), courteous, great sound and combination of sets, and kept the floor full for most of the night - I really can't praise them more highly and the feedback both on the night and since has been ALL positive. We had used another band on our first Ball who were very good and I was slightly concerned that we couldn't match it - but In The Mood over-delivered and I will definitely consider booking them again. Thank you all for helping to create a superb evening - I think a sign of a great event is when the band also has a good time, and I'm pretty certain that a good time was had by all at The Enigma Ball.”

10

“In the Mood were absolutely amazing and were instrumental in making our evening unforgetable. We had a Great Gatsby theme in a lovely marquee and the band ensured their choice of music fitted in perfectly with the theme - swing and ratpack. The singer was sensational and the whole band looked great. My dad was at the opening of Ronnie Scott's in London and even he was bowled over by the band - he thought their music was divine. I would highly recommend the band.”


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