The Cool Cats

from£1,165

This is the act's lowest available price for a local performance by their smallest line-up. It does not include any travel costs.

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The Cool Cats are the perfect atmosphere enhancer and promise to jazz-up your special event large or small, from corporate events and dinners to parties, receptions and weddings.

The band's huge repertoire covers a huge range of musical styles appealing to all age groups, from mellow ballads through to classic soul, pop and Motown. Whatever you're looking for, Abba, The Beatles or Marvin Gaye, The Cool Cats promise to deliver with professionalism, style and panache!

We were so delighted with The Cool Cats - they were brilliant at keeping the party going and getting everyone dancing! Alex, Wedding, Henley-On-Thames

Some of The Cool Cat's most prestigious performances have taken place at The Royal Automobile Club, City Hall for The Major of London, and HSBC Headquarters in Canary Wharf.

The band are available either as an instrumental jazz band or with lead female or male vocals in varying line-ups right through from a quartet to a nonet. For some more inspiration, you may like to browse our other jazz bands in London.

Performance info

Line-up Female vocals; sax; guitar; bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £50
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add keyboards
From £245
Piano and synths for a bigger sound
Add male vocalist
From £245
For shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Add trumpet
From £245
For solos and an authentic soul and R&B sound
Add tenor saxophone
From £245
For extra impact
Extra performances
Add £60 per musician
Extend the band’s sets by half an hour

All Blues - Miles Davis
All The Things You Are - Jerome Kern
Alone Together - Arthur Schwartz
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
Billie's Bounce - Charlie Parker
Blue Monk - Thelonious Monk
Body And Soul - Johnny Green
But Not For Me - George Gershwin
Bye Bye Blackbird - Ray Henderson
Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock
Cherokee - Ray Noble
Chicken, The - Pee-Wee Ellis
Come Rain Or Come Shine - Harold Arlen
Darn That Dream - Jimmy Van-Heusen
Days Of Wine And Roses - Henry Mancini
Donna Lee - Charlie Parker
Easy Living - Ralph Rainger
Fever - Davenport-Cooley
Footprints - Wayne Shorter
Four - Miles Davis
Freddie Freeloader - Miles Davis
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - Don Redman
Georgia On My Mind - Hoagy Carmichael
Giant Steps - John Coltrane
Girl From Ipanema, The - Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Have You Met Miss Jones? - Richard Rodgers
How Insensitive - Antonio-Carlos Jobim
I Got Rhythm - George Gershwin
I Remember You - Victor Schertzinger
In a Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington
In Your Own Sweet Way - Dave Brubeck
Just Friends - John Klenner
Lady Bird 1 - Tadd Dameron
Like Someone In Love - Jimmy Van-Heusen
Lover Man - Davis-Ramirez-Sherman
Lullaby Of Birdland - George Shearing
Mac The Knife - Kurt Weill
Mercy Mercy Mercy - Joe Zawinul
Mr. P.C. - John Coltrane
My Favorite Things - Richard Rodgers
Night In Tunisia, A - Dizzy Gillespie
Oleo - Sonny Rollins
On Green Dolphin Street - Bronislau Kaper
On The Sunny Side Of The Street - Jimmy McHugh
Recordame - Joe Henderson
Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk
Segment - Charlie Parker
So What - Miles Davis
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - Sigmund Romberg
Solar - Miles Davis
Someday My Prince Will Come - Frank Churchill
St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
Stella By Starlight - Victor Young
Stormy Weather - Harold Arlen
Straight No Chaser - Thelonious Monk
Summertime - George Gershwin
Take Five - Paul Desmond
Take The A Train - Billy Strayhorn
Tenderly - Walter Gross
Tenor Madness - Sonny Rollins
There Is No Greater Love - Isham Jones
There Will Never Be Another You - Harry Warren
Tune Up - Miles Davis
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock
What Is This Thing Called Love - Cole Porter
Yardbird Suite - Charlie Parker
26-2 - John Coltrane
Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
Airegin - Sonny Rollins
All Of Me - Gerald Marks
All Of You - Cole Porter
All The Way - Jimmy Van-Heusen
Along Came Betty - Benny Golson
Angel Eyes - Matt Dennis
Anthropology - Charlie Parker
April In Paris - Vernon Duke
Ask Me Now - Thelonious Monk
Autumn In New York - Vernon Duke
Bags' Groove - Milt Jackson
Be-Bop - Dizzy Gillespie
Beatrice - Sam Rivers
Bemsha Swing - Thelonious Monk
Bewitched - Richard Rodgers
Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham
Blue In Green - Miles Davis, Bill Evans
Blue Moon - Richard Rodgers
Blues For Alice - Charlie Parker
Cheek To Cheek - Irving Berlin
Chelsea Bridge - Billy Strayhorn
Cheryl - Charlie Parker
Child Is Born, A - Thad Jones
Come Fly With Me - Jimmy Van-Heusen
Come Rain Or Come Shine - Harold Arlen
Conception - George Shearing
Confirmation - Charlie Parker
Countdown - John Coltrane
Cry Me A River - Arthur Hamilton
Daahoud - Clifford Brown
Desafinado (Original) - Antonio-Carlos Jobim
Dolphin Dance - Herbie Hancock
E.S.P. - Wayne Shorter
East Of The Sun - Brooks Bowman
Embraceable You - George Gershwin
Epistrophy - Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke
Eternal Triangle - Sonny Stitt
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - Cole Porter
Fascinating Rhythm - George Gershwin
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum - Wayne Shorter
Flintstones - Hoyt Curtain
Foggy Day, A - George Gershwin
God Bless The Child - Herzog-Holiday
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat - Charles Mingus
Groovin' High - Dizzy Gillespie
How Deep Is The Ocean - Irving Berlin
How High The Moon - Morgan Lewis
I Can't Get Started - Vernon Duke
I Could Write A Book - Richard Rodgers
I Hear A Rhapsody - Fragos-Baker-Gasparre
I Love You - Cole Porter
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - Billy Taylor
I've Got You Under My Skin - Cole Porter
If I Were A Bell - Frank Loesser
Impressions - John Coltrane
In Walked Bud - Thelonious Monk
Indiana (Back Home Again In) - James Hanley
Infant Eyes - Wayne Shorter
Inner Urge - Joe Henderson
Invitation - Bronislau Kaper
Isotope - Joe Henderson
It's Only a Paper Moon - Harold Arlen
Jeannine - Duke Pearson
Jordu - Duke Jordan
Joshua - Victor Feldman
Joy Spring - Clifford Brown
Juju - Wayne Shorter
Killer Joe - Benny Golson
La Vie En Rose - Louiguy-Piaf
Lady is a Tramp, The - Richard Rodgers
Lazy Bird - John Coltrane
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off - George Gershwin
Little Willie Leaps - Charlie Parker
Love For Sale - Cole Porter

First dance suggestions

Amazed – Lonestar
Bless the Broken Road – Selah/Melodie Crittenden/Rascal Flatts
Don't Stop Believing – Journey
Everything – Michael Bublé
Hey Ya – Outcast
I'm So Excited – Pointer Sisters
Let's Stay Together – Al Green
Ob La Di Ob La Da – The Beatles
Side by Side – Gus Kahn and Harry M. Woods
With or Without You – U2
Your Love is King – Sade

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.

“The Cool Cats were a pleasure to deal with, when we and our guests arrived at the venue, they had set up and were ready to play, and boy could they play! The vocalist was superb. A truly professional band. Many thanks to them.”

Jilly, Wedding in Dorset, August 2019

“A fabulous band, great fun and really slick. Very professional in every way.”

Sally, 21st Birthday Party, August 2018

“We would like to thank you and The Cool Cats for a fantastic evening. We had an extremely enjoyable night that was enhanced by your band's music. The feedback we have received is glowing. Thank you for helping make our day so special.”

David, Wedding in Surrey, July 2018

“Great band who really lived up to our expectations and kept our evening going with excellent live music. Feedback from our guests was wholly positive - a great balance of tunes, played well by great and personable musicians. Worked with The Richmond Jazz Trio to ensure with double sets each that we had live music all night.”

Paul, Stopgap's 25th Anniversary, Grays Inn in London, June 2018

“The Cool Cats were first class and really enjoyed by all. The highlight of all was to see them pick up on the musicality of my eleven year old niece! A fantastic, professional and sensitive band. Very highly recommended.”

Sally, 80th Birthday Party in Chichester, March 2018

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