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The Speakeasy Jazz & Blues Band

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The Speakeasy Jazz & Blues Band are here to bring you the authentic sounds of 1920s and 30s America – songs of murder, betrayal, gambling, liquor and redemption!

With a repertoire that includes jazz, blues, gospel and ragtime, this fantastic band are guaranteed to make an impression on your guests!

The band’s quirky line-up features double bass, washboard, banjo, dobro, harmonica and jug!

They built up such a great atmosphere that guests become alive as soon as they entered the marquee! Steve and Jane, Wedding, Wolverhampton

Signed to one of the UK's most prestigious jazz record labels, the band have recorded 3 albums in the last few years which have each received rave reviews!

Folk North West writes: "A masterpiece of nostalgic music. The band display real virtuosity and create a wonderful sound that will be hard for any other band to repeat" whilst Just Jazz claim "expert musicianship and great arrangements....highly recommended!”

Performance info

Line-up Vocals/double bass; vocals/washboard/ukulele; vocals/guitar; vocals/banjo/dobro; trombone
Performance duration 2 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add saxophone
Add £245
For solos and an authentic jazz sound
Add trumpet
Add £245
For extra impact
Add clarinet
Add £245
For the ultimate live jazz and blues sound
Jazz background music
Add £980 for 1 x 60 minute set
Dinner jazz sets, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

He's In The Jailhouse Now

Caught Us Doing It

Alabama Blues – Robert Wilkins
Baby You’ve Gotta Change Your Mind – Blind Boy Fuller
Beedle Um Bum – The Hokum Boys
Bring It With You When You Come – Cannon’s Jug Stompers
Caught Us Doing It – The Hokum Boys
Champagne Charlie – Blind Blake
Christmas In Jail – Ain't That A Pain – Leroy Carr
Diddie Wah Diddie – Blind Blake
Easy Ridin’ Mama – Washboard Sam
Fofyism – Ida Cox
Frisco Town – Memphis Minnie
God Don't Like It – Blind Willie McTell
Goodbye Booze – Charlie Poole
Greasy Greens – Bumble Bee Slim
He’s In The Jailhouse Now – The Memphis Jug Band
Hot Feet – Paul Specht & His Orchestra
Hot Nuts! – You Buy 'em From The Peanut Man – Lil Johnson
I Can't Dance I've Got Ants In My Pants – Clarence Williams
I Had To Give Up Gym – The Hokum Boys
I Hate A Man Like You – Jelly Roll Morton
I'll See You In C-U-B-A – Billy Murray
I’m Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan – Jaybird Coleman
I Love Me – Jack Haley
Jake Leg Blues – Mississippi Sheiks
Jesus Is A Dying Bed Maker – Charley Patton
Just A little Drink – Ray Miller & His Orchestra
Keep Your Mind On It – The Hokum Boys
Kentucky Bootleggers – Fruit Jar Guzzlers
Killin' Jive – The Cats & The Fiddle
Kitchen Man – Bessie Smith
Little Black Train – Carter Family
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom – Ma Rainey
Making Whoopee – Eddie Cantor
Maple Leaf Rag – Scott Joplin
Mouthful O' Jam – Joel Shaw & His Orchestra
My Handy Man – Ethel Waters
My Pencil Won’t Write No More – Bo Carter
On The Road Again – Memphis Jug Band
Papa De Da Da – King Oliver
Prohibition Blues – Clayton McMichen
Prohibition Is A Failure – Lowe Stokes
Shake It & Break It – Charley Patton
Some Of These Days – Sophie Tucker
Stovepipe Blues – Daddy Stovepipe
Sugar In My Bowl – Bessie Smith
Sweet Honey Hole – Blind Boy Fuller
They’re Red Hot – Robert Johnson
Where We'll Never Grow Old – The Carter Family
Who Rolled The Stone Away
Who's Sorry Now – Eddie Condon
Your Feets Too Big – Fats Waller

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 Speakeasy Jazz and Blues Band brought a great atmosphere, worked very professionally with the events staff and gave everyone there a fantastic show. We would recommend them highly!”

Henrietta, Corporate Function in Birmingham, April 2019

“Absolutely fantastic! Great liaison prior to event and on the day, punctual and extremely professional.”

Sheila, Wedding in Sutton Coldfield, November 2018

“Good time music from a good-time group!”

Sarah, Private Party in Birmingham, June 2018

“We booked The Speakeasy Jazz and Blues Band for our wedding this summer and they were fantastic! Before the day we were worried that people wouldn't dance to the jazzy music but we were absolutely wrong, guests loved the band and the songs and wished we had booked them for another hour. They built up such a great atmosphere, guests become alive as soon as they entered the marquee. We enjoyed their performance very much and would like to send a huge thank you to the band. Wish we could sit down next time just to listen and relax!”

Steve & Jane, Wedding in Wolverhampton, May 2018

“Professional, talented and good fun. They helped make our wedding party a night to remember.”

Tim, Wedding in Warwickshire, March 2018


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