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

Alabama Blues (Robert Wilkins)
Baby You’ve Gotta Change Your Mind (Blind Boy Fuller)
Beaumont Rag (East Texas Serranaders)
Beedle Um Bum (The Hokum Boys)
Boxcar Blues (Leroy Carr)
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)
Farewell Daddy Blues (Ma Rainey)
Fishing Blues (Henry Thomas)
Fofyism (Ida Cox)
Frankie & Albert (Traditional)
Frankie & Albert (Various)
Frisco Town (Memphis Minnie)
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 Ain't Now Iceman (Cow Cow Davenport)
I Got Mine (Frank Stokes)
I’m Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan (Jaybird Coleman)
Jake Leg Blues (Mississippi Sheiks)
Jesus Is A Dying Bed Maker (Charley Patton)
Keep Your Mind On It (The Hokum Boys)
Killin' Jive (The Cats & The Fiddle)
Kitchen Man (Bessie Smith)
Little Rock Gettaway (Joe Sullivan)
Making Whoopee (Eddie Cantor)
Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin)
Mouthful O' Jam (Joel Shaw & His Orchestra)
My Pencil Won’t Write No More (Bo Carter)
Shake It & Break It (Charley Patton)
Slow Drag (Reverend Gary Davis)
Some Of These Days (Sophie Tucker)
Sugar In My Bowl (Bessie Smith)
They’re Red Hot (Robert Johnson)
Tomorrow Night (Lonnie Johnson)
Too Long (Charlie McCoy)
Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (Laurel & Hardy)
Trouble In Mind (Bertha 'Chippie' Hill & Louis Armstrong)
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)

He's In The Jailhouse Now

Caught Us Doing It

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.

“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

“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 2017

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