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The Velvet Tones

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Inspired by the Golden Age of Jazz, The Velvet Tones pay homage to the Ladies of Jazz revisiting the Great American Songbook and tunes made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Julie London to mention a few providing an approach at once refreshing and faithful to the original style of the era.

Stunning music, flawless vocals and incredible playing - couldn't take my eyes off them! Karen, Private Event, London

The very spirit of the Golden Age of Jazz is brought back to life through tunes and costumes celebrating all Jazz from the Roaring 20s to the Post WWII with manouche influences; blues contaminations and nods to the Italian and Mediterranean melodies for an engaging and enthralling show.

From wedding receptions to corporate events, The Velvet Tones are the best choice for an event requiring Impeccable and elegant music.

With over 15 years of experience behind them, this group of adaptable, fun-loving musicians delivers the popular songs of the 1920/40s by the maestros Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, together with modern-day chart-toppers such as “All About The Bass” , “Valerie” and many more.

Adapting seamlessly from 'background music’ to ‘music for dancing’, The Velvet Tones are the best choice for your event!

Performance info

Line-up Female vocals; guitar/piano
Performance duration 2 x 60 minutes sets

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add musicians
Add £270 per musician
For a fuller sound, the band can offer to add any of the following performers: extra vocals, guitar, piano, double bass, drums, sax, clarinet or trumpet
Acoustic background music
Add £150
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby – Louis Jordan

Beautiful Love

Exactly Like You - Nina Simone

Jazz & Swing

After You've Gone
Ain't Misbehavin'
All of Me
At Last
A Tisket A Tasket
Autumn Leaves
Bei Mir Bis Duscein
Bye Bye Blackbird
Besame Mucho
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
But Not for Me
C'est Si Bon
Cheek To Cheek
Cry Me a River
Dinah
Don’t Know Why
Dance Me To The End Of Love
Dream a Little Dream Of Me
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Hello Dolly
Honeysuckle Rose
Hit The Road Jack
I Can't Give You Anything but Love
I Got a Woman
I Got Rhytm
I Just Want to Make Love to You
I Wanna Be Like You (King of The Swingers)
I Would Rather Go Blind
It's Only a Paper Moon
Is You is or is you Ain't my Baby
It Don't Mean a Thing
La Vie En Rose
L – O – V. - E
Love For Sale
Love Me or Leave Me
Lullaby Of Birdland
Mack the Knife
Mambo Italiano
Mean to Me
Misty
Moon River
My Baby Just Cares for Me
Night And Day
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Pennies From Heaven
Perhaps Perphaps Perhaps
Puttin' on the Ritz
Sophisticated Lady
St. James Infirmary
Summertime
Sway
Sweet Georgia Brown
The Lady is A Tramp
They Can't Take That Away from Me
Tico Tico
When You're Smiling
Why Don't You Do Right

Bossa

Água de Beber
Corcovado
How Insensitive (Insensatez)
Mas Que Nada
No More Blues (Chega de Saudade)
Samba De Uma Nota So
So Nice (Summer Samba)
The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)
Wave (Vou te Contar)

Italian

Baciami Piccina – Alberto Rabagliati
Buona Sera Signorina
Carina
Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney
Tu Vuò fa' l'Americano
Via Con Me - Paolo Conte
Volare – Domenico Modugno

French

C’est Si Bon
La Mer
La Vie En Rose - Edit Piaf
Sympathique
Plus Je T'embrasse

Spanish

Amado Mio
Besame Mucho
Quizas Quizas

Pop/Soul/Funk and Easy Listening:

All About That Bass – Megan Trainor
Ain't No Sunshine – Billy Withers
Bad Moon Rising
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Come Together – The Beatles
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell William
Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
I Feel Good – James Brown
Isn't She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
Johnny Be Good – Chuck Berry
Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers
KISS – Prince
Message In A Bottle – The Police
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
My Girl – The Temptations
Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
Our Day Will Come – Amy Winehouse
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Sitting On the Dock Of the Bay – Otis Redding
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Stuck In the Middle with You – Steeler Wheels
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sunny – Bobby Hebb
These Boots – Nancy Sinatra
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Waiting in Vain – Bob Marley

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.

“Stunning music, flawless vocals and incredible playing - couldn't take my eyes off them!”

Karen, Private Event, London, October 2019


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