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Bombay Groove

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About Bombay Groove

Bombay Groove is an exciting ensemble which draws its inspiration from India’s rich heritage of film and music.
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Bombay Groove is a London-based ensemble specialising in Bollywood music. We were established in 2010 as an offshoot of the already well-respected London string quartet, the Aviva Ensemble. We saw that there was an increasing need for live music ensembles to offer repertoire that was diverse and cross-cultural. That is when Bombay Groove was formed: western-trained professional musicians specialising in Bollywood music. We are regularly booked to play at both Indian weddings and Fusion weddings due to our ability to easily adapt to your requirements. In addition to Bollywood music we can incorporate Western classical and popular chart hits into our playlist for your event. We can be hired for weddings, corporate entertainment or private events. Bombay Groove operates mainly as a string quartet but is also available as a string trio or with the addition of trumpet and percussion. We know that every wedding and event is unique, which is why we offer you a variety of options. We tailor-make your package to meet your exact requirements, helping to make your event special. All of our musicians have many years of experience in the function industry as well as playing with some of the country's finest orchestras. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to name a few. You can therefore be assured of the highest possible standards.

Bombay Groove's Reviews

From customers:

6 years ago

They were brilliant! 5/5

Amal N
7 years ago

Amal and I just wanted to get in touch to say an extra special thank you for making our wedding such a wonderful occasion...We've heard from many of our guests how lovely the music was, and my Dad has said you played a song especially for him which was exceptional.Thank You for being such a wonderful addition to our day.

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Bombay Groove's Song list

Bollywood Music
Aaj Mera Yaar Ko Shaadi Hai
Agar Tum Mil Jao
Aye ho meri zindagi me
Balle Balle
Bheegey Hont
Chhoti Si Asha
Chura Liya Hai Tumne
Desi Girl
Dheere Dheere
Dil Ne Kar Liya
Dil ne ye kaha hai dil se
El Ladki Ko Dekha
Ghar aaja Sonja
Humko Humise
I Love You
Inn Lamhon Ke Daaman Mein
Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai
Jab Se Tere Naina
Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
Kabhi Kabhi
Kabhi Khushie Kabhie Gham – Suraj Hau Maddham
Kabootar Ja Ja – From Maine Pyar Kiya
Kahin door jab din
Kal No Ha No
Kaun Ho Tum
Kitna Hajeen Chera
Kuchch Kuchch Hota Hai
Main Yahaan Hoon
Mein huu na
Mere mehboob Mere Sanam
Monsoon Wedding Theme
Mubarek ho tum ko Shadi tumhere
Nain Milakar Chain Churana
Pehla Nasha
Sajaan Ji Ghar Aaye
Sajda – From ‘My Name is Khan’
Sajna Ve Sajna
Suraj Hua Maddham
Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Tere Naina – From ‘My Name is Khan’
Teri liye- veer zaara
Teri Meri – From ‘Bodyguard’
Teri Ore
Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai
Tu Hi Re
Tu Mile, Dil Khile
Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai
Tujhe Dekha To
Tum Dil Dhadkan
Tum Hi Ho
Tumhi Dekho Naa
Woh ladki bahut yaad aati hai
Yeh Dosti
Zoobi Doobi
Western Classical Music
Adagio Cantabile from the Pathetique Sonata (Beethoven)
Adagio for Strings (Barber)
"Air" from Suite No. 3 (Bach)
Allegretto (after Boccherini) (Kreisler)
Andaluza (Granados)
Apres un Reve (Faure)
Arioso from Cantata No. 156 (Bach)
Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod)
Barber of Seville Overture
Berceuse (Il'yinsky)
Bist du bei Mir (Bach)
Brandenburg Concerto no 5
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F (Bach)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G (Bach)
Bridal March (Wagner)
Canon in D (Johan Pachelbel)
Cantata No. 140 (Wachet Auf) Sinfonia (Bach)
Casta Diva (Bellini)
Chaconne in G (Handel)
Chanson du Matin (Elgar)
Chanson du Nuit (Elgar)
“Che Gelida Manina” from La Bohéme (Puccini)
Chorale Prelude: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (Bach)
Chorale Prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Bach)
Cielo e Mar (Ponchielli)
Clair de lune (Debussy)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 (Vivaldi)
Czardas (Monti)
Czardas from Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss, Jr.)
Departure of the Queen of Sheba
Entr’acte to Act III of Carmen (Bizet)
Entr’acte to Act IV of Carmen (Bizet)
Entr'acte (Bizet)
Etude in C Sharp minor (Scriabin)
Flower Duet (Delibes)
“Flower Song” from Carmen (Bizet)
God Save the Queen
Golden Earrings (Traditional)
Golliwog’s Cake-walk (Debussy)
“Gypsy Life” (Herbert)
Habanera from Carmen (Bizet)
Heliotrope Bouquet (Joplin)
Hoe-down from Rodeo (Copland)
Hungarian Dances (Brahms): Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 & 21
I vow to Thee My Country
If With All Your Hearts (Mendelsshon)
“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (Bach)
La Donna e Mobile fromRigoletto (Verdi)
La Toupie (Bizet)
Largo from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (Bach)
Largo from the New World Symphony (Dvorák)
Le Petit Negre (Debussy)
Libiamo from La Traviata (Verdi)
Magic Flute Overture
Meditation From Tais (Massenet)
Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin (Ravel)
Mi Chiamo Mimi from La Boheme (Puccini)
Minuet in G (Anna Magdalena) (Bach)
Moldovanke (Traditional)
Morning Mood from Peer Gynt Suite (Grieg)
My Heart Ever Faithful (Bach)
Pavane (Fauré)
Pavane pour une infante defunte (Ravel)
Prelude No. 2 (Gershwin)
Quando me'n vo' soletta from La Boheme (Puccini)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: 18th Variation (Rachmaninov)
Romance (Shostakovich)
Romanza Andaluza (Sarasate)
Rumanian Folk Dances (complete) (Bartók)
Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn)
“Simple Gifts” Fugue (Naughtin)
Sleepers Wake (Bach)
Son of the Puzta, Op. 134, No. 2 (Kéler)
St Paul's Suite (Holst)
Suite From the Fairy Queen (Purcell)
Tambourin Chinois (Kreisler)
Te Deum (Charpentier)
The Anvil Chorus (Verdi)
“The Four Seasons” (Vivaldi): Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy)
The Old Refrain (Kreisler)
To A Wild Rose (MacDowell)
Triumphmarsch from Aida
Tu Devicto
Una Furtiva Lagrima (Donizetti)
Vesti la Giubba from Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
“Vilia” from The Merry Widow (Lehár)
Violin Concerto in E major: First Movement (Bach)
Violin Sonata No. 4 in D major (Handel)
Vocalise (Rachmaninov)
Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
Zadok the Priest
3 Gymnopédies (Satie)
23rd Psalm (The Lord's my Shepherd)
Pop & Rock Music
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Africa - Toto
All of Me – John Legend
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
Angels - Robbie Williams
At Last - Etta James
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Changes - David Bowie
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Con Te Partiro - Bocelli
Dancing Queen - Abba
Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Endless Love - Lionel Ritchie
Everything I Do I Do it For You
Flashdance...What a Feeling - Irene Cara
Flying Without Wings - Westlife
From This Moment On
Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) - Abba
Gold - Spandau Ballet
Greatest Day - Take That
Happy – Pharrell
Heaven - Bryan Adams
How to Save a Life - The Fray
I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Say A Little Prayer
I Wanna Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
I'm Kissing You - Des'ree
It's All About You - McFly
James Bond Theme
Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
‘Let it Go’ – From Frozen
Love is All Around
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Man in The Mirror - Michael Jackson
Marry You – Bruno Mars
One Day Like This - Elbow
Only Girl in The World – Rihanna
Paradise – Coldplay
Rocking All Over The World - Status Quo
Rule the World - Take That
Runaway - The Corrs
Seasons of Love
She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel
Skyfall – Adele
Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Sunrise - Norah Jones
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns 'n' Roses
The 'A' Team
The Eye of The Tiger - Survivor
The Universal - Blur
The Wind Beneath My Wings
Under My Thumb - The Rolling Stones
Under Pressure - Queen
Vida La Vida - Coldplay
We Are The Champions - Queen
We Found Love – Rihanna
What a Wonderful World
Whatever - Oasis
When I'm Sixty Four - The Beatles
When You Say Nothing at All
When You Were Young - Killers
Wherever You Will Go – Charlene Soraia
With You I'm Born Again
Your Song - Elton John
You're The First, The Last, My Everything - Barry White
1234 - Feist
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, Asian music, Bollywood, Indian music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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