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Funk'N'Soul Band Available for Corporate Parties, Weddings and Functions
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25yrs+ Full Time Professional Lead Trombone player. I tour the world perfecting my skills and expertise and I love what I do for a living.
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Public liability insurance of £5 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Jazz, Pop, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Blues, Cabaret, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Easy listening, World music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, Indian music, Italian music, Latin, Merengue, Polka, Salsa, Samba, Tango, Spanish music, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, Soul, R&B, Tribute, Funk rock
Arranger, Producer, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Music therapy, Community music worker
FUNK ‘N’ SOUL SET LISTS – DON’T SEE YOUR FAVOURITE? JUST ASK!
Below are just a selection of songs the band regularly perform. We have a vast library of 5000 arrangements. If there are some songs in our repertoire that are an absolute must! (or any that you’d like us to avoid!) Please let us know your preferences in advance & we’ll do our best to tailor the set for you. Please bare in mind some of these songs require a female vocalist. We can provide this for you. Please ask when booking.
* FUNK / SOUL
Hold On, I’m coming – Midnight Hour – I Feel Good – Get ready – Knock on Wood – Soul Man – Sex Machine – Mustang Sally – Lovely Day – Natural Woman – Shake Your Tail Feather – Sweet Soul Music – That’s The Way Of The World – Brick House – Pick Up the Pieces – Play That Funky Music – Long Train Running – Mr Toad’s Wild Ride – Only So Much Oil In The Ground – September – Shining Star – Squib Cakes – Street Life – Knock On Wood – Higher and Higher – Soothe Me – Never Too Much – Love Man – Dancin’ In The Street – Peter Gunn Theme – Think – I Just Wanna Make Love To You – River Deep, Mountain High – Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag – Use Me – You’ve Made Me So Very Happy
Celebration – Car Wash – Ain’t No Stopping Us Now – Disco Inferno – Got To Be Real – You To Me Are Everything – Love Train – Blame It On The Boogie – Jungle Boogie – That’s The Way I like It – ABC – You Should Be Dancin’ – Get Down On It – Lady Marmalade – Le Chic – Got To Be Real – Upside Down – We Are Family
* RHYTHM AND BLUES
Respect – Lovely Day – Midnight Hour – Stand By Me – Sweet Home Chicago – Shake A Tailfeather – She Caught The Katy – Jailhouse Rock – Everybody Needs Somebody – Do You Love Me/ Mother Popcorn – Proud Mary – Let The Good Times Roll – I Can’t Turn You Loose – Gimme Some Lovin’ – Hey, Bartender – Messin’ With The Kid – Rubber Biscuit – Flip, Flop & Fly – Shotgun Blues – Natural Woman
* POP / ROCK
You Can Leave Your Hat On – Valerie – Walking On Sunshine – So Amazing – You Really Got Me-Uptown Funk – Sex Bomb – Rock With You – Kiss – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – I’m So Excited – It’s Raining Men – Sledgehammer
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Superstition – I Wish – Easy – Sir Duke – For Once In My Life – All Night Long – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life –
Please ask about our backing band for tribute nights and shows. We augment up to a 17 piece. Available with 3 and 6 Horns for the likes of Sinatra, (examples below) Also available, The Blues Brothers, Elvis, Tom Jones to name a few.
Sinatra Swinging Sensations (Available with 3-6 Horns)
All Of Me Swing Easy (Nelson Riddle) Bb
All The Way All The Way (Nelson Riddle) Db
All The Way Duets (with Celine Dion) A/C
Almost Like Being In Love Come Swing With Me (Billy May) Ab
The Best Is Yet To Come It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) Ab
Fly Me To The Moon It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) C
Fly Me To The Moon Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) C
For Once In My Life My Way (Don Costa) Bb
Here’s To The Losers Softly As I Leave You (Marty Paich) F
I Wish You Love It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) Eb
I’ll Be Seeing You Frank Sinatra & The Tommy Dorsey Orch. D
In The Wee Small Hours (Of The Morning) In The Wee Small Hours (Nelson Riddle) C
It Happened In Monterey Songs For Swingin’ Lovers (Riddle) G
I’ve Got You Under My Skin Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Db
Just In Time Come Dance With Me (Billy May) B
Just One Of Those Things Swing Easy (Nelson Riddle) D/Bm
The Lady Is A Tramp From The Movie Pal Joey (Nelson Riddle) Bb
Let’s Face The Music & Dance Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Cm
Let’s Fall In Love (Starts in D) Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Bb
Moonlight Serenade Moonlight Sinatra (Nelson Riddle) Eb
My Kind Of Town A Man & His Music (Nelson Riddle) F
My Way My Way (Don Costa) D
Nice & Easy Nice ‘N Easy (Nelson Riddle) C
Night & Day A Swingin’ Affair! (Nelson Riddle) D
Pennies From Heaven Sinatra-Basie (Basie) Ab
Saturday Night (Is The Lonliest Night Of The Week) Come Dance With Me (Billy May) C
Someone To Watch Over Me Songs For Young Lovers (Nelson Riddle) A
The Song Is You Come Dance With Me (Billy May) B
Strangers In The Night Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) F
The Summer Wind Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) Db
That’s All Sinatra & Strings (Don Costa) Bb
That’s Life Sinatra Reprise (Don Costa) G
They Can’t Take That Away From Me Songs For Young Lovers (Nelson Riddle) D
The Way You Look Tonight Academy Award Winners (Nelson Riddle) Eb
What Is This Thing Called Love In The Wee Small Hours (Nelson Riddle) A
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To A Swingin’ Affair! (Nelson Riddle) F#m
You Make Me Feel So Young Songs For Swingin’ Lovers (Riddle) Ab
Other Sinatra Selections
All Or Nothing At All – Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) Am
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – Some Nice Things I’ve Missed G
Begin The Beguine – I Only Have Eyes For You Bb
The Coffee Song – Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Bb
Come Dance With Me – Come Dance With Me (Billy May) Ab
Come Fly With Me – Sands (Quincy/Basie)(Intro in Ab, Song in Bb) Bb
Crap Game In New York – Guys & Dolls Bb
Downtown – Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) F
Get Me To The Church On Time Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) G
Goody Goody Sinatra & Swingin’ Brass (Mercer) A
Imagination Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) Db
I Get A Kick Out Of You Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Db
I Have Dreamed Live In Las Vegas Bb
I Only Have Eyes For You I Only Have Eyes For You F
It Was A Very Good Year Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Dm
I’ve Got A Crush On You Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) F
I’ve Got The World On A String This Is Sinatra! (Nelson Riddle) D
I Wanna Be Around Sinatra-Basie (Basie) Ab
L.A. Is My Lady LA Is My Lady Bb
Let Me Try Agan Ole Blue Eyes Is Back F
Love Is (The Tender Trap) Sinatra-Basie (Basie) F
Love Me Tender/Witchcraft Duet With Elvis Presley F
Luck Be A Lady Sinatra At The Sands or Live In Las Vegas Db
Mack The Knife LA Is My Lady G
Me & My Shadow Sammy Davis Jr. At The Cocoanut Grove D
New York, New York Sinatra Reprise (Don Costa) D
Nice Work If You Can Get It Sinatra-Basie (Basie) G
The One I Love (Belongs To Somebody.) Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) F
Please Be Kind Sinatra-Basie (Basie) C
The September Of My Years Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) G
The Shadow Of Your Smile Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) F
Where Or When Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Eb
Without A Song I Remember Tommy C
You Do Something To Me Sinatra’s Swinging Session! D
Hiring the FUNK ‘N‘ SOUL complete package is a great way to save money, time and stress at your event, avoiding the need for multiple sound systems, onsite technicians and additional performance acts!
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What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Absolutely no problem at all. Provided adequate notice is given your contract will be updated and a copy sent to you. Professional musicians know that speeches and announcements often run over. This is easily accommodated and remedied. It is important to us that your event runs as smoothly as possible. We aim to be flexible.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes. Funk'N'Soul Function Band are complemented by a lighting and sound engineer team at their events, unless this is supplied by the venue/client. Having the option of a live mixing DJ service throughout the engagement is an option provided to all bookings.
How much time do you need to set up?
Funk'N'Soul, Pride themselves on a professional set up with lighting/sound engineers to ensure you/your guests have the most luxurious entertainment experience. Providing a perfect sound and safe set up at your venue Is our business. Ensuring your occasion runs smoothly. Eliminating/minimising any technical hiccups. Please allow 2-3 hours from unloading.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Yes. Our set lists have been perfected from years of experience in the music business. We always suggest the option of the first dance performed live. You can't beat it. Plus a handful of your all time favourite tunes is a must!
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes. We do all the hard work so you don't have to. It is important to us that once your planning/arrangements are in place that you relax and enjoy your special occasion with your guests and make some amazing memories to treasure forever.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes. Our professional musicians and vocalists are some of the UK's finest reading musicians. In the unlikely event that a song is not available in our repertoire. We will endeavour to find what you are looking for. No charge for rehearsals unless unusual circumstances apply. Possible charge may apply for band expenses. (Example, purchasing unusual music).
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£120|
|Up to 1 hour||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£180|
|Up to 3 hours||£260|
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