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Hetty and the Jazzato Band

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About Hetty and the Jazzato Band

Anglo-Italian swing band giving a quirky modern twist to vintage Italian songs, gypsy-jazz, & swing standards to get your feet tapping! 🇮🇹
Swing & Jive band
Upminster
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Hetty and the Jazzato Band are a young, talented and versatile Anglo-Italian Jazz Quintet, bringing you a taste of the 'Dolce Vita' with their modern twist on vintage, classic Italian songs, gypsy-jazz, swing and jazz standards in English and Italian. Let the band take you on a Vespa ride back to retro bella Italia with a mix of Italian swing favourites like 'Volare' and 'That’s Amore' intertwined with rustic Roman Stornelli, romantic Neapolitan ballads, enticing bossa nova and samba rhythms along with foot-tapping rock n' roll and boogie-woogie. Since the band (composed of three Italian, and two British musicians) formed in London in 2014 they have gone from strength to strength. The incredible success of their unique spin on vintage Italian favourites like ‘Tu Vuo’ Fa L’Americano’ (over 14 million views alone), 'Volare', ‘Mambo Italiano’ and many more, has gained the band an international following performances around the globe. Hetty and the Jazzato Band is regularly invited to perform at special events in Italy (Portofino, Pisa, Agrigento, Lake Garda, Gallipoli, Taormina, and Florence, a private party onboard a superyacht in Portovenere to name a few). This year they also performed at international Jazz and World music festivals in Greece, Bulgaria and the Ukraine and the Henley Jazz Festival in the UK. Hetty and the Jazzato Band have also been invited to perform at Moscow Performing Arts center (May 2020) and Open Air Jazz and Blues Festival Valcea in Romania (July 2020). Hetty and the Jazzato Band have performed at events at some of the UK's historical landmarks and most prestigious venues such as: • Her Majesty's The Tower of London • The Royal Albert Hall • Hever Castle • The Royal Academy of Art • The Victoria and Albert Museum • The Shard • The Gherkin • The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London • The Dorchester Hotel and •One Whitehall Place. The band is frequently invited to perform at a variety of significant Italian events in the UK and abroad including The Italian Awards, Horsham Piazza Italia, Festival Italia in Brands Hatch, Bellavita Expo, Harvey Nichols 'Britalia', Federalberghi Penisola Sorrentina, C Carnevale and ENI's annual celebrations in London. Available from a duo to a quintet, the band is extremely versatile and can provide both elegant background music and get their audiences on their dancing feet. LINEUP Hetty and The Jazzato Band consists of Hetty (Vocals and Violin), Charly (Clarinet/Saxophone/Flute), Riccardo (Drums), Ale (Double Bass) and Fabrizio (Guitar). We also cater for special Italian themes including the Godfather film trilogy, La Dolce Vita, That's Amore (Italian love songs), Italo-American crooners. SETUP & PERFORMANCE It takes us about 20 minutes to set up, and the same amount of time to pack up at the end of the event. Our basic performance package is 2 x 45 min sets with a short break in between sets. Longer options are available on request, e.g. 3 x 45 min sets. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS We require a space of around 3m x 2m and a power source. We provide our own amplification for performances. However, if the venue is very large we may need to arrange the hire of a PA system. ABOUT HETTY Hetty is a singer-songwriter and musician from London. Hetty studied classical singing and jazz vocal studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London, Lancaster University and the Conservatorio “G.B. Martini” di Bologna, Italy. After graduating she lived and worked in Italy for a period of five years and worked as a teacher of English and Music. She also performed as a lead vocalist in a variety of musical projects. Hetty returned to London in 2014 to pursue a career as a vocalist. She currently performs in the UK and abroad as a soloist and the lead singer of a number of bands including Hetty and the Jazzato Band.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Gypsy jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Jazz fusion, Blues, Cabaret, Latin jazz, Swing, Modern jazz, Pop, Soul, Vintage, Top 40, Italian music, Samba, Bossa nova, Latin, Classical crossover
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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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Song list

RETRO ITALIAN FAVOURITES
Baciami Piccina - Riccardo Morbelli and Luigi Astore
Bellezza in Bicicletta - G.D'Anzi - M.Marchesi
C'è La Luna - Paolo Citarella
Chittara Romana - Eldo Di Lazzaro
Con te partiro' – Andrea Bocelli
La gelosia non e' piu' di moda - Mario Consiglio
Malafemmena/Luna Rossa - De Curtis, Antonio
Mambo Italiano - Bob Merrill
Mattinata/You're breaking my heart - George Greely
Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu (Volare) - Domenico Modugno
O Marenariello/ I have but one heart – Al Martino
O Sole Mio - Eduardo di Capua
Papa loves Mambo - Al Hoffman
Parlami d'amore Mariu' - Cesare Andrea Bixio
Pe' Lungotevere - Romolo Balzani
Scapriciatello - Ferdinando Albano
Sotto e' cielo di Roma/On an evening in Roma - Umberto Bertini
That's Amore - Harry Warren
The Man Who Plays the Mandolino - G. Fanciulli, Nisa, Keith, Bergman
Tu vuo' fa' l' americano - Renato Carosone
Un Bacio a Mezzanotte - Kramer Gorni
ITALIAN '60s to present
Angelina - Louie Prima
Buonasera Signorina -Louis Prima
Caruso – Lucio Dalla
Che cos'e' l'amor - Vinicio Caposella
Con un bacio piccolissimo - Giovanni Ornati
E' se domani – Mina
Fila fila - Roberto Cardinali
Grande, Grande, Grande - Mina
I Stivaletti Rossi - Vito Pallavicini
Il cielo in una stanza – Mina
Il Mondo – Jimmy Fontana
In cerca di te - Claudio Villa
La Bambola - Patty Pravo
La voglia e la pazzia - Ornella Vanoni
Love in Portofino - Fred Buscaglione
Lui - Rita Pavone
Meglio Stasera/It had better be tonight – Henry Mancini
Meraviglioso - Domenico Modugno
Non ho l'eta' – Rita Pavone
Portami con te - Astrud Gilberto
Quando quando quando - Tony Renis
Renato, Renato Renato - Mina
Se Telefonando - Mina
Tintarella di luna - Franco Migliacci e Bruno De Filippi
Una Notte a Napoli - Pink Martini
Vieni via Con Me – Paolo Conte
JAZZ AND SWING
All of Me - Toby Gad
Autumn Leaves, The – Joseph Kosma
Beautiful love – Victor Young
Bei Mir Bist du Schein - Sholom Secunda
Blue Skies – Irving Berlin
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
Buonasera signorina - Louie Prima
Bye Bye Blackblird – Ray Henderson
Cheek to cheek - Irving Berlin
Choo choo cha boogie – Louis Jordan
Close Your Eyes - Bernice Petkere
Dancing in the Dark – Tony Benett
De–Lovely – Cole Porter
Fly me to the moon - Bart Howard
Fine Romance , A– Jerome Kern
How do you like your eggs in the morning – Dean Martin
I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby – Jimmy McHugh
I could have danced all night – Frederick Loewe
I get a kick out of you – Cole Porter
I Got Rhythm – George Gershwin
It had to be you – Isham Jones
I wanna be like you - Richard M. Sherman
I'm beginning to see the light – Hodges – James - Ellington
I've got the World on a String - Harold Arlen
Je ne veux pa travailler – Forbes
Just you, just me – Jesse Greer
L-O-V-E – Gabler-Kaempfert
Lullaby of birdland – George Shearling
Moondance – Van Morrison
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Walter Donaldson
My favourite things - Richard Rodgers
On an Evening in Roma – Dean Martin
On the Street Where You live – Federick Loewe
Orange Coloured Sky – Nat King Cole
Puttin on the Ritz - Irving Berlin
Side by Side – Harry M Woods
Sing, Sing, Sing – Benny Goodman
Steppin out with my baby – Fred Astaire
Sweet Georgia Brown – Bernie, Casey, Pinkard
Swing, Swing, Swing - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra/ Keely Smith
Tea for Two - Vincent Youmans
That Man - Vincent DeGiorgio and David Schreurs
The Best Is Yet To Come – Cy Coleman
Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano – Renato Carosone
Walk between the raindrops – Donald Fagen
What is this thing called love - Cole Porter
When I get low I get high – Marion Sunshine
Why don't you do right? - Kansas Joe McCoy
LATIN JAZZ
Afro Blue – Mongo Santamaria / Coltrane
Agua de Beber - Tom Jobim
Another Star – Stevie Wonder
Amado mio – Pink Martini
Besame Mucho – Consuelo Velázquez
Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham
Caravan - Juan Tizol and Irving Mills
Corcovado - Tom Jobim
Desafinado – Tom Jobim
Dos Gardenias – Isolina Carrillo
Estate – Bruno Martino
Felicidade – Tom Jobim
Girl from Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto
How Insensative - Tom Jobim
I found my love in Portofino – Dalida
La voglia e la pazzia – Ornelia Vannoni
Ladies in Mercedes –Steve Swallow
Mas Que Nada – Jorge Ben Jor
Night in Tunisia , A– Dizzie Gilespie
No more blues/Chega de Saudade - Tom Jobim
One Note Samba - Tom Jobim
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Chissa') - Osvaldo Farres
Quando, quando, quando – Tony Rennis
So Many Stars –Sergio Mendes
So Nice - Marcos Valle
Sway - Luis Demetrio and Pablo Beltran Ruiz
The Waters of March – Tom Jobim
Tristezza – Haroldo Lobo
Una Notte a Napoli –Pink Martini
Wave – Tom Jobim
Whatever Lola Wants – Gwen Verdon
BALLADS
At last – Harry Warren
Fools rush in - Rube Bloom
Misty - Erroll Garner
My funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers
Round Midnight – Thelonius Monk, Cootie Williams
Summertime – George Gershwin
S'wonderful – George Gershwin
The Man I love - George Gershwin
There is No greater Love – Isham Jones
What a difference a day made - Stanley Adams
When I fall in love – Victor Young
When you Wish upon a Star – L. Harline / N. Washington
You go to my head - John Frederick Coots

Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1100
Up to 2 hours£1200
Up to 3 hours£1300

Reviews

From customers:

Marianne K, 4 years ago

Hetty & the Jazzato Band were amazing! What a brilliant atmosphere you created for us. Thank you so much!‬

Grace F, 4 years ago

We chose Hetty and the Jazzato Band because they looked and sounded like a class act online- and they were on our wedding day! Hetty was professional and friendly from the off and met with me at the venue to discuss the event. The P.A. system being offered by my venue wasn't suitable for a band and Hetty sourced a suitable one at a better price. The band did 3 x 45 minutes sets of brilliant stuff, including all of our requests and Hetty did a playlist of my choosing for the intervals. The band are talented and trained musicians who charge a fair price for their services. All the guests had a good dance and have since sung their praises to me. They were the perfect band, we wouldn't hesitate to recommend them and we look forward to seeing them again soon.

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