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James is a swing and jazz singer based in the south west of England performing with popular swing band All Jazzed Up and as a solo artist.
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James is a professional singer from Exeter and is known throughout the southwest primarily for his swing and jazz exploits. He fronts the very popular seven piece swing band All Jazzed Up who play at all types of events including weddings, festivals, private functions and have also run an extremely successful weekly jazz night on the sea frontin Exmouth since January 2017 and is still going strong 18 months later. All Jazzed Up back James’ voice with keys, double bass, drums, saxophone, trumpet and trombone and as you can imagine, it is a fab sound. AJU also go out as four and five piece jazz band. James also performs with a number of other local bands when required including The Drat Pack and The Locked Horns. He also performs as a solo artist either with a pianist or with backing tracks.

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Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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From Encore customers:

Samantha G
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

James joined us at a surprise party for my mums 60th birthday down in Devon. James and I were speaking before the event to agree the playlist and timings for the event which was hugely helpful for my own planning purposes. James arrived punctually and was just lovely! James’ performance was absolutely fantastic and was the ‘cherry on top’ of a week’s worth of celebrations. Would 100% recommend and if I could give more than 5 stars I would. Samantha, London

Reply from James
3 months ago

Ah thanks so much for your lovely review Sam! I had such a lovely time with you all and was so thrilled to see how much Julia was enjoying the whole party. We just have Ireland to look forward to now! ;) Thanks again! James

Jacqueline S
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Can’t praise James enough. Everything was easy and wow what a performer highly recommend.

Reply from James
4 months ago

Thanks so much Jacqui and thanks of course to Roy for whom it was a pleasure to play for his 90th birthday!

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Keith, H
6 years ago

Superb band with fantastic vocalist, excellent sax etc etc. Great choice for our ball and we have already discussed further events.

Rose, M
7 years ago

James has a fantastic voice, singing all the songs I love

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