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Guitarist and leader of Love For Sale - London's most booked jazz band with over 300 gigs in the last 3 years.
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John Hartley grew up in Batley in the heart of post-industrial West Yorkshire. He completed his formal education at Cambridge University before traveling the world. His jazz career began in New York at NYU and since settling in London, he has played a bewildering range of venues and events. He averages 60-70 gigs a year, the majority of which are with Love For Sale, London's most booked jazz band.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
My equipment is PAT tested
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Jazz, Swing, Modern jazz
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser
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Song list

Well you needn't
Agua De Beber
There will never be another you
Fly me to the moon
Days of Wine and Roses
Everybody wants to be a Cat
My Funny Valentine
Black Orpheus
I'll close my eyes
Foggy Day
In Walked Bud
Black Orpheus
Infant Eyes
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Afro Blue
My little suede Shoes
There will never be another you
Bye Bye Blackbird
Nostalgia in Time Square
Alone Together
Bernie's Tune
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise
How insensitive
There is no greater love


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Gill C, 2 years ago

John, Amy, Ennio and Simon were fabulous - just as for previous reviewers the music was perfect for creating a great party atmosphere, relaxed but interesting and so many compliments from guests! Would recommend them without hesitation. (10 / 10)

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Debra W, 2 years ago

We really landed on our feet when we booked Love4Sale to play at Dad’s 80th birthday party. We wanted to arrange a special surprise, and knowing he loved jazz, we booked the band to provide the entertainement. John, Evie, Ennio and Simon (the band) played 3 sets and went down a storm, Dad still can’t get over the evening and being allowed a crack at the drums really made the night for him. I can’t recommend the band highly enough and would certainly book them again. (10 / 10)

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