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About Journey Through Bohemia

We take you on a journey through Bohemia with our eclectic blend of jazz, latin, blues, gypsy & alternative covers.
Jazz trio
London
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"Pink Martini, Tom Waits, Amy Winehouse and Kate Bush walk into a ... festival!" Kate Thomas's international but now London based trio will charm you with an eclectic blend of music that will take you on a journey through Bohemia. Their sets include: jazz ballads, swing, gypsy jazz, bossa novas, tango, alternative pop, blues, soul and world music (+ originals if wanted) Expect a variety of languages to weave in and out of each set (Spanish, French, Romany and of course English!) This charming band are highly accessible, flexible and can both step forward and entertain with plenty of chit chat and participation but can also step back and provide more of a warm background ambience. Perfect for corporate functions, drinks receptions, bar, restaurant & hotel events. Ready for an adventure?! Gigs include: Green Note, BTL Jazz, Jazz Verse Jukebox at Hoxton Hall, Toulouse Lautrec, Spice of Life, Water Rats, The Boisdale (Finalist in the Battle of the Bands 2014) Ronnie Scott’s, Half Moon Putney, Pizza Express, The RARE Jazz Festival and The Brentwood Festival on the bill with UB40. And this is what they have been saying about us: "Sultry dame" - All About Jazz "Delightful!" - BTL Jazz "Where the energy of rock blends in with the intimacy of folk" - A&R FACTORY "Will make you want to watch Chocolat again." - FREQUENCY 21 Larger line-ups available - please get in touch (Percussion, Trumpet, Bass, Drums, Piano, Guitar)

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We can perform with backing tracks
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Originals, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Soul, Bossa nova, Tango, Latin, Klezmer, French music, World music, Balkan
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show
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Song list

Great American Songbook (Jazz standards)
Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Gypsy
Blues
TV, Film & Musical
50's/60's
Alternative Pop
Other: RnB, Soul, Pop, Opera
Seasonal: Christmas Carols / Songs
(Please see below for a small sample of Repertoire)
LATIN
Besame Mucho (Bossa Nova)
Dance me to the end of Love (Tango)
Gypsy (Latin)
Quiza, Quiza, Quizá (Latin-Jazz)
Sway / Quien Sera (Latin-Jazz)
The Girl from Ipanema (Bossa Nova)
How Insensitive (Bossa Nova)
Eros (Bossa Nova)
Whatever Lola Wants (Bolero)
Donkey (Rumba Flamenca)
JAZZ
All Of Me (Swing)
Lullaby of Birdland (Swing)
Moondance (Swing)
Witchcraft (Swing)
Honeysuckle Rose (Swing)
I’m a Fool to Want you (Jazz-Ballad)
Stormy Weather (Jazz-Ballad)
Lover man (Jazz-Ballad)
Sophisticated Lady (Jazz-Ballad)
Cry me a River (Jazz-Ballad)
Summertime (Jazz-Ballad)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (Swing)
Feeling Good (Swing)
Fever (Swing)
Good Morning Heartache (Jazz-Ballad)
Senseless (Jazz-Ballad)
Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered (Jazz-Ballad)
Dream a Little Dream (Jazz-Ballad)
Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes) (Swing)
I Love Paris (Gypsy Jazz)
The Kiss (Gypsy Jazz)
It Don’t Mean a Thing (Swing)
Buried Treasure (Jazz-Ballad)
BLUES
Careless Love
Stormy Monday
Hound Dog
I want a Little Sugar in my Bowl
Nobody Knows you
Ginger Beer
Black Coffee
Centrepiece
St Louis Blues
Got No Soul
POP
Havana
Babooshka
Female of the Species
La Isla Bonita
Creep
Back to Black
Valerie
TV/MUSICALS
Moon river
Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend
Smile
Do Right
Put the Blame on Mame
All That Jazz
What I did for Love
50’s/60’s
Spooky
The Look of Love
Will you Still Love me Tomorrow
Stupid Cupid
End of the World
RNB/SOUL
Georgia on my Mind
Feeling Good
Sitting on the Dock of The Bay
Ain’t No Sunshine
Rescue Me
Stand By Me
Natural Woman
At Last
Hit The Road Jack
OTHER
Mon Dieu
Je Ne Veux Pas Travailler
Djelem Djelem
O Sole Mio
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet. We also have options that include Piano, Double Bass, Drums, Percussion)

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event!

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, absolutely!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The eclectic journey and accessibility. We have the ability to make you both laugh and cry! We can step forward and really entertain with lots of audience interaction but we are also happy to play in the background. Above all else we are very down to earth, friendly and charming.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

If you want Jazz-Latin-Gypsy-Fusion vibes we will be there! The Nightjar, Fishery Wharf Jazz Festival, The Bulls Head Jazz Club, Green Note, BTL Jazz, Jazz Verse Jukebox at Hoxton Hall, Toulouse Lautrec, Spice of Life, The Boisdale, Ronnie Scott’s, Half Moon Putney, Pizza Express, The RARE Jazz Festival ...

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Pink Martini, Billie Holiday, Eva Cassidy, Ella Fitzgerald, Eartha Kitt, Edith Piaf, Bessie Smith, Astrud Gilberto, Amy Winehouse, Madeline Peyroux, Kate Bush, Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra, Oscar D'Leon, Esma Redzepova, Cesaria Evora, Gregory Porter

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Our recent gigs at: Fishery Wharf Jazz Festival, The Bulls Head Jazz Club, Green Note & Jazz Verse Jukebox at Hoxton Hall.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£480
Up to 2 hours£630
Up to 3 hours£780

Add-ons

Compère / Master of Ceremonies
+£100

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Paul J, 1 year ago

Kate Thomas's trio always put on a great show! Performing a range of genres from gypsy, blues & folk to latin, jazz & pop. Always entertaining, you won’t be disappointed! - FLAT50 Arts Management

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Steve R, 2 years ago

"delightful show”