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Smooth Jazz Singer Kerri Layton

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About Smooth Jazz Singer Kerri Layton

Worldclass Jazz Vocalist. Smokey, smooth jazz songstress for all your events 💖
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Book Vocal Priestess and International Jazz Songstress; Kerri Layton for a very special show for your Wedding, Event, Venue, Awards ceremony, Christmas Party, anniversary or garden party! Expect lots of fun, glamour and vintage inspired songs to get you in the celebratory spirit - this smoky smooth, vocal journey through the eras can be tailored to fit the exact era and theme of your event. Shortlisted for the prestigious Peter Whittingham Jazz Award in 2019, this Vocal Priestess and International Jazz Songstress; Kerri Layton, come party DJ has performed for audiences around Europe, including 5-star ski and beach resorts in France and Ibiza. Performing with her band and as a solo act across the UK at prestigious Uk venues and festivals, including Alexandra Palace, Hackney Empire and Glastonbury Festival. She has appeared on BBC, BBC Radio 4, ITV, Albanian National television, The Daily Mirror and more. In 2021 she released her single "Black Star Shine" on New York label, Lee Vistar Records. Kerri is also a coach and specialist events curator for celebrity clients.

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Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Ragtime, Swing, Gospel, Latin jazz
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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

Repertoire (New songs are added all the time and there a few more I haven't added! Can style the costumes and set-list to your events, just get in touch with your brief)
Jazz Standards & Vintage Jazz
Ain't Bodies Business If I Do - Billie Holiday
All I Could Do Was Cry - Etta James
All Of Me - Billie Holiday
Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered - Ella Fitzgerald
Big Spender - Peggy Lee
Black Coffee - Standard (Peggy Lee Style)
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Standard
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Fever - Peggy Lee
I Wanna Be Loved By You - Marilyn Monroe
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl - Nina Simone
I'm Through With Love - Marilyn Monroe
It Dont Mean A Thing (If it ain’t got that swing) - Ella Fitzgerald
Love Me Or Leave Me - Nina Simone
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
My Heart Belongs To Daddy - Ella Fitzgerald
Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway
Nice Work If You Can Get It - Ella Fitzgerald
Night and Day - Ella Fitzgerald
That Ol’ Devil Called Love - Billie Holiday
Whatever Lola Wants - Sarah Vaughn
Cabaret & Burlesque Style Blues
Why Don’t You Do Right
Bourbon In Your Eyes
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
White Rabbit
Empty Bed Blues - Bessie Smith
Long John Blues - Dinah Washington/ Burlesque Film version
Mein Herr - Cabaret
1940’s Standards
We’ll Meet Again
Button Up Your Overcoat
Rock n Roll, Jive & Swing
Hound Dog
Jump, Jive & Wail - Louis Prima
Just A Gigolo - Louis Prima
Shake, Rattle & Roll -
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Johnny Be Goode -
Long Tall Sally -
Postmodern Jukebox (Swing style)
Careless Whisper
All Of Me (John Legend)
Bad Romance
No Diggity
Soul, Motown & Disco
Baby I Love You - Aretha Franklin
Disco Inferno
Dream Lover - Bobby Darin
Setlist/ Special Event Ideas
The Love Set
At Last
Night And Day
Long John Blues
Sugar In My Bowl
I Wanna Be Loved By You
Somethings Got A Hold on me
Hell - Squirell Nutzippers
Blue Angel - Squirell Nutzippers
Love Potion Number 9 -
I Want To Be Evil - Eartha Kitt
Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt
Let It Snow! -
Winter Wonderland - The Ronettes
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Run, Run Rudolf - Chuck Berry
Sleigh Ride - Ella Fitzgerald
Song Name
A Little Party Never Killed No Body
A Man Who Takes His Time
A Tisket A Tasket
Aint No Bodies Buisness If I Do
All I Could Do Was Cry
All Of Me
All Of Me (PMJ)
All Through A Glass of Champagne
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Baby I Love You
Baby Its Cold Outside
Bad Romance (PMJ)
Be My Baby
Beauty and the beast
Beseme Mucho
Bewhitched Bothered and Bewildered
Big Spender
Black Coffee
Black Snake Moan
Black Tears
Black Velvet
Blue Angel
Blue Christmas
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Bourbon In Your Eyes
Button Up Your Overcoat
Can't No Grave
Careless Whisper (PMJ)
Chan Chan
Che La Luna
Cheek To Cheek
Cigarettes and Whiskey
Crazy He Calls Me
Cry Me A River
Cry Me A River (PMJ)
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
Disco Inferno
Dont Explain
Dos Gardenias
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Dream Lover
Empty Bed Blues
Every Day I Have The Blues
Fairy Tale OF New York
Feeling Good
Frosty The Snowman
Gloomy Sunday
God Bless The Child
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas V1
Hoodoo Lady
Hound Dog
I Cried A Tear
I Found The Answer
I Get A Kick
I Know Why and So Do You
I Love You Porgy
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
I Wanna be like you
I Wanna Be Loved By You
I Wanna Marry A Lighthouse Keeper
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
I Want To Be Evil
I'm Gonna Lasso Santa Clause
I'm Through With Love
I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
If The Moon Turns Green
It Dont Mean A Thing (If it aint got that swing)
It Might As Well Be Spring
Its begining to Look A Lot Like Christmas
Its Tight Like That
Ive Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Jingle Bell Rock
Johnny Be Goode
Jump, Jive & Wail
Just A Gigalo
Le Danseur Le Charletson
Le Petite Tonkinoise
Let It Snow
let it snow!
Life On Mars
Like A Prayer (PMJ)
Little Girl Blue
Long John Blues
Long Tall Sally
Love Me Or Leave Me
Mad About The Boy
Maple Leaf Rag
Mein Herr
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas Baby
Minnie The Moocher
Mr Bo Jangles
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Favourite Things
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Night and Day
No Diggity (PMJ)
Nobodies Darlin
Nobody Knows (The Trouble Ive Seen)
Nobody Knows When Youre Down And Out
Oh Happy Day
Paris Se Tojours
Putting On The Ritz
Red Lips
Rise Like A Phoenix
River Of No Return
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
Rockin Robin
Rudolf the Rednose Reindeer
Rum and Coca Cola
Run, Run Rudolf
Santa Baby
Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Santa Clause Is back in Town
Santa Clause is Coming To Town
Saved My Soul
Secret Love
Shakin The Blues Away
Sing Sing Sing
Sleigh Ride
Smooth Operator
Somebody Elses Guy
Somethings Got A Hold on me
Stand By Me
Stormy Weather
That Ol Devil Called Love
Thats How Strong My Love Is
The Bare Nessecitites
The Christmas Song
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Stuff Is Here
The Very Thought Of You
The Woodpecker Song
These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You
This Heart Of Mine
This Time Baby
Toxic (PMJ)
Trolley Song
Trust in Me
Trust In Me (Jungle Book)
Tutti Frutti
Walk On Guilded Splinters
We'll meet again
What A Differance A Day Makes
Whatever Lola Wants
When The Lights Go Out
When You Wish Upon A Star
When Youre Smilin
White Christmas
White Christmas
White Rabitt
Why Do Birds Follow Spring
Why Dont You Do Right
Winter Wonderland
Wish Me Luck (As you wave me goodbye)
Wonderful World
Xmas Medley
Zat You Santa Claus
Zat You Santa Clause


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Charlie L
4 months ago, for a Corporate event in 150 Piccadilly
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5 out of 5

Amazing festive, wonderful show! Our corporate client's Salesforce were really happy and will book you again, thanks so much!

Kane W
5 months ago, for a Birthday party in Canterbury
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5 out of 5

Booked Kerri for my Nans 80th Birthday. Great mix of material which appealed to all age groups at the event. Started with vintage oldies and as the evening grew on, and the average age got younger, started doing more modern stuff. Would highly reccomend, Kerris performance made the evening

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