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Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band

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About Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band

Authentic Vintage 1920s-1930s Hot Jazz, Blues and Swing Band
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Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band are a dazzling and delightfully authentic hot jazz troupe who encapsulate the vibrancy and opulence of the Golden Age. Available from a duet all the way up to a traditional New Orleans style 7 piece, completely instrumental or with vocals, pure traditional jazz or including jazzed up covers of modern hits, they can cater to any desired atmosphere and tailor their act for any event.

Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band's Reviews

From customers:

Sean D
4 years ago

Lana-May plays New Orleans Jazz like she wrote it ... a fantastic musician who can play that liquorice stick like a woman with her hair on fire!

Just M
3 years ago

Lana’s love of the Classic Vintage style comes across in her clarinet performances of Hot Jazz, Blues and Swing ... A highly accomplished musician

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Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band's Song list

Traditional Jazz:
After You’ve Gone
Ain’t Misbehavin
Am I Blue
Bill Bailey
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me
Buddy Bolden’s Blues
Burnt Toast and Black Coffee
Careless Love
Diga Diga Doo
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
Doctor Jazz
Electric Chair Blues
Evil Gal Blues
Four or Five Times
Here Comes The Hot Tamale Man
Hummin’ To Myself
I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of my Jelly Roll
I Can’t Give You Anything but Love
I Hate a Man Like You
I Lost My Gal From Memphis
I’ll Always Be in Love With You
Indian Summer
Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby
It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie
Kansas City Man Blues
Kitchen Man
Lizzie’s Blues
Let’s Misbehave
Make Me A Pallet on Your Floor
Makin’ Whoopee
Milenberg Joys
Mood Indigo
My Blue Heaven
My Daddy Rocks Me
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
Pennies from Heaven
Really The Blues
St James Infirmary
Salty Dog
Sister Kate
Sweet Marijuana Brown
Sweet Substitute
Ugly Chile
Up a Lazy River
When I Get Low I Get High
When You’re Smiling
Why Don’t You Do Right?
You Rascal You
Jazz Covers
Mess Around - Ray Charles
Red House - Jimi Hendrix
Black Magic Woman - Santana
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Praise You - Fatboy Slim
Stuck in The Middle with You - Steelers Wheel
Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane
I Was Made For Lovin’ You - Kiss
Lithium - Nirvana
When You’re Strange - The Doors
Going Up The Country - Canned Heat
Good Luck Charm - Elvis
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
Friday I’m in Love - The Cure
The Great Escape Theme
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Sweet Baby of Mine - Ruth Brown
Funnel of Love - Wanda Jackson
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
California Dreamin’ - The Mama’s & The Papas
Leave My Kitten Alone - Little Willie John

Lana-May & her Hot Jazz Band's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£550
Up to 2 hours£550
Up to 3 hours£800
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Customer questions

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Past venues, clients and residencies include The Four Seasons Hampshire, NoMad Hotel London, The British Pullman, The Hurlingham Club, The Army & Navy Club Pall Mall, Soho House, Arundel Festival of the Arts, Crazy Coqs and Brasserie Zedel, The Royal Albert Hall, Goodwood Revival, and many more!

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes - we can put bands together from a duet all the way up to a 7 piece New Orleans style party band!

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

We like to remain as flexible as possible right up until the day before - just let us know of any changes and we will accommodate where we can!

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

Of course! Our PA has Bluetooth connectivity and so we always like to offer to play a curated playlist of similar music to keep the atmosphere going, at no extra cost!

How much time do you need to set up?

This would depend on the line-up, but on average we would arrive an hour before performance to allow for set up and sound check.

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

We always take the clients desired atmosphere into account when planning set lists prior to an event, and are always happy to discuss any preferences for specific songs you may have!

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

Yes, all equipment is included.
Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Theatre / Show, Cruise, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Birthday party, Charity event, Recording session
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