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About Ria

Cool jazz with a Latin vibe. Exceptional musicianship from London's finest jazz musicians, bringing a sophisticated sound to your event.
Latin jazz band
London
Public liability insurance of £10 million

This upbeat Latin jazz band combines exceptional musicianship with an irresistible energy, combined with a vast experience of performing on the London music scenes as well as touring the UK and abroad. For the cool relaxed sound of jazz, Ria play the classic Latin jazz standard repertoire with a variety of styles which include; Swing, Bossa Nova, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha and Samba. This line-up is ideal for those events where the musicians’ musical virtuosity will enhance any occasion with their upbeat and sophisticated sound.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Latin jazz, Jazz, Swing, Easy listening, Latin, Bossa nova
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Recording session, Concert, Charity event, Cruise, Christmas party
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Song list

Chan Chan - - Latin Jazz
Mambo Influenciado – Latin Jazz
Desafinado - Jazz standard / Brazilian
Afro Blue - Jazz standard
Dile A Catalina – Cuban
Mas Que Nada – Brazilian
I Will Survive - Latin Jazz
A Gozar Con Mi Combo - Latin Jazz
Bembe Quiniqua – Cuban
St Thomas - Latin Jazz
Love for Sale - Jazz standard
Flor de Lis - Jazz standard/Brazilian
Pare Cochero – Cuban
Sabor A Mi – Cuban
Claudia- Latin Jazz
My Latin Brother - Latin Jazz
Lagrimas Negras - Cuban
Samba for Carmen - Latin Jazz
Triste – Brazilian
So Danco Samba – Brazilian
Caravan - Latin Jazz
A Night in Tunisia - Jazz standard
Song for My Father - Latin Jazz
Afro Blue - Latin Jazz
Green Dolphin Street - Jazz standard
Love for Sale - Jazz standard
Tristeza – Brazilian
What is this thing called love - Latin Jazz
Stella by Starlight - Jazz standard
Velas - Latin Jazz
Serrado – Brazilian
El Cuarto De Tula – Cuban
Son de Cuba a Puerto Rico – Cuban
De Camino A La Vereda – Cuban
Manah de Carnaval – Brazilian
Manisero – Cuban
Guantanamera – Cuban
Perdido - Latin Jazz
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We're happy to add additional musicians to the trio line-up so as to provide you with your desired sound for the occasion. Popular additions are: bass guitar and saxophone. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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

Please speak to us if timings need to change and we'll do our best to accommodate you.

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

Yes, we can play iPod music during the band breaks.

How much time do you need to set up?

Depending on the venue location, the band will arrive for setting usually 1 - 1.5 hours before the start time.

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

With prior arrangement, we're happy to play a selection of your song requests from our set-list.

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

All musical equipment and amplification is included in the quote. Please note: we do not carry a lighting system.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, we're happy to learn up to 2 new songs.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£450
Up to 2 hours£540
Up to 3 hours£650

Reviews

From customers:

George, 3 years ago

“The band were great and the guests thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere created with their music. The band themselves were a pleasure to work with and professional. ” George, Drinks & Canape Reception, London.

Tim, 2 years ago

I must say a perfect 10 hardly does them justice. I can’t speak highly enough about a great entertaining performance to make our day from start to finish. It was perfect for our day - thank you so much.