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Les Cinq Modernes

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Modern jazz band
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High-Class Accordion-Based Continental Jazz Ensemble for ALL Occasions

High-Class Accordion-Based Continental Jazz Ensemble for ALL Occasions Would you like to have the sophisticated sounds of a live musician at your party, wedding, function, reception or special event? Evoking the mood and atmosphere of the bustling Parisian cafés and the streets of Montmartre to the romance of Paris and Rome at night. Les Cinq Modernes can provide just that for: Weddings Receptions Parties Dinners Conferences Promotions Celebrations Balls Special Events Les Cinq Modernes have worked at top venues and for every conceivable function throughout the U.K. and abroad for many years. Les Cinq Modernes can play music in all styles, to suit all tastes: Songs from A to Z Accordion Instrumentals Film and TV Themes Jazz Show Tunes Dance Sing-along Classical Light Classical Requests So whatever the occasion, let them make it extra-special for you!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform with backing tracks
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango, Ibiza club, Welsh folk
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private 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

Continental jazz standards and popular music.
A Foggy Day (G. & I. Gershwin)
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Waller, Razaf, Brooks)
All Blues (Miles Davis & Oscar Brown Jr.)
All of Me (Simons & Marks)
All of You (Cole Porter)
All the Things You Are (Kern & Hammerstein)
Alone Together (Dietz & Schwartz)
Angel Eyes (Dennis & Brent)
As Time Goes By (Hermann Hupfeld)
Autumn Leaves (Kosma, Mercer)
Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams)
Beautiful Love (Young, Alstyne & Gillespie)
Blue Skies (Irving Berlin)
Body And Soul (Green, Heyman, Sour, Eyton)
But Not For Me (George & Ira Gershwin)
Bye Bye Blackbird (Henderson & Dixon)
Caravan (Ellington, Tizol, Mills)
Cherokee (Ray Noble)
Come Rain or Come Shine (Harold Arlen)
Darn That Dream (Van Heusen & DeLang)
Days Of Wine and Roses (Mancini & Mercer)
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (Ellington & Russell)
East of the Sun (Bowman)
Easy Living (Robin & Rainger)
Embraceable You (George & Ira Gershwin)
Everything Happens to Me (Dennis & Adair)
Fly Me to the Moon (Bart Howard)
Four (Miles Davis, Jon Hendricks)
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You (Redman & Razaf)
Georgia On My Mind (Arlen & Gorrell)
Girl From Ipanema (Jobim, DeMoraes, Gimbel)
God Bless The Child (Holiday & Herzog Jr.)
On Green Dolphin Street (Kaper & Washington)
Here’s That Rainy Day (Van Heusen & Burke)
Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller)
How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin)
How High the Moon (Hamilton & Lewis)
How Insensative (A. C. Jobim)
I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke)
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (Fields & McHugh)
I Didn’t Know What Time it was (Rogers and Hart)
I Got Rhythm (George and Ira Gershwin)
I Thought About You (Van Heusen & Mercer)
I’m In the Mood for Love (McHugh & Fields)
I’m Old Fashioned (Kern & Mercer)
If I Should Lose You (Robin & Rainger)
Imagination (Van Heusen & Burke)
In A Sentimental Mood (Ellington, Mills, Kurtz)
Invitation (Kaper & Webster)
It Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing (Ellington, Mills)
It Had To Be You (Kahn & Jones)
It’s All Right With Me (Cole Porter)
It’s Only a Paper Moon (Arlen, Rose, Harburg)
Just Friends (Lewis & Klenner)
Just One of Those Things (Cole Porter)
The Lady Is A Tramp (Rogers & Hart)
Oh, Lady Be Good (G. & I. Gershwin)
Like Someone In Love (Van Heusen & Burke)
Lover Man (Davis, Ramirez, Sherman)
Lullaby of Birdland (Shearing, Forrester)
Lush Life (Strayhorn)
Mean To Me (Ahlert & Turk)
Misty (Garner & Burke)
Mood Indigo (Ellington, Mills, Bigard)
More Than You Know (Youmans, Rose, Eliscu)
My Funny Valentine (Rogers and Hart)
My One and Only Love (Wood & Mellin)
My Romance (Rogers & Hart)
My Favorite Things (Richard Rogers)
Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez)
Night And Day (Cole Porter)
Night In Tunisia (Gillespie, Paparelli)
On the Sunny Side of the Street (McHugh & Fields)
One Note Samba (Jobim & Mendolina)
Our Love Is Here to Stay (George & Ira Gershwin)
Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (A.C. Jobim, Gene Lees)
Round Midnight (Monk, Williams, Hanighen)
Satin Doll (Ellington, Strayhorn, Mercer)
Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer)
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise (Sigmund Romberg)
Sophisticated Lady (Ellington, Mills, Parrish)
Speak Low (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael)
Stella By Starlight (Young & Washington)
Stormy Weather (Arlen & Koehler)
Summertime (Gershwin, Gershwin, & Heyward)
Take The “A” Train (Billy Strayhorn)
Teach Me Tonight (Cahn & DePaul)
Them There Eyes (Pinkard, Tracy, Tauber)
Tenderly (Gross & Lawrence)
There Is No Greater Love (Symes & Jones)
There’ll Never Be Another You (Warren & Gordon)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (George & Ira Gershwin)
Undecided (Robin & Shavers)
Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
What Is This Thing Called Love? (Cole Porter)
What’s New? (Burke & Haggard)
You Don’t Know What Love Is (Raye & DePaul)
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to (Cole Porter)


From customers:

Corbie I, 4 years ago

Wonderful musicians!

Novotel, 4 years ago

"Thank you for entertaining our guests with your remarkable musicianship. We thoroughly recommend this jazz ensemble!