Matt Wates Trio
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We're a jazz trio of some 10 years standing and are available to provide background music for all sorts of functions
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
The Girl from Ipanema
God Bless the Child
My Funny Valentine
Have You Met Miss Jones
East of the Sun
Out of Nowhere
The Song is You
One Note Samba
Stella by Starlight
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
I Fall in Love too Easily
Love for Sale
You'd b So Nice to Come Home Too
All the Things You Are
Just One of Those Things
Body and Soul
Once I had a Secret Love
Lover Come Back to Me
The Shadow of Your Smile
Fly Me to the Moon
There will Never be Another You
Nostalgia in Times Square
Straight No Chaser
Some Day My Prince Will Come
The Way You Look Tonight
I Love You
I Can't Get Started
The Days of Wine and Roses
I'm Old Fashioned
I Thought About You
Time After Time
In a Mellow Tone
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Things Ain't What They Used to Be
If I Were a Bell
But Not For Me
It's You or No-One
The End of a Love Affair
Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans?
Do you have different line-up options?
Yes, we go out as a duo (sax and guitar or sax and piano) as well as a trio. We also go out as a piano trio (sax, piano, bass).
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We aim to be as flexible as possible, given sufficient notice!
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes, for no extra charge.
How much time do you need to set up?
No more than half an hour, but we usually arrive about an hour ahead of time.
Can you roam around while you perform?
Yes, if necessary.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
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?
We don't use a PA. We require a space of about six foot square to perform and access to an electrical powerpoint.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Yes, up to a maximum of three. But we charge £30 extra per song.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
We create a chilled, relaxing vibe.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Band Members have performed at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, St James's Place, Wembley Arena, Ronnie Scott's, the 606 Club, the Jazz Café, Pizza Express Dean Street, Albert Hall, etc...
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, etc...
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Matt has played with Wet Wet Wet, and his six-piece band has opened for US close-harmony group Take 6. Nigel has played the Glastonbury Festival several times. Julian has played with Sir Paul McCartney.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£380|
|Up to 2 hours||£600|
|Up to 3 hours||£760|
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