Disco & Funk band

Miles Harlem

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About Miles Harlem

Guaranteeing to bring the fun, funk, and style! We offer a huge collection of your favourite soulful party songs in a current and fresh way!
Disco & Funk band
Nottingham
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Tashaka Baumber - 'Superb performer with the killer look and killer Vocal to match.' Iain Palmer - 'Smooth, smouldering, sensual, soothing, unparalleled male vocals loved by all.' Miles Harlem is a Collective group of musicians and vocalists, of the highest caliber and professionalism. The band members individually draw on years of professional experience having worked with artists such as The Lighthouse Family, Misteeq, Leona Lewis, Take That, Westlife, and many more, also performing in Hit Musicals in London’s West End. Their clients have ranged from BMW to The Resort Group, Toyota, and many other multinational organisations. The Band are happy to tailor the set of songs they perform to suit any situation, making any event (whether corporate or a private party) enjoyable for all and one that will be talked about for years to come! The band is a self-contained unit with full PA and lights, which means they can take care of everything! They can also offer the option of a disco to your live set if you require. The full band is covered with Public Liability insurance and the means to travel both within the UK and overseas. Tashaka and Iain began singing together in 2010 when they held a two-year residency at The Riverbank Bar and Kitchen - playing weekly as the "House Band" which later became the band T.I.Funk. Becoming regular features at The Moorings - Newark, The Approach, The Southbank, The Bell Inn, The Farndon Boat House, and Tom Browns in Nottingham too, the band went from strength to strength. They also made regular appearances at Oscar's Wine Bar in Grantham and have had the pleasure of landing a regular spot at Floridita in Soho, London, and the Bistro Live Events team, appearing in Milton Keynes, Leicester, and Nottingham. Tashaka and Iain later formed Miles Harlem working as a covers band, but they are also working on their own material! They continue to be in high demand both locally and throughout the UK at weddings and events, doing what they are best at... Entertaining! Get in touch to find out when they are playing next! Weddings Soul, Motown, Jazz, Current Pop, and The Classics are all covered keeping your guests happy to listen, socialise and dance! With our offers, you can walk down the aisle to your favourite song, sung especially for you. Have live piano and vocals during your wedding breakfast, or a cool acoustic set during your evening drinks. The band even offer a DJ at a reduced rate to perfectly finish your evening. Why Choose Us For Your Big Day? Live music has never been more popular! With both male and female vocals, Miles Harlem offers a huge collection of your favourite soulful party songs in a current and fresh way! The band can also offer an ACOUSTIC DUO, TRIO, LIVE PIANO, or LIVE PIANO AND VOCALS for your wedding breakfast or ceremony as an addition to your wedding package, or for something a little different during the evening. Be confident in booking Miles Harlem for your function, knowing you are booking professional musicians with decades of experience between them. ​

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Genres:
Covers, Pop, Motown, R&B, Disco, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Easy listening, Light music
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party
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Song list

The following is a sample of our extensive repertoire. Contact us for more information regarding our setlists!
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
All Night Long - Mary J Blige
American Boy - Estelle
Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Crazy - Cee Lo Green
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Don't Let Go - En Vogue
Empire State Of Mind - Alicia Keys
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Gimmie Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group
Good Times - Chic
Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Shot The Sherrif - Bob Marley
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
It Takes Two - Rod Stewart
Kiss - Tom Jones
Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle
Lets Stay Together - Al Green
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Mercy - Duffy
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
My First Me Last - Barry White
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Nutbush - Tina Turner
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Rather Be - Jess Glynne
Rock With You - MJ
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
She Wants To Move - N.E.R.D
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Spotlight - Jennifer Hudson
Suit And Tie - Justin Timberlake
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Take Another Piece Of My Heart - Dusty Springfield
The Way You Make Me Feel - MJ
To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Customer questions

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-auditioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band, our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.

Do you have different line-up options?

The band can also offer an Acoustic Duo, Trio, Live Piano, or Live Piano & Vocals for your wedding breakfast or ceremony as an addition to your wedding package or to create a different atmosphere during the evening.

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run-up to the event just let us know.

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

Our break is usually 20-30 minutes long, and we include playing music via an iPod to keep the atmosphere going. You may provide your music if you prefer. We also offer a DJ set after the band's performance at a small extra cost.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually arrive 1.5 hours in advance to set up for the evening entertainment though this does depend on how easy it is to access the performance room and stage area.

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

We encourage sharing preferences, and we'll play as many songs as you like as possible. However, our priority is putting together a performance that allows keeping the party moving. Over the years, we have realised that many of our favourite songs don't work as well as others in a live situation!

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

All quotes include the band's transport costs and sound system and lighting supply.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We strongly encourage you to give us your preferences and favourite songs from our current repertoire list. However, we strongly advise against picking tracks and arranging entire setlists due to the quite specific way in which we put together our performances. We will, however, add as many of the ones you like in as possible.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1950
Up to 2 hours£1950
Up to 3 hours£2500
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Jenny B
1 year ago, for a Private event in United Kingdom
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5 out of 5

Loved these guys! They were really good. Totally fitted the mood of the evening too!

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Damian
1 year ago, for a Private event in United Kingdom
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5 out of 5

One of the best live bands I've seen in a long time ... These guys are AWESOME!

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