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About Shari

A singer with a simultaneously smooth and raw vocal; digging down for truth, reaching high for hope, delivering songs with real soul...
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Based in the South East of England and available throughout the UK and Europe, Shari & The Super Small Orchestra of Jazz & Soul provide the perfect live entertainment for all styles of event including corporate functions, weddings, parties, celebrations, breakfast and drinks receptions and bar events. Shari and her band bring a variety of covers, standards and original tunes by day or by night to ensure your function is nothing short of super sizzling, spectacular and simply spot on. Whether you want your guests up and dancing, seated and singing along or simply basking in the warmth of mellow background music whilst dining, this band will always bring that special, classic touch through Jazz and Soul music, whatever the size of your venue. Shari, an accomplished singer-songwriter, performs with various line ups of the bands’ full ensemble which includes drums, double or electric bass guitar, piano and vintage keyboard sounds, electric jazz guitar, a solo saxophone, trumpet, or a brilliant brass section; and thanks to their unique sound and versatility, the band are available as a duo, trio, four, five or six piece ensemble. The bands’ set list contains a mix of cool and dynamic songs by great artists such as Etta James, James Brown, Doris Day, Eartha Kitt, Otis Redding, Ella Fitzgerald, Al Green, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone and Frank Sinatra...to name just a few. Also in the bands’ repertoire are songs by world renowned, contemporary performers such as Norah Jones and Amy Winehouse. But whoever the artist and whichever the song or the occasion, Shari will bring a simultaneously deep and high, smooth and raw vocal that digs down for the truth and reaches high for the hope and always delivers the emotion to match the lyrics in the song. Shari & The Super Small Orchestra of Jazz & Soul are available for live music entertainment, all your requests and ultimately, for your pleasure.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Easy listening, Light music
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, Arranger, Actor, Singing teaching
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Song list

Shari's Repertoire:
Jazz, Soul, Blues & Pop: Uptempo or Easy Listening:
01. All Of Me  Billie Holliday
02. At Last Etta James
03. Black Coffee Sarah Vaughan
04. Blue Skies Dinah Washington
05. Boy From Ipanema Diana Krall
06. How Insensitive Stacey Kent
07. It Had To Be You Harry Connick Jr
08. Loverman Etta James
09. My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone
10. One For My Baby One More For The Road Frank Sinatra
11. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise Abbey Lincoln
12. Summertime Julie London
13. Sunday Kinda Love Etta James
14. Unforgettable Nat King Cole
15. Wake Up Alone Amy Winehouse
16. What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
17. When I Fall In Love Nat King Cole
18. Wild Is The Wind Nina Simone
19. Willow Weep For Me Billie Holliday
20. Night And Day Frank Sinatra
21. Beautiful Love - Anita  O Day
22. There Will Never Be Another You Chet Baker
23. All The Things You Are Ella Fitzgerald
24. How Deep Is The Ocean Peggy Lee
25. Body and Soul Billie Holliday
26. Just Friends Chet Baker
27. Moon River Louis Armstrong
28. Take The A Train Ella Fitzgerald
29. You Don't Know What Love Is Chet Baker
30.  Recado Bossa Nova/The Gift Eydie Gorme
31. Again
32. Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
33. Round Midnight
34. So Nice
35. Blue Bossa
36. Steppin Out With My Baby - Doris Day
37. Sway
38. Fly Me To The Moon
39. Fever
40. American Boy Estelle
41. Happy- Pharell Willians
42. I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
43. Midnight At The Oasis - The Brand New Heavies
44. Rock With You - Michael Jackson
45. You Are The Best Thing - Ray Lamontagne
46. Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
47. Let's Stay Together - Al Green
48. I Feel Good - James Brown
49. Lady Marmalade  - Mary Nelson
50. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
51. Aint No Sunshine
52. Baby I Wanna Be Loved - Solomon Burke
53. Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
54. I Can't Stand The Rain - Anne Peebles
55. Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
56. Stand By Me - BBKing
57. You Send Me
New Years Eve:
58. Auld Lang Syne


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Ian G, 2 years ago

Shari & The Orchestra Of Jazz & Soul are - Professional - 5 stars Communicative and Friendly - 5 stars Punctual - 5 stars

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David B, 3 years ago

An excellent singer and band - great entertainment for the entire evening! Would definitely recommend them for any event!

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