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About Sound Express band
The Sound Express band is a high energy, versatile and super professional band, performing a huge range of classic and current hits.
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This act has been working with Encore for over 4 years
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Christmas, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Pop, Funk rock, R&B, Funk, Motown, Disco, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Rock, Classic rock, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, World music, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Cuban music, Latin, Salsa, Samba, Spanish music, Reggae, Italian music
Function band, Pop trio, Jazz trio, Latin jazz band, Jazz band, Cover band, Disco & Funk band, Pop band, Party band, Festival band, Rock band, Soul & Motown band, Rock n roll band, Wedding band, Cuban band, 1960s era tribute band, 1970s era tribute band, 1990s era tribute band, 2000s era tribute band
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
My Girl - The Temptations
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Living for the City - Stevie Wonder
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
I Can’t Help it - Michael Jackson
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Sunny - Boney M
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Way - Fran Sinatra
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
American Boy - Estelle
Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
I Feel Good - James Brown
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Sitting on the Dock - Otis Redding
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Blame It On the Boogie - The Jacksons
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Hotel California - The Eagles
At Last - Etta James
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Sway - Dean Martin
I Just Wanna Make Love to You - Etta James
Something’s Gotta Hold On Me - Etta James
Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
I Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Light My Fire - The Doors
Englishman In NY - Sting
Fever - Peggy Lee
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Stand by me - Ben E King
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
I'd rather go blind - Etta James
These Boots Are Made for Walking - Nancy Sinatra
L.O.V.E - Joss Stone
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Come Together - The Beatles
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Love On Top - Beyoncé
Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
Kiss – Prince
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers
Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
River Deep Mountain High - Tina Turner
Livin La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Use Me - Bill Withers
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones
I Put a Spell on You - Nina Simone
Running on Faith - Eric Clapton
Piece Of My Heart - Janis Joplin
All of Me – John Legend
Imagine – John Lennon
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Wonderwall - Oasis
Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
Let's Get Loud – Jennifer Lopez
Umbrella - Rihanna
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Attention - Charlie Puth
Budapest - George Ezra
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Gloria Gaynor
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Havana - Camila Cabello
Help - The Beatles
I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
No One - Alicia Keys
Le Freak - Chic
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Wish I Didn’t Miss You - Angie Stone
I Know You Know - Esperanza Spalding
You’ve Got The Love - Chaka Khan
Price Tag - Jessie J
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Gravity - John Mayer
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Titanium - Sia
Fly Me to the Moon - Howard
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Route 66 - Eva Cassidy
Summertime - Gershwin
Night and Day - Cole Porter
Girl From Ipanema - Jobim, DeMoraes, Gimbel
Body and Soul - Green, Heyman, Sour, Eyton
It Don't Mean A Thing - Ellington, Mills
What Is This Thing Called love? - Cole Porter
Basin Street Blues - Spencer Williams / Ella F.
Mack The Knife - Weill Brecht / Ella Fitzgerald
My Heart Belongs To Daddy - Cole Porter
I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Cole Porter (Bb)
Beautiful Love - Young, Alstyne & Gillespie (Cm)
P.S. I Love You - Gordon Jenkins (Bb)
These Foolish Things - Strachey / Billie Holiday (C)
Dream A Little Dream of Me - Schwendt, Kahn/E.F
Cry Me A River - Hamilton / E. Fitzgerald
Stormy Weather - H. Arlen
They Can’t Take That Away From Me - Gershwin
I Wanna Be Like You (Jungle Book) swing
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
Nobody Knows When You’re Down - Bessie Smith
Agua de Beber - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Tres Palabras - Osvaldo Ferrès
Guantanamera - José Fernández Díaz
Besame Mucho - Consuelo Velázquez
Bamboleo - Celia Cruz
La Flaca - Jarabe de Palo
La Bamba - Los Lobos
Quizás, quizás, quizás - Osvaldo Farrés
Quién Será / Sway- Ruiz Gimbel
La Vida Es Un Carnaval - Celia Cruz
Conga - Gloria Estefan
Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney
Via Con Me - Paolo Conte
Volare - Domenico Modugno
Tintarella di Luna - Mina
Quando quando quando - Tony Renis
Buona Sera - Dean Martin
Corazon espinado - Santana
La camisa negra - Juanes
Yo Viviré / I Will Survive - Celia Cruz
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da - Celia Cruz
Se Me Olvido Otra Vez - Mana
Vivir mi vida -Marc Anthony
Eres Para Mí - Julieta Venegas
Bailando - Enrique Iglesias
Whenever Wherever - Shakira
Last Christmas- Wham!
All I Want For Christmas Is You- Mariah Carey
We wish you a merry Christmas
Let it snow
Feliz Navidad (I wanna wish you a merry Christmas)
Santa Baby- Michael Buble
Blue Christmas- Michael Buble
Winter wonderland- Michael Buble
Santa Claus is coming to town- Michael Buble
Holy holy Christmas- Michael Buble
Cold December night - Michael Buble
The First Noël- Frank Sinatra
O Little Town of Bethlehem- Nat King Cole
All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth- Nat King Cole
What do your clients love most about your performances?
The band's high energy and versatility and our very impressive singer and front woman, who is a natural-born, fearless performer. We interact with the audience from the first to the last song and read the crowds and environments really well so we are able to please and delight all sorts of crowds.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Quaglinos (Mayfair, London) Revolucion de Cuba, Southampton Revolucion de Cuba, Reading Revolucion de Cuba, Bristol MNKY-HSE, Mayfair, London
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Muse, Chuck Berry, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Beyonce, Etta James, Adele, and so on!
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
National Spanish TV (Voice contest) Private show at MNKY-HSE for a huge corporate party.
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 musicians of our absolute trust, 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?
Our line-up options are as follows: - Duo: Vocals and keyboards OR guitar. - Trio: Vocals plus keyboards and drums - Quartet: bass, drums, guitar OR keyboards and vocals - Quintet: bass, drums, guitar, keyboards and vocals
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?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Of course, you can! Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, 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?
Our PA and lighting system are included in our quote for events with up to 200 guests.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Of course, we can! We take up to 3 requests free of charge. We love requests as they help us to keep on making our track list bigger!
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
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