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The Bop Boys

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About The Bop Boys

Experienced cardiff based jazz quintet perfect for dinner parties, background music, conferences, pubs, concerts, weddings and more!
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A jazz quintet guaranteed to add a special touch to your event! The musicians of The Bop Boys perform regularly together around the South Wales area and always curate a set list of standards fit for every occasion. Whether you want us for a wedding, dinner party or other occasion, we can provide the perfect balance of lively entertaining jazz and music to accompany the occasion. In addition to our quintet, we also provide the optional extra of a vocalist with the band if you wish. Take a look at our set list and pick your own standards, or allow us to compile one based on what we believe you'd enjoy.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Swing, Jazz, Latin jazz, Blues
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Concert, Charity event, Corporate event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Wedding proposal, Recording session, Theatre / Show
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Song list

A setlist from the Bop Boys can consist of any of the following standards, or any others upon request:
Afternoon In Paris
Alice In Wonderland
All Blues
All Of Me
All Of You
All The Things You Are
April In Paris
Au Privave
Autumn In New York
Autumn Leaves
Black Coffee
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Blue In Green
Blue Monk
Blue Train (Blue Trane)
Blues For Alice
Body And Soul
Boplicity (Be Bop Lives)
Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
Cotton Tail
Donna Lee
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
500 Miles High
(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
Freddie Freeloader
Giant Steps
The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)
God Bless' The Child
Have You Met Miss Jones?
How High The Moon
I Should Care
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
In A Mellow Tone
In A Sentimental Mood
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Lullaby Of Birdland
Maiden Voyage
Mr. P.C.
Moment's Notice
Mood Indigo
My Favorite Things
My Funny Valentine
Mysterious Traveller
Naima (Niema)
Nica's Dream
A Night In Tunisia
Night Train
Nostalgia In Times Square
Paper Doll
Reincarnation Of A Lovebird
Satin Doll
Scrapple From The Apple
So What
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Stella By Starlight
Take Five
Take The “A” Train
There Will Never Be Another You
Well You Needn't (It's Over Now)
When You Wish Upon A Star
Woodchopper's Ball
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, the standard line up comprises 5 musicians. We can add a singer too if you'd like.

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

As long as the major details like the venue and date stay the same, we can be as flexible as you want.

How much time do you need to set up?

Maximum of 1 hour, although we can usually do this in much less time.

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

Of course! Please see our given set list and pick any of your favourites. We always take requests so let us know we haven't already got on there and we can do our best to play it too.

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


Can you learn song requests before the event?

Let us know in advance if you like us to play any requests and we'll see what we can do for you.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£550
Up to 2 hours£650
Up to 3 hours£750


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Mark A, 1 year ago

Highly recommended group of talented, versatile musicians. Provided us with a great range of jazz, ideally suited for background music.

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Daniel B, 1 year ago

So impressed with these talented musicians - versatile and really accommodating, too! Fantastic live performance at Cardiff University Open Day. There is a genuine rapport between these guys and their personalities shine through. Would highly recommend!