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The Society Trio

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About The Society Trio

The Society Trio is a brilliant and unique jazz trio performing pop, blues, standards, rock, and soul tunes with vocals, trombone and keys!
Jazz band
Newcastle upon Tyne
Public liability insurance of £1 million

The Society Trio is a unique jazz-based group performing music from all eras and styles in a cocktail lounge/jazz style. They are from the mind of Las Vegas music veteran Jason Holcomb, best known for his work with Matt Goss (of Bros fame), Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and the Motown recording group The O'Jays.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, Blues, Jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Cabaret, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Gospel, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, R&B, Vintage, Top 40, Soul, Pop rock, 1990s era music
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Moon Dance
Under my Skin
Toxic
Georgia on my Mind
Summertime
Route 66
Mr. Big Stuff
I Want You Back
Hard to Handle
Signed Sealed Delivered
Miss You
I Heard it Through the Grapevine
Son of a Preacher Man
Lady Marmalade
Should I Stay or Should I Go
I Feel Good
Get Back
The Letter
Jailhouse Rock
Ain't nothing but a hound dog
Just The Two of Us
Another Little Piece of my Heart
Teenage Kicks
Walking on Sunshine
Happy
Don't Look Back in Anger
Everybody
Superstition
Bang a Gong
I'm Coming Out
Don't get around much Anymore
Ain't nobody
Crazy
isn't she lovely
Natural Woman
Pack Up
Feel like making love
Fever
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our audiences generally love the entertaining nature of our show and our musicianship. We are a unique musical act unlike any other band. In addition, we are consummate professionals and deliver the highest quality service.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Nearly every venue in the Northeast of England. We have performed at The Sage Gateshead as an example, as well as in most event spaces including Lumley Castle, The Vermont Hotel, Rockcliffe Hall. We also have performed in various residencies including Tiger Hornsby on the Newcastle Quayside. We currently perform regularly at Colonel Porters Rum Emporium.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Lady Gaga, Herbie Hancock, Amy Winehouse, Frank Sinatra, James Brown

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Individually, we've performed at the highest level of the music business with artist such as Sting, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The O'Jays, and Leona Lewis. In terms of venues, again the most high profile in the business including The Royal Albert Hall and The Hollywood Bowl.

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

The answer is most likely yes! We are a set band and unless something unforeseen happens the line up will be as it is in the video including our wonderful singer!

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes we do...our options are currently as a trio with vocals, keys, and trombone. We can also offer a 4 piece with added percussion.

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

If you timings need to change please get in touch as soon as possible and we will do our best to accommodate.

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

We always play recorded music immediately before our show, between sets and for 30 minutes after our show ends. We are not DJ's so cannot offer this service as such but do play background music as mentioned above.

How much time do you need to set up?

Our set up takes approximately 1 hour.

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

Yes of course!

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

All of our equipment is definitely included in the quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We can learn/arrange songs for you before the event. These requests need to be 4 weeks before your event and add an additional £60 per song to the overall cost.

Reviews

From customers:

Victoria H, 4 years ago

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the fantastic music last night - everyone commented on the music and how good you all were.

Gary W, 4 years ago

You all were fabulous! Thank you so so much. A great party!