Basie Beats

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Basie Beats
in Brief:

  • 5 Piece Band
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar, Sax, Drums, Double Bass
  • Highly experienced musicians
  • Jazz, Swing, Vintage, Pop, PMJ, Bolero, Latin Jazz
  • London based band happy to travel nationwide
  • 2x50 minute sets of live music
  • Playlist DJ Service Included As Standard
  • Happy to learn first dance and up to 3 requests
  • High quality and fully PAT tested PA system
  • Add Solo, Duo, Trio and Quartet Acoustic Sets
  • Glowing references from many happy clients

Basie Beats
Biography:

Suave, cool, and sophisticated, Basie Beats are a glitzy 5-piece band who'll introduce your guests to jazz, swing, and vintage songs in a performance that will be remembered for years to come!

With glamorous renditions of jazz, swing, vintage, Postmodern Jukebox, Bolero, Latin jazz, Cuban songs, and modern pop music in a vintage style, Basie Beats balance exquisite lead vocals, mellow guitar, enchanting saxophone, bright drums and toe-tapping double bass for an unrivalled sound in every performance.

Blending jazz and swing from the 20s to the 40s, Postmodern Jukebox style remixes of classic pop songs, and exotic, vintage Cuban songs, Boleros, Bossa Nova and Latin Jazz, Basie Beats' repertoire is a sumptuous cocktail of styles perfect for 1920s and 30s themed events, indulgent Great Gatsby gatherings, and vintage-styled parties, weddings and corporate functions.

Basie Beats alow you to customise their line-up and performance style; from a slick duo to the standard swinging five-piece band, there are options to shift their style from sophisticated background music to upbeat sets perfect for energetic parties.

Members of the band hail from the UK, Italy and Catalonia, all united by a passion for hot-blooded Latin jazz and smooth vintage swing. They've performed at venues across the country, including Cambridge University and Hanbury Manor.

Basie Beats will learn your first dance or a special request plus three more live special requests all as part of your evening's entertainment. To ensure there are no awkward silences, playlists are provided in between sets as standard, and Basie Beats come self contained with a PA suitable for up to 150 guests.

There are lots of optional extras for those who want to add even more to Basie Beat's already spectacular performance! If you want to sing a song with the band, extend the performance by an extra 45 minutes, add an acoustic duo performance, a trio performance, an acoustic solo Spanish guitar set or a jazz quartet performance, simply include this in your enquiry!

For a vintage themed event like no other, get in touch with the Entertainment Nation team today and secure Basie Beats for your event!

Basie Beats
Repertoire:

  • JAZZ AND SWING
  • LATIN JAZZ - BOSSA NOVA, SAMBA, TANGOS, BOLEROS, C
  • POP IN A JAZZY STYLE AND ELECTRO SWING
JAZZ AND SWING
All of me – Gerald Marks
At last – Harry Warren
Autumn leaves – Joseph Kosma
Bei Mir Bist Du Shein - Klezmer
Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Ray / Prince
Cheek to cheek – Irving Berlin
Choo choo cha boogie – Horton/Darling/Gabler
Close your eyes – Bernice Petkere
De-lovely – Cole Porter
Dream a little dream of me – Schwendt-Andre-Kahn
Fly me to the moon – Bart Howard
How do you like your eggs in the morning?
Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
I Could Have Danced all Night – Frederick Loewe
I Get a kick out of you – Cole Porter
I Got Rhythm – G. Gershwin
It Had to be You - Isham Jones
I Wanna be like you / King of the Swingers – Louis PrimaI've Got the World on a String – Harold Arlen
I've Got You Under My Skin – Cole Porter
Just You, Just Me – Jesse Greer
L-O-V-E – Milt Gabler
Lullaby of a Birdland – George Shearing
Misty – Erroll Garner
Moondance – Van Morrison
My favourite things – Rodgers/Hammerstein
My baby just cares for me – Walter Donaldson/Gus Kahn
On the Sunny Side of the Street – Jimmy McHugh
On the Street where you live – Frederick Loewe
Orange Coloured Sky – DeLugg / Stein
Puttin on the Ritz – Irvin Berlin
Sing, Sing, Sing – Louis Prima
Steppin out with my baby – Irvin Berlin
Summertime – G.Gershwin
Sweet Georgia Brown – Pinkard/ Casey/ Bernie
There is No Greater Love – Isham Jones
Why Don’t You Do Right? - Kansas/ Joe McCoy
When I Get low I Get high – Marion Sunshine
LATIN JAZZ - BOSSA NOVA, SAMBA, TANGOS, BOLEROS, C
Amado mio – Pink Martini
Bésame mucho – Consuelo Velazques
Blue bossa – Kenny Dorham
Caravan – Duke Ellington
Chan chan – Compay Segudo
Che cos'e' L'amor – Vinicio Capossella
Corcovado – Antonio Carlos Jobim
Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim
Dos Gardenias – Isolina Carrillo/ Buena Vista Social Club
Felicidade – Antonio Carlos Jobim
Girl from Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Historia de un amor – Luis Miguel
How insensitive – Antonio Carlos Jobim
La Cumparsita – Carlos GardelLet's Never Stop Falling in Love – Pink Martini
Lágrimas Negras - Compay Segudo
Mas Que Nada – Jorge Ben
Meglio Stasera – Henry Mancini
One Note Samba - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
Perfidia – Albero Dominguez
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps – Farres/Davis
Por Una Cabeza – Carlos Gardel
So nice (Summer samba) – Marco Valles
So Many Stars – Sergio Mendez
Sway – Ruiz/Gimbel
Tico tico – Zequinha Abreu
Una Notte a Napoli – Pink Martini
Waters of March - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
POP IN A JAZZY STYLE AND ELECTRO SWING
A Night Like This - Caro Emerald
All About That Bass - Megan Tailor
Back it up - Caro Emerald
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson
Careless Whisper - George Micheal
Creep - RadioheadGet Lucky - Daft Punk
That Man - Caro Emerald
Liquid Lunch - Caro Emerald
Love Fool - Sixpence none the richer
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Oops I Did it Again - Britney
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
That Man - Caro Emerald
Upside Down - Paloma Faith

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5 Piece Band: Female Lead Vocals, Guitar, Double Bass, Sax and Drums
Prices are based on a 5pm or later arrival and Midnight finish, including 2x50 minute sets of live performance. Approximately 30-60 minutes are required for the act to set up and sound check (depending on access to the performance area).
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Basie Beats
Reviews:

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"Love these guys. They were recommended by my daughter's singing teacher and were the icing on the cake. I loved their repertoire. Sleeky sultry smooth cool jazz played unobtrusively whilst we all basked in the sunshine. She has a lovely range ably supported by guitar and saxophone. I have no hesitation in recommending them. Wishing you every success !! 10/10"
Live Band Review
"Dear Basie Beats gorgeous band! You were absolutely marvellous at our party at home and how everyone has been raving about you since then. Everyone commented on your unique trans-generational appeal. You are loved by all! Thank you so so much!! And you allowed our daughter to improvise with you - it was marvellous. :)'
Party Band Review
"We hired Homerton college for a dinner venue and were lucky to have Basie Beats perform for our clients. From the beginning they were very professional to deal with and performed beautiful sets ideal as a background jazz music. Our guests were complimenting the group and especially Heather's singing voice. We had an international group and some of our Spanish customers loved Spanish songs. Definitely recommend! 10/10"
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