The Darcy Gents are a suave jazz band who'll bring a debonair dose of masterly musicianship to your event. Consisting of tenor saxophone, guitar and piano or double bass, The Darcy Gents specialise in jazz, bossa nova, blues and Latin music that's perfect for drinks receptions, formal dinners, weddings, parties and corporate functions. You can effortlessly create a luxurious, elegant and smooth atmosphere for your event with The Darcy Gents.
With over 16 years' experience between them, this experienced collective includes some of the best jazz musicians in the UK. Members of the band graduated from top conservatoires including the Royal Academy and Guildhall and now play with the best jazz bands in the country.
The trio's sax player is a bandleader and composer who has featured on BBC Radio 2 and Jazz FM. He has released several albums and received great praise from the likes of Kenny Wheeler and Bob Mintzer. Meanwhile, The Darcy Gents' bassist graduated with a distinction from Guildhall and has performed across the UK and abroad at prestigious venues including the Barbican, the Royal Albert Hall, Cologne Philharmonic and at the Gulbenkian Grants Auditorium in Lisbon. Finally, the guitarist has mulitple appearances on the Jules Holland show to his name and featured on Jamie Cullum's last album with none other than Gregory Porter. Between them, their remarkable experience and love for performing has created a vibrant and authentic jazz trio who'll enhance the experience of every single guest at your event.
The Darcy Gents have a standard line-up of tenor sax, guitar and piano or double bass. You can upgrade this line-up to a quartet by adding drums or a vocalist. Their line-up can also be reduced to a duo by removing the double bass if you would prefer. The Darcy Gents' standard performance time is 2 x 45-minute sets.
Based in Bath, The Darcy Gents are available for hire throughout the South and the Midlands. These compelling musicians can be booked as a wedding jazz band, jazz party band and jazz band for corporate events.
This trio of top-class musicians are much sought after - book them before their diary fills up!