Musicians

Cocktail Bar Pianists to violinists at dinner services, We can provide top quality musicians for your events. Showbands for weddings/parties/occasions, Sophisticated Entertainment will cater to your needs. 

Alyona Divas - Singing Pianist 

Alyona Divas is an International singing pianist, born in Moscow. 

She specialises in vocal styles of smooth jazz, soul & r’n’b whilst accompanying herself on piano. Alyona is a beautiful artist whose talents are endless, she has a repertoire with over 1000 songs in 8 different languages English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, German & Arabic, perfect for a bespoke function or event. 

Alyona is a highly sought after performer who has performed in many 5* hotels, restaurants, casinos and weddings across the world! She has just returned home from touring out in the Middle East & Asia. 

Alyona will bring class, sophistication & style to your event! 

Limousine - Function Band

Limousine are one of London’s most exciting cover bands known for mixing songs in a slick DJ style, keeping it fresh and organic with live instruments.

Their exciting performance ensures people dance to all their favourites whether they're classics or today's chart-toppers without long gaps in between.

Limousine consists of top professional musicians who also play for various high profile artists. Whilst rehearsing for

 a major tour of the U.K. the Limousine line-up solidified and they have been gigging together ever since.

They can perform as either a basic 4 piece, or full 8 piece band including a horn section. They are available to hire for weddings, private functions, corporate events, bar & club residencies and 1-3 week contracts abroad.

Tailoring to your needs is one of our priorities. As a simple example, a package Limousine can provide includes 3x45 minute sets of high energy live music, with sound and lighting equipment (if required).

 

We take requests and offer advice on suitable songs to fit the event and mood, and will also provide playlist music between sets.

Danny Joseph

Danny Joseph is a friendly and loveable pianist and singer, perfect for creating a warm and personable atmosphere. 

Originally from Oxford where he grew up learning the organ in his local village, Danny moved to London to pursue his passion for music and theatre. He has worked in the theatre and film/TV industry as a Musical Director, Actor and Musician.

Danny is a flexible musician and can work with you to create the perfect set to suit your needs, whether it is relaxed background piano music to jazzy Gershwin classics to pop favourites! 

 

You are guaranteed a wonderful evening of entertainment and fun with the fabulous Danny Joseph 

Pizza Connection

Meet Pizza Connection, our amazing percussion band. 

Perfect for all events and occasions, Let pizza Connection wow your guests with an act like they have never seen before! Perfect for a wedding or high end function, Let us bring the elegance, class and sophistication to your event with this incredible group, If you have a certain style or genre you are after, that’s no problem with our bespoke packages and versatile artists we can tailor make your creation especially for your event! 

 

Performers & Instruments : 

Aurora Rays: Vox and Lyrics;

Massimo Orselli: Percussionist:

Francesco Minutello: Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Trombone;

Mattia Dalla Pozza: Tenor Sax;

Giovanni Masiero: Baritone Sax;

Patrick Clahar: Tenor Sax;

Emiliano Pari: Keyboard;

Enrico Casarotto: Guitar;

Andrea Ghion: Bass;

Luca Colussi: Drums;

Las Adelitas

Formed in London in 2013 this unique band was born out of the desire to shatter stereotypes within this traditionally male-dominated genre.

 

A 7- piece band originally from Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and the U.K they are the only female Mariachi band in Europe. 

 

In July 2018, they played at the Women’s Mariachi Festival in L.A, California where they shared the stage with twice Grammy award-winning Mariachi Divas, received a standing ovation, and were interviewed and played live on both Univision and Telemundo TV channels, as well as featured in countless publications such as El Diario New York, WAPA the Spanish beauty magazine, EFE, ADN40 Mexico, El Plural.com, El Milenio- Mexico, El Confidencial- Spain, La Opinion- Los Angeles.

 

Other past clients/ venues include the Mexican & U.S Embassies in London, the British Museum, the Victoria & Albert museum, IKEA, Disney, the British Library, the Camden Roundhouse. 

 

They serenaded Salma Hayek at her private birthday celebration in London in September 2019 and have also played for pop star Sophie Ellis Bextor.

They played for the opening of the Arcade Fire concerts in London’s Earls Court.

 

Each member is a fantastic instrumentalist, and there are no less than three lead vocalists, all with the vocal power and clarity expected from any serious mariachi band. 

 

The Mariachi classics are included in their repertoire, plus beautiful arrangements of well-known songs including classics in English arranged in an authentic mariachi style, which makes the band unique and versatile.

 

Their outfits and instruments are sourced from Mexico.

London Street Band

With vocalist, sousaphone, trombone, trumpet, saxophone and drums, the London Street Band fuses the foot tapping feel of a New Orleans street band with some of the most popular chart hits from the 20th and 21st century. Bringing together the best brass musicians in London, with a wealth of experience from a wide range of genres, London Street Band is cooking on gas, and their sole mission is to entertain!

 

The London Street Band is a refreshing alternative to the traditional party band, and will add a unique touch to your event. In addition to the modern repertoire, this versatile ensemble can also perform traditional New Orleans instrumental music for a lighter situation. We also offer an Oompah act, especially popular for Oktoberfest events and a unique Christmas act, guaranteed to bring a special sparkle to a Christmas event.

 

Members of the London Street Band have worked with countless artists such as Olly Murs, Rag n Bone Man, Jamiroquai, Incognito, Level 42, All Saints, Spice Girls, Peter Andre, Odyssey, Omar, Lemar, Lizzie Emeh, Yolanda Brown, Martha Reeves, Take That, Clark Tracey, the James Taylor Quartet, Pasadena Roof Orchestra,  Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Nick Ross Orchestra as well as performing regularly in West End and touring shows.

Sahara

Sahara is one of the most exclusive and innovative electric string quartets in London. Being the first female string group to incorporate saxophone into the traditional string quartet format, Sahara continues to change the way classical music is perceived.  With a love for classical and popular music, the string quartet produces fun up-tempo arrangements of popular and classical music, combined with breath-taking and high-impact live performances.

Inspired by the likes of Vitamin String QuartetBond Electric String Quartet and Electric Violinist Vanessa Mae, this all female string group with saxophonist Sarah Louise Ings, plays an exciting and boundary-breaking mix of classical, pop and tango music. Paving their own unique path in the world of classical crossover music, Sahara have created a signature choreographed show taking audiences on a hypnotic journey from the famous Bach Tocatta and Fugue and Palladio, to Sahara’s Tango and Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Their success has seen them evolve to bring fans many different facets to their genre-defying live shows. This innovative and unrestricted approach allows them to perform as a string ensemble with saxophone, a high impact choreographed string show and even alongside rehearsed DJ Club sets performing remixes of originals and other popular club hits

Sahara have opened Harrods, headlined worldwide on cruise ships and performed for royalty (Including Prince Charles & Prince of India) 

Trained at London’s leading music colleges the girls can be spotted on TV performing alongside Muse, Katie Melua, Pink, Rhianna, Plan B, Tinie Tempah and Robbie Williams.

Phil Short

Phil Short is a Fantastic singer/guitarist, playing a wonderful, eclectic mix of stripped-back, acoustic songs, perfect for any occasion.

 

Based in South London, UK, Phil has performed all over the UK and abroad, at prestigious venues such as London Hilton Park Lane, Leeds Castle, Brands Hatch, Castle Howard and The National Indoor Arena, and for many well-known clients such as Virgin Atlantic, John Lewis, Heineken and NATO. 

 

As well as being the lead singer/guitarist with a top UK function band, and performing on national tours in a number of theatre shows, Phil is also a singer/songwriter and music producer.

 

With "Phil Short Acoustic", Phil brings a wonderful, eclectic mix of stripped-back acoustic rock and pop songs, perfect for any occasion, from toe-tapping background music to full-on, foot-stomping singalongs! 

 

Featuring songs by: The Beatles, Ed Sheeran, George Michael, Bryan Adams, Oasis, Elton John, George Ezra, The Eagles, The Kinks, Green Day, The Black Keys, The Killers...plus many more...!

 

Phil is available as a solo act, or in a duo. He is also available with a full band.

Paul - Saxophonist 

Paul has been performing as a professional saxophonist since 2010. He moved to London in 2012, to further his studies in Music Performance & Production at London Centre of Contemporary Music (LCCM).

During his career Paul has performed all over the globe including; The Caribbean, Malta, Turkey, Tunisia, Germany, Italy, UK & many more.

As a session musician Paul has a vast experience in studio sessions, working with a number of bands and performing live with function/party bands, jazz bands, big bands and orchestras.

Paul's performances include; Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Big Band Brothers, Black Hat Band, Ruby & the Rhythms, MK & the Misters (to mention a few!) Paul is also a band leader and manager for one of London's top Party Bands, MK & the Misters.

 

Paul is one of the most sought-after saxophonists in London; entertaining crowds at corporate events, night clubs, weddings and parties.

MK & The Misters 

MK & the Misters, is an Award Winning band, recognised as the Best London Party Band for 2019.

 

A collection of some of London's top musicians that came together to embark on this musical journey and create the UK's finest party band. With years of experience and performances all over the globe, this 6 to 10 piece party band can offer a phenomenal musical journey for any event. From a solo musician, duo, bands, DJ and sax or DJ, sax and bongos; we have got your event covered.

 

As a band we have performed at some amazing events for companies like Warner Brothers, Apprenticeship Awards 2019, Natural History Museum and many more.

Every member of this extraordinary band is a sensational musician and high quality performer in their own right, with thousands of performances under their belt. Young, energetic and fresh, this band is fronted by two of the youngest and most talented lead vocalists, with their own and unique vocal range and tone, that allows the band to perform exquisite interpretations of songs, from old to current hits and club classics.

These fascinating musicians, all carry a bachelors or masters degree in music, from prestigious universities like Guildhall, LCCM, BIMM and ICMP. This gave them the opportunity, as individuals, to perform with various prestigious artists and a number of west end shows. Combined together as a band, these musicians will set the bar high and perform like there is no tomorrow

Southside Fizz

1920's go pop! Stunning renditions of your favourite top 40 chart tracks in a 1920's classy style, performed by world-touring, top of their game musicians. The band have been on incredible music journeys, both together and individually. Performing around the world in the greatest cities such as London, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Nice and New York and at venues such as The Shard and Michelin Star restaurants around London. The musicians have worked  for artists such as Peter Andre, Shakin’ Stevens & Ollie Murs. Be ready to add instant class and sophistication to your event with these guys & sing along to the greatest songs, old a new.

Southside Outside

Our amazing band Southside Fizz, are also available for all outdoor performances as well as inside which you can see above. 

With new regulations and gathering's outside being allowed to have more people, why not bring the party outside! 

Full band, trio or duo this versatile band can be created bespoke to fit your event. 

They also perform beautiful background music & Instrumental set's

 

1920's go pop! Stunning renditions of your favourite top 40 chart tracks in a 1920's classy style, performed by world-touring, top of their game musicians. The band have been on incredible music journeys, both together and individually. Performing around the world in the greatest cities such as London, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Nice and New York and at venues such as The Shard and Michelin Star restaurants around London. The musicians have worked  for artists such as Peter Andre, Shakin’ Stevens & Ollie Murs. Be ready to add instant class and sophistication to your event with these guys & sing along to the greatest songs, old a new.

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