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 

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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;

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.
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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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The Gentleman Rogues 

The Gentleman Rogues, 5 piece Postmodern Jukebox style party band! Covering all of your favourite modern day songs in a beautiful old fashioned classy, sophisticated style.

Bespoke setlists available to ensure your personal favourites are not being missed!

The Gentleman Rogues band consists of, 

Drums

Keys 

Double bass

Sax

Vocals

 

Let The Gentleman Rogues bring the ultimate style to your event & occasion! Also perfect for weddings! 

Chelsie & Nicole 

"A Night At The Musicals"

Chelsie & Nicole have joined forces to create the ultimate piano and vocal duo, perfect to suit any event wedding or gathering. 

Both Chelsie & Nicole have been working as professionals within the entertainment industry for the last 6 years, and their experience of performing at varied venues across the country makes the duo incredibly versatile. 

 

They offer a wide range of music options, such as romantic wedding ceremony music, gentle sets for relaxed restaurants or upbeat singalong hits to give your guests a live experience they will never forget! 

 

The duo also offer themed music packages. Whether you want live renditions of your favourite musical, Disney or movie songs, the duo work with all themes from ABBA, to Frozen, to The Greatest Showman- perfect for themed afternoon teas or events!

 

From jazz to pop to elegant classics, the duo are sure to tailor the perfect soundtrack for you and your guests. 

Jazzabelles Band

We are The Jazzabelles, a vintage three part, female, close harmony group based in the North West. We are three authentic northern women with bags of personality who always deliver intricate vocals, clever choreography and stunning costumes. 

 

Individually we are all accomplished performers who have vast experience across the board from theatre to television having made appearances on ITV, BBC, and E4 including backing vocalists for The Sheridan Smith tour in 2017. As a group we have toured up and down the uk performing for ships, corporate events, festivals, wedding brunches and theatres. We take the style of the Andrew Sisters and add a postmodern ‘zing’ with a touch of Hollywood glamour. 

 

We tailor our set to suit bespoke performances if required, we have a wide range of musical genres in our repertoire whilst always channeling the retro glam style. From jazz, soul, blues, pop, swing and musical theatre the audience feels stimulated throughout the whole show. The girls are available as a high-impact retro harmony group who can perform two 30 minute sets, an hour set or two 45 minutes. The girls always produce a high class show, with dialogue, fabulous costumes, and unique vocals. 

 

Our shows include-

Gatsby 1920's themed show perfect for dinner dances and parties.

1940's retro Andrew sisters themed show perfect for vintage festivals.

And our classic jazzabelles set.

Petya - Pianist 

Petya is a wonderful Pianist who’s talents have taken her all over the world! She has worked in some of the most luxury hotels, onboard the most famous cruise ships & ferryboats in the world! 

Aswel as being a brilliant Pianist she also speaks fluent Bulgarian, English, Russian & Italian which makes her perfect for overseas contracts! 

As a versatile Pianist Petya can adapt her set lists to any event, from smooth background piano bar vibes to upbeat feel good party sets! 

She has a huge rep of music which is available for your viewing upon request. 

Sophisticated, Classy & Elegant! 

Boys Of Summer - Ultimate 80's 

Looking to host an 80’s themed party, or just looking for a fantastic 80’s band to play some of the era’s greatest hits at your next event? Then look no further than The Boys of Summer, who are sure to provide high-energy entertainment throughout your event, playing some classic tunes from the decade – perfect for anything from a school reunion, through to large corporate events, The Boys of Summer offer superb renditions of some of your favourite songs from the 1980s.Party The Night AwayYour guests are sure to be up on the dance floor all night long, as The Boys of Summer bring you some of the very best music the decade has to offer. Our band are capable of playingNew Romantics, Synth pop, Techno, Rock and Pop anthems which are guaranteed to get the whole venue up on their feet.The Boys of Summer are renowned for having one of the largest and most diverse repertoires in the business thanks to years of experience providing 1st class entertainment to clients around the world.If you have a particular playlist in mind for your event, please don’t hesitate to let our team know. We take great pride in ensuring that each and every one of our clients’ needs are met and are more than happy to accommodate any song requests you may have from the 80’s.

90's Rewind

Armed with a huge repertoire and bags of enthusiasm 90's Rewind are guaranteed to bring the party to any event. Combined with years of success in the private and corporate industry 90's rewind perfectly reproduce the biggest and best dance hits of the nineties. Their super tight live sound combined high energy performances have  flown them all over the globe including many trips to the middle east, Europe and back home in the U.K. while individually the members of 90's rewind have supported and played alongside artists such as Nicole Scherzinger, Jessie J and Take That.90's rewind's extensive repertoire includes the greatest tracks from the biggest artists of the 90's, playing classics from the likes of Destiny's Child, Madonna, N'Sync, Blur ,and TLC through to Robin S, Oasis and Ce Ce Peniston. With soulful female vocals, incredible musicianship and extensive experience performing at weddings, corporate events and private functions around the world 90's. Rewind are THE only band to hire for your event.

DJ Alive

Planning an event and looking to party into the early hours of the morning? Look no furtherthan DJ LIVE for your evening entertainment! With years of experience performing in a widerange of venues across the world, DJ Live comes highly recommended to anyone who islooking to get their groove on throughout the evening.With extensive tours of France, Italy, Dubai, India and Abu Dhabi, the band come armed withan extensive repertoire, so don’t be afraid to put in a request, we will always do our very bestto accommodate it!DJ Live are extremely flexible when it comes to meeting our client's requirements, that’s whywe offer completely bespoke entertainment solutions based on your exact requirements and ahuge repertoire playing modern dance classics and popular club music throughout the ages,DJ Live have vast experience in getting any event rocking right from the off. So, if you’relooking for a band that is sure to have your guests talking about your event for months tocome, then look no further than DJ Live

Katy Jungmann - Female Sax Player

Katy is an experienced lyrical, international freelance female saxophonist.

Her particular love of Jazz, Funk, Bollywood and House music has allowed her to improvise alongside D.J's and fellow musicians across the world.

 

Katy regularly captivates audiences with her infectious energy in venues & festivals across the UK, but has also had the opportunity to play in Beach Clubs, with Dance Groups, on Boats & in Botanical Gardens. Across the globe in Cannes, Milan, Verona, Bologna & Sicily, Berlin, Poland & Portugal.

 

Katy can play a varied repertoire, from Motown, Jazz, Blues, Soul, Funk through to popular commercial, RnB Funky & Deep House and 'Ibiza style' Chill out lounge tracks.

 

To suit the event Katy tailors the set lists & is able to learn favourites on request.