Manhatten Groove

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Manhatten Groove

MANHATTAN GROOVE BAND – A five / six-piece band 
MANHATTAN GROOVE DUO 
Swing, Latin & Jazz / Classic Pop 
 
Versatility is the strength of the band 
 
FUNCTION BAND 
A stylish mix of popular Swing & Jazz Standards from ‘The Great American Song Book’ for easy listening & dancing, normally associated with Michael Buble, Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole etc. A section of Trad Jazz. 
Glenn Miller hits. Smooth Jazz & Funky Latin.  
 
We can even include a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ style ballroom section. Classic Pop from the 60’s/70’s/80’s/90’s. 
 
JAZZ BAND 
Popular Swing and Jazz Favourites, vocals and instrumentals. 
Cool jazz arrangements of more contemporary songs which appeals to a wide mainstream audience as well as satisfying Jazz enthusiasts. 
 
MANHATTAN GROOVE DUO 
Carla Hendriks (vocals) and Paul Stiles (saxes/clarinet/flute) make for a winning combination with high quality, specially arranged and recorded accompaniment, where for a smaller gathering or just on a smaller budget, you can rely on the same first class level of performance and sound quality. 
 
We cater for occasions large and small, indoor and outdoors and can provide appropriate music to create the right atmosphere and ambiance for an event, whether it’s a black tie ball or a casual Jazz gathering. 
 
All programmes are tailored to suit the event and the client’s requirements and special requests. We also supply stage lighting. Our musicians are all accomplished, seasoned professionals from working in small combos, big bands and orchestras. 

Manhattan Groove Band line up: Carla Hendriks (vocals) with Piano, Bass, Drums, Sax doubling on Clarinet & Flute plus Trumpet doubling on Flugelhorn. Can be booked as: Six piece/five piece / or Duo to suit your event & budget. 

 

Mike Barns
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Mark Betteridge
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