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Bernard Wight Jazz & Swing
56 Packsaddle Way, Frome, Somerset  BA11 2RN
Tel: 01373 471106  Mobile: 0777 996 2049
E-mail: bernard@56packsaddle.net
We play mainstream jazz and swing - the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin etc.  Our usual line-up is trumpet, tenor sax, piano, bass and drums, together with female and male vocalists singing the songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra etc.  The size of the group can be varied from 3-6 players.  For dancing we play a very varied programme, adding some rhythm and blues, funk, jive and rock to our usual repertoire of jazz, swing, blues and Latin.  We are very experienced musicians, having played for a large number of weddings and parties.

Bradford Baroque Band
Peter Sneyd, 55 Bradford Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire  BA14 9AN
Tel: 01225 755439
E-mail: pete.sneyd@tesco.net
Website: http://www.homepages.tesco.net/~pete.sneyd
Music and atmosphere for events.  Transport yourself back to the times of Louis XIV with the soft tones of Bradford Baroque Band.  Professional musicians play copies of period instruments, well-known for lively and virtuosic performances.  Spinet, cello, bassoon, flute & recorder often expand to include strings to become a full baroque orchestra with singers.  C17th & C18th repertoire includes Bach, Handel, Telemann, etc.  Historic houses, private parties, weddings, concerts, events with supper.  Prices 100-150 per player depending on location and length of engagement.

Heather Mixture
88 Clifton Road, Ruddington, Nottingham  NG11 6DE
Tel: 0115 984 5052
E-mail: heather@heathermixture.co.uk
Website:
http://www.heathermixture.co.uk
Accordionist - solo or with a drummer.  East Midlands area for background music of all eras.  Dances for all - folk, ballroom and old-time.  Themed events such as French evenings, Quiz and talks for club entertainment. Heather Hawthorn and her accordion with midi, providing extra voices on melody and bass accompaniment - one instrument sounds like a trio!  A drummer is available for larger events.  Why not get in touch to discuss your requirements. Our charges are very reasonable, and we'll work hard to make your special event a great success....

Jazz Relaxin, N/West - UK
6 Simister Green, Simister, Prestwich, Manchester M25 2RY
Tel: 0161 798 9700  Mobile: 07966 538 639
E-mail: plbaylis@aol.com
Website: http://www.livejazznorthwest.co.uk 
Jazz sax player provides duo, trio and more for weddings, parties, functions, openings, promotions etc.  Large repertoire of jazz, Latin, standards by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Stan Getzject.  Demo tape/CD and references free.

London Music Agency
Wayside, Epping Green, Essex CM16 6PU
Tel: 01992 578617/8  Fax: 01992 578618  Mobile: 07885 423 393
E-mail: londonmusicagency@talk21.com
Website: http://www.londonmusicagency.co.uk
London Music Agency provides everything in entertainment.  Quality entertainment includes: jazz bands, string quartets, harpists, function bands, steel bands, classical ensembles, discotheques, choirs & vocalists, caricaturists, pipers, guitarists, banjo players, pianists, accordionists, continental, German, Russian, French, Scottish & Irish musicians, ceilidh/barndance bands with callers, casinos combined with a personal service.  All highest quality, professional entertainers, eager to please, immaculately costumed.  All sensible prices.

Pfretzner String Quartet
60 Melbourne Avenue, London  N13 4SX
Tel: 0208 292 4910  Mobile: 07968 703355
E-mail: tim-cello@hotmail.com 
This professional string quartet has played at venues such as the Millennium Dome, The Landmark Hotel, Claridges and the Great Hall at Lincoln's Inn.  Previous engagements have included company launches, corporate dinners, an official opening for the government and the launch of a new Rover car, as well as numerous weddings, both civil and religious.

Soul'd Out
Tel: 07733 123237
E-mail: theband@souldout.co.uk
Website: http://www.souldout.co.uk
8 piece band covering classic soul songs from Motown and Stax.  Available for any parties, functions or weddings.  Check out our website for more information.  Demo CD available.  Covers of The Commitments, Blues Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett and many more.

Whiskey In The Jar
16 Hamblett Street,  Leigh,  WN7 4TZ
Tel: 01942 609792  Fax: 01942 609792 Mobile: 0958 332858
E-mail:
cordphilip@aol.com
Manchester's most popular Irish folk, rock and ballads band.  The band play colleges, pubs, Irish clubs, weddings (and yes.. funerals), you name it and we play!!  We are a four piece band featuring Fiddle and banjo, guitar and bass, with plenty of "bottom end" to make the night go with a bang.  Plenty of jigs and reels, sing-a-long songs, dancing songs.. we do the lot (except pop).  The band are available for gigs in 2001, and will travel around two hours from Manchester at weekends, one hour during the week.  Best new is though.. you will be able to afford us!!

A Solo Highland Piper
Derek Millmoor
Eden Cottage, Rodridge Lane, Station Town, Wingate, Co. Durham TS28 5EZ
Tel: 01429 838686
E-mail: derek@asolohighlandpiper.co.uk
Website: http://www.asolohighlandpiper.co.uk 
To make the wedding day more special, I can entertain your party of guests before you arrive, escort them into the church, play inside the church during the signing of the register, meet you at the reception to greet your guests and escort you to the top table, and provide entertainments for an evenings reception.

Blue Express
Edinburgh, Scotland
Tel: 0131 467 2175  Fax: 0131 467 9298
E-mail: dougie@blueexpress.co.uk
Website:  http://www.blueexpress.co.uk
A function band available for every type of function ranging from corporate functions, weddings to birthday parties.

The Romance of the Classical Guitar
Andrew Gonoude
Tel: 01733 236687  Fax: 0870 838 9000  Pager: 04325 611015  Mobile: 07790 275061
E-mail: andrew@romanticguitar.co.uk
Website: http://www.romanticguitar.co.uk
Getting married?  Visit my website and download free music from my latest CD.  26 tracks of romantic and inspirational classical guitar.

Yorkshire Entertainment Ltd
25 Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, East Yorkshire  HU5 3SS
Tel: 01482 441190
E-mail: info@yorkshireentertainment.co.uk
Website: http://www.yorkshireentertainment.co.uk