The Jazz Standards Quartet

  • Jazz band for hire - performing background music at cocktail parties, drinks receptions and corporate events
  • The Jazz Standards Quartet can be augmented with extra instrumentalists and a vocalist
  • Option to add a short dancing set at end of evening
  • Also available alongside our larger function band line-ups as part of an entertainment package

The Down for the Count Jazz Standards Quartet is a London-based jazz band to hire, and is our most popular choice for background music. It slots seamlessly into any event, providing sophisticated background music to give your special occasion a touch of class.

The band performs a huge repertoire of jazz standards from the likes of Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong and many more. With advance notice, we can perform just about any jazz standard you could think of - so don't hesitate to get in touch with your ideas.

The standard line-up is of an instrumental quartet of piano, upright bass, drums, and trumpet or tenor saxophone. You can add additional musicians, or a vocalist - which also gives you the option of having a short dancing set towards the end of the evening.

The Jazz Standards Quartet has a wealth of experience, having performed at the 2015 London Jazz Festival; at La Mamounia Hotel, Marrakech; and at many other events throughout the UK and abroad.

The Jazz Standards Quartet can also be booked along with any of our function band line-ups, with great discounts when booked together as part of a package.

Any questions?

Click here to e-mail us, fill out our booking enquiry form, or give us a call on 07855 488 462.

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Our Jazz Quartet is able to perform virtually any jazz standard that you request in advance.  Here is just a selection of the songs we can perform.

‘S Wonderful
All of Me
All the Things you Are
At Last
Almost Like Being in Love
Autumn Leaves
Beyond the Sea
Blue Bossa
Body and Soul
Boplicity
But Not For Me
Cheek to Cheek
Come Fly With Me
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Easy to Love
Exactly Like You
Favela
Freddie the Freeloader
Fly Me to the Moon
A Foggy Day
Four
Have you Met Miss Jones
How High the Moon
I Could Write a Book
I Thought About You
I’ve Got the World on a String
If I Were a Bell
In a Mellow Tone
I’ve Got You Under my Skin

Just Friends
Just Squeeze Me
Kelly’s Blues
Killer Joe
The Lady is a Tramp
Let’s Fall in Love
Like Someone In Love
Lullaby of Birdland
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Romance
Night and Day
Night Train
Old Devil Moon
On Green Dolphin Street
On The Sunny Side of the Street
Peri’s Scope
Sandu
Satin Doll
Skylark
Stella by Starlight
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Take the ‘A’ Train
The Tender Trap
These Foolish Things
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
You Do Something to Me
Tuxedo Junction
The Way You Look Tonight
When I Fall In Love

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