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The Jazz Rats are a brilliant classic swing, jazz, and Latin band fronted by charismatic vocalist and pianist Jason Ashworth.
Whether you want Rat Pack swing standards or Miles Davis style cool jazz The Jazz Rats can create a sophisticated ambience for any occasion.
Expect numbers by Harry Connick Jr, Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Chet Baker and many more! The band boasts a line-up of some of the best musicians on the UK jazz scene, so you can be assured of a slick, professional, and creative performance every time.
The band have a wealth of experience playing at all types of event and are the perfect choice if you're looking for a stylish and classy jazz band for wedding, party, or corporate event.
Whilst The Jazz Rats can of course play music that you can dance to, they don't specialise in getting people up to dance. So if you're looking for an evening band to get everyone on the dance floor then this might not be the right act for you. This is the perfect band for those that want some nice music that they can hold a conversation over, with maybe a little dancing at the end!
Beyond The Sea
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Come Fly With Me
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Everybody Wants To Be A Cat
Girl From Ipanema
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
I'm Beginning To See The Light
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
It Had To Be You
I’m Old Fashioned
In The Wee Small Hours of The Morning
Let There Be Love
My Baby Just Cares
Nice And Easy
Nice Work If You Can Get It
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Pick Yourself Up
Recipe For Love
Straighten Up And Fly Right
Take 5 – Dave Brubeck
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Way You Look Tonight
They Can't Take That Away From Me
You Make Me Feel So Young
Rock 'n' Roll
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Great Balls Of Fire
Do The Mess Around
I Saw Her Standing There
At The Hop
5 Piece Repertoire (includes Soul/Motown/Pop!)
Baby Love - The Supremes
Band Of Gold - Freda Payne (and others)
Big Bad Handsome Man - Imelda May
Cheek To Cheek
Copacabana - Barry Manilow
Cry Me A River - Julie London
Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank SInatra
Get Out Your Lazy Bed - Matt Bianco
Girl From Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto
Good Times Roll - Ray Charles
Hallelujah I Just Love Her So
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Want You Back - Jacksons
Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
King Of The Swingers
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
Let There Be Love - Nat King Cole
Lovely Day - Bill WIthers
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Moondance - Van Morrison
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
Oye Coma Va
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps - Doris Day
Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
Second That Emotion
Secret Love - Doris Day
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Something Stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stop - In The Name Of Love
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sway - Dean Martin/Michael Buble
That Old Black Magic - Louis/Keely
The Way You Look Tonight
This Old Heart Of Mine
Tracks Of My Tears
Under My Skin - Louis/Keely
Upside Down - You're Turning Me
Why Don't You Do Right - Imelda May
You To Me Are Everything - The Real Thing
The Jazz Rats features…
Jason Ashworth - Vocals and Piano
Jason graduated from Leeds College of music and since then has performed extensively in the UK and Europe as a jazz musician. As a vocalist he fronted the Memphis Belle Orchestra at Blackpool Tower Ballroom every week for a number of years and has also written scores for major movies.
David Graham - Saxophone
David graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music and has huge experience as a jazz and pop saxophonist. He is at home on alto and tenor saxophones and also plays in world class band Sax Assault with John Helliwell from Supertramp and Simon Willescroft from Duran Duran.
Thank you for playing at our wedding reception. You are all very talented and our guests enjoyed listening to you. We are most grateful to you for making our day special.
Steve and Jane Fountain - Wedding
Thank you and your great band for creating the atmosphere of fun and celebration. Everyone enjoyed both your earlier piano playing and the band!!
Jane Hawkes - Wedding - 23 Apr 2013
Hi David, just a super quick THANK YOU for last Saturday. We loved it and everyone has said how great the band were. Thanks again!
Lucy and David - Wedding - 5 Apr 2013
Just a note to thank you and your band for your excellent performance at Lucy’s wedding on the 22nd of August. Everyone agreed that The Jazz Rats made the occasion really go with a swing!
Jerry & Pat Simmonds - 2 Oct 2012
David, a huge thank you for the show. You were all brilliant, and everyone really appreciated the whole event. It was great music and a perfect interpretation of what I was after. The best birthday party of my life!
Many thanks to you all- all the instrumentalists and to Jane. It was the highlight of the weekend.
Robert Tregay - Birthday Party - 6 Nov 2011
Just a quick email to say thanks to you and the rest of the Jazz Rats for the fantastic evening at our wedding. We had a great time as did our guests and the music was the perfect ending to what had been a fantastic day. Thanks again, see you soon!
Chris & Lucie - 25 Jul 2009
Just an email to say many thanks for your performance at our wedding. We really enjoyed it and so did everyone else!
Simon (and Sarah) - 20 Nov 2008
Dave, just a quick thanks for playing the wedding. Everyone had a blast and loved the music.
Kev & Sab - 2 Sep 2008
The Brit Awards
Masterfoods Annual Dinner
Jools Holland’s Jam House
Chicago Rock Cafe
Mercedes Ilmor Engineering
Aston Villa F.C.
Marks & Spencer
The National Trust
Network Twenty One
Covent Garden Rock Garden
Warwickshire Golf Club
Leicester City F.C.
Royal Air Force
Plus numerous private clients
Name: Jazz Rats
Main Category: Jazz Bands
Other Categories: Background Music, Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Swing Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music
4 Piece Band (default): Male Vocals/Piano, Saxophone/Vocals, Double-Bass, Drums
3 Piece Band: Male Vocals/Piano, Saxophone/Vocals, Double-Bass
Standard Set Times: 2 x 50 minute sets
Set Up Time: 1hrs 30 mins
Usual Evening Arrival Time: 18:00
Space Required (w x d):
4 Piece Band (default): 5.0m x 3.0m
3 Piece Band: 4.0m x 3.0m
Sound & Lighting:
PA suitable for: Up to 200 people
Stage Lighting: Yes
Dance Floor Lighting: Yes
Free use of PA via iPod: Yes
DJ included: No
Hospitality/Artist Rider: Hot meals for 4 people prior to performance and soft drinks as required. Secure changing room.
Technical Requirement: 2 x 13 amp sockets to artists location.
2 x 50 minute sets
Use of PA after last set£50
Price per/hour for use of the band PA for disco playback etc after the band's last set.
Location: This Artist is based in Lincolnshire View Other Jazz Bands in Lincolnshire
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