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Jessica & The Rabbits

Jessica & The Rabbits from £750

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The Jessica & The Rabbits band is the epitome of 1950s glamour with the attitude and flamboyance of the twenty-first century. This sassy, UK-based jazz band from Nottingham is made up of four very talented musicians featuring all that was great about 1950s music.

Flexibility

Jessica and her band can offer background music for guest arrival or during dinner as well as more up-tempo numbers to get everyone moving on the dance floor! This band is available as either a full band including vocals, double bass, drums and piano or as a duo vocals and piano.

50s Glamour

Jessica aka Kate Cox is not only a great entertainer but has a wonderfully, authentic voice which lends itself to the genre perfectly and her unique, quirky 50s style will add glamour and class to any wedding or party. Her repertoire includes all of the greats from Ella Fitzgerald to Doris Day.

Experience

Accompanying Jessica are 3 talented and professional jazz musicians with wealth of experience between them. Individually they have worked with the likes of Vic Damone, The Glenn Miller Tribute Orchestra and The English National Ballet.

It’s A Good Day – Peggy Lee

My Baby Just Cares – Nina Simone

Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

Satin Doll – Ella Fitzgerald

Too Darn Hot – Ella Fitzgerald

I Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra

Get Happy – Judy Garland

I Wanna Be Loved By You – Marilyn Monroe

Straighten Up And Fly Right – Nat King Cole

Summertime –Nina Simone

Taking A Chance On Love – Ella Fitzgerald

The Boy From Ipanema – Julie London

I’m Feeling Good – Nina Simone

How Do You Like Your Eggs – Dean Martin

Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps – Doris Day

Sway – Julie London

Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin

Let There Be Love – Nat King Cole

I Get A Kick Out Of You – Ella Fitzgerald

You Must Never Do A Tango With An Eskimo – Alma Cogan

World On A String – Peggy Lee

Anything Goes – Ella Fitzgerald

Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams

These Boots – Nancy Sinatra

Fever – Peggy Lee

Fly Me To The Moon - Doris Day

Cry Me A River – Julie London

Why Don’t You Do Right – Jessica Rabbits

Dream A Little Dream – Dorris Day

Funny Valentine – Ella Fitzgerald

At Last – Etta James

Desafinado – Julie London

Every Time We Say Goodbye – Ella Fitzgerald

Moon River – Audrey Hepburn

Call Me Irresponsible – Dianah Washington

Embraceable You – Ella Fitzgerald

That Ole Devil Called Love – Billie Holiday

Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra

Mack The Knife - Ella Fitzgerald

Paul - Piano

Paul has toured Europe and the UK extensively. With influences from Duke Ellington to Herbie Hancock, he is a constantly inventive arranger andcomposer making him a much sought after player, performer and collaborator.

Simon - Bass

Has performed on main stages at Glastonbury, Top Of The Pops, The Marquee, The Heavenly Social, Rock City, The Blue Note, Rescue Rooms, Dingwalls, Jazz Steps at Bonnington Theatre, Djanogly Recital Hall, Newark Jazz Festival, and many festivals and gigs throughout Europe. He was also picked out by Humphrey Littleton as part of the trio to win ‘Jazz Buskers of the Year’ in 1992.

Record releases on Warners, London Records, Arista, Breastfed, Dope on Plastic/Beats By Dope Demand, Tru Thoughts, Ninja Tune, Tummy Touch, Peace Feast, Kool Groove, Nuphonic, DiY, Glasgow Underground, Neon Heights, Deft, and with artists as diverse as Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, amillionsons & ‘Crazy P’. As if this wasn't enought he's also undertaken compositions for MTV, Central ITV, TCM, GEL, A-Bomb and The Cartoon Network.

Jon - Drums

Jon Richmond grew up in Vancouver, Canada. After completing his musical studies, he began a career as a freelance musician, which included several years working on-board cruise ships. He now resides with his family in Lincolnshire, and plays regularly with jazz, pop and orchestral groups nationally.

Kate - Vocals

Kate - Vocals

Kate, aka Jessica, has a fantastic ability to both entertain and sing. Her fabulous personality and authentic 50s vocals and style lends itself perfectly to this band. Her influences are as varied as her ability, ranging from Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Doris Day to Florence Welch and Beyoncé Knowles.

General Information:

Name: Jessica & The Rabbits

Location: Nottinghamshire

Main Category: Jazz Bands

Other Categories: Bands, Jazz Musicians, Jazz Singers, Live Music, Musicians, Party Bands, Piano with Vocals, Singers, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music

Lineups/Options:

4 Piece Band (default): Female Vocals, Piano, Double-Bass, Drums

3 Piece Band: Vocals, Bass & Piano

Duo: Female Vocals, Piano

Timings:

Standard Set Times: 2 x 50 minute sets over a 3 hour period

Space Required (w x d):

4 Piece Band (default): 4.0m x 3.0m

3 Piece Band: 4.0m x 3.0m

Duo: 3.0m x 1.5m

Sound & Lighting:

PA suitable for: Up to 500 people

Stage Lighting: No

Dance Floor Lighting: No

Free use of PA via iPod: Yes

DJ included: No

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: Food and drink to be provided for all band members before or during break of performance.

Parking required for 3 vehicles.

Instant Quote:

STEP 1: Check Availability

STEP 2: Select Option(s)

4 Piece Band£750

Female Vocals, Piano, Double-Bass, Drums

Duo£395

Female Vocals, Piano

3 Piece Band£565

Vocals, Bass & Piano

Please complete STEP 1
Prices quoted are subject to confirmation and are intended as a guide only.

Set Options:

2 x 50 minute sets over a 3 hour period

Optional Extras:

Evening Package£250

Band arrival from 6pm to set by 7pm. 2 x 50 minutes sets and use of the PA to play music between 7pm and 12.00am.

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