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The Jazz Lanterns

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Price from £600

Performing in London and surrounding areas, The Jazz Lanterns delight audiences with their smooth classics and jazzy reinventions of pop, rock and dance hits. Available as a duo or a quartet and are flexible to suit your requirements.

This talented group of musicians got together over their love of the classics; the likes of Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. It wasn't long before they started crafting out their own arrangements of chart music (think Camilla Caballo, Toploader, The White Stripes and more!) and have a fun and flexible setlist perfect for weddings.

Whether you are looking for beautiful atmospheric music during your drinks reception, a bespoke cover for your first dance, or an upbeat chart-filled setlist for your evening guests - they've got you covered.

The Lanterns

  • Rosie Carr - London College of Music educated singer with deep, smooth vocals suited to jazz and soul
  • Stephen Theofanous - A jazz keyboardist and composer with years of experience performing, arranging and producing
  • Jonathan Mayers - Royal Academy of Music graduate, upright and electric bass extroadinaire
  • Migdalia Van Der Hoven - A Berklee College of Music educated drummer bringing groove, sensitivity and versatility

Highlights

Services

Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music, dance music, entertainment

Styles

Jazz, latest hits, pop

Type

Band, duet, trio, quartet

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

All bespoke. Whether you'd like us for Evening, Drinks Reception, Ceremony, First Dance, or all-of-the-above, we can accommodate. Our packages always include learning one new song just for you

How far in advance should I contact you?

We are flexible, but we'd recommend getting us booked in ASAP to avoid disappointment. We love learning new songs, but they should also be requested as soon as you think of them!

Size of group:

Small (2 - 3 musicians)
Medium (4 - 6 musicians)

Repertoire:

Postmodern Jukebox style covers, Swing, Funk, Smooth classics, Pop, Rock, Chart Hits, RnB

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

Our packages always include learning one new song just for you. Contact us to discuss package options if you have multiple requests - we are happy to accommodate this

Experience:

Our musicians have years of experience performing at a variety of gigs and venues. We have trained at Berklee College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Sheffield University and London College of Music

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

No

Are you able to travel?

Yes, london, Greater London, South East, The Home Counties

Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Alone

What is the length of time of the act?

Tailored to suit your wedding

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

30-45 minutes for setup and soundcheck

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

Yes

What are the forms of payment?

Booking fee to secure your date followed by the remainder of the fee paid in full one month before the date. Payments made by bank transfer
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    Lovely people, incredible talent

    We had the pleasure of hiring the Jazz Lanterns to perform at our wedding.
    We spoke with Rosie prior to the event and found her to be really approachable and accommodating. We discussed their set list of songs and requested an original cover of Tonight, Tonight by the Smashing Pumpkins for our first dance. This cover completely blew us away. Rosie’s voice and the arrangement transformed the piece into a soulful intimate ballad that really captured the essence of the original.
    They played a variety of styles of music throughout the day creating a perfect atmosphere for our wedding. We loved hearing our favourite pop songs performed as we never could have imagined - with all the style and grace of vintage jazz songs. They also got us all up on the floor dancing during their second, more upbeat set.
    They fulfilled all our expectations and beyond adding a fantastic atmosphere to our wedding. I have since recommended them to several contacts and will continue to!

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