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Cocktail Jazz Duo

With a wide repertoire of jazz classics, this duo can put their classy twist on your event!


"Cocktail Jazz Duo played for me at my birthday party, they were amazing, their choice of music, very professional, came to the venue on time, I would recommend them and have no hesitation in using them again, thank you to both of you. "
Heather Stokes
"It's been a great party. The company doesn't put on many events like this so it's been great to have everyone together and the music has been superb. Thank you both very much! "
Alexandra Howe
"Wow! What fantastic music! Thanks to you both for playing for my birthday party - the music has been wonderful."
Elizabeth Allen
"Thank you for playing at our wedding. We really enjoyed the music drifting over the gardens to our guests - thank you so much."
Douglas & Charlotte Bott
"Thank you so much for yesterday. Everyone really enjoyed the music and I was really struggling not to cry to 'My Funny Valentine' as I was walking down the aisle. "
Murial O'Connor
"You guys are very, very good. It's been great not having the music too loud, and the quality has been excellent. Everyone has commented how good the music is - thank you both! "
Sara Marshall
"That was really lovely. Thank you for playing 'Don't Go Under The Apple Tree' for my nan - she'll be thrilled."
Angela Fox
"We were so delighted with the lively and yet calming music you played for my birthday. Thank you for being so accommodating including via my daughter - my favourite music ending with Bye Bye Blackbird. You set the scene for a wonderful happy 70th birthday party. Your skills were far beyond the online selection in variety, sound and skill. Yours in harmony and gratitude, Betsy. "
Betsy Keating
"The music has rounded off a perfect day for us both. You did a great job throughout the evening and I can't thank you enough. "
John & Sue Clifton
"You were brilliant on our Gin & Jazz night. The music was just what we wanted. We'd love to have you back sometime"
Sam Ashton
"The music was beautiful and a lot of the guests have commented about how good you are. I know it was very hot in the marquis but you guys got on with job and entertained everyone so well. Thank you. "
Ben Brown
"Cocktail Jazz Duo learned 3 requested songs to play during our wedding ceremony and they were played so, so well. They then played during the drinks reception that followed and again the got the atmosphere just right. Well done guys!"
Ed Shire

Cocktail Jazz Duo

Cocktail Jazz Duo are experienced, outstanding, professional musicians from the north-west, playing well-known jazz standards by the likes of Gershwin, Miles Davis and Cole Porter.  They are highly regarded and sought after musicians.  Cocktail Jazz have been involved in numerous bands together over the years, and this duo formed through a joint desire to play a more refined and sophisticated type of jazz. This tasteful Piano and Double Bass duo are an ideal accompaniment to a wedding reception, corporate event or party, and create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion.


 They have years of experience and have performed at some of the greatest venues in the UK including the Royal Society, Berkeley and Radisson Hotels, Manchester United, the Royal Exchange, Center Parcs, Canary Wharf and the NEC Birmingham. Cocktail Jazz have been in the music industry for over 25 years,  travelled the world working extensively in Europe, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, the Middle East and North Africa. Our pianist has many television appearances to his credit (Top of the Pops, Des O’Connor Show, Smash Hits Awards, World Music Awards) and has performed in some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious venues, such as the Wembley Stadium, sharing the stage with the likes of Bob Mintzer from the Yellowjackets and Brandford Marsalis.  

Our double bass musician is one of the most sought after double bass players in the country, known for his technique and versatility on the instrument.  Having played on the Prague and London jazz scenes for a number of years, he regularly performs across the country with many leading figures from the world of jazz. 


Cocktail Jazz Duo are more than happy to comply with the dress code and be flexible with set times to satisfy your specifications and ensure your event runs smoothly and everyone has a great time. 


Repertoire: jazz standards from the American Songbook, an extensive repertoire of 100s of jazz standards.


A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

Alice in Wonderland

All Blues

All of Me

All the Things You Are

Almost Like Being In Love

Alone Together

Angel Eyes

Around Midnight

As Time Goes By

Autumn Leaves 


Beautiful Love

Black Orpheus

Blue Bossa

Blue Monk

Blue Moon

Body and Soul

But Not For Me

Bye Bye Blackbird

Cantaloupe Island

Can’t Get Started

Cheek to Cheek

Come Fly with Me



Cry Me A River

Days Of Wine And Roses


Donna Lee

Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Don’t Worry About Me

Drop Me Off In Harlem

East Of The Sun


Everything Happens To Me

Embraceable You

Exactly Like You

Fly Me to the Moon

Foggy Day



Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You

Georgia on my Mind

Girl from Ipanema

Have You Met Miss Jones

How High The Moon

I Got Rhythm

I Love You

I Remember You 

I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

In a Sentimental Mood

Isn’t She Lovely

It Had To Be You

It’s Only A Paper Moon

I've Never Been In Love Before

Just Friends

Let There Be Love

Let’s Fall In Love

Like Someone In Love

Lover Man

Lullaby Of Birdland

Mack The Knife



Moon River

My Funny Valentine

My Romance


Nature Boy

Night And Day


On Green Dolphin Street

On The Sunny Side Of The Street

One Note Samba

Our Love Is Here To Stay

Pure Imagination

Satin Doll

So What

Softly as a Morning Sunrise

Someday My Prince Will Come

Song For My Father

Stella By Starlight

St. Thomas

Stormy Monday



Takin' A Chance On Love

Take the A Train

Take 5


There Is No Greater Love

There Will Never Be Another You

This Masquerade

Time After Time



Watermelon Man


We’ll Be Together Again

What A Wonderful World

What Is This Thing Called Love

What’s New

You Made Me Love You

You Make Me Feel So Young


And a lot more...


Venues & Clients:


30 James Street, Liverpool

Allerton Castle, Knaresborough

Annabel’s, Mayfair

Bangor University

BBC Gardener’s World Live

BDP Architects

Berkeley Hotel

Bidvest Food

Biggin Hall Hotel, Derbyshire

Booths Supermarket

Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

Broadoaks Country House Hotel, Troutbeck

Café Tuscano, Knutsford

Carlton Tower Hotel

Canary Wharf

Casterne Hall

Center Parcs

Chateau Rhianfa, Menai Bridge

Clares of Llandudno

Clock Barn, Hampshire

Crathorne Hall

Data Center Dynamics

Devonshire Arms, Skipton

Euroforest Ltd

Fazeley Studios, Birmingham

Formby Hall Golf Resort

Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Gisburn Park Estate

Goldsborough Hall, Harrogate

Guildhall, London

Hereford Cathedral

Hetton House, Skipton

Hilton Hotels

Hoopers Department Store, Wilmslow

Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool

Ilkley Rugby Club

Knockaloe Hall, Wirral

Lingholme Kitchen, Keswick

Lymphoma Association

Lynnhurst Hotel

Manchester United FC

Manchester University

Manchester IWM

Mappin & Webb Jewellers

Marriott Hotel

McDonald Portal Hotel, Tarporley

Media City, Salford

Mere Golf Club

Midland Hotel

National Army Museum

NEC Birmingham

Newby Hall

Northwich Council

Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Oswestry Country Show

Owen Barn House, Mobberley

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Peckforton Castle

Pine View, Derbyshire

Putney Rowing Club

Queen Margaret’s School, York

Radisson Hotel

Ragley Hall, Alcester

Ribby Hall

Richmond Hotel, Liverpool

Ripon Rotary Club

Ripon Spa Hotel

Royal Lancaster Hotel

Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rushton Hall, Northamptonshire

Shrigley Hall

St George’s Park, Burton

St Helens RLFC

Sykeside Country House Hotel

Statham Lodge Hotel, Lymm

Sun Pavilion, Harrogate

Talhenbont Hall, Criccieth

The Royal Exchange

The Royal Society

Thistle Hotel

Thornton Manor

Three Counties Showground, Malvern

Sheraton Hotel

Shrigley Hall

Stapleford Park, Leicestershire

Swinton Park, Ripon

Victoria Centre, Harrogate

Vincent Hotel, Southport

Waveney House Hotel, Beccles

Wax Chandlers Hall, London

White Cross Bay Marina, Windermere

Whitley Hall Hotel

Wilderhope Manor, Much Wenlock

William & Victoria’s, Harrogate

Willington House Hotel

Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club

Woodman Inn, Huddersfield

Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry



Covering all kinds of events from Weddings, Parties and Dinners all the way through to Corporate Events, Christmas Celebrations, Anniversaries and many more. 

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