The Ritz - 1920s Jazz Band

This Yorkshire jazz band comprises of trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet/sax, piano, double bass and drums and they perform songs from the ‘Golden Age’ of the 1920s and 30s.

The band can perform a ‘Roaring 20s’ set for dancing at a themed function; play toe-tapping tunes for garden parties and wedding drinks receptions or simply put smiles on faces by providing up-tempo background music at any sort of event.

Playing timeless songs by the likes of George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, this fun jazzy outfit entertains all age groups with its mix of Broadway and Hollywood classics.

This quirky jazz band has performed for select audiences of 25 all the way up to huge crowds of thousands at race meetings and always puts on a great show, receiving favourable comments and glowing testimonials wherever it goes.

The band typically performs 3 x 40 or 2 x 60 minute sets within a 50 mile radius of Leeds and York but will travel nationwide. An add-on DJ service is also available.

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The Ritz - 1920s Jazz Band Repertoire

  • A Spoonful Of Sugar
  • Ain't She Sweet
  • Alabama
  • Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • All of me
  • Baby Face
  • Basin St Blues
  • Battle Hymn Of The Republic
  • Big Shoe Shuffle
  • Bill Bailey
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • Button Up Your Overcoat
  • Cherry Pink
  • Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
  • Dr Jazz
  • Don't Bring Lulu
  • Down By The Riverside
  • Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Georgia
  • Hello Dolly
  • High Society
  • Hot Pepper Stomp
  • I Wanna Be Like You
  • I Want A Girl
  • I'm Gonna Lock My Heart
  • I'm Gonna Sit Right Down
  • It Don't Mean A Thing
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  • Keep Young And Beautiful
  • Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love
  • Livery Stable Blues
  • Love Is Here To Stay
  • Love Is The Sweetest Thing
  • Maryland, My Maryland
  • Midnight In Moscow
  • Muskrat Ramble
  • My Gal Sal
  • On The Sunnyside Of The Street
  • Panama
  • Peacherine Rag
  • Pennies From Heaven
  • Royal Garden Blues
  • Sensation
  • Shine On Harvest Moon
  • Slow Boat To China
  • Smile
  • Society Strut
  • Stumbling
  • Sugar Foot Stomp
  • Sunday
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • That's A Plenty
  • The Entertainer
  • The Music Goes Round And Round
  • The New Dixieland Parade
  • The Washington & Lee Swing
  • Tiger Rag
  • Tin Roof Blues
  • Top Hat, White Tie And Tails
  • Twelfth St Rag
  • When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • When You're Smiling
  • Wolverine Blues

The Ritz - 1920s Jazz Band Feedback

This Act's Average Star Rating

We would like to thank you and the band for making our silver wedding anniversary so special and such a memorable occasion for us. We had such a perfect evening and we are sure all our family and friends enjoyed themselves as much as we did. We would like to think if in the future we have another occasion to celebrate that they would be there!

Malcolm & Angela Stather, Expanse Hotel, Bridlington

We just wanted you to know that your jazz band were absolutely fantastic last night and made Karen's celebrations so special. Everyone we have seen today has said how good you were and how professional. It was an absolute pleasure to listen to such a talented group and you should all be so proud of the ability you hold. Everyone would recommend you all over the North East and that to me says it all. Good luck for the future.

Jon Coates - Karen Coates, Blackwell Grange Hotel, Darlin

The Ritz - 1920s Jazz Band Set Up

3 x 40 or 2 x 60 minute sets

An add-on DJ service is also available