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ABOUT ME

"The Jazz Woman was brilliant. We would highly recommend her. She was professional, friendly and had a beautiful voice. Our customers really enjoyed her” – Claire May 2018

The Jazz Woman (aka Annelise) is a talented UK vocalist with over 20 years of experience performing live music. The Jazz Woman has performed at a number of high-end venues; weddings and both corporate and private parties, commemoration and awards events. With a Repertoire of more than 200 songs covering the 1920s to 1960s, The Jazz Woman is the perfect choice for all events and offers a bespoke service based on your requirements.

Previous Clients and prestigious venues including:

Hanbury Manor Ware, The Old Hall Ely,Cambridge University May Ball, Thames River Cruises, Top Shop - Oxford Circus, Goldsmiths, The Barnes Hotel, Letchworth Hall Hotel, Forest Hills Golf Club, music festivals in Nîmes and Versailles in France and performed a winter season in Les Deux Alpes.

With an extensive repertoire of Jazz and Swing standards and her sophisticated, dynamic and resonant voice, The Jazz Woman is the perfect accompaniment for events requiring stylish background music – Guests arrival; the drinks reception, cocktails and canapes or at dinner. The backing tracks that Annelise sings along to are sophisticated, professional piano/full band recordings replicating the sound of a jazz band. Influences include the first ladies and gentlemen of Jazz performing all the classics by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald; Frank Sinatra; Nat King Cole; Billie Holiday; Anita O’Day and Sarah Vaughan.

*Solo performer with High Quality Backing Tracks.

*Jazz / Swing song special requests welcome (with prior notice)

*Elegant and sophisticated attire

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I specialise in these genres:

  • Rat pack
  • Female lead
  • Jazz
  • Female voice
  • Swing jazz
  • Jazz standards
  • Backing tracks
  • Early jazz songs
  • Vintage jazz
  • Female vocalist
  • Female vocal
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I play these instruments:

  • Professional backing tracks
  • Vocals
  • Voice
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I am happy to perform at these events:

  • Venue / Pub / Club Event
  • Private Party
  • Hotel / Restaurant Event
  • Conference / Exhibition / Trade Show
  • Wedding
  • Wedding Anniversary
  • Birthday Party
  • Social / Sports Club Event
  • Engagement Party
  • Corporate Event
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AVAILABILITY

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Location

I am based in Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom.

Travel

Willing to travel up to 300 miles outside of Letchworth Garden City.

Travel may increase the final quote.

PERFORMANCE OPTIONS

  • Price from £ 148
    Jazz Singer for Parties/Weddings/Functions/Events
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    Choose from The Great American Songbook jazz standards, swing and big band numbers or well-known rat pack songs to complement any event including parties, weddings, hotels, restaurants, celebrations and corporate or company events. Classics made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong, Anita O'Day and Sarah Vaughan. The jazz Woman can either provide background jazz to give ambience to your event, or be the main entertainer at an evening event or function.

    Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts).

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  • Price from £ 148
    Rat Pack Parties and Events
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    1950's and 1960's entertaining and upbeat jazz and swing numbers made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. A fun and exciting peformance package perfect for Evening Wedding Receptions, Club Nights, Milestone Birthdays and VIP Events. Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts).

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  • Price from £ 148
    Weddings
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    The Great American Songbook (Jazz Standards) which are mid tempo well known jazz classics made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday and Nat King Cole. These songs perfectly compliment: wedding guest arrivals, wedding breakfasts, cocktails and canapes or singing through the photographs or the wedding dinner. Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts).

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    Birthdays and Celebrations
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    1930's to 1950's moving and uplifting jazz numbers creating the perfect ambience at birthdays, garden parties, tea parties, anniversaries and general celebrations of life. Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts)

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  • Price from £ 177
    Christmas Parties and Events
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    All the classic festive jazz Christmas songs to create the nostalgia and excitement at your party throughout the season of goodwill. Songs from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby. Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts).

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  • Price from £ 177
    Corporate Events
    Solo

    Includes:
    • PA
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)

    Additional Info:

    1930's and 1940's big band swing music to create a upbeat vibe to tap your feet or dance to, made famous by the likes of Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Perfect for events such as Dinner Dances, Corporate Events and Company Parties, Product Launches, Evening Wedding Receptions, VIP Events and Milestone Birthdays. Price is *from this hourly rate (excluding travel if outside of Herts).

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Performance space (allowing for Yamaha Stagepas 400i portable PA system) x2 speakers, mixing desk, microphone stand and microphone. Approximately 8ft width x 6ft depth minimum space required.

• One power socket close to the performance area

• Easy access parking space or drop off / unloading point preferred

*Comprehensive PA system, Public Liability Insurance (Musicians Union member) up to £10 million and background music via PA system & IPad during breaks / intervals

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LISTEN TO MY MUSIC

2 Set Lists

Example 1 X 45 minute set (Set List 1)
01
Pennies from Heaven
02
Have you met Miss Jones
03
Blue Moon
04
It Had To Be You
05
Mack The Knife
06
All The Things You Are
07
East Of The Sun
08
What a difference a day made
09
Ain't misbehavin'
10
Just one of those things
11
Feeling Good
12
Our Love Is Here To Stay
13
Lullaby of Birdland
14
I can't get started
15
As Time Goes By
Example 1 X 45 minute set (Set List 2)
01
I Get a Kick out of You
02
My Baby Just Cares For Me
03
I'll Remember April
04
Let's Fall In Love
05
Embraceable You
06
You go to my head
07
Someone to watch over me
08
The Way You Look Tonight
09
Taking A Chance On Love
10
Lady Is A Tramp
11
Girl from Ipanema
12
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
13
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
14
All Of Me
15
What a Wonderful World

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REVIEWS

7 Reviews

Booked The Jazz Woman for a Wedding
5.0   Verified review

The bride, groom and their 200 guests found Annelise’s performance both very entertaining and professional. The timbre of her voice is ideally suited to the jazz idiom.

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5.0  

Annelise (The Jazz Woman) performed at our WW1 Centenary Commemoration. She is an incredible singer and was the perfect booking. Her song choices were great and very fitting for the day. The crowds loved her and many enquired about booking her in the future. I would totally recommend!

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Booked The Jazz Woman for a Social / Sports Club Event
5.0   Verified review

Annelise was lovely and such a good singer!

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Booked The Jazz Woman for a Hotel / Restaurant Event
5.0   Verified review

Annelise was brilliant. We would highly recommend her. She was professional, friendly and had a beautiful voice. Our customers really enjoyed her.

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Booked The Jazz Woman for a Corporate Event
5.0   Verified review

Thank you for performing at our event on Saturday, you were a pleasure to work with and your set list and delivery were right on the money. I've had no end of compliments on our choice of performers! We would not hesitate to have you back anytime!

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Booked The Jazz Woman for a Wedding
5.0   Verified review

From start to finish, Annelise was amazing in the organisation leading up to the event, and what a sensational voice she has! She was enjoyed by all at my [url hidden]uldn't have asked for anything more. Thank you for being part of our special day. We would highly recommend Annelise to anyone.

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Booked The Jazz Woman for a Wedding
5.0  

Just wanted you to know how much I appreciate the amazing job you did on June 24th for my wedding. The jazz music was so wonderful and I have passed your name on to many people who were interested to know more. I would absolutely love to book you again if we have another event!

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Summary

Overall score
5.0
Punctuality
Standard
Professionalism