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The Man Overboard Quintet add their own stamp to a repertoire of tunes made famous by the likes of Billie Holiday, Django Reinhardt, the Mills Brothers, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller. The chemistry between these superb musicians and their audience makes every performance a magical occasion.

The Man Overboard Quintet has played gigs at numerous prestigious venues, and has played at many functions, such as weddings and corporate events.

The Man Overboard Quintet were featured in BBC3’s “Being Human” (5th series, 6th episode), and have appeared several times on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’.

The Man Overboard Quintet recorded their first album in September 2012 at Champs Hill studios, releasing it in July 2013. Their second album, ‘Down in the Deep Deep Blue’, was also recorded at Champs Hill and was released in August 2015.

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We specialise in these genres:

  • Jazz
  • Swing jazz
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We play these instruments:

  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Double bass
  • Vocals
  • Clarinet
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We are happy to perform at these events:

  • VIP Event
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvah
  • Wedding
  • Private Party
  • Festival
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    The Man Overboard Quintet

    A one hour set will include on average 10 to 12 numbers. A combination of numbers with vocals (the majority) and instrumentals. All 20's and 30's swing tunes.

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"The Man Overboard Quintet has a distinctive style, strong individual personalities and a collective ear for a great song — the end of year Best Of list beckons." - All about Jazz

"A hugely enjoyable, luminously engineered debut album." - The Strad

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