Ambassador

Party and event band for hire.

Ambassador is the new generation of party and event band. Boasting some of the most talented and entertaining young musicians on the current music scene, they deliver an outstanding and unparalleled performance at every show that will guarantee to impress audiences of all ages.

Ambassador's Bio

Ambassador is proud to announce winning The 2015 National Wedding Industry Award and The National Entertainment Award for best Function and Wedding band in the UK 2013!

Ambassador is the new generation of party and event band. Boasting some of the most talented and entertaining young musicians on the current music scene, they deliver an outstanding and unparalleled performance at every show that will guarantee to impress audiences of all ages.

Available from a six to a 12 piece line up, Ambassador perform an eclectic mix of Funk, Soul, Motown and Pop dance floor classics, providing a musical journey fit for any occasion.

Ambassador are available for weddings, corporate events, launch parties, Jewish celebrations, charity balls and any other event you can think of. Over the past few years they have built up a reputation as being the best party band around and have flawlessly entertained audiences and clients throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

All band members are all active within the upper echelons of the music session world, Their boys and girls have performed with artistes such as Adele, Taio Cruz, Maxi Priest, Shalamar, Plan B, Larry Graham, Eliza Doolittle, Sam Sparro, Terence Trent D’Arby, Mike Skinner, Jools Holland Big band and The Miles Davis band to name a few. As a band they have appeared on BBC 1 Television and have played for an elite list of past clients, including The Moroccan Royal Family and Manchester City Football Club, The Ambassador of Azerbaijan as well as performing at destination weddings across Europe and luxury five star hotels in the Middle East.

The experience and talent within the band has led to an extensive and ever-expanding repertoire from which the band can select, making their live sets diverse and fresh. Ambassador are adept at playing iconic dance floor classics from many different genres; classic funk, soul, disco and Motown, as well as modern tracks from the acid jazz, R&B and pop scene. The performers understand the importance of the right music at the right event; it is the key element to a successful party and this band has it nailed when it comes to having something for everyone.

The band is fully self-sufficient providing your event with everything from a quality PA system, lighting rig, party music to be played before, between and after their live sets and the option of both formal and informal stage wear. Set times consist of two x one hour sets with an extra 30 minute or one hour set available at an additional fee.

Ambassador are the top of their game when it comes to providing live music for events. The band sound fantastic, look great and are an ideal choice for any event – if you want an amazing party atmosphere and a packed dance floor all night long.

Band line-up options: –

  • Five Piece – Male or Female Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Bass and keyboards
  • Six Piece – Male Vocals, Female Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Bass and keyboards
  • Seven Piece – Male Vocals, Female Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Bass, keyboards and Saxophone
  • Eight Piece – Male Vocals, Female Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Bass, keyboards, Saxophone and Trumpet
  • Nine Piece – Add 2nd Female Vocal
  • 10 Piece – Add Baritone Sax
  • 11 Piece – Add 2nd Male Vocal
  • 12 Piece – Add Percussion

The band can also offer entertainment before the main band in the form of either: –

  • Jazz Duo, Trio or Quartet
  • Klezmer Duo or Trio
  • Funk, Soul, Jazz and Boogaloo Quartet
  • Solo Pianist
  • Solo Guitarist
  • Solo Saxophonist
  • String Quartet or Trio

Repertoire includes:

Funk and Soul:

  • Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
  • Got to be Real – Cheryl Lynn
  • Never too Much – Luther Vandross
  • I Found Lovin – Fat Back Band
  • Night To Remember – Shalamar
  • Rescue me – Fontella Bass
  • I feel Good – James Brown
  • Get Up Of Dat Thing – James Brown
  • Sex Machine – James Brown
  • Papas Got a Brand New bag – James Brown
  • Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
  • Sign Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • I wish – Stevie Wonder
  • Forgot Me Knots – Patrice Rushen
  • Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder
  • X-Press Yourself – Charles Wright
  • Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield
  • Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
  • Long Train Running – The Dooby Bros
  • All This Love – Gwen McRae
  • Mr Big Stuff – Jean Knight
  • I Say a little prayer – Aretha Franklin
  • Respect – Aretha Franklin
  • Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
  • Think – Aretha Franklin
  • Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
  • Love fool – Jamiroquai
  • Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
  • Canned Heat – Jamiroquai
  • Street Life – The Crusaders
  • Hard To Handle – Otis Reading
  • Dock of the Bay – Otis Reading
  • I’m a Love Man – Otis Reading
  • Soul Man – Sam and Dave
  • Midnight Hour – Wilson Picket
  • Pick up the Pieces – Average White Band
  • Peg – Steely Dan
  • Never Give Up – George Benson
  • Give me the Night – George Benson
  • Across 110th Street – Bobby Womack
  • Turn on Tune in Cop out – Freak Power
  • Super Freak – Rick James
  • Brick House – The Commodores
  • It’s a Shame – Detroit Spinners
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley
  • Are You Ready For Love – Elton John
  • Who’s That Lady? – Isley Bros
  • Harvest for the World – Isley Bros
  • U R the Universe – Brand New Heavies
  • Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gay
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gay
  • Cramp your style – Breakastra
  • Pass the Pea’s – Macio Parker
  • If You Want me to stay – Sly and the Family Stone
  • Dance to the Music – Sly and the Family Stone
  • There’s Only So Much Oil On The Ground – Tower of Power
  • Soul With A Caprital S – Tower of Power
  • Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker) – Parliament
  • Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
  • Lean on Me – Bill Withers
  • Ordinary People – John Legend

Disco

  • Bad Girl – Donna Summer
  • Lets Groove – Earth Wind and Fire
  • September – Earth Wind and Fire
  • Get Down On It – Kool and the Gang
  • Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang
  • PYT Michael Jackson
  • I Want you Back – Jackson 5
  • Don’t Stop till you get Enough – Micheal Jackson
  • Rock With You – Micheal Jackson
  • Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
  • Car wash – Rose Royce
  • La Freak – chic
  • Every Body Dance – chic
  • Good Times – Chic
  • Disco Inferno – Tramps
  • Back to My Roots – Odyssey
  • Oh What A Night – Frankie Valley
  • Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
  • We are Family – Sister Sledge
  • Thinking of You – Sister Sledge
  • Ain’t no Stopping us Now – McFadden and Whitehead
  • Upside Down – Diana Ross
  • Lady Marmalade – LaBelle
  • Boogie Nights – Heatwave
  • And the Beat Goes on – The Whispers

Pop/Other:

  • Rather Be – Clean Bandit
  • Treasure – Bruno Mars
  • Locked out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
  • Happy – Pharrell Williams
  • Wake Me Up – Avicii
  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
  • Blurred Line – Robin Thicke
  • Party Rock Anthems – LMFAO
  • Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
  • Taio Cruz – Dynamite
  • Candy – Robbie Williams
  • Feel so Close – Calvin Harris
  • We Found Love – Rihanna
  • Please Don’t Stop The Music – Rihanna
  • Only Girl in The World – Rihanna
  • Ne- Yo – Let me love
  • I Need a Dollar – Aloe Blacc
  • Forget You – Cee Lo Green
  • You Got The Love – Florence/The Source
  • Beggin – Madcon
  • I got a Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  • Show me Love (Robin S)
  • It’s My Party – Jessie J
  • Domino – Jessie J
  • Price Tag – Jessie J
  • Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
  • Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
  • Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool/45 King
  • American Boy – Estelle
  • Crazy in Love – Beyonce
  • Rock your Body – Justine Timberlake
  • Drop the pressure (Mylo Vs Miami Sound Machine)
  • You Know I’m Know good – Amy Winehouse
  • Valerie – Amy Winehouse
  • Rehab – Amy Winehouse
  • Kiss – Prince
  • 1999 – Prince
  • Senorita – Justin Timberlake
  • Something Got me Started – Simply Red
  • Hungry Like a Wolf (Duran Duran)
  • Buffalo Soldier – Bob Marley
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morison
  • Stuck in the Middle – Stealers Wheel
  • La’bamba – Los lobos
  • Mustang Sally – The Commitments
  • Twist and Shout – The Beatles
  • All You Need is Love – The Beatles
  • She was just 17 – The Beatles
  • Saw her Standing there – The Beatles
  • Hard Day’s night – The Beatles
  • Come Together – The Beatles
  • My First my last my everything – Barry White
  • It’s not unusual – Tom Jones
  • Suspicious minds – Elvis
  • Love is in the air – John Paul Young
  • Better together – Jack Johnson
  • All Right Now – Free
  • Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
  • Lovely Day – Bill Withers

Swing and Jazz:

  • Mambo Italiano – Rosemary Clooney
  • Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
  • Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  • Fever – Peggy Lee
  • Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
  • Blue Moon – Nat King Coler
  • On Broadway – George Benson
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
  • Summer Time – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Cry Me a River – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Every Breath you Take – Sting
  • For Once in my Life – Stevie Wonder
  • Girl from Ipanema – Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz
  • Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
  • How Sweet It Is – Marvin Gaye- Ray Charles
  • I Get a Kick Out of You – Frank Sinatra
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing – Duke Ellington
  • It Had to Be You – Frank Sinatra
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra
  • Let There Be Love – Nat King Cole
  • Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Mr. Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone
  • New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
  • At Last – Ella Fitzgerlad
  • Night and Day – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Smile – Nat King Cole
  • The Lady is a Tramp – Frank Sinatra
  • The Look Of Love – Dusty Springfield
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

Jewish:

  • Siman Tov and Mazel Tov
  • Oseh Shalom
  • A Nahkt In Gan Eyden
  • Chosen Kale Mazel Tov
  • Mashiach
  • Have Nagila
  • Salam
  • Chazak
  • Od Yishama – Ashkenazi
  • Shiru Lamelech
  • David Melech Israel
  • Asher Bara
  • Baruch Hagever
  • Ele Chamda Liby
  • Hevenu Shalom Aleychem
  • Kol Haolam Kulo
  • Ketzad Merakdim
  • Mitzva Gedola
  • Maaninim
  • Od A Vinu Chai
  • Sisu et Yerushalayim
  • Samechem
  • shehechiyano
  • Tzena
  • Abauhaovdim
  • Ufaratsta
  • Vahaereynenu
  • Hackadosh Baruch Hu
  • Lechayim
  • Nigun Neshama
  • Yidn
  • Yehe Ye Ye

As well as the songs listed here the band are adding new songs to their repertoire on a monthly basis. They are happy to learn any one song a client may require.

Testimonials:

It is difficult to put into words something that is of the moment and so exhilarating. The band truly delivered a performance that was of the highest quality and helped to make the party a memorable one for Louise and myself. Our guests were blown away and the comments we have had made us so glad we chose Ambassador.
Michael & Louise Cleave, Birthday party, March 2014

Your band’s amazing, the singers are great. Thanks for a great night guys!
Bradley Walsh, Christmas party, December 2013

Ambassador were amazing during our wedding, and afterwards we had so many compliments about their music and singing. Thank you very much. We really appreciated all the hard work and effort you put in to make our wedding such a success.
Tamar & Simon, Wedding, December 2013

What a fantastic night the music was sooooooo good  You really were Amazing!! James said we need to throw another party just to book you again.
Lyndsey & James Copperwait, Wedding, December 2013

We spent so much time researching the best bands for our Great Fosters December wedding as we wanted a real party fun celebration and a really cool band, it was so important to us and we could not have picked anyone better than Ambassadors! You guys were literally AMAZING! We have had so many compliments about you, every single person at our wedding loved you…you all really made our wedding party unforgettable for us, and we would really like to thank you for that.
Amy & Martin Vujovich, Wedding, December 2013

Great to see you all again, your band is amazing and we love the music you play. Thanks you for coming. See you again soon.
Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco, private party (Tangiers), May 2013

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