Silk Street

Silk Street new generation early jazz band for hire.
Featuring young players the ensemble acknowledges & reflects on the past whilst creating a contemporary sound.

Excellent Music, Thank You

Gordon Ramsey

You guys must be the best New Orleans band outside of New Orleans!

LBS Manchester, Staff Party
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Everyone involved with Silk Street is passionate about making your event a success by delivering a musical experience that is full of flair, excitement and enthusiasm.

Silk Street offer a variety of line-ups to suit every budget, every venue and every occasion. From The Hot Duo that is perfect for mix ‘n’ mingle, through to The Hot Seven which is the ultimate choice for creating a timeless impression. From a Christmas Band where Santa hats replace boater hats and festive decorations are added to the instruments to a Dance Orchestra who perform original arrangements of classic numbers from the roaring 20s. Add to this a Swing Band offering relaxing ballads, cool bossa novas and up-tempo versions of the rat-pack repertoire and you have group who are the ideal choice whether you are having a wedding or civil ceremony, a river cruise, a corporate event or a private party, a funeral or a store opening!

Formed back in 2003 as a new generation dixieland band, Silk Street offer a fresh alternative to other forms of jazz entertainment. All members are full time London professionals and some of the leading musicians in their field. They have recorded extensively for TV and Film, including programmes and commercials for the BBC and Channel 4, recording at both Abbey Road and Pinewood Studios. Appearances on ‘The F Word’, CBeebies ‘Zingzillas’ and a ‘Big Brother’ advert have helped to raise the profile of the group. The band has performed for Her Majesty The Queen, Robert Smith (The Cure), Gordon Ramsay, Ray Winstone, Sir Ian Botham, Paul O’Grady and Cilla Black.

Looking for Christmas entertainment? Jingle all the way with the Silk Street Santas!

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If you want fun, festive entertainment for your Christmas party, work Christmas ‘do’ or Christmas themed event then look no further.

Silk Street Jazz is excited to bring you the Silk Street Santas, a special Christmas jazz band to help you celebrate the festive season with your friends, family and colleagues. The Silk Street Santas play festive tunes in an evocative New Orleans jazz style, whilst dressed as Santa! They will entertain your guests with jolly Christmas classics such as White Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree and Winter Wonderland.


Gordon Ramsay, Waldorf Hotel, London

“Excellent Music, Thank You”

LBS Manchester, Staff Party

“You guys must be the best New Orleans band outside of New Orleans!”

Rosie Driver

“Thank You so much for all the wonderful music on Saturday; you really enhanced the wedding reception.”

Sue Amery, Leicestershire

“We had an amazing time on the 2nd December 2006 -The Cotton Club theme just came together with the Silk Street Jazz playing the really authentic 20/30s New Orleans Jazz, the dance floor was full all evening. You must book these guys!!! They are the best.”

Nicola Trend

“Your band was amazing, my feet were tapping all the way through our wedding breakfast! Many of our guests commented on the fabulous music, I’m recommending you to all my friends. Thanks again for adding ambience and excitement to the day.”

Amanda McIlwaine, Mrs Mac Ltd

“A huge thank you to the quartet who played at Ickworth on Saturday night. They were helpful, courteous, professional and very talented. It was wonderful to watch and listen to them at work. Please pass on our thanks to all four of them. Thank you for also making the booking process so smooth and easy. We look forward to working with you again in the future.”

Charlotte Adkin (Bride), London

“All I can say is thank you so much for a fantastic performance, you really helped the day go well and everybody commented on the music being fantastic. I will be recommending you to everyone I know so you may get some strange phone calls!”

James Coveyduck, CCT Integrated Systems, London

“The band was fantastic, completely making the evening for us. It was great to have a fun, young group of talented guys who really seemed to want to be there. I can’t wait to have them back for our next event; I would like to think it could become something of a tradition.”

Martin & Gill Ingram, Birthday Party, Oxford

“Thank you for performing so well at my wife’s ‘big birthday party’ recently, your excellent music added a great deal to the occasion. It was a long evening and for you to play so many sets with such untiring enthusiasm were itself very impressive. In brief we couldn’t have asked for anything better, and would recommend you to anyone.”

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