The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band

Vocal-led jazz quintet performing speakeasy hits from the 1920s and vintage covers of modern songs

Jazz | Swing | 1920s | Vocal-led | Background Music | Dancing Music

The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band is a stylish 1920s jazz ensemble perfect for wedding receptions, corporate events, and any party with a vintage feel.

Whether you're styling your event with a Great Gatsby, Prohibition or roaring 20s theme, this band provides the perfect entertainment to give your event a touch of class.

The band has a fantastic, diverse repertoire list which includes authentic music from the flapper era, with well-known classics such as Puttin' on the Ritz, Happy Feet and Ain't Misbehavin'. The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band also performs modern songs in a vintage style - so if you want to Charleston to Umbrella, this is the band for you!

The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band is fronted by a female vocalist, who is accompanied by top professional instrumentalists with vast performing experience. The band have performed all over the UK and abroad, for clients including Ferrari, Lindt, BMW and Cadbury; and at prestigious venues including The Savoy, ExCeL London, The Dorchester Hotel and more.

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Line-up options

The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band is available in various line-ups:

  • 5-piece band (perfect for background music): female vocals, piano, bass, trumpet, clarinet/saxophone
  • 6-piece band (great for a mix of background and dancing music): female vocals, piano, bass, drums, trumpet, clarinet/saxophone

You could also book the band as a duo (piano and vocals) or trio (piano, vocals and clarinet/saxophone) for events where you want the music to be more subtle.


"The band was brilliant. We are very thankful and would definitely recommend Down for the Count to everyone."

Mita & Joseph

Wedding Reception,
Wilton's Music Hall, London


"We booked Down for the Count for one of our high profile corporate clients and they were fantastic. Arrived on time to set up, and worked brilliantly with the venue and AV companies to ensure everything was set and ready to go on time."

Chris Julian

Corporate event for Lindt Chocolate at Beaumont Estate, Windsor

Chris Julian

"The team working on the night, as well as guests had nothing but amazing feedback about you and the rest of the band – thank you!"

Ruthie Hunt

St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel
New Year's Eve Party

Ruthie Hunt

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Here's a selection of our set list. The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band is fantastically versatile - the 5-piece band is fantastic for sophisticated dancing music, or you can add drums making the band ideal for dancing music.

Vintage covers 

Upbeat vintage covers of modern songs

All About That Bass
Bad Romance
Call Me Maybe
Careless Whisper
Crazy In Love
Gangsta's Paradise
I Will Survive
I’m Not the Only One
Livin' on a Prayer
Upside Down


Dancing music

Add drums to the band for our dancing set!

Beyond the Sea
Cheek to Cheek
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
I Wanna Be Like You
Jump Jive & Wail
Mack the Knife
Mambo Italiano
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Reet Petite
Route 66
Tu Vuo Fa L'Americano
Twistin' the Night Away
Why Don't You Do Right

Background Jazz 

Sophisticated 1920s background jazz

After You've Gone
Ain't Misbehavin'
Alexander's Ragtime Band
All Of Me
Bei Mir Bist du Schoen
But Not for Me
Happy Feet
I Got Rhythm
Let There Be Love
Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love
Let's Misbehave
Love Me Or Leave Me
Luck Be a Lady
Mack The Knife
Night and Day
Oh, Lady Be Good!
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Puttin on the Ritz
Someone To Watch Over Me
Swing That Music
Tea For Two
The Man I Love
They Can't Take That Away From Me

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Down for the Count are not an agency - we're a collective of 30 professional musicians who perform together in a range of different line-ups. 

If The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band aren't quite the right band for you, there's a good chance one of our other bands will be perfect:

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