The Soul Essentials

  • A vocal-led duo or trio, performing soul and pop music
  • Live music provided for all events from drinks receptions to late-night entertainment
  • Music from the 60s to the present day
  • Can be booked alongside our party bands as part of an entertainment package

The Soul Essentials are a small band with a beautiful sound, performing relaxed soulful classics for drinks receptions and parties. The band is the perfect accompaniment for dinners and garden parties, and provides a sublime atmosphere as after-dinner or late-night entertainment.

Fronted by a female vocalist, this band's repertoire features mellow classics from the 60s and 70s such as Natural Woman and Feeling Good, as well as contemporary chart songs including Ordinary People and Havana.

The standard line-up of the band is a duo of female vocals and piano; a saxophone or a bassist can be added to the band for a fuller sound.

The Soul Essentials have performed across the UK and abroad, for clients such as Cadbury, Harvey Nichols and Dell.

The Soul Essentials are also available alongside any of our larger function bands - get in touch today for a quote!

Any questions?

Click here to e-mail us, fill out our booking enquiry form, or give us a call on 07855 488 462.

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This is a selection of The Soul Essentials repertoire list - get in touch if you have any requests!

Something Beautiful (Jacob Banks)
Ordinary People (John Legend)
Havana (Camilla Cabello)
Golden (Jill Scott)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Love is a Losing Game (Amy Winehouse)
You Know I’m No Good (Amy Winehouse)
Mercy (Duffy)
Warwick Avenue (Duffy)
Only Love Can Hurt Like This (Paloma Faith)
What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)
I’d Rather Go Blind (Etta James)
Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay (Otis Redding)
Stand By Me (Otis Redding)
You’re All I Need To Get By (Aretha Franklin)


This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) (Natalie Cole)
Higher and Higher (Jackie Wilson)
At Last (Etta James)
Midnight Train to Georgia (Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Say A Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin)
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out (Bessie Smith)
I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free (Nina Simone)
A Sunday Kind of Love (Etta James)
Feeling Good (Nina Simone)
You Send Me (Aretha Franklin)
As (Stevie Wonder)
Until You Come Back To Me (Aretha Franklin)
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin)
I Feel The Earth Move (Carole King)
All Night Long (Lionel Richie)
We Can Work It Out (Stevie Wonder)

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