Our Bands

featuredThe Brownfield Byrne Hot Six just after a gig at the Boston Spa Jazz Club, Yorkshire

 

About the band

A new departure for trumpet and tenor duo Jamie Brownfield and Liam Byrne. The once bebop purists have now turned their attentions to earlier jazz styles taking inspiration from Bix and Tram rather than Bird and Dizzy. Their new band, the Hot six, play the kind of jazz that really swings and doesn’t give you a headache. Featuring a rhythm section including such luminaries as Tom Kincaid, Andy Hulme, Jim Swinnerton and Jack Cotterill, they play classic jazz, as in everything from New Orleans through the tin pan alley classics, the swing era, and mainstream jazz recalling the classic small groups of the 1930′s.

 

Jamie has a prodigiously broad style running the gamut of jazz trumpet while Liam has a growing reputation as a torchbearer of the jazz tenor saxophone tradition, inspired by the likes of Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins. Tom is one of the UK’s foremost jazz pianists with an infectious style in the mould of Errol Garner and Oscar Peterson, and Andy’s playing reflects the roots of jazz guitar, echoing Charlie Christian and Freddy Green. The band is completed by Jim and Jack’s energetic rhythm playing.​​​​​

 

band selection

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  • “Tea for Two” Jazz Duo

    5.00 out of 5

    If you’re looking for some quality backgorund jazz music for your event but you don’t want to break the bank then the 2 piece duo act is right for you.
    There are a few combinations available, trumpet/Sax with Guitar/Piano, or Guitar/Piano with Bass, it’s completely up to you!

    The beauty of having such a small group it that they can be placed into virtually any space or setting, they can learn any special tunes that you would like them to play!
    if you are having a themed event, we can even dress for the occasion!


  • “The Wanderers” – Jazz Trio

    5.00 out of 5

     Members of the band are all regular faces on the British Jazz scene. From garden parties to wedding breakfasts, corporate awards dinners to product launches, the trio are guaranteed to get everybody’s foot tapping and put a smile on the faces of all of your guests, making your event one they won’t ever forget…

     

    This group is the one of the more compact bands and literally arrives ‘out of the box’. With a flexible approach and the unusual ability to play as an acoustic wandering act, they really are able to perform anywhere for anyone.


  • Dinner Jazz Duo


  • Heidi Browne

    5.00 out of 5

  • Swing it Robin, Sing it Ela

    5.00 out of 5

  • The “Hot 4” Jazz Quartet

    5.00 out of 5

     The standard line up quartet consists of British Jazz Awards rising star, Jamie on Trumpet. Tom kincaid on Piano, Jim Swinnerton on Double Bass, and Jack Cotterill on Drums. The band members have played with such notables as Bruce Adams, Shakin Stevens, Scott Hamilton, Alan Barnes, Digby Fairweather… Playing all over the world from Europe, to Scandinavia, and as far as the US! The perfect band if you’re looking impress your guests. An ideal for jazz band for wedding reception!


  • The “Manouchetones” – Gypsy Jazz Band


  • The A Sides

    The A Sides’ are an exciting quintet featuring Vocals, Trumpet, Piano, Double Bass & Drums playing Jazz & Blues and modern day hits.


  • The A Sides Trio


  • The Brownfield Byrne Hot Six

    5.00 out of 5

    The Brownfield Byrne Hot 6 provide quality musical entertainment for weddings, parties, corporate functions and any other special occasion.

    ​The band consists of experienced jazz musicians with large and diverse repertoire ranging from New Orleans, through the tin pan alley classics, the swing era, and mainstream jazz recalling the classic small groups of the 1930’s, performing standards and swinging favourites.