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.
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“Tea for Two” Jazz Duo
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
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.
Bringing the swing of Sinatra alive, Perfectly Frank by David Knopov as seen on BBC TV`s `The one and only` is a quality tribute to the legend of Sinatra and is without doubt one of the most succesful Frank sinatra tributes on the circuit who has even performed to Her Majesty The Queen Close your eyes and you will swear it is ol` blue eyes himself!
Swing it Robin, Sing it Ela
The “Hot 4” Jazz Quartet
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 Brownfield Byrne Hot Six
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.
The Brownfield Byrne Quintet
If you’re looking for book a jazz band for you event The Brownfield-Byrne Quintet could be for you!
The band was conceived in 2009 by trumpeter, Jamie Brownfield and saxophonist, Liam Byrne, both of whom are based in North Wales. Embracing the trumpet and tenor tradition of 1950′s bebop, the group’s repertoire has expanded considerably over the past few years to incorporate much earlier forms of jazz, reflecting the ever-expanding influences that inform it’s style. By placing an emphasis on a high standard of musicianship and a challenging repertoire, and staying true to their original jazz influences, these five musicians succeed in achieving a broad appeal with young and old alike, breaking down the boundaries that traditionally exist between the respective jazz genres.