Jamtastic wedding and party band

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Jamtastic provide up to 3 hours of high energy totally live music with each set a seemless integration from one song to another (i.e. no pauses between songs) in order to keep the dance floor packed...


Who are Jamtastic?

Jamtastic have the ability to perform in all sorts of shapes and sizes - from a sophisticated dinner jazz trio up to a stonkin' seven piece showband suitable for the most esteemed occasions in the land. The 'core-four' at the heart of Jamtastic are three lively, attractive guys and a stunning girl with simply the best singing voice on the circuit. This is the most flexible line-up of any four piece band producing an amazingly full live sound.

Jamtastic are a fun and seriously funky live professional function band. With a wide repertoire of perfectly selected music from the 60s to the very best of the present day, outstandingly tight musicianship and undoubtedly the finest singers on the London and South of England circuit, Jamtastic - the best band of their size in the UK - bring excitement, variety and pure quality to one of the most enjoyable nights of wedding and function entertainment you are likely to have the pleasure of experiencing.

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Jamtastic's lineups are:

four piece - by far the most popular choice for creating a cost effective, massive yet versatile sound .. featuring lead female vocals; lead male and additional backing male vocals; keyboards with keyboard bass; lead and bass guitars; live drums

five piece - as above but featuring an additional female or male 'front person' vocalist or energetic percussionist

six piece - as four piece but featuring additional 1 or 2 x female or male 'front person' vocalists and / or energetic percussionist

seven piece - the ultimate showband: 4 energetic musicians and 3 front vocalists - awesome!

Other line-ups

jazz trio
- classic lineup of piano, bass and drums (can also feature vocals if required) - playing quality versions of jazz standards for dinner or dancing music ... a popular choice for the afternoon when a larger line-up is featured in the evening

bespoke & eight piece and upwards - we can cater for larger line-ups or band sizes to include, for example, an amazingly brass section. This is seriously funky!

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Client List

The versatility of Jamtastic means that they are equally at home performing at a large global corporate promotion, society event or intimate private party for clients such as Lord Cadbury, Lufthansa, Coca-Cola and Marks & Spencer to name but a few; at venues from London's Premier West End Hotels and Birmingham's NEC to Australia, Dubai and New York; from cruising the oceans aboard the unique and exclusive The World, the world-famous QE2 and P&O's Oceana to the Royal Charity Ball, performing to - among others - Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex. The client base continues to grow with recent bookings including British Airways and The Variety Club of Great Britain. Popular wedding and function venues are The Ritz, The Park Lane Hilton, The Mandarin Oriental, The Chewton Glen, Rhinefield House, The Four Seasons Hampshire, Parley Manor, Beaulieu, Compton Acres and numerous others.

Testimonials

"Dear Mark and Jamtastic!
We just wanted to say thanks so, so much for putting on the most spectacular ever performance at our wedding in May.
We had high hopes that you would be great but you ABSOLUTELY BLEW US AWAY AND SURPASSED ALL EXPECTATIONS!
We have had many, many comments from our guests saying you were THE BEST BAND THEY HAD EVER HEARD AND THAT YOU MADE the evening!
Our first dance was perfect and one of our favourite moments of the whole wedding day was at the end of the night when you played Empire State of Mind. We will treasure that forever. The atmosphere was awesome throughout the evening and people are still talking about it now.
We wish you all the best for the future and hope you continue to enjoy the success you deserve"

Vanessa and Paul

"Hi Mark,
Well what can we say?! Jamtastic you were amazing, you did the best job ever!
Everyone has been commenting on how fantastic you were. They have all been asking how we found you!
And we was blown away by your rendition of Percy Sledge 'When a man loves a woman'. But when you said you had learned it just for us in such a short time made it even more special for us. I can honestly say it was just as good as the original version.
You helped to make a great day perfect.
Many many many thanks to all of you."

Sandi & Lee Hatton

"Dear Mark,
We just wanted to thank you and the band for the great music you provided at our daughter's wedding reception on Saturday at the Royal Automobile Club. The bride and groom were delighted with your sets, and the guests obviously enjoyed the music enormously, and it was the first time we have heard all the dancers at the Club calling for 'one more song' at the end! (And we have been to many dances there.)

Thank you also for being so considerate about the setting up of your equipment, which we were barely aware of - no small feat when there was such a lot of it...
Many thanks again,

Mr & Mrs Steele

"Dear Mark, Ginger, Lynn and Andy
Wow! What can I say? Best wedding band ever!
You gave us and our guests a truly brilliant evening that really caught fire, due to your top class entertainment, outstanding performances, your infectious energy and humour, and the warmth of your rapport with us.
Whenever we remember our wedding, we'll always be grateful for how you gave so much joy to us and our guests. The photos show them having a fabulous time, from the 2 year olds to the 72 year olds! Including the 'non-dancers' like myself!!
And thanks for putting in the "now Mark and married Tori" line into the Police number, and all the other personal touches, like (correctly) guessing that Tori would like the Summer of 69 at the end. And having the final farewell song was a beautiful way of saying goodbye to everyone.
With our grateful thanks, and best wishes"

Mark & Tori, Wedding

"Dear Mark
I just wanted to send an email thanking you (and indeed the rest of Jamtastic) for putting on an amazing show at our wedding at Sopwell House on Sunday 29th August.
The songs for dancing hit exactly the right note with our guests, many of whom have commented about how impressed they were with you, and how highly you rate compared to other wedding bands they have experienced in the past. Your punctuality, flexibility and ease of communication was also much appreciated, both before and during the day itself.
The day went better than we could possibly have imagined, and you played a huge part in that, so thank you again so much."

Edward and Jennifer, Wedding

"We have just arrived back from our honeymoon and wanted to email straight away to thank you for such an AWESOME night of music on the 4th April for our wedding at Dorney Lake. You were all fantastic and our guests were blown away!"
Katy, Wedding

"Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Jamtastic for the performance last night! Brilliant and so many people said how good you were. Thanks for all your efforts and for keeping everyone on the dance floor all night... great job all round."
Penny Jones; Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Matrics Ball, The Dorchester Hotel

"Dear Jamtastic
I just wanted to say thank you so much for making our wedding reception really special. Everyone thought you were fantastic and we will not hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking for a band for their event.

Helen & Dan , Wedding

"Dear Mark and Jamtastic
We just wanted to say a huge thank you for your brilliant set at our wedding. We know you must hear it all the time but everyone thought you were amazing. To look around and see everyone on the dancefloor was quite overwhelming. I come from a family very passionate about music so the band was really important to us and you guys were outstanding, an extremely talented group.
Thanks for a great party"

Jennifer and Llewellyn, Wedding

"I just wanted to say a big thank you to Jamtastic for last Friday night. Everyone I spoke to, without exception, said how brilliant you guys were."
Jane Skinner; Organiser, Daffodil Charity Ball, Rhinefield House

"I would like to thank you for recommending Jamtastic, who were absolutely superb on the evening. Their selection of music was excellent, and they had my colleagues up on the dance floor all night - everyone was sad to see them finish and I wished they could have played all night! I would greatly appreciate if you could pass on my, and the whole company's, thanks for helping to create a very enjoyable evening. They were entertaining and great fun - I hope that we might be able to see them again in the future."
Roger Trett, Chairman, Trett Consulting; Autumn Conference Corporate Party (to booking event organisation)

"You came highly recommended, and after last Friday's performance we know why!"
Tabs Creative Services, Corporate Party, London

"Jamtastic were a storming success (just as I knew they would be)"..
Wessex Heartbeat Charity Ball

".. thank you for the fantastic job you did for us at our wedding this weekend. I don't think I have ever seen a dance floor so consistently full at a wedding before! The sound level was just right, people could dance or chat at the tables, so thank you very much. We shall certainly be recommending you to friends and relatives in the future.
Hannah and Mike Plumley, Wedding

" When I'm asked the question what makes for a great night out I reply with one word......Jamtastic".
Mike Mason, Bid-Up TV

"..thanks to Jamtastic for yet another great job done"
Wendy Smith, Event Organiser

"Everyone danced from the youngsters through to our older relatives, the dancefloor was always busy.. we shall definitely recommend you to any friends who want a band for their wedding or parties"
Claudine and Paul Harvey, Wedding

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Jamtastic Equipment

Jamtastic are fully self contained providing a reliable, professional PA and lighting system for all occasions - both aesthetically pleasing and with crystal clear audibility. Never obtrusive, the sound and light rig used by Jamtastic is completely adaptable - equally at home in the ballroom at The Dorchester Hotel, London or a wedding marquee in a back garden. Sound levels are always monitored to be a perfect balance between a full live sound and respect for people wanting to be able to chat whilst listening to, and enjoying, the music.

Jamtastic equipment


The equipment comprises:

Audio:
24 channel Mackie Desk; 2 x RCF ART 322A active Full Range PA speakers; 2 x RCF 705AS active PA subwoofers; 3 x microphones; Alesis microverb 4 digital processor; Behringer digital feedback eliminator; iPod and CD Player (for dinner or break music); 1k Monitor Amp (with 3 x Electro-Voice monitors);

Lighting: 2 x Equinox Maxi Bar LED light systems

Stage requirements: Staging preferably 6m (19'8") x 3m (9'10")jamtastic2 x (separate) 13 amp electrical sockets

All Jamtastic equipment has been PAT tested (portable appliance tested) and Jamtastic have 10 million public liability cover.


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Cost and Availability

Jamtastic price themselves sensibly and competitively to adapt to every engagement's requirements. Quotes are based on a standard fee for each band size plus any additional charges for supplementary travel (engagements in the Central South, Home Counties and London incur no added travel charges), engagement times (additional charges apply for setting up prior to 6pm and playing beyond midnight) and peak season bookings (e.g. weekends in December, around Christmas and New Year's Eve).

As one of the busiest professional bands in the country - currently taking bookings for Summer/Autumn 2014 and beyond - it is wise to enquire early about availability. Nevertheless, there are still opportunities for bookings until then and beyond. For further information on specific quotes and availability click here.

*Please note that if you have received Jamtastic's details through an entertainment agent, any booking arrangements must be made through that agency and not directly with Jamtastic.

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