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Noa Alvarez jazz band

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Noa Alvarez is a sophisticated jazz singer based in Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, who can bring a stylish and entertaining performance to your special day, transporting the audience to a bygone era.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£300
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Details

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Jazz Band

Style of Music

Drinks / Cocktails Music
Jazz
Rat Pack / Swing
Reception Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Brass
Complete Band
Drums
Female Vocals
Guitar
Piano
Winds

Additional Services

Learn New Songs
PA System
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Sound Equipment
Take Requests
Full Description
Born in San Sebastian, Spain. Introduced to jazz at an early age by her father, she fell in love with the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holliday. Although she studied classical piano for many years, it was the spontaneity of jazz that kept drawing her. After living abroad for a few years and marrying into a musical family, she moved to London and rediscovered her passion for the genre. Her repertoire covers standards from the Great American Songbook, beautiful ballads and cheeky 1950s numbers, as well as latin bossa nova grooves, where she can draw inspiration from her Spanish roots. Performing with some of the best musicians in town, Noa is a regular on the London jazz scene, having performed in jazz clubs such as The Ronnie Scotts Bar, The Spice of Life, The Vortex, The Bull's Head, The Pheasantry, The Charlie Wrights, The Ram Jam Club etc. as well as at various jazz festivals, private clubs (The Savile Club-Mayfair, Eight Member's Club...) and iconic venues such as The Victoria and Albert Museum. Noa can tailor a band to your requirements, this can be anything from a piano and vocal duo to a full swinging band, creating the atmosphere you are after.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Noa Alvarez
Congratulations on your exciting news! Please get in touch for a no obligation chat. It would be our pleasure to be part of your special day.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2011
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
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Yakir Zur
Wedding: January 2018
June 2018
Created a unique atmosphere at the event
"I invited Noa to perform at my 60th birthday. Noa’s warm and soft voice accompanied by Ben on the piano helped to created a unique atmosphere at the event. Noa’s reperto...
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Barbara Gooch
Married in April 2018
June 2018
Noa left the congregation and us spellbound
"We asked Noa to sing at our wedding and she filled the church with a superb a cappella version of 'Amazing Grace' which left the congregation and us spellbound" Thank y...
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Jo Czuchnicki
Wedding: March 2018
June 2018
Absolutely perfect for the event
"Noa played at a surprise party held on Saturday 28th June 2014 for my daughter's home coming from her travels through South America.We decided on a Latin Jazz theme w...
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Mark Eaton
Wedding: January 2018
June 2018
I will definitely book Noa again
“What a night! I booked Noa as a surprise for my partner’s birthday. The organisation was easy, the event was amazing and everything was seamless. Noa is an incredibly t...
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Sarah Brinklow
Married in July 2017
June 2018
Not will bring joy to any event
"At our wedding Noa sung my special request of “Ne me quitte pas” the Jaques Brel classic , which she performed in French ( even though she is Spanish and is not fluent...
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Samantha Thomson
Wedding: January 2018
June 2018
Beautiful, talented and impeccable vocals
"Beautiful, talented and impeccable vocals. Thank you so much Ainhoa,you made my 40th birthday unforgettable" -Samantha Thomson
Location & Contact Details

Address

Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London, England

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Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Professional, sophisticated, experienced, stylish, fun

Describe your typical process with a couple.

After a couple gets in touch, I offer a free quote and if both parties are in agreement then we go from there. I email a contract so that the client knows exactly what the band will provide and has security that all will go ahead as agreed. I often meet in person with the clients to discuss any particular wishes, repertoire, logistics (timings, location etc.) Some couples have a clear idea of what they would like and some are after suggestions This is at no extra cost provided that it is local to me. I then keep in touch with whoever is in charge of booking the band (the groom, bride, best man etc) ahead of the day to ensure everything runs smoothly and any queries from their side are answered promptly, or any changes they need made can be accommodated, schedules permitting. We arrive at the venue in good time on the day, to set up, and we then play wonderful music to happy guests!

Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?

Ahhh...this is too difficult! One of the fabulous Big Bands from the golden era of jazz, Duke Ellington, Count Basie...all those fabulous musicians, those fabulous costumes!

What is the soundtrack to your life?

What a wonderful world
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