Jimmy Cannon and the band bring their own fresh and exciting arrangements of classic Pop songs and retro grooves to the dance floor, and continue to delight audiences in the UK and abroad with their vast repertoire of timeless Rat Pack and Swing numbers.
Whether you’re trying to create a sophisticated ambience or want to see the dance-floor explode, The Jazz Cannons swing band will deliver.
The Jazz Cannons have played for clients all over the world as well as TV appearances, such as ITV This Morning and The One Show, and are the perfect choice for corporate event entertainment and all other functions and parties. The blazing horns and explosive rhythm section will leave you and your guests no option but to “Face the Music and Dance”.
Following on from his studies at Trinity College of Music with the charismatic Bobby Lamb of Woody Herman fame, Jimmy decided that he would put together a big band with fellow student Matt Hope, Murray Morrison and Claire Macinerny. 4 years later and after a successful residency at the famous Bulls Head in Barnes, Jimmy and Matt decided to form the Jazz Cannons. They were introduced to Ray Gelato’s manager Brad Lazarus, which started a 10 year journey… Days in the Jerwood library seeking out original arrangements and fine tuning, reducing and adapting their current repertoire to produce what is arguably the best ‘Small’ Big Band in London.
Since 2009, Jimmy and the band have performed internationally at private events and concerts in Cyprus, Florence, Greece, Paris, Kuala lumpur, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Jordan and Dubai, as well as entertaining numerous private and corporate audiences at The Ritz Club, The Savoy, The Dorchester, Claridges, Soho House, Dover St. Wine Bar, The Groucho Club, and the The Pigalle back in London.
The band comprises of:
Jimmy Cannon – Singer
Matt Hope – Saxophones
Sean Hargreaves – Piano
Jerome Davies – Bass
Mark Allis – Drums
Simon Finch – Trumpet
Mike Innes – Trombone
Chantelle Duncan – Singer
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