Bloomsbury Jazz Quartet

Manchester's Jazz Quartet to Book or Hire

Manchester's finest Jazz Musicians perform the best trad jazz classics as either a duo, trio or quartet for weddings, private parties and corporate events across Cheshire and the North West.

About Us

The Bloomsbury Jazz Quartet brings together some of the North West's finest jazz session musicians to perform as either a Duo, Trio, Quartet or Quintet. From favourite tunes from the Jazz Standards list to quirky takes on contemporary songs, the Bloomsbury Jazz Quartet brings a cool swinging soundtrack to any event. 


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I just wanted to say a big thank you. The Jazz Quintet were fantastic on Saturday night everyone was asking me about them – they were just perfect.

Emma, Alderley Edge

"Thank you so much for being part of our wedding day. The piper did an amazing job, walking down the aisle was exactly how I dreamt it would be. The Jazz Quartet and Function Band were awesome. Our guests raved about them the next day. Can’t recommend Bloomsbury Music highly enough, flawless!"

Jodi & Dave, Chester Race Course


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Jazz Standards List

A - G

H. Arlen

As Long As I Live

Between The Devil And...

Blues In The Night

Come Rain Or Come Shine

Easy Street

Get Happy

Ill Wind

I’ve Got The World On A String

It’s Only A Paper Moon

One For My Baby

Over The Rainbow

Stormy Weather

That Old Black Magic

I. Berlin


The Best Thing For You

Blue Skies

Cheek To Cheek

How Deep Is The Ocean


C. Brown

Blues Walk 

The Daahoud

Joy Spring


J. Coltrane

Cousin Mary

Giant Steps


Moment’s Notice

Trane’s Blues

H. Carmichael

Georgia On My Mind

Heart & Soul

Nearness Of You

The Rockin’ Chair

Sky Lark

Small FryStart Dust

T. Dameron

Good Bait

If You Could See Me Now

Lady Bird

Our Delight

M. Davis

All Blues




Tune Up

M. Dennis

Angel Eyes

Everything Happens To Me

Violets For Your Furs

Will You Still Be Mine

G. De Paul

I’ll Remember April

Namely You

Star Eyes

Teach Me Tonight

You Don’t Know What Love Is

W. Donaldson

Love Me Or Leave Me

Makin’ Whoopee

My Buddy

Yes Sir, That’s My Baby

You’re Driving Me Crazy

V. Duke

April In Paris

Autumn In New York

Cabin In The Sky

I Can’t Get Started

Taking A Chance On Love

What Is There To Say

D. Ellington


Come Sunday

Cotton Tail

Day Dream

Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

I Didn’t Know About You

I Got It Bad

I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

I’m Beginning To See The Light

I’m Just A Lucky So And So

In A Mellow Tone

In A Sentimental Mood

It Don’t Mean A Thing

Just Squeeze Me

Mood Indigo

Preulde To A Kiss

Satin Doll


Sophisticated Lady

What Am I Here For

G. Gershwin

Bidin’ My Time

But Not For Me

Embraceable You

Fascinating Rhythm

Foggy Day, A

How Long Has This Been Going On

I Got Rhythm

It Ain’t Necessarily So

I’ve Got A Crush On You

Love Is Here To Stay

Love Walked In

The Man I Love

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Oh, Lady Be Good

Somebody Loves Me

Someone To Watch Over Me Soon

Strike Up The Band

’S Wonderful

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

D. Gillespie


Birk’s Works

Con Alma

Groovin’ High

Night In Tunisia

Woody’n You

B. Golson

Along Came Betty

Are You Real

Blues March

Ease Away Walk

I Remember Clifford

Whisper Not

B. Goodman

Don’t Be That Way

Flying Home

A Smooth One

Soft Winds

J. Green

Body And Soul

I Cover The Waterfront

Out Of Nowhere

J - R

A.C. Jobim

Chega De Saudade


A Felicidade

The Girl From Ipanema

How Insensitive


Once I Loved

One Note Samba

Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars



J. Kern

All The Things You Are

Dearly Beloved

A Fine Romance

I’m Old Fashioned

In Love In Vain

I’ve Told Every Little Star

Long Ago And Far Away

Pick Yourself Up

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

The Song Is You

Till The Clouds Roll By

Way You Look Tonight

The Yesterdays

B. Lane

Everything I Have Is Yours

How About You

I Hear Music

Old Devil Moon

On A Clear Day

F. Loesser

If I Were A Bell


On A Slow Boat To China

Two Sleepy People

F. Loewe

Almost Like Being In Love

I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face

On The Street Where You Live

J. Mc Hugh

Don’t Blame Me

Exactly Like You

I Can’t Believe That You Are In Love

With Me

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love

I’m In The Mood For Love

On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Where Are You

Th. Monk

Bemsha Swing

Blue Monk

I Mean You

In Walked Bud


‘Round Midnight

Ruby, My Dear

San Francisco Holiday

Straight No Chaser

Well You Needn’t

R. Noble


Touch Of Your Lips

The Very Thought Of You 

Ch. Parker

Au Privave


Billie’s Bounce


Blues For Alice


Cool Blues


Donna Lee


Moose The Mooche

Now Is The Time


Scrapple From The Apple

Yardbird Suite

C. Porter

All Of You

Anything Goes

At Long Last Love

Easy To Love

Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye

From This Moment On

Get Out Of Town

I Concentrate On You

I Get A Kick Out Of You

I Love You

It’s All Right With Me

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Just One Of Those Things

Love For Sale

My Heart Belongs To Daddy

Night And Day

What Is This Thing Called Love

You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To

You Do Something To Me

R. Rainger

Easy Living

If I Should Lose You

I Wished On The Moon

Thanks For The Memory

R. Rodgers

Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered

Blue Room

Blue Moon

Dancing On The Ceiling

Falling In Love With Love

Have You Met Miss Jones

I Didn’t Know What Time It Was

I Could Write A Book

Isn’t It Romantic

It Never Entered My Mind

It Might As Well Be Spring

I Shish I Were In Love Again

Lady Is A Tramp, The

Little Girl Blue



Mountain Greenery

My Favourite Things

My Funny Valentine

My Heart Stood Still

My Romance

Spring Is Here

The Surrey With The Fringe On Top There’s Small Hotel

This Can’t Be Love

Thou Swell

Where Or When

With A Song In My Heart

You Are Too Beautiful

You Took Advantage Of Me

S. Rollins

Alfie’s Theme




Pent Up House

Soonymoon For Two

Strode Rode

St. Thomas

Tenor Madness

Valse Hot

S - Z

A. Schwartz

Alone Together

Dancing In The Dark

A Gal In Calico

You And The Night And The Music

H. Silver

Nica’s Dream

Peace Preacher

The Sister Sadie


B. Strayhorn

Chelsea Bridge

Lush Life

Take The A-Train

Upper Manhattan Medical Group

J. Styne

I Fall In Love Too Easily

It’s You Or No One

Just In Time

Party’s Over

The People

Things We Did Last Summer

Time After Time

J. Van Heusen

But Beautiful

Darn That Dream

Here’s That Rainy Day


I Thought About You

It Could Happen To You

It’s Always You

Like Someone In Love

Polka Dots And Moonbeams

F. Waller

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Black And Blue

Honeysuckle Rose

Keepin’ Out Of A Mischief Now

H. Warren

I Only Have Eyes For You

Jeepers Creepers

Lulu’s Back In Town

More I See You, The

September In The Rain

There Will Never Be Another You

You’re My Everything

K. Weill

Mack The Knife

My Ship

September Song

Speak Low

L. Young

Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid

Lester Leaps In


V. Young

Beautiful Love

Can’t We Talk It Over

I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

With You

My Foolish Heart

Stella By Starlight

Sweet Sue

Weaver Of Dreams

When I Fall In Love

V. Youmans

I Know That You Know

I Want To Be Happy

More Than You Know

Sometimes I’m Happy

Tea For Two

Time On My Hands

Without A Song

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Timing Requirements:

The Bloomsbury Jazz Quartet typically performs up to 3 hours of background music, perfect for drink receptions and dinners. They also form the Bloomsbury Jazz Band for the evening entertainment. Additional times can be negotiated.

Song Requests:

Bloomsbury Jazz Quartet can tailor their repertoire and arrange specific songs for your event. Please do enquire if you can't find what you're looking for.

Add Ons:

We at Bloomsbury specialise in creating packages - our most popular is using the musicians from the jazz group to form the basic of the Bloomsbury Function Band, therefore saving you money on your overall package. 


Travel expenses are included unless your location is further afield. Bloomsbury Jazz perform nationally and abroad but additional travel and accommodation expenses will incur depending on your event's location - Please enquire for further details.

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