Sounds are dedicated to providing top-class accessible jazz. Whether
playing with amplification or purely acoustically, we deliver a
professional performance of high-quality background music, creating the
perfect ambiance for your party or function. We can expand to add vocals,
drums, saxophone etc. as required, to suit specific occasions.
Lasky MA, BA Hons [piano] prides himself in his versatility as a musician.
His jazz piano playing has seen him performing at some of the top venues
in the country, including The Savoy, The Waldorf and Claridges' Hotel
(where he is currently the resident pianist) as well as on various cruise
ships around the globe. He is also an active composer and conductor for
which he received 3 top awards at University and Music College. Recently
he conducted the World Premiere of his composition, Fanfare for Brass
& Percussion, in the Barbican Hall, London. Simon has been a
professional musician for 5 years now since graduating with a First Class
degree from The University of Bristol.
Hawkins BA Hons (trumpet/flugel horn) has been playing professionally for
a number of years. His musical career was helped by winning the regional
finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1989. After four years at
music college (where he won the Mixed Ensembles Competition and Brass
Competition twice!), in 1995 he left to sail the seas, playing aboard
several prestigious cruise ships, in the show bands. Having returned to
dry land, he co-founded 'Jazz Sounds' with pianist and fellow seaman Simon
Scott (double bass) has been enjoying a glittering musical career for the
past 20 years. Having studied jazz on a Scholarship at the prestigious
Berklee College of Music in America, he has travelled extensively, playing
in the showband aboard the QEII, played in some of the worlds most
exclusive hotels (including the Savoy, The Dorchester and Claridges),
performed in numerous West End theatre productions, and has many
television appearances to his credit. More recently he has been touring
with top Abba tribute band, 'Bjorn Again'
Corporate Functions, Garden Parties
Inaugurations,Barmitzvahs, Christenings, etc.
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