The PAUL JAMES BAND is the North East's leading function band catering for all tastes. A professional, reliable and friendly service. All bookings guaranteed and confirmed in writing.
The Paul James Band is the most versatile and professional function band in the North East of England. The band has an impressive track record having played at hundreds of weddings and major corporate functions in the last fifteen years.
In recent years the band has been performing for party nights and sophisticated jazz evenings on board the prestigious P&O Cruises 'Arcadia' and 'Adonia' ocean liners.
The band always use high quality amplifiers, lights and PA systems fully PAT tested. They can also provide DJ's or their own recorded background music to suit the mood - anything from quiet jazz to chart dance tracks.
Established fifteen years ago The Paul James Band has built itís reputation on professionalism and attention to musical detail. The five-piece band comprises keyboards, drums, saxophone, bass and female vocals. Between them members of the band have performed extensively throughout the UK and abroad working with artistes such as Tony Christie and John Miles. The musicians in the band have a wealth of experience and have all worked in the fields of jazz, rock and pop touring with some of the countriesí top artistes, show bands, production shows and cruise ships.
This extremely versatile band mostly perform a selection of classic soul, disco, 60ís and pop which creates a party atmosphere and keeps the dance floor full and can also, when required, include material ranging from jazz, swing and Rat Pack to ballroom dancing, country dancing and Salsa! Their programme varies from night to night as every event is different and they add to their repertoire constantly.
The band are also able to augment their line-up with a male 'Rat Pack' vocalist, cabaret artiste or compere - details available on request.