Jazzset is a professional band of experienced jazz musicians from the Dorset area available as a duo or trio.
Jazzset is a professional band of experienced jazz musicians from the Dorset area available as a duo or trio. The group is led by pianist Graham Bennett who has played throughout the UK and beyond at festivals such as Goodwood Revival, Larmer Tree festival, Arts By the Sea Festival, aboard the world’s finest cruise ships and in hotels and venues throughout the UK.
JAZZ SET – play an eclectic mixture of Modern and Contemporary Jazz, Fusion, Latin American, Blues and Standards, generating a stylish and relaxed ambience for your event. The music is ideal for Weddings, Corporate Events, Drinks Receptions, Hotels,
Restaurants and Bars.
JAZZ SET – is available as a Trio – Piano/Bass/Drums with optional vocals and as a Duo – Piano/Bass with optional vocals.
Graham Bennett – Piano / Vocals
Graham studied both Classical music and Jazz from an early age, played his first professional residency at age seventeen, and has since become a vastly talented and experienced musician.He has played all the major holiday park venues, clubs and hotels, has toured extensively in the UK and on the continent, and has cruised for both Cunard and P&O. In June 2013 Graham played at Buckingham Palace for the Coronation Festival. A highly respected session musician, his services in the recording studio are always in demand.
Steve Reynolds – Double Bass / Bass Guitar / Vocals
Steve has played numerous summer seasons accompanying many prominent international artists in major Theatres across the country. He has played all the major holiday park venues, working with many top named performers. He has many national and local radio recording sessions to his credit and has also played in several top contemporary bands touring the UK.
Harry Thow – Drums / Percussion / Vocals
Originally from Scotland, Harry turned professional on leaving school. He has toured the UK with a top Scottish Show Band and spent five years touring NATO bases across Europe. Having moved to the south of England, he has become a highly respected and sought after drummer in the area’s live music circles, and has continued working in top holiday park venues, theatres, hotels and nightclubs.
Previous/current clients include:
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Captain’s Club Hotel, Poole Yacht Club, Dudsbury Golf Club, Tylney Hall, Rhinefield House, Harbour Heights Hotel, Shaftesbury and Gillingham Fair, The Lighthouse Poole, Royal Bath Hotel, Barnsley House.