Paul Stiles is one of the South’s finest sax players and leads bands of all sizes to perform everything from Standards through Be-Bop to original material.
Paul and his musicians are regularly featured at the well known Jazz venues and produce well crafted Jazz recordings, of particular note is the Quintet’s ‘Groovin’ High’ featuring many original arrangements mixed in with some Dizzy Gillespie and Hoagy Carmichael!
Paul Stiles is well known on the UK jazz circuit having worked with such well known jazz luminaries as Ronnie Scott and John Dankworth. However, his forte is that of being a band leader. He leads a variety of jazz combinations to suit most venues, mood and budget with the Quartet being particularly popular for weddings, receptions, dinner music etc. The band is heavily booked throughout the wedding season.
The Paul Stiles Band is also available as a Duo, Trio, and Sextet to cater for everything from Dinner music, Dixieland, Latin and Modern Jazz. For those who are lovers of the Big Band era, Paul Stiles leads a Big Band available from 12 piece to 18 pieces to cover the Big Band repertoire of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington etc…
All combinations are available for Jazz Nights, corporate and private functions, wedding receptions, dinners etc.
Corporate clients include:
British Airways, Price Waterhouse, Fidelity Investments, Peters plc etc..
Most of the major London hotels, the World famous Chewton Glen Hotel, Lulworth Castle, Somerley House, Lainston House and many country houses throughout the country.
"The Paul Stiles Quartet were absolutely fantastic, and just what we were hoping for. They played at just the right tempo and volume to encourage people to dance, and yet allow others to continue chatting. We have had many comments from guests saying how much they enjoyed the music. I would have no hesitation in recommending the quartet and Fantasia Music to friends/family in the future, and thank you once again." Kate Garcez - wedding
"The band were fantastic and really helped to make the perfect wedding day. Thank you so much for the great music " David Farrar - wedding