Silk Street Jazz was formed in London in 2003 by a new generation of early jazz enthusiasts.

Today the ensemble contains the cream of young London jazz musicians whom continue to revitalise the scene with their flair, excitement and enthusiasm. Their ability to acknowledge and reflect on the past but to create a contemporary sound is why it is one of the pre-eminent bands on the scene today.

Silk Street Jazz are building on a fast growing prestigious reputation for being one of the most reliable bands in the UK. Establishing a high level of consumer confidence, the band’s credibility in today’s market is clearly evident from its extensive list of widely recognised and extremely satisfied clientele. The band has also played at many prestigious venues across the UK

Band options
Silk Street Jazz bands are available from a small duo up to the full 7-piece band. It is very important to the band that you both decide on the right ensemble for your event.

2 Piece Clarinet/Trombone or Trumpet with Banjo/Guitar

3 Piece Clarinet, Banjo, Sousaphone

4 Piece (option 1 & 2) Trumpet, Clarinet, Banjo, Sousaphone (Drums)

5 Piece Cornet, Clarinet, Banjo, Sousaphone, Drums

6 Piece Cornet, Clarinet, Trombone, Banjo, Sousaphone, Drums

7 Piece Cornet, Clarinet, Sax, Trombone, Banjo, Sousaphone, Drums

Due to the bands playing ‘Hot’ Jazz, Silk Street Jazz bands are also known as the Silk Street Hot 7, The Silk Street Hot 6 etc.


Audio Technica Ltd, BMA, BP, Cancer Research UK, Conservative Party, David Lloyd Leisure, European Climate Exchange, Falcon-Chambers, Field of Dreams Music Concerts, Gordon Ramsay, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Hampton Court Flower Show, Harrods, Hayling Island Jazz Festival, Henley Regatta, Hodson’s Legal, Holiday Inn, ING Direct, ITV, Lord Mayor’s Show, Olympic Torch Relay, PayPoint Ltd, Royale Cuisine, Richmond Athlethic Rugby Club, Robert Smith (The Cure), Royal & Sun Alliance, St Anthony’s Hospital, Tokyo Electron Europe, Topsail, Waverley & Balmoral Excursions, Wedlake Bell, Worshipful Company of Grocers, Worshipful Company of Firefighters, Worshipful Company of Launderers, Zafferano

Silk Street Bands have performed at many prestigious venues across the UK including: Barbican Centre, BMA House, Boodles, Brunswick Centre, Buckingham Palace, Buxted Park Hotel, Charles Napier Restaurant, City Hall (London), Claremont Landscape Gardens, Compleat Angler (Marlow), Estorick Collection (London), ExCel Centre, Farnham Maltings (Farnham), Forde Abbey (Somerset), Girdlers Hall (London), Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Ham House, Hampton Court Flower Show, Hilton Hotel (Mayfair), Inner Temple (London), Kew Gardens, Knebworth House etc…

Performance options

3pc Band (Standard line up)

Clarinet, Banjo, Bass

3pc alternative

Clarinet, Trumpet, Banjo

4pc Band

Clarinet, Banjo, Bass, Trumpet

5pc Band

Clarinet, Banjo, Bass, Trumpet, Drums

6pc Band

Clarinet, Banjo, Bass, Trumpet, Drums, Trombone

7pc Band

Clarinet, Banjo, Bass, Trumpet, Drums, Trombone, Sax