Bossa Basseline Music

Whether you’re searching for a relaxing background act for a Drinks Reception, tailor-made live music for your Wedding Day, or tasteful accompaniment to your Corporate Event or Dinner, Bossa Basseline make booking instrumental music in Jersey simple.

Discover the cool sound of Saxophone & Guitar, played by Jersey’s best musicians.
We are the only professional musicians in Jersey who are endorsed by the host of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London.

Our Services:

PERFECT MUSIC for Wedding Ceremonies, Drinks Receptions, Corporate & Private Events.

YOU’LL LOVE personalising your celebrations – choose from our repertoire of over 600 tunes.

FREE: we can create a custom arrangement of your favourite tune for free.

GREAT VALUE: no agency booking fees, no mark-up for Weddings.

BOOKING’S EASY: Carole will guide you through the booking process

Jules Wakeham – Tenor Saxophone

‘A remarkable musician, Julian’s sense of musicality, timing and general
perception is remarkable.’

Lee Konitz (Sax legend from Miles Davis’s band)

Highly regarded on the London jazz scene, Jules has performed at
venues including Ronnie Scott’s, London’s Savoy & the Café de Paris in Piccadilly. He has performed on Cunard cruise-ships in the USA, appeared in the 2004 film ‘Shoreditch’ alongside Shane Ritchie & Joely Richardson, and been invited to join BB King’s Blues Band.

Carole Le Gresley – Nylon-strung Guitar

‘Carole plays music from the heart with finesse, integrity and above all taste regardless of the setting… a true professional.’

Alex Garnett, host at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London

Carole trained in classical and Spanish guitar, and her first residency was at The Stanneylands Hotel, Wilmslow, performing to the stars of Coronation Street & Manchester United Football Club. She has performed for the BBC Antiques Roadshow Crew and the launch of the Ford Galaxy Car. Carole was recently invited to take part in Sky TV’s ‘Guitar Star’ show.

 

Our Bands:

The Bossa Basseline Duo – Our hugely popular Duo features Jules on saxophone & Carole on guitar. Discover pop classics from the likes of the Beatles, Caro Emerald, Amy Winehouse and Oasis, performed with a jazz-infused twist.


The Solo Guitarist – Relax to the sound of Jersey’s finest fingerstyle guitarist. Carole’s virtuosity will captivate you, whether she’s performing her own arrangements of Pachelbel’s Canon in D, or Daft Punk’s Get Lucky.

The Jazz Trio – our swinging Trio features saxophone, rhythm guitar and Jersey’s jazz-guitar master, Michael Carroll. Enjoy the classic sounds of jazz, along with our original interpretations of modern pop.

The Latin Trio – the sultry sound of summer, featuring Jersey’s percussion master Kenny Snell. Our Latin Trio plays the authentic sound of Brazil: lilting bossa nova, percussive samba and flirtatious latin-jazz.

 The Jazz Quartet – Our original and innovative Jazz Quartet breathes new life into jazz classics, swing & latin-jazz, together with unique interpretations of more contemporary music.

Our Repertoire:

Pop Classics of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond
Easy-listening
Jazz, Swing & Rat-pack
Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova & Samba
Love-songs & Ballads
Film, TV & Show-tunes
Christmas Songs & Carols

Link to demo/youtube clips:  https://www.bossabmusic.com/listen

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