Chris James - Male Singer - London, London

Chris James - Male Singer | London, London

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Country: United Kingdom
Based In: London, London
Performs: Worldwide
From: £150 - £450
Based in London, Chris "Smarty" James is an up and coming Jazz singer from the UK who has emerged onto the scene as one of the best voices around. A deep, rich tone with power and a soft subtlety reminiscent of the greats. ​
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Show Description

Chris mainly performs music from the American songbook including songs by Sinatra, The Ratpack, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole e.t.c
Chris can also perform an array of Elvis tunes and a number of rock n' roll/popular tunes to suit the needs of the booking.
Chris can tailor any event to your needs. Typical solo performance packages would be 2 x 45min sets, 2 x60min sets, 1 x 60 min or 1 x 85 min sets.
Performances could also be staggered throughout the day e.g 4 x 30min sets with 30min intervals. Its up to you!
Chris can also be hired with a pianist, a jazz quartet or a 17 piece big band ...

Set-List

Repertoire
Swing/Jazz
Fly me to the moon
I get a kick out of you
Strangers in the night
The lady is a tramp
Ive got you under my skin
Beyond the sea
Georgia on my mind
Wonderwall - Paul Anka version
Sway
I left my heart in San Francisco
Mr Bojangles
Come fly with me
Cant take my eyes off you
Mack the Knife
Thats life
Fever
Me and Mrs Jones
Thats Amore
Moondance
For once in my life
You make me feel so young
New York New York
Some enchanted evening
Feeling good
Anything goes
Aint that a kick in the head
My way
Let there be love
Don't rain on my parade
I wanna ...

Biography

Based in London, Chris "Smarty" James is an up and coming Jazz singer from the UK who has emerged onto the scene as one of the best voices around. A deep, rich tone with power and a soft subtlety reminiscent of the greats.

Chris began performing from the age of 15 and achieved success in his early days with his high school band getting play time on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and supporting bands like 'Reef' and 'Basement Jaxx'.
He went on to study at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts where he graduated shaking hands with one of his idols Paul McCartney.
After this he manag ...

Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Chris James - Male Singer - London, London Event Location: London Event Type: Birthday 17th February 2018
Chris was absolutely great. A real professional with a super voice in the style of Sinatra. A great MC. All the guests commented on how great he was to listen to. He made the evening. Highly recommended!"
Reviewed by: David Sakol
Chris James - Male Singer - London, London Event Location: London Event Type: Birthday 10th February 2018
Chris was an absolute star! He has a fantastic voice and entertained us all night. Thank you so very much for helping to make our night so special
Reviewed by: Sara Wetherall
Chris James - Male Singer - London, London Event Location: Llandudno Event Type: Show Night 1st September 2017
"Chris is an amazing entertainer. He has a fantastically polished act full of confidence and charisma. And he can sing. Really really sing. Brilliant!"
Reviewed by: Ruth Wilkinson

Experience

4 years of full time professional experience consisting of 50 + shows a year with over 14 years of experience in music overall.

Previous Clients

Everton Football Club, The Waldorf Hotel, The Mayfair, She Network

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

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