Phil Watson - Extra - Manchester, North West England

Phil Watson



(7 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Jazz Singer, Male Singer, Frank Sinatra Tribute Act, Rat Pack Tribute Act
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Manchester, North West England
Performs: Worldwide
From: £175
I am an experienced, accomplished vocalist regularly performing in various styles & genres and specializing in swing and jazz music. I currently enjoy singing as a solo act at various engagements, and also with the Northern Swing Orchestra at many high profile theatres.
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Most of my gigs predominantly feature songs from the big band/swing era in the style of the great crooners of the 20th century such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Nat 'King' Cole, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Engelbert Humperdink, Matt Munro, Barry Manilow and Michael Buble.
However, it all depends on the customer's preference, and I am more than happy and capable of tailoring the music to include a wide variety of popular songs, ensuring that everyone enjoys the performance.


I am an accomplished vocalist capable of singing in any style/genre and specializing in swing & jazz music.
I started out playing keyboards and backing vocals with the popular covers band 'Airplay', gigging throughout the north of england. I later became lead singer with the 18 piece Jonathan Wyatt Big Band performing songs from the swing era by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole, Paul Anka etc, also with the Pavilion Big Band, the Chris Walls Band and Skyliner which were based in East Anglia.
Back in Greater Manchester, I have performed with the Kaleidoscope Big Band, Th ...

Reviews     (7 Reviews)

Phil Watson - Rat Pack Tribute Act - Manchester, North West England Event Location: Leeds Event Type: 90th birthday party 4th May 2024
We booked Phil for my father-in-law’s surprise 90th birthday party. His repertoire of songs was amazing, each one sung brilliantly. When Phil sung “My Way” to the birthday boy (his favourite song) there were tears all round. Phil made a special day even more memorable, I can’t recommend him highly enough.
Reviewed by: Valerie Wilde
Phil Watson - Rat Pack Tribute Act - Manchester, North West England Event Location: MACCLESFIELD Event Type: Dinner with entertainment 28th October 2023
Phil performed for us at our Italian inspired Theme Night and was an absolute wow with our guests! He read the room excellently, allowing the guests to enjoy their meal whilst he sang ballads and then ramped up the fun in his second set. Would definitely recommend!!
Reviewed by: Karen Lawrence
Phil Watson - Male Singer - Manchester, North West England Event Location: Greater Manchester Event Type: Wedding Reception 26th August 2023
Phil Watson 👌👌 What can I say?!! Absolutely fantastic, very professional and a lovely man. Would definitely book him again. Thank you.
Reviewed by: Rebecca Chatwin


Initially played keyboards and sang backing vocals with local rock/pop bands back in the late 80's covering the North West club circuits.
I later moved to East Anglia and commenced a long association with the area's biggest big band: "The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band" performing standards and swing numbers of the big band era in theatres, hotels, social clubs and corporate functions.
In addition to this I also sang with the "Pavilion Big Band", the eight piece "Chris Walls Band" and "Sky-liner" function bands covering a wide range of styles from the 40’s through to the present day.
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Previous Clients,,,,,
HC-One, Kingsley Healthcare, Ideal Carehomes, Staffs Housing, Brightside

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Concerts / Tours Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Hotel Event Nightclub Event Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party Session Work Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

Acting Experience

Worked as an 'Extra' on 'The Amelia Gething Complex' and 'Vengeance'.

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Public Liability Insurance included,

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