Charliesax jazz bands led by
Charlie Hearnshaw clarinet & sax

Charlie's Jazz Band is available for weddings, parties, pubs, restaurants & commercial events.

Duo, trio, quartet or quintet.

We play jazz, twenties & thirtiies swing including tunes by Benny Goodman, latin, Jazz Beatles & French music.

Tell us what style you like or leave it to us to choose a mixed set that has something for everyone.

Book the band directly from us, the musicians, and avoid agency fees.

This PDF lists a lot of the tunes we play.

The Trio takes a break.


workshops & music lessons



French music
Maxine Green sings songs by Georges Brassens, Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Charles Trenet and others.

Projet Brassens has it's own website dedicated to the music of Georges Brassens

we specialise in music for your wedding ceremony and for photos and drinks afterwards.
For the evening we offer Munjenta Cafe Latin Jazz Quintet

A concert in your own home
We love to play background music at low volume of course but a memorable way to present live music to your guests is to give them an after dinner concert.

Recent recordings; hear our band playing live.
Recent release Charlie Hearnshaw Quartet at Holcombe Rogus October 4th 2014







Hear some music; below is a list of our
Specialist jazz programs,
aimed primarily at festivals, arts centres, restaurants & jazz clubs.

Follow one of the links to hear some music and to find out more about the set.


Art projets
some of our non-commercial work

free scores of some of Charlie's jazz tunes


Key words

We are based near the Devon / Somerset border. We are prepared to travel outside the westcountry to play jazz.

We perform jazz songs and tunes by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, Hoagey Carmichael, as sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, The Ratpack, Louis Armstrong.

Jazz tunes by Count Basie, Sidney Bechet, Acker Bilk, John Coltrance, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Art Petter, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Ben Webster, Lester Young,

We often play for weddings; entrance of the bride, signing of the register, drinks and photos afterwards. Devon weddings. Somerset weddings, Dorset weddings, Avon weddings.

We play jazz in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Avon and Gloucester, Wiltshire and Cornwall, Barnstaple, Bath, Bideford, Bridgwater, Bristol,Brixham, Budleigh, Salterton, Chard, Crediton, Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton, Paignton, Plymouth, Poole, Sidmouth, Taunton,Tavistock, Tiverton, Torbay, Torquay.