Charliesax
Bands led by Charlie Hearnshaw

Our jazz band is based in Devon.
We play as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or sextet.

Using more or fewer of the same musicians, we are to present bands which play in three different and distinct styles. All of our music is either pure jazz or jazzy.

  • Jazz & swing duo, trio or quartet
  • Latin jazz quartet and quintet
  • French duo or trio

So if you are putting on a French evening, for example, we have a band that plays French music.

We can vary the size of the band to suit your budget.

Left to our own devices we will play a mix of jazz, swing and latin with a sprinkling of French songs and perhaps a couple of jazzed-up classical pieces.

This PDF lists a lot of the tunes in our repertoire.
Jazz duo, trio
Classic Jazz Quartet
Latin Jazz Quintet

Projet Brassens
Max't French Cafe Music
Chamber Jazz Duo
New Orleans & Trad Jazz

weddings
art projets
private lessons
workshops

contact
hear us play live
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Other recordings.

 

 

 

 

 



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We are based near the Devon / Somerset border. We often play in Exeter, Exmouth. Torquay, Taunton, Bridgwater, Chard, Poole, Plymouth,Tavistock, Okehampton, Barnstaple, Bideford, Bristol, Bath.

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

Jazz tunes by Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet,

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.