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Welcome to IN THE GROOVE LIVE!

THE ULTIMATE LIVE UK PARTY FUNCTION BAND

The ultimate party band!

IN THE GROOVE is a LIVE band bringing an energetic and exciting performance of classic songs from across the decades including Motown Classics, 70's Disco, Soul, 80’s, 90’s and present day chart hits that are are all covered with our unique style. Our Star vocalists including Louise Warren, Daniel James, Hannah White and Lance Ellington, from BBC TV’s Strictly Come Dancing Show, guarantee that you will hear your favourite songs, all night long, and they will deliver a great party atmosphere for you and your guests!

The BEST LIVE BAND for Award Ceremonies, Conference parties, Charity Balls, Weddings and Private Parties - you’re guaranteed to be filling your dance floor!

"THE BAND WERE JUST PHENOMENAL"

:: Warner Leisure Hotels ::

ABOUT ITG LIVE!

What makes us GROOVE.

How we run things.

An ensemble of the most gifted, talented and dynamically integrated musicians, brilliant arrangements and fronted by some of Europe's most exciting and entertaining vocalists performing on stunning stage sets. ITGLIVE is geared towards engaging the audience through the energy, the show, unique features and endless charm.

Combining an unrivalled versatility in music styles, much more than just a band, ITGLIVE is an entertainment experience.

WHAT WE'LL DO AT YOUR EVENT

Arrival, set-up and soundcheck

On arrival we'll liaise with the venue/event manager and load in, set up and sound check as quickly and as discretely as possible. This takes approximately 60 minutes, 20 minutes of which are for 'sound check' which involves us playing live, at performance volume, in order to balance the sound and get the best possible live sound in your specific venue.

ITG are happy to arrive and set up before your guests but we charge an early arrival fee per hour before 5pm if required.

Areas covered include:

Wedding Party Band South Wales, Wedding Party  Band South West, Wedding Party Band Bristol, Wedding Band Party Cardiff, Wedding Band Party Essex, Wedding Party Band Devon, Wedding Party Band London,  Wedding Party Band Buckinghamshire, Wedding Party Band Hertfordshire, Wedding Party Band Cheshire, Wedding Party Band Hampshire, Wedding Party Band Kent, Wedding Party Band Surrey, Wedding Party Band Gloucestershire,

Wedding Party Band West Sussex, Wedding Party Band Oxfordshire, Wedding Party Band Warwickshire, Wedding Party Band Bath, Wedding Party Band Wiltshire, Wedding Party Band Derbyshire, Jewish Wedding Party Band London, Swansea Party Wedding Band, Pop Covers Band, Wedding Party Band West Wales, Wedding Party Band Dorset, Wedding Party Band Worcester, Wedding Party Band Cotswolds, Wedding Party Band Somerset, Best Party Band in the UK, The Best Corporate Band, Party and Wedding Band South Wales.

Keyboards, drums, guitar, bass, saxophone, trumpets, trombone and 2-4 stunning vocalists.

ITGLIVE delivers a superb blend of musical entertainment and visual impact. Options of cabaret style entertainment including our acoustic, lounge music set-up as well as our renowned virtuoso piano performances during dining periods.

"THESE GUYS ARE THE REAL DEAL!"

:: Anton Du Beke & Erin Boag ::

THE BAND

ITG VOCALISTS

ITGLIVE boasts some of the finest musicians around, and Star vocalists Louise Warren, Daniel James, Hannah White and Lance Ellington, combined, they have years of professional experience behind them, and have performed to World-wide audiences.

LOUISE WARREN

DANIEL JAMES

HANNAH WHITE

LANCE ELLINGTON

Born in London, the young Louise Warren grew up to the sounds of her Mums soulful and funky record collection. Her fascination with soul, funk and rare groove had a profound effect on her future.

In her teens her dad would recommend a different album to her almost every week, therefore expanding her musical taste!

Inevitably Louise went on to realise her ambition - Louise is currently singing in the Jane Macdonald Band, and has had a singing career that includes work with artists such as, Ringo Starr, Kenny Jones and the Jones gang, Mike Rutherford (Genesis/Mike and the mechanics), Gary Brooker (Procal Harem), Bev Bevan (The Move/ELO), Kenny Thomas, Olly Murs and Peter Andre.

Born in Liverpool but now living in South Wales, Daniel is a graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music.

He has been performing in the UK and abroad for over 10 years, with his own band or as a cabaret artiste.

Daniel sings a very wide variety of songs from the 60’s up to current day, through many styles from swing to rock and pop. He is currently singing with the James & Ola Jordon, and Anton & Erin dance tours.

He was a finalist on the X-Factor, but wouldn’t kiss Sharon! Daniel brings his energy and professionalism to ITG - allowing our vocalists to cover all bases!

Hannah is a professional vocalist from Buckinghamshire, and now based in London.

She started with classical training and then moved onto study musical theatre at drama school.

Hannah has worked professionally for the past 12 years as a pop/soul/jazz singer and has performed backing vocals for many well known artists including Kenny Thomas, Ringo Starr, Mike Rutherford, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger.

Hannah has an incredibly versatile voice and can perform all styles of singing styles within the band.

 

Lance Ellington has become known as one of the UK’s most prominent male vocalist’s. Apart from recording and performing under his own name, his regular appearances on the BBC’s ‘ Strictly Come Dancing’ have endeared him to millions of UK dance and music fans.

His charismatic style and sultry tones have entertained more than 30 million people all over the world.

Lance has worked with many of the worlds absolutely top recording artists’ including:

Sting, George Michael, Robbie Williams and Michael Jackson just to mention a few, and he is one of the UK’s busiest session singers lending his voice to all manner of records and adverts.

ITG HORNS

SID GAULD

SIMON ALLEN

ALISTAIR WHITE

DEREK LAWTON

UK Professional Player / Arranger - Sid has recorded and toured with:

Rock/Pop:

Blur, Stranglers, Cure, George Michael, Sting, Midnight Oil, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Sinead O'Connor, Stereophonics, Bloc Party, Tom Jones,

Acid Jazz/Jazz Funk:

Incognito, Brand New Heavies, Corduroy, Central Line, Beggar and Co, Light of the World, Snowboy and the Latin Section, Funkestra, Shakatak, Craig Charles Fantasy Funk BandCraig Charles Fantasy Funk Band

Blues/RnB/Soul:

Ray Charles, Buddy Guy, Peter Green Splinter Group, Lee Sankey, Mica Paris, Pasadenas, Mystique

Jazz:

Loose Tubes, Django Bates Delightful Precipice, Stan Tracey, Johnny Dankworth,

Mark Lockheart’s Scratch Band, Issie Barrat Group, Colin Towns, Laurence Cottle Big-Band.

Latin:

Patato Valdez, Roberto Pla, Robin Jones, Chucho Valdez, Alfredo Rodriguez, Maracas, Poleo, Hose Mangual Jnr, Henry Fiol, Herman Olivera, Snowboy, Azuquita.

Simon began his career with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Pendulum Jazz Orchestra, performing alongside the likes of Jazz Stars Art Themen, Gerard Presencer, Jamie Cullum and Peter King.

After being a winner in the Daily Telegraph ‘Young Jazz’ competition, and a finalist in the ‘Young Jazz Musician of the Year’, Simon gained a place at the Royal Academy of Music, and was selected to join UK drummer Clark Tracey's acclaimed Quintet, winning further awards and touring the UK over 7 years.

Simon is also a member of the Laurence Cottle All Star Big Band, and works with Colin Towns Mask Orchestra for the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Matthew Herbert Big Band,

Outside of ITG, Simon leads a horn section which among others has backed Phil Collins, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney.

He has recorded and played live with Robbie Williams, Beverley Knight, Katie Melua, Jamie Cullum and many others. He is featured on the soundtracks of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” and Sujoy Ghosh’s “Aladin”, and in 2014 played for the Strictly Come Dancing UK arena tour.

Alistair is a freelance musician, also currently the trombonist in the bands of Van Morrison, Incognito, Guy Barker and the West End musical Priscilla.

Previous Tours & Recordings:

Pop:

Blur 2009 Tour, Mark Ronson, The Killers, Stereophonics, James Morrison, Karl Barat, Yusuf Islam, Paloma Faith, Katie Melua, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Tim Deluxe, Rasmus Faber, Copyright, Reel People, Jools Holland feat. Eric Clapton, Sting, George Harrison, Tom Jones.

Jazz:

Quincy Jones, Maceo Parker, Carla Bley, Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, John Dankworth, Cleo Laine, Tony Bennett, Patti Austin, Stan Tracey, Guy Barker, Hugh Masakela, Colin Towns.

TV House Bands:

X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, Later with Jools Holland, Audience With..

West End Shows:

Hairspray 2007-2010, Priscilla 2011, & Deps on Lion King, Chicago, Producers, Dirty Dancing, Guys & Dolls, etc.

1997 Young Jazz Musician Of The Year, 2000 & 2001 BBC Best Trombonist.

Derek is a freelance musician and graphic designer.

He has recorded on trumpet with British trumpet player Steve Waterman and vocalist Jeff Hooper.

As well as “In The Groove”, he currently plays trumpet in the bands of Steve Waterman, Jeff Hooper, Lance Ellington & Daniel James.

He runs the horn section in the European Elvis Tour and Competitions, and plays with Elvis support bands The Graceland Band and Red Alert.

He regularly plays in Theatre shows and the BBC Strictly Come Dancing tour band.

One of his logo designs for the Derek Watkins Super C Charity campaign has been worn on 'Super-C' T-shirts all over the World, and raised tens of thousands of pounds for the Sarcoma UK Cancer Charity.

You can find out more about this on the Derek Watkins website - www.derekwatkins.co.uk

ITG RHYTHM SECTION

LEWIS OSBORNE

GARETH KEDWARD

ROBIN HAMES

NEIL BULLOCK

UK Professional Guitarist / Arranger

TV work including 6 series TV band X-factor.

6 series Britain's Got Talent.

All of Andrew Lloyd Webber's reality TV search for .... series. John Barrowman's 'Tonight's The Night' 2011 series etc.

Recorded & Toured with: Michael Ball, Shirley Bassey, Mel C & many others - including Jedward!!!

Various West End Shows - currently 'Beautiful' the Grammy winning musical based on the life of Carole King.

Gareth has played on various TV productions for both BBC Wales and S4C ; He has been MD and principal pianist for many musical productions including numerous Pantomime’s, Peter Karrie's (Phantom of the Opera) touring show, The Mike Doyle Show, Michael Buble Tribute Show and he has also played keyboards alongside Chris Smith of Jefferson Starship on the Temptations / Sounds of the Supremes British and European tours.

He also plays solo for numerous Corporate functions and Strict-tempo dance evenings.

Gareth is the keyboard player in the Warner Leisure BBC Strictly Come Dancing tour band  and currently touring with a major Dire Straits tribute band.

Throughout his school life Robin played in orchestral, jazz, rock and pop bands on various instruments. He auditioned and gained a position with the National Youth Orchestra of Wales on Double Bass. He went on to study music at the Welsh College of Music and Drama and later at the University of Wales Newport.

Working in backing bands in the eighties Robin played alongside stars such as the Nolan Sisters, Lenny Henry, Mike Reid, Joe Longthorne and then joined Brotherhood of Man with whom he toured for ten years at home and abroad.

Television series’ include Mike Doyle, Owen Money (playing alongside international stars such as Danni Minogue, Gerard Kenny), Sian Cothi, Margaret Williams, Noson Lawen and a host of current Welsh language television shows including Bryn Terfyl at the Faenol Festival, Aled Jones, Kathryn Jenkins, Catrin Finch, supporting Bob Geldof at the Dolgellau Festival and many performances at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. He has been involved in many radio performances which include playing with the National Orchestra of Wales on a number of occasions including a performance of Bernstein’s Mass.

Robin toured for four years with the stage show ‘That’ll Be The Day’, voted the most popular and successful current touring show - it was whilst in this show that he played alongside Sir Cliff Richard.

Jazz features quite strongly with many local performances including the Brecon  and Pontypool Jazz Festivals and jazz clubs alongside Jeff Hooper (Syd Lawrence/BBC Radio Big Band etc) also tutoring the rhythm section of the Welsh Youth Jazz Orchestra.

European tours include The Supremes, Temptations, Platters and the West End show ‘Abba-Mania’ - Robin also headlined alongside Sian James at the International Celtic Music Festival in Brittany.

Closer to home are numerous appearances with stars such as Lesley Garrett, The Beverley Sisters, Rosemary Squires, Iris Williams and Peter Karrie, working in most of the main venues in the UK including supporting Rod Stewart in the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, and Only Men Aloud and Rhydian in the Liverpool Arena together with the many household names appearing in Pantomime (most recently John Barrowman) at the New Theatre Cardiff where Robin has played for most of the last twenty-five seasons.

Robin’s most recent tour was with BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ around the Warner’s Hotels.

Here are a few people Neil has worked with - Jane McDonald, John Etheridge, Lee Gibson, Gerrard Presencer, Stacey Kent, Mark Nightingale, Alan Barnes, Don Weller, Pete King, Jim Mullen, Tim Garland, Don Rendell, Henry Lowther, Bobby Wellins, Dave O'Higgins, Ian Shaw, Alan Skidmore, Sara Colman, Esther Miller, Lizzy Parks, Bruce Adams and Tony Jacobs.

Bobby Shew, Steve Waterman, Jeff Hooper, Phil Woods, Jean Toussaint, Herb Ellis and Herb Geller.

Member of The British Kings of Swing Member of acclaimed Chris Bowden Band including appearances at London Jazz Cafe, Pizza Express and Cargo. BBC Big band - Numerous BBC sessions + gigs, Matt Ford Big Band, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Fat Chops - 3 times winners of BBC BIG BAND competition. Tony Hooper Big Band. Musicians Union all stars, Bryan Jones Big Band, The Red Lemons Band, Sheila Ferguson Band, Roy Gee Dictionary of Soul, Cissy Stone Band, Mari Wilson, Steve Gibbons, Mel Day, Louise Warren.

"ONCE AGAIN THEY MADE OUR PARTY ROCK!"

:: Judy Owen - The Ambassador's Ball - West Midlands ::

The ultimate party band! IN THE GROOVE is a LIVE Band bringing an energetic and exciting performance of classic songs from across the decades including Motown Classics, 70's Disco, Soul, 80’s, 90’s and present day chart hits that are are all covered with our unique style.

If you don’t see it here - we’ll arrange it for you!

2001 SPACE ODDESEY

9 TO 5

10/10

A BIG HUNK O' LOVE

A FOGGY DAY

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

AIN'T NOBODY HERE BUT US CHICKENS

AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH

AIN’T THAT A KICK IN THE HEAD

ALL I WANT FOR XMAS IS YOU

All NIGHT LONG

ALRIGHT NOW

AMERICA

AMERICAN TRILOGY

ANOTHER STAR

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT

A FOGGY DAY

A SONG FOR YOU

ATLANTIC AVENUE

BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE

BABY LOVE

BACK TO BLACK

BAD LEROY BROWN

BEAUTIFUL NOISE

BEST OF MY LOVE

BEYOND THE SEA

BLUE CHRISTMAS

BLUE SUEDE SHOES

BOOGIE WONDERLAND

BOSSA NOVA BABY

BOYS & GIRLS

BRIGHTSIDE OF THE ROAD

BROWN EYED GIRL

BURNING LOVE

CALL ME

CAN YOU FEEL IT

CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU

CANDY

CARWASH

CC RIDER

CELEBRATION

CHA CHA CHA D’AMOUR

C'MON EVERYBODY

COME FLY WITH ME

COPACABANA

COULD IT BE MAGIC

CRACKLIN' ROSIE

CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE

CROCODILE ROCK

CRY ME A RIVER

CRAZY IN LOVE

CUT THE CAKE

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT

DANCING IN THE STREET

DANCING QUEEN

DAYS LIKE THIS

DAYS LIKE THIS

DECEMBER 63 (OH WHAT A NIGHT)

DESIREE

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

DISCO INFERNO

DO YOU LOVE ME

DON'T BE CRUEL

DON’T BE STUPID

DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING

EASY

EVERYBODY

EVERYTHING

FANTASY

FEELING GOOD

FEVER

FLY ME TO THE MOON

FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

GEORGIA

GO DADDY

GOLDFINGER

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE

GREASED LIGHTENING

 

HALLELUJAH

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES

HAVEN’T MET YOU YET

HEARTACHE TONIGHT

HEARTBREAK HOTEL

HEATWAVE

HELLO AGAIN HELLO

HELP YOURSELF

HO HEY!

HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS

HONKEY CAT

HONKY TONK WOMEN

HOT STUFF

HOT HOT HOT

HOW SWEET IT IS

HUMAN

HURT

I AM I SAID

I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU

I DON’T FEEL LIKE DANCING

I FEEL GOOD

I JUST CAN'T HELP BELIEVIN'

I JUST WANNA MAKE LOVE TO YOU

I NEED A DOLLAR

I THOUGHT IT WAS YOU

I WILL SURVIVE

IF I CAN DREAM

IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME

I'M A BELIEVER

I'M COMING OUT

IN THE AIR TONIGHT

ISLANDS IN THE STREAM

IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE XMAS

IT’S NOT UNUSUAL

IT'S NOW OR NEVER

JAMES BOND THEME

JERSEY BOYS MEDLEY

JONNY B GOOD

JUMP

KING OF THE ROAD

KINGSTON TOWN

KISS

KNOCKS ME OFF MY FEET

LA BAMBA

L.A. IS MY LADY

LADIES NIGHT

LADY MARMALADE

LET’S FALL IN LOVE

LET'S GROOVE

LET IT BE ME

LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU

LET ME GO

LET THERE BE LOVE

LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE

LET’S STAY TOGETHER

LICENCE TO KILL

LIVE & LET DIE

LIVING FOR THE CITY

LIVING LA VIDA LOCA

LONG TRAIN RUNNING

LOVE ON THE ROCKS

LOVE TRAIN

LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER

LOVELY DAY

MACK THE KNIFE

MAMA MIA

MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME

MAN I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN

ME & MY SHADOW (DUET)

MERCY

MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS

MIDNIGHT HOUR

MOONDANCE

MOON RIVER

MR BOJANGLES

MUSTANG SALLY

MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME

MY FIRST MY LAST MY EVERYTHING

MY GIRL

MY KIND OF TOWN (CHICAGO IS)

MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE

MY WAY

NATURAL WOMAN

NEW YORK NEW YORK

NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS

ONE NIGHT

ORANGE COLOURED SKY

OVERJOYED

OYA COMO VA

PACK UP

PENCIL FULL OF LEAD

PERSON TO PERSON

PICK UP THE PIECES

PLAY ME

POLK SALAD ANNIE

POWER OF LOVE

QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO

REACH OUT (I’LL BE THERE)

REHAB

RESPECT

RETURN TO SENDER

RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU

ROCK A HULA

ROLLING IN THE DEEP

SATISFACTION

SAVE THE LAST DANCE

SEPTEMBER MORN'

SEX BOMB

SEX ON FIRE

SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL

SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER

SHAKE YOUR BODY

SHINE

SHINING STAR

SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED

SILLY LOVE SONGS

SINCE I SAW YOU LAST

SKYFALL

SKYHIGH

SMOOTH

SMOOTH OPERATOR

SONGBIRD

SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL

SOMETHING STUPID (DUET)

SOULMAN

SOUL BOSSA NOVA

STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT

STREET LIFE

STRICTLY COME DANCING THEME

SUMMER LOVE

SUPERSTITION

SUSPICIOUS MINDS

SWAY

SWEET CAROLINE

SWEET HOME CHICAGO

SWEET SOUL MUSIC

SWING SUPREME

SWITCHED ON SWING MEDLEY

TAKE THAT BEATLES MEDLEY

TEDDY BEAR

TEQUILA

THAT’S AMORE

THAT’S LIFE

THAT MAN

THAT’S THE WAY I LIKE IT

THE BOY DOES NOTHING

THE CANDY MAN

THE LOCOMOTION

THE MORE I SEE YOU

THE SUMMER WIND

THE TIME OF MY LIFE

THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT

THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL

THE WONDER OF YOU

THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING

THINK

THIS IS THE LIFE

THREE TIMES A LADY

TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS

TWENTYSOMETHING

UNDER MY SKIN

UNFORGETTABLE

UPTOWN FUNK

VALERIE

VEHICLE

VOLARE

WALK ON BY

WATERLOO

WAY ON DOWN

WHAT’LL I DO

WE HAVE ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

WITCHCRAFT

WONDERFUL TONIGHT

YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON

YOU DON'T BRING ME FLOWERS

YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME

YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD

YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG

YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING

YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE

YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND

YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVING FEELING

"WE DANCED FROM DINNER 'TILL DAWN"

:: Federation of Small Business Conference Manchester Central ::

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01427 718900 / 07881 610305

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