Jazz Band Kent

Jazz Band Kent|Medway Wedding Band|Kent Rat Pack Band

St Augustines Priory, Bilsington, Ashford, Kent
St Augustines Priory, Bilsington, Ashford, Kent

Also available as a Jazz Trio, Wedding Band or Rat Pack Band in Kent and Medway

Kent has a thriving jazz scene and Mike Porter-Ward is in the throng of it. The Kent and Medway areas could be considered to be his ‘stomping ground’ and is where the bulk of his work as a performer comes from. Mike and his excellent team of musicians are forever growing in popularity and are one of the areas most sought after jazz bands. Kent offers many beautiful venues both on the coast and inland. These venues range from historic castles such as the one in Dover to hotels in busy Maidstone. Mike has performed at most of Kents venues at one time or another and his success has continued as the demand for quality jazz bands has grown in this region region.

Weddings and Events

Kent is a bit of a hotspot for weddings due to it’s proximity to London and also the continent. The wonderful scenery in this area makes a wonderful back drop for any event. Kent wedding bands are in great demand in this corner of Britain, especially bands who play jazz, swing and ‘The Rat Pack’ style music. Mike is not only available for weddings, but he is also hired for product launches, parties, store openings and corporate events. His band was selected to launch the ‘Spirit of Britain’ ferry in Dover on 24th March 2011 and he has been called upon to provide jazz for many other prestigious events.

Duo, Trio, jazz band and more…

Mike can provide any line-up including a duo; jazz trio or a full jazz band. Whichever line-up you go for, you can rest assured that you will have made the right choice. Mike specialises in the great standards from the jazz era and songs made famous by ‘The Rat Pack’, but the band are also capable of playing other styles of music. This means that they can play music that is appropriate for every part of your wedding day – including the ceremony.
Their polished performances has led to their popularity and when you book Mike and his team you won’t be getting just another jazz band. If you choose Mike to provide the music for your Kent wedding or event then you will have chosen both the perfect place and the perfect band. Please visit the wedding page for more information about wedding services.

Please visit Mike’s HOME PAGE HERE

Here are a few wedding venues where Mike Porter-Ward has performed as a Kent wedding band/jazz band:

Danes Hotel and Country Club, Ashford Road, Leeds, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PD
The Grey Lady, The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells
Whitbread Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6PY
The Spirit of Britain (Ferry), Dover, Kent
The Spa Hotel, Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells
Pine Calyx, Beach Road, St Margarets Bay, St. Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent CT15 6DZ
Eastwell Manor, Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford, Kent TN25 4HR

Here are the areas Mike will cover:

Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Essex, Berkshire, Dorset, Suffolk

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