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“Imagine a happy cocktail of The Temperance Seven and Charlie Christian, mixed with a generous dash of humour, that is Tyger Tyger”

John Bayley:  Vocals and guitar

John Bayley provides vocals for Tyger Tyger.  As you will hear, John covers the gamut of swing, jive and good time jazz.

Charles Alexander - vocal and guitar

0ne of London's leading guitarists. As a radio broadcaster, he has presented the 12 part series The Guitar in Jazz for BBC Radio 3. He is the author of Masters of Jazz Guitar.

Dave Moses - bass and vocals

Vocalist, bass player and world musician with many musical lives playing, recording and arranging with a galaxy of stars spanning the Dubliners, Ralph McTell, Stephane Grappelli and Herbie Hancock.

How many musicians are in the band?

Tyger Tyger features 3 musicians.

In what area does the band perform?  

Generally anywhere inside the M25, but occasionally further afield.

How much notice does the band need in terms of advance booking?

Generally a month, but please ask even if it is shorter notice.

Do you bring all of your own equipment?

Yes, including instruments, sound and lighting. Although if there is equipment in situ we can make use of this.

How do the band dress?

From DJs to jeans, the band will dress appropriately for the occasion.

What if I need something different?

We often add a sax or clarinet if the occasion calls for more instrumental music - and a bit of extra style.

Any other questions?

Please get in touch.

Two guitars, a double bass, two voices.  A wide selection of songs ranging from thirties swing to the Temperance Seven.  Lots of laughter, this trio know how to make people laugh and enjoy themselves.  Great for parties, social gatherings and corporate events.  Click here for playlists and media.

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Contact us:

Tel: 0207 735 6878

Mobile: 07970 541561

Write to us at:

20 Faunce Street, London SE17 3TR


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“Real pros who have served their time and can make it happen”

“John is a born host and entertainer as well as a great singer”

"Simply the best band in Europe!"

“John turns every gig into a party!”