Shades of Blue band – The Elegance of Music for Your Private & Corporate Events – Jazz & More

Shades of Blue shares with you its passion for Jazz, and the joy of live music.  From 30s swing to Contemporary Lounge, from the great Jazz standards to the latest Latin beats, from Broadway to Bebop, Shades of Blue’s repertoire encompasses a wide variety of eras and styles.
Our professional band will seamlessly accompany your most important private and business functions.

Our Jazz band – experience and expertise at your service

Our musicians have attended the most prestigious Jazz schools in France and abroad, and since its inception in 2009, Shades of Blue has performed for hundreds of upscale events.  (See references).

Shades of Blue offers various ensembles (Trio, Quartet, Quintet, Instrumental, Vocal…) to best adapt to your event.

We put our experience to work for you.

Shades of Blue has a Wide and Varied Repertoire

Jazz from the 30s : Discover our interpretations of the Jazz greats Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong… Great for a Theme Party (Roaring Twenties, Prohibition, Casino…) Professional dancers available on demand.

Jazz Standards : Jazz classics, revisited.  Gershwin, Cole Porter and the music from the golden age of the American Musical. Also, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and the other kings of Bop.

Contemporary Jazz : Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Diana Krall, Melody Gardot…

Or for a more cosmopolitan feel Latin Jazz (from A.C. Jobim to Seu Jorge) and Lounge Jazz (Grover Washington, Sade)

Click here to listen to our wide repertoire of Jazz and related popular music : Fifty Shades of Music by Shades of Blue – professional orchestra – Paris/France.

More than just Jazz… The breadth and depth of our repertoire will surprise you

Shades of Blue plays a wide variety of musical styles – so choose your poison!

In addition to Jazz, we play American Soul, R&B and Funk masterpieces, the best of Brazilian Samba, Bossa and MPB, not to mentionyour favorite Pop, Dance and Chanson Française hits.

We have perfected the art of the Theme Party with various dedicated playlists: Film and TV music, Cotton Club: the Swinging 30s, After-work Lounge…

To hear Shades of Blue in action, check out our “Repertoire” page where you will find links to songs and videos organized by style.

Our references

Music

Jazz Standard Quintet • Hit that Jive Jack • Diana Krall
Jazz Standard Quintet • Hit that Jive Jack • Diana Krall
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Jazz Swing • Chattanooga choo choo • Glenn Miller
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Jazz Blues Trio • KC Blues • Charlie Parker
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Chanson-Francaise-01-For-Me-Formidable
Jazz & Chanson Française • For me Formidable • C.Aznavour
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Jazz Standard Trio • Beatrice • Sam Rivers
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Lounge Jazz • Baby I m a fool • Melody Gardot
Lounge Jazz • Baby I m a fool • Melody Gardot
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Lounge Jazz • Medley Your love is king & Smooth operator • Sade
Lounge • Medley Your love is king & Smooth operator • Sade
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Lounge Quartet • Take me there • Grover Washington
Lounge Quartet • Take me there • Grover Washington
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Jazz standard Quintet • Moon river • Henry Mancini
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Jazz Modern Quartet • James • Pat Metheny
Jazz Modern Quartet • James • Pat Metheny
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Pop • English man in New York • Sting
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Jazz Standard Quartet • Everywhere Calypso • Sonny Rollins
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Musique de film • Skyfall • James Bond • Adele
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R&B et Soul • Blame it on the Boogie • Jackson Five
R&B et Soul • Blame it on the Boogie • Jackson Five
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Musique-Bresilienne-Bossa-Samba-Carolina
Samba Funk • Carolina • Seu Jorge
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