Sir Paul McCartney among our many high profile clients. He personally chose us to provide the entertainment for his music publishing company’s Christmas party – and liked us so much that he jumped on stage and sang 3 Beatles classics with us!
Urban Myth perform jazz standards, soul music and pop classics as a flexible 2-6 piece band and are available for any event.
We are privileged to count Sir Paul McCartney among our many high profile clients. He personally chose us to provide the entertainment for his music publishing company’s Christmas party – and liked us so much that he jumped on stage and sang 3 Beatles classics with us!
“Thanks guys, you were terrific. Really enjoyed jamming with you, it was fun!”
– Sir Paul McCartney MBE
We’ve also featured in the recent film “Brideshead Revisited” (starring Emma Thompson and Michael Gambon), played at the Sports Industry Awards (attended by the likes of David & Victoria Beckham), and for three years running we’ve flown out to Hong Kong to perform at the world famous 5* Intercontinental Hotel’s New Year’s Eve celebrations.
We’ve played for clients such as Coca-Cola, McLaren, ITV, BBC, BP, Clinique, Nokia, Miramax Films, Reuters, Premier Oil, Mercedez Benz, Accenture, Portsmouth FC and Harvey Nichols and at venues including Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey), Wembley Stadium, Claridges, The Ritz, The Dorchester, Lords, Saatchi Gallery, Grosvenor House and The House of Commons.
We can do it all!
From background jazz with or without vocals to a funky six-piece band featuring soul and pop classics, Urban Truth can create a sophisticated atmosphere for your function or really get the party started on the dance floor – and we can do it all in the same evening!
Not sure what kind of band you need? Just get in touch and we’ll happily advise on a suitable line-up for your occasion and budget.
Our experienced and enthusiastic musicians are the perfect choice for wedding receptions, corporate functions, private parties and similar –
Whenever quality music and high-class performance is required, Urban Truth will deliver every time.
Talented and in demand, Urban Truth musicians have played with artists including
Adele,Dizzee Rascal,Take That,Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Jamie Cullum,Michael Bublé,Tom Jones,Jools Holland, Amy Winehouse, The Feeling, Corrine Bailey Rae, Alison Moet, Vanessa Mae, Sophie Ellis Bextor, The Sugababes, Charlotte Church, Phil Collins, Level 42, The Brand New Heavies and Katie Melua.
Urban Myth have a large repertoire of songs and styles, and can tailor the set list to suit your event.
On a typical evening our singer might open with a jazz set including such favourites as Fly Me To The Moon, My Baby Just Cares For Me, Come Fly With Me, It Had To Be You, Girl From Ipanema and Summertime.
Once we’ve got you in the mood we’ll shift up a gear and get the party going with dance floor fillers like Mustang Sally, Brown Eyed Girl, Play That Funky Music, Billie Jean, Superstition and songs from Beyonce, the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Queen, Chaka Khan and James Brown. All your favourite pop and soul party tunes, given the Urban Truth flavour – a fat groove, soulful vocals and infectious energy.
From jazz and swing, to soul and funk, rock and roll to contemporary chart pop Urban Truth can do it all, and we’ll emphasise the styles and songs that work best for you and your guests.
For a laid back sophisticated mood to accompany dinner or drinks, the Urban Truth vocal repertoire includes jazz and bossa nova standards made famous by Frank Sinatra, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Antonio Carlos Jobim, as well as the easy listening songs of artists such as Norah Jones.
If you don’t require a singer, our instrumental groups play jazz standards, smooth jazz grooves, latin music and classic ballads to create the perfect atmosphere for your event. You can request a duo, trio or quartet led by the saxophone or piano. We also provide solo cocktail piano.
And if you can’t decide whether you want background music or party music – you can have both! A jazz quartet during cocktails or dinner, followed by the full band plus singer to get the dance floor packed in the evening – no problem.