Offering You A Professional Service
What people have to say about us:
"Thank you so much to you all for making this event so successful, we had lots of positive comments about the MSQ from the guests and as I looked around I could see how much they were enjoying your music, singing along and tapping on the table!! it was really much enjoyed and I am pleased you had such a good response at the end of your music. We would certainly use the MSQ again and would recommend you to one and all......Thank you for your professionalism, your help and kindness in making everything go with a swing!!!" LB - October 2012 (Fundraising Dinner-Dance)
"We would just like to say that we had the most enjoyable evening when you played for us at Plymouth Aquarium. We've had lots of feedback from people who said that your music was wonderful, that it catered for both the young and the not so young and that it created a lovely atmosphere for occasion. We will happily recommend you to others and would look at booking you again in the future" WP - March 2012 (Private Party)
"I want to formally thank you.. for supporting our recent fundraising dinner.. The flexibility shown by the Quartet both before and during the event and your consistant calm and professional approach played a large role in the success of the evening. The music was excellent... I would have no hesitation in recommending you to others and would certainly be more than happy to book The Metropolis Swing Quartet myself for future events" AW - June 2011 (Charity Dinner-Dance)
"Thank you for your gorgoeus mood setting, I know the other organisers thought you were fab" SS - May 2011 (Dinner-Dance)
"I would really like you to perform again, it's always such a big hit with the visitors!" KQ - February 2011 (Events & Weddings Manager)
"...everyone said you were amazing!!!! The day was amazing and part of that was down to you guys. Lots of people were asking after you so will be passing on your details" JF - December 2010 (Wedding Reception)
"These guys really shouldn’t be missed" JE - October 2010 (Venue Owner)
"Just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing. Amazing music, everyone loved it. Thanks so much for making it so wonderful!", AH - August 2010 (Wedding Reception)
"Again a big thank you to Metropolis for the music on Saturday - we had many lovely phone calls today and many compliments on the music. Please keep in touch with dates of your gigs" PM - July 2010 (Birthday Party)
"I would just like to say a huge “Thank You” for playing at our event, it was absolutely perfect for the occasion, I absolutely loved your music and everyone else did too!" LR, House of Fraser - Plymouth, May 2010 (Corporate Event)
"Great for business.. bringing in new customers" TA, June 2009 (Restauranteur)
"Well done... as always... a nice mix of ‘swing’, ‘great American songbook’ and ‘real’ jazz – something for everybody in fact and ideal for such a venue" DB, June 2010 (Events Co-ordinator)
"I really enjoyed your music and wanted to book you straight away for our evening do” JW, June 2009 (Wedding)
"Highly recommended" LE, May 2009 (Venue Manager)
"We were really impressed" JS, June 2009
"Excellent" GG, July 2009 (Jazz Events Organiser)
"Thank you so much... everyone thought the music was great at our reception" PC, June 2009 (Wedding Reception)
"The band sounded really good... swinging beautifully" WA, September 2009 (Musician)
The musicians in The Metropolis Swing Quartet have many years experience playing and entertaining at all kinds of venues and events and we believe in a number of important principles regarding our work:
Professionalism: We take our work and your event seriously and that is why we promise to deliver a high quality service as well as high quality music. The music we play is constantly rehearsed and combines improvisation with carefully considered arrangements to keep the music fresh and exciting for your guests and clients.
Clear Communication: When you book the band we will agree a number of things with you such as the time you wish us to play, when you want breaks in the music and your preferred choice of our attire on the day. We will then send you a letter and contract confirming all these details. Of course if you have any changes you wish to make at a later date we can do that and things don't always go to plan on the day so we can be flexible to help make your event a success.
Appearence & Conduct: Whether an informal event or formal function we take pride in dressing appropriately, be it black-tie or lounge suits and act with decorum and respect for you as our "employer". We will also make arrangements with venues to ensure we can set up and be ready to play with the minimum of intrusion on your event - this is particularly important when guests and clients are already present or for example, when a wedding and reception are taking place in the same venue.
Help & Advice: For most people hiring a band is an unusual and novel thing to be doing if not a little bewildering! We can help and advise you on the usual arrangements for certain types of events such as weddings and dances and make suggestions on how to get the most out of us and your occasion.
Download our flyer information for specific types of events:
(A Swinging) Christmas:
Christmas Song List:
As well as many private individuals & local businesess our clients & associates have included: