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The Victoria Jazz Band

Jazz Band Hong Kong

Hong Kong's longest-established swing/jazz band
Supported top international jazz stars at The Hong Kong Jazz Festival
Popular with corporate functions, jazz festivals, balls, weddings & hotels
Repertoire inc jazz, swing, Dixieland, New Orleans, blues & big band style
Based in Hong Kong & available to perform at events throughout Asia

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Hong Kong's longest-established jazz/swing band have been playing together for more than 40 years, having started in the early 70s at the iconic Godown in Central, then Hong Kong’s top live jazz venue.

As Hong Kong's premier swing band, they have been the supporting act for top international jazz stars at The Hong Kong Jazz Festival, as well as appearing at the Kobe, Osaka and Macau Jazz Festivals. The band has appeared regularly at Cafe Deco on The Peak, the original Jazz Club in Lan Kwai Fong and the HK Convention and Exhibition Centre and frequently performed at Government House at the Consular Corps Ball and other such formal functions.  

The jazz band regularly performs at one-off private functions such as balls, dinners, weddings, private parties, corporate functions and jazz festivals in Hong Kong and around the region, including in Macau, China and Japan. Venues the band regularly plays at include hotels, clubs and bars/restaurants. 

The band line-up consists of band leader John (trumpet/vocals), Bayani (alto sax/clarinet), Oliver (tenor sax/clarinet), Franco (tenor sax/clarinet), Peter (piano), Ken (guitar), Steve (bass) and Tom (drums). The guys hail from England, Scotland, USA, France, Italy and Japan.

REPERTOIRE
The band plays different types of jazz - swing, Dixieland, trad, New Orleans, blues and big band style, as well as Latin.

  • All Of Me (Voc)
  • Baby Won't You Please Come Home? (Voc)
  • Back 'O Town Blues (Voc)
  • Beale Street Blues
  • Blue & Sentimental
  • Blues Backstage
  • Cakewalking Babies From Home (Voc)
  • Can't We Be Friends?
  • Cherry
  • C Jam Blues
  • ‘Deed I Do
  • Doggin' Around
  • Exactly Like You (Voc)
  • How Can You Face Me? (Voc)
  • I Can't Believe That I'm In Love With You (Voc)
  • I'm In The Mood For Love (Voc)
  • I Never Knew
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (Voc)
  • It Had To Be You (Voc)
  • It’s Been So Long
  • It’s Wonderful
  • Jersey Bounce
  • Jumpin' At The Woodside
  • Just A Gigolo (Voc)
  • Just You Just Me
  • Kansas City Man Blues
  • Lester Leaps In
  • Lover
  • Lullaby Of The Leaves
  • Mean To Me
  • Moten Swing
  • Night Train
  • A Kiss To Build A Dream On (Voc)
  • Oh Lady Be Good
  • Old Folks
  • On A Slow Boat To China (Voc)
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Voc)
  • Poor Butterfly
  • Robin’s Nest
  • Rocking Chair
  • Rockin' Steve
  • Rose Of Picardy
  • Satin Doll
  • Shine
  • Shiny Stockings
  • Spain
  • St. James Infirmary (Voc)
  • Sunday (Voc)
  • Swing That Music (Voc)
  • Take The ‘A’ Train
  • Tangerine (Voc)
  • The Gypsy (Voc)
  • The Lady Is A Tramp (Voc)
  • There Is No Greater Love
  • There'll Never Be Another You
  • The Song Is Ended (Voc)
  • The Very Thought Of You (Voc)
  • Three Little Words
  • Umbrella Man (Voc)
  • Was I To Blame? (Voc)
  • Watermelon Man
  • What A Wonderful World (Voc)
  • You Can Depend On Me
  • You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
  • (‘Voc’ = with vocals)
  • Nobody Loves You When You’re Down And Out