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Parisian Twist

London based acoustic quartet playing jazz and pop with a French twist
Perform instrumental and vocal songs ideal for listening and dancing to
Repertoire incl jazz/pop, Musette, Chansons Realistes, Chansons Francaise
Performed at music venues incl Ronnie Scott's and the Royal Opera House
Played before Sir Paul McCartney, Bobby Charlton and Steve Coogan

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Charming and sophisticated London based acoustic quartet, amplified according to your requirements. They perform instrumental and vocal songs ideal for listening and dancing to.

Their huge repertoire includes classic jazz, "Musette" (Parisian folk), "Chansons Realistes"(made famous by Edith Piaf), Chansons Francaise (French songs originally sung by Nougarro, Gainsbourg, Jeanne morreau, Henry Salvador, etc...), and selected pop tunes. The quartet are available with a range of line-ups including solo accordionist or as a duo or trio.  They can also walk around the tables as they play for that "Je ne sais quoi" feeling. 

Their line-up includes music graduates of Guildhall, Adelaide and Leeds universities.

- Fifi la Mer on Vocals (French and English) and Accordion
- Charles Louis D'Ince on Violin
- Xavier la Roche on Guitar
- Will de Biste on Double Bass

Collectively the musicians have played across the globe in Europe, North America, Japan, Australasia and the Far East.  Closer to home they have played at all major hotels and restaurants in the UK including The Dorchester, The Grosvenor and The Ivy.
They have performed at music venues including Ronnie Scott's, the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), Wilton Music Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the National Theatre.  The group have also played on the Orient Express, at the West Sussex Game Fair, and on boats including the Q.E.II and the Belle Vallee on the River Seine, Paris.
Their television appearances include Top of the Pops 2, Holby City and Children in Need (Canada).  They have played alongside Gilbert O'Sullivan, Stacey Kent, Gerry Marsden and Tina May, and had the pleasure of playing before Sirs Paul McCartney and Bobby Charlton, Steve Coogan and soon, hopefully for you!

Top Tip:

Musician are also the perfect choice for a countryside wedding or an Italian party as part of their repertoire includes Italian music and American jazz standards. The band's accordion player can also be booked as a solo player or alongside a clarinet or guitar player.

If you're interested in booking these acoustic musicians for your event, then contact us today and make an enquiry. Our in-house team of Entertainment Experts will be more than happy to assist you in the booking process.

  • Almost like being in love
  • As time goes by
  • Autumn leaves
  • Beyond the sea
  • Blue moon
  • But not for me
  • Comes love
  • Corcovado
  • De l'autre cote de la rue
  • Devil may care
  • Dindi
  • Domino
  • Easy living
  • Easy to love
  • Elle frequentait la rue Pigalle
  • Fever
  • Fly me to the moon
  • Foggy day
  • Gee baby ain't I good to you
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • Golden brown
  • How insensitive
  • How my heart sings
  • I didn't know what time it was
  • I get a kick out of you
  • I got rhythm
  • I love Paris
  • I'll remember April
  • I'll take romance
  • I'm old fashioned
  • J'ai la memoire qui flanche
  • Je te veux
  • Just squeeze me
  • La complainte de la butte
  • La java bleue
  • La javanaise
  • La vie en rose
  • Le jazz et la java
  • Les amants d'un jour
  • Like someone in love
  • Love me or leave me
  • Love for sale
  • Loverman
  • Lullaby of birdland
  • Making whoopee
  • Michelle
  • Misty
  • Mon amant de la st Jean
  • My baby just cares for me
  • My funny valentine
  • My heart belongs to daddy
  • My one and only love
  • My romance
  • Old devil moon
  • On a clear day
  • On the sunny side of the street
  • Our love is here to stay
  • Over the rainbow
  • Padam
  • Paper moon
  • Perfect day
  • Pigalle
  • Que reste t'il de nos amours
  • Round midnight
  • Satin doll
  • Syracuse
  • Sophisticated lady
  • Sous le ciel de Paris
  • Stormy weather
  • Summertime
  • Sweet Lorraine
  • Sympathique (Citroen Advert)
  • Take the A train
  • Tea for two
  • The Luckiest
  • There is no greater love
  • They can't take that away from me
  • Wave
  • What's new?
  • When I fall in love
  • Young and foolish
  • All the things you are
  • All of Me
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Blue Moon
  • But Not for Me
  • Cancan
  • Dark Eyes
  • Domino
  • Elle Frequentait La Rue Pigalle
  • I Love Paris
  • Je Te Veux
  • J’ai La Memoire Qui Flanche
  • La Complainte De La Butte
  • La Java Bleue
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Les Amants D’un Jour
  • L’accordeonist
  • Minor Swing
  • Molly Malone
  • Mon Amant De La St Jean
  • My Baby Just Cares for Me
  • Nuage
  • On the Sunny Side of the Street
  • Padam
  • Pigalle
  • Sous Le Ciel De Paris
  • Sous Le Ciel De Paris
  • Swing 39
  • Sympathique (citroen Advert)
  • The Theme Music for the Moulin Rouge
  • Under the Bridges of Paris
  • Italian Repertoire
  • Ai Mari
  • Al di la
  • Arriverderci Roma
  • Buonasera
  • Carnival of Venice
  • Finiculi Finicula
  • Godfather 1
  • Godfather 2
  • Guaglione
  • La Donna E Mobil
  • Luna mezzo mare
  • Mambo Italiano
  • Mezzo mare
  • O sole mio
  • Oh Sarracino
  • Quando Quando
  • Santa Lucia
  • Soriento
  • Tarantella
  • That's amore
  • Tu vuo fa l 'Americano
  • Vieni sul mar
  • Volare
  • Solo Accordion and duo Repertoire List
  • Ferrari
  • Italian Embassy London
  • Lufthansa
  • Park lane Hotel
  • The Dorchester Hotel
  • The Lancaster
  • The Royal Opera House
  • 4 seasons
  • Giorgio Locatelli
  • Lanesborough Hotel
  • Mr and Mrs ( hotel book)
  • Royal Ascott
  • The Grosvenor House Hotel
  • The Orient Express
  • Wilton Music Hall
  • Bugatti


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