As well as forming a 6-piece soul/disco band, the musicians of Off the Wall are able to also provide ‘background’ jazz music in a smaller combination, ideal for dining or drinks receptions. Within the band there is a ready-made jazz trio (the Jim Brooks Trio) comprising Tim, Loren and Jim who have played many ‘dinner jazz’ trio gigs at Hotels, Restaurants and private events since 2005.
There is scope for various combinations, and given enough notice anything is possible, so please let us know if you have any particular requirements or requests.
- Solo pianist
- Pianist & singer
- Pianist, singer & bass
- Pianist, singer, bass & drums
We provide our own PA system and Lighting, and come equipped with a CD player for playing music before, after and between the sets if required. We also bring a selection of CDs but would recommend that our clients bring their own compilations should they have particular preferences as to the music that is played.
Off the Wall are able to play in a fairly compact area, and are able to perform indoors or outdoors with or without staging. If a stage is to be provided, however, we would recommend that it be roughly 18ft by 14ft in order to accommodate us. We will make a visit to the site of the function well in advance of the day itself, in order to ensure there are no last-minute problems or surprises. We will require a reliable power supply – 3 standard mains wall sockets are sufficient to deal with our requirements.
We aim to keep our prices competitive, although factors such as arrival and finish times and travel distances will affect our fees. Please contact us via email [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] and provide details of your event, and we will provide a price quote.
Bookings are confirmed by receipt of a 10% deposit. In the event of cancellation (by you, the hirer), the 10% deposit would be non-refundable unless cancellation occurs more than 6 months prior to the event. Remaining payment is normally required two weeks before the gig or paid at the start of the gig, by cash or cheque.
Our band has Full liability insurance and Security tested and fully insured electrical equipment.
If you wish to see our band prior to booking us, we do play occasional public gigs around the Isle of Wight. Please see the 'gigs' section of this website for more detail, and make sure you check regularly for details of new gigs.