Put simply, they enjoy what they‘re doing and that enjoyment, being infectious, rubs off on the audience who willingly go along for the riotous ride.
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A Skerritt gig is never ‘ordinary’ – it’s a ‘happening’
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The fans turned out – the men delivered!
A cracking session across the genres with pop and rock and classic swing.
Skerritt did the business, ably abetted by the band’
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Upcoming Events

Thursday 26th January 2017
The Paul Skerritt Band are appearing at The Pennyweight, 8 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington, DL1 5QA from 9pm, taking up the first month of their residency for 2017 on the last Thursday of every month. Free entry. Contact 01325 468411 for table reservations and further information.
Friday 27th January 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Platform 1, Darlington Road, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1JT from 7pm. Free entry
Saturday 28th January 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Sambuca Benvenuto, Watergate Building, 57-60 Sandhill, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 2BH from 8pm. Free entry. Call 0191 261 7767 for table reservations
Saturday 18th February 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Sambuca Benvenuto, Watergate Building, 57-60 Sandhill, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 2BH from 8pm. Free entry. Call 0191 261 7767 for table reservations
Thursday 23rd February 2017
The Paul Skerritt Band are appearing at The Pennyweight, 8 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington, DL1 5QA from 9pm, continuing their residency for 2017 on the last Thursday of every month. Free entry. Contact 01325 468411 for table reservations and further information.
Saturday 25th February 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Rockliffe Hall, Hurworth Place, Darlington DL2 2DU in The Rockliffe Suite from 7pm. Priced at £45.00 per head, the evening consists of a Slingsby Gin cocktail on arrival, 2 course Gin inspired meal, live music and DJ until the early hours. Visit https://www.rockliffehall.com/event/gin-and-jazz-evening-paul-skerritt for table reservations.
Friday 3rd March 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing alongside Musicians Unlimited Big Band at The 14th Annual Great North Big Band Jazz Festival at Park View Community Centre, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, Durham DH3 3PZ. Tickets are priced at £10 (£5 for u16's) Contact Festival Director Bill Watson on 01388 767208 for further information.
Thursday 30th March 2017
The Paul Skerritt Band are appearing at The Pennyweight, 8 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington, DL1 5QA from 9pm, continuing their residency for 2017 on the last Thursday of every month. Free entry. Contact 01325 468411 for table reservations and further information.
Thursday 27th April 2017
The Paul Skerritt Band are appearing at The Pennyweight, 8 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington, DL1 5QA from 9pm, continuing their residency for 2017 on the last Thursday of every month. Free entry. Contact 01325 468411 for table reservations and further information.
Saturday 20th May 2017
Paul Skerritt is appearing alongside Strictly Smokin' Big Band at The Black Swan, 67 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SG. Details to follow.
Thursday 25th May 2017
The Paul Skerritt Band are appearing at The Pennyweight, 8 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington, DL1 5QA from 9pm, continuing their residency for 2017 on the last Thursday of every month. Free entry. Contact 01325 468411 for table reservations and further information.

Packages

Since 2007, Paul has worked hard to cement his place amongst the top Jazz and Swing singers in the North East. Having achieved this, he has created many packages to offer you for your event with several band options, along with a highly successful solo show. Paul has the package to suit any function imaginable for a night not to be forgotten in a hurry.

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Gold Package

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This package offers Paul Skerritt as a Solo artist, performing a fantastic up tempo swing set, ranging from Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé, to Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett. Paul uses professionally recorded backing tracks, some of which have been recorded by the Big Band, Musicians Unlimited. This is a great package for anywhere from a small scale event right up to a wedding. He performs a high energy routine that is guaranteed to get you up and dancing by the end of the night.

Gold Plus Package

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This package offers Paul accompanied by James Harrison, the piano player from The Paul Skerritt Band. This is a very versatile package, as Paul can offer a much broader range of songs. It’s also perfect for the more intimate event, where gentle background jazz is required to give your event a touch of class. Also, something that this package offers is the option to choose what they sing on the night, in a small quickfire section of the show. If the lads know it, they’ll perform it for you.

Titanium Package

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This package offers Paul fronting his own Jazz band, The Paul Skerritt Band. They have quickly cemented their place at the top of the North East music scene having achieved critical acclaim from a wide number of well-respected venues and people. The band have a wide and versatile repertoire, spanning many genres from rock and funk to hip hop, but all performed in an ingenious Jazz style, bringing a new take on songs you will all recognise. Their high energy show will definitely leave you wanting more.

Diamond Package

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This package offers The Paul Skerritt Band with the addition of a Saxophone, Trumpet or Trombone. Several combinations are available and can be discussed on enquiry. You can listen to an example of Sway below, performed with Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone in addition to the usual rhythm section. All options can be discussed upon enquiry.

Platinum Package

This package offers Hartlepool’s very own Big Band, Musicians Unlimited, led my Mick Donnelly; providing a 17 piece ensemble comprising of 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, drums, bass and guitar. They play music from the greats such as Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and Count Basie, and such vocal features from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and many more. This outfit will be sure to give you a night you won’t forget in a hurry!

Californium Package

This package offers Paul fronting a collective of 10 of the finest and most experienced musicians the country has to offer. The setup, 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, piano, drums and bass play the very best in Swing and Jazz with that authentic ‘Swing’ sound. The band is available for any function, be it corporate or private. Perfect for a Black Tie event/ball, or to complete a dream wedding.

Feel free to enquire about any of the above packages

We're back at The Pennyweight, Darlington THIS THURSDAY from 9pm. They are running a competition, so head over to their Facebook page to enter to be in with a chance of winning 🙌 ... See MoreSee Less

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The Paul Skerritt Band Official Album is being pressed as we speak! Get in touch via private message to reserve your copy!

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We will also be giving away 1 CD to one lucky person who likes and shares this post!

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Jazz Cafe at The Pennyweight

Thursday January 26th - 7:00pm - Thursday January 26th - 10:00pm

Information to follow...

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We are pleased to announce a BRAND NEW RESIDENCY! We will be taking up a monthly appearance at The Pennyweight in Darlington. We are excited to be working with this brand new venue, and can't wait to get started! Our first date is Thursday 26th January 2017, and will be the LAST Thursday of every month. It's free entry too!

800 likes! A great end to a busy year! We hope you all had a great Christmas, and are all set for a fantastic evening of New Year Celebrations.
2016 has been a great year for us, and 2017 is set to be busier than ever!
Thanks for all the support, and we will see you all next year!

Paul, Tom, James and Anth!
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