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.
A Skerritt gig is never ‘ordinary’ – it’s a ‘happening’
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’
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.