About Apollo Jazz

Apollo jazz is a high quality ensemble based in the South West. Primarily a young band, we play a wide range of jazz standards, latin and funk, and we tailor our set to suit your event. With years of experience between us you can be assured of a high calibre performance.

Over the years, we have played for many clients, including Center Parcs and the Aztec West hotel in Bristol, through Apple County Entertainment Agents. The band is led by drummer, Ian Evans.

Our set list will differ depending on the gig and the line-up, but to give you an idea of what you might get to hear, see our playlist below.

We are available for bookings all accross the West Country: Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Glastonbury, Frome, Exeter, Plymouth, Salisbury, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Chippenham, Cirencester, Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire and beyond.


Apollo Jazz is a flexible ensemble. Drawing from a large pool of highly skilled players, we can offer (depending on availability) the following:

Apollo Duo

Organ and drums

Apollo Trio

Piano, bass and drums
Guitar, bass and drums
Organ, guitar and drums
Organ, drums and sax (with or without vocals)
Organ, drums and trumpet
Organ, drums and vocals

Apollo 4

Piano, bass, drums and sax (with or without vocals)
Piano, bass, drums and trumpet
Piano, bass, drums and vocals
Piano, bass, drums and guitar
Organ, drums and 2 front line instruments (sax, trumpet, guitar or vocals)

Apollo 5

Piano, bass, drums, sax (with or without vocals) and trumpet

But that's not all! Got your heart set on a particular line-up you don't see listed? Get in touch so we can discuss your requirements!



All Blues, All of Me, Autumn Leaves, Black Coffee, Black Orpheus, Blue Bossa, Blue Monk, Chitlins Con Carne, Corcavado, Desafinado, A Fine Romance, Four, Girl From Ipanema, Groovin’ High...

...Have You Met Miss Jones? How High The Moon, How Insensitive, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, I Wish I Knew How, It Don’t Mean a Thing, Jordu, Lady Bird, Lullaby Of Birdland, Misty, My Funny Valentine, Night In Tunisia, Oleo...

...Once I Loved, One Note Samba, Satin Doll, Sidewinder, So Nice, Solar, Stolen Moments, Sugar, Sunny, Take The “A” Train, There Is No Greater Love, Wave, Well You Needn’t, West Coast Blues...

Can't see your favourite? We always attempt to fulfil requests!


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If you have any questions or would like to book Apollo Jazz, please get in touch.

Phone 01278 452500

Mobile 07917 443232

Email ian@livedrummer.co.uk