Band Hire & Tuition

Book Andy

You can book Andy Panayi and one his bands for either daytime or evening events.

Contact ASKjazz at with enquiries.

Bands Andy leads:

  • The Gerry Mulligan Tribute Band – The repertoire of Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Thad Jones & their contemporaries including original material with Mark Nightingale on Trombone, Simon Woolf on Bass & Steve Brown on Drums.
  • The Andy Panayi Septet –  A jazz flute experience playing original material and jazz classics with Pat White on Trumpet, Mark Nightingale on Trombone, Phil Robson on Guitar, Gareth Williams on Piano, Laurence Cottle on Bass & Ian Thomas on Drums.
  • The Andy Panayi Quintet –  A Cole Porter Tribute with Mark Nightingale on Trombone, Dave Newton on Piano, Simon Woolf on Bass & Steve Brown on Drums.
  • The Andy Panayi Quintet – The repertoire of Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, Sonny Rollins & their contemporaries – a hard hitting Modern Jazz Quintet with Steve Fishwick on Trumpet, Tom Cawley on Piano, Jeremy Brown on Bass & Matt Skelton on Drums.
  • Andy Panayi Standards Quartet – playing well known tunes and originals based on standards with Terry Seabrook on Piano, Nigel Thomas on Bass & Alex Eberhard on Drums.
  • The Andy Panayi Trio – 40’s – 50’s jazz associated with Stan Getz, Zoot Sims and Brothers with John Pearce on Piano and Simon Woolf on Bass.
  • The Andy Panayi Pianoless Trio –  Emulating the music of Sonny Rollins with Percy Pursglove on Bass & Andrew Bain on Drums.
  • The Andy Panayi Big Band –  playing traditional Big Band jazz as well as great originals from the best of British writers performed by the UK’s finest.
  • Andy Panayi as a guest with your local rhythm section or house band.
  • LATEST GROUPS: Andy Panayi’s BOPTET – Andy leads a group of young up and coming jazz musicians from the UK performing classic 50’s-60’s bop tunes.
  • Flute to the Power of 4 – Originals/contrafacts and standards played on four different flutes with Mark Edwards (piano), Oz Dechaine (bass) and Joe Edwards (drums).
  • Salute to Cannonball & Coltrane – Co-led with Alan Barnes. The line-up is Andy (tenor sax), Alan (alto sax), Robbie Robson (trumpet), John Donaldson (piano), Simon Thorpe (bass) and Pete Cater (drums).
  • Andy’s Strict Tempo Dance Band – covering all your Ballroom dances.
    Here is a video compilation of the band in action –

Classical selection:

  • Regency Winds Woodwind Trio – Classical & easy listening experience, with flute, oboe and clarinet.
  • Kondos Saxophone Quartet – A mixture of classical & jazz standards from Mozart to Gershwin with soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxes.

Andy also plays with the following bands:

  • Roy Hilton’s Hard Bop Preservation Society with Roy on Piano, Steve Fishwick on Trumpet, Simon Woolf on Bass & Bobby Worth on Drums.
  • Hans Koller Quartet – Brilliant Corners (Tribute to Monk) with Hans on Valve Trombone, Percy Pursglove on Bass & Jim Bashford on Drums.
  • Jeremy Price Trio (Jimmy Giuffre Tribute) with Jeremy on Trombone & Jez Franks on Guitar.


Andy can provide tuition suitable for institutions and groups from beginner to advanced levels. Andy teaches at leading music colleges and at his home in Eastbourne. He has been teaching for over 35 years.

For lessons, contact Andy via email

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