Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc - Solo Female Vocalist from Worthing, West Sussex

Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc

Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc

Solo Female Vocalist

Prices from: £200

Location: West Sussex

Contact: Carol Ray

Phone: 07913 378591

Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc

Carol Ray is a well respected, highly acclaimed solo female vocalist from Sussex. Formally trained at the renowned Academy of Music in Brighton, she is a regular performer on the circuit in both the UK and Spain having performed at private events, hotels, restaurants, members clubs, weddings, functions, and civil ceremonies.

Carol is able to turn her hand to most styles, and has a broad range, singing from a set list which spans the decades, and possesses a fun loving, sparkling personality to match! Whether she is crooning a smooth jazz standard, belting out an old time swing number or enticing you onto the dance floor with a latest chart hit, you will be guaranteed a great time, fit for all age groups and tastes in music.

Conversely Carol is also happy to blend into the background providing a mellow set perfect for a relaxed restaurant atmosphere or cocktail hour. She has performed pop, soul, jazz, R'n'B and country covers, but will turn her abilities to pretty much any genre of music to suit your needs. Working with you well in advance of your event, Carol will create the perfect set for your requirements including any special song requests you might like to hear on the day. She also is able to provide background music and/or a disco session from a wide selection of tracks in between sets - so no need to book that DJ!

Carol has her own excellent PAT tested high quality 500 Watt Bose PA system, suitable for varying sizes of venue, she has her own transport and, as a member of the Musicians Union, is fully insured.

Lounge Jazz is ideal for creating a relaxed atmosphere for guests during a corporate dinner, perfect for helping to break the ice during drinks receptions, or to create an intimate and laid back feel at a cocktail party. Carol is able to provide your venue with a mellow jazz soul and swing set. Perfect for adding a stylish ambience this format has already proved a huge hit at restaurants as well as private parties/weddings. Using a vintage style 50's shaped microphone and dressed to impress she will serenade your guests with covers of favourite classics by Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, Etta James and many more.

1-2 hours of classic Motown covers from Stevie Wonder, Jackson Five, and Smokey Robinson, to Diana Ross and the Supremes plus many more. Add some retro soul favourites, and a pinch of old school disco, and you've got yourself a party to remember!

Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc
Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc
Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc
Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc

Reviews & Testimonials

'We would like to express our thanks to you Carol for the beautiful music that you sang at our wedding reception. The highlight of the wedding, your voice is beautiful, there was warmth and expression that was put into all your songs, appreciated by all our family guests. We thank you so much for adding to the lovely memories of our special day, you filled our lives and everybody with joy and happiness. Stephen and I both had a great day and have memories that will last a life time. The songs you chose for the occasion were perfect, performed very professionally and sounded absolutely marvellous. We have no hesitation in recommending you should anyone we know need a wonderful singer for a wedding or special occasion.' - Nora & Stephen, Brighton

'I would like to say the entertainment that Carol provided was exceptional, she read the crowd absolutely to perfection. She certainly got the party going with the variety of songs and the enthusiasm that was put into each one. She did not disappoint and made the whole night a great success.' - Sheila, Private Party, Portsmouth

'I have known and worked with Carol for many years both live and in the studio. She has a natural feel for music that makes her a pleasure to work with. I have seen her perform in musicals, cabarets and her own solo shows. She always delivers a slick performance. Her cheeky personality shines through when on stage and she has a beautiful smile that endears people to her. She's not only a good friend, but my favourite female singer.' - Roland Lucas

'Carol came to sing at my husband's 50th birthday celebrations. There was a good selection of music to suit all (including our request song). Carol's voice is amazing. Her easy going nature belies the professionalism of her performance. She really made our evening and we'll be re-booking her for our next party - Brilliant!' - Lorna & Nick, Private Party, Somerset

'Thank you so much for Saturday Carol, you made our evening so special with your choice of music - absolutely spot on! Everyone thought you were fab, so thanks again and hope we meet again soon.' - Sonia, Private Party

'Carol is a first class singer with a warm and friendly personality. She performs a wide range of numbers to a high standard.' - Paul, Entertainments Organiser, Worthing RAFA Club

'A lovely lounge singer.' - Heidi, Landlady, Crown & Anchor, Eastbourne

Carol Ray - Jazz Soul Motown etc

  • Solo Female Vocalist
  • Prices from: £200
  • Location: West Sussex
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Contact Information

  • Carol Ray
  • Phone: 07913 378591

Venue suitability and experience

  • Background Music Provided
  • Corporate Events & Launches
  • Cruise Ship & Hotel Cabaret
  • Dinner Dances & Formal Balls
  • Holiday Park Entertainment
  • Outdoor Festival Events
  • PA System & Self Contained
  • PLI & PAT Tested Equipment
  • Private Parties & Celebrations
  • Public Houses & Social Clubs
  • Song Requests Available
  • Stage & FX Lighting Included
  • Weddings & Civil Ceremonies