An exciting band or duo featuring Carla Hendriks & Paul Stiles

Versatility is the strength of the band

The Very Best Musicians....
....The Very Best Music

For the finest blend of sophisticated music to complement your special occasion, choose Manhattan Groove

MANHATTAN GROOVE– A Six or Five piece band


Swing, Latin & Jazz / Classic Pop.... to suit your event

So whatever your event, we can set the mood

Versatility is the strength of the band


Timeless Pop Crowd Pleasers from the 60’s/70’s/80’s/90’s.

A stylish mix of popular Swing & Jazz Standards from ‘The Great American Song Book’ for easy listening & dancing, normally associated with Michael Buble, Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat king Cole etc.

A section of Trad Jazz.

Glenn Miller hits.

Funky Latin favourites.

We can even include a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ style ballroom section!


For a great Jazz Evening or Lunch!

Popular Swing and Jazz Timeless Classics, vocals and instrumentals with modern interpretations of 'The Great American Song Book.'

Cool jazz arrangements of more contemporary songs which appeals to a wide mainstream audience as well as satisfying Jazz enthusiasts.


Carla Hendriks (vocals) and Paul Stiles (saxes/clarinet/flute) a winning combination with high quality, specially arranged and recorded accompaniment, where you will think there's a band in the room and for a smaller gathering or just on a smaller budget, you can rely on a first class level of performance and sound quality.

Versatility is the strength of the band

We cater for occasions large and small, indoor and outdoors and can provide appropriate background music to create the right atmosphere and ambiance for an event, whether it’s a black tie ball or a casual Jazz gathering.

All programmes are tailored to suit the event and the client’s requirements and special requests. We also supply stage lighting.

Our musicians are all accomplished, seasoned professionals from working in small combos, big bands and orchestras.

Manhattan Groove Band line up:

Carla Hendriks (vocalist) with Piano, Bass, Drums, Sax doubling on Clarinet & Flute and trumpet doubling on Flugelhorn

Can be booked as:

Duo or five piece / six piece or to suit your event & budget.

Fees are calculated on band size and distance.

Anything from mellow background to full on party mode

Make your event an unforgettable experience

Book your band today

We provide tasteful, high quality musical entertainment for any event including:

  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Special Occasions
  • Jazz Lunches & Jazz Evenings
  • Black Tie Balls

Call us today on 07973 128099 for advice on the best line-up for your event

Manhattan Groove is highly recommended, so if you’re planning an event in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Dorset, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London or countrywide, make sure you call now on and book us in plenty of time.

Phone: 07973 128099
The Very Best Musicians....
....The Very Best Music