All the details below are general and you may have specific requirements which we will agree in writing as part of your booking arrangements.
Q. 'HOW LONG DO YOU PLAY FOR'
A. Standard example of performance timings:
We play for longer than most bands...
2.5 hours of music over a 3 - 4 hour period for example
3 sets of 50 minutes or 2 sets of 1 hour 15 mins.
band arrives 90 minutes before performance to set up.
If you have different running time requirements, we can fit in with your event timings.
Q. 'HOW CAN I BOOK THE JAKE HERTZ TRIO?'
A. Complete an e mailed booking form and when details of the performance are agreed you can secure the band's services with a 50% deposit. Remaining fee is usually paid two weeks before date of performance.
Q. 'WHO WILL I DEAL WITH DURING THE BOOKING?'
A. You'll usually deal direct with Jake himself. If you book through an agent or if Jake assigns his tour manager for overseas or some corporate bookings then you will also deal with those people. However, you will always have access to discuss your event personally with Jake.
Q. 'WHAT DOES THE BAND NEED AT THE VENUE?'
A. We bring all the sound equipment and lighting we need or will arrange a rig where needed as part of your event requirements.
We just need a space measuring approximately 5m X 3m and at least 2 X 13amp mains sockets at the stage area.
We don't usually ask you to feed us but will need soft drinks provided.
We arrive at least 90 minutes before the performance to set up equipment.
Q. 'CAN YOU AD A SAX / FEMALE SINGER / GUITARIST TO THE LINE UP?'
A. Absolutely! As you can imagine, we work with a network of fine musicians and it's always possible to add more instruments to the JakeHertz Trio.
Q. 'WILL YOU LEARN A SPECIAL SONG FOR US?'
A. Yes, we will learn a first dance or other special song you want us to play for you. We will do this at no extra cost - for free!
Q. 'HOW FAR WILL YOU TRAVEL TO A PERFORMANCE?'
A. We give performances all over the UK and also overseas. We are based in London and South East England. We will include any extra travel costs / accomodation etc. in your detailed final quote.
Q. 'DO YOU PROVIDE BACKGROUND IPOD THROUGH BAND BREAKS?'
A. we are happy to play our selections but it's often more personal if you choose your own playlists and we plug your mp3 player / iPod / iPad into our system for background break music.
Q. 'CAN YOU PERFORM IF THERE IS A SOUND LIMITER AT THE VENUE?'
A. Yes that's fine, we can control sound levels and give a great party atmosphere. We have played many gigs at venues with sound limiters.
Q. 'ARE YOU INSURED?'
A. Yes, we are all Musician Union members and covered for £5,000,000 Public Liability Insurance. All equipment is P.A.T. Tested.
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