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Jake – One Man Band | UK

Jake is a One Man Band musician, performer and composer who works in theatre, music venues, television and radio. Jake is a cross between a Pearly King and Dick Van Dyk. It’s an all singing, chatting and joking performance that pleases audiences of all ages.

Jake has performed in gigs ranging from Olympic Torch events, Epsom Races, Barnes Charity Ball and Music Festivals. Television appearances include Royal Institute Christmas lectures, The One Show (BBC) and performing Beyonce’s Single Ladies on the Al Murray quiz show (Dave).

With his One Man Band, Jake’s music ranges from Jessie J and Beyonce to Any Old Iron, Knees Up Mother Brown to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (for the under 2’s). The act is self-contained and acoustic.

His One Man Band includes bass drum and hi hat, tambourine, banjo uke or accordion, kazoo, harmonica, gramophone PA system, 4 whistles, 2 honkers and a dozen spoons for audience participation.

Standard Length of Performance:

Jake can perform either walkabout sets of 3 x 40 or 4 x 25 minutes or a cabaret show lasting 10-15 minutes with interaction. The One Man Band act also works for meet and greet.


“Jake was terrific thanks – very courteous and professional. Everyone was very pleased with his contribution yesterday. Thanks for sorting out the contract yesterday…”
– HSI London (via Contraband)

Previous Clients Include:

EF Language school
Barnes Charity Ball
Tarby Davenport
Matters Musical
Bush Theatre
Aylesbury Council
Manchester International Festival
Abu Dhabi Arts Festival
BBC Cbeebies
Dave TV

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