Oscar Bernhardt Ensemble
'OBE Charleston Charlies'
5pce Jazz Ensemble also, Latin, Swing, and Jive
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Jazz with a glint in it's eye!  Oscar performs the hits and popular music of the 1940s with his all star band of virtuoso swingers: double bass, piano, sax, drums and vocals/trumpet - for your dancing, listend and party fun.
The Oscar Bernhardt  Ensemble play music from an era of swing, latin, blues and jump jive; songs penned by the likes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, etc and made famous by Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and more recently, Jamie Cullum, Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams, Michael Bruble etc. 
Their music is song based and accessible, appealing to a wide range of tastes and people of all ages.  They have a large repertoire of songs and styles which means they can keep a variety of audiences well entertained, playing for dancing in the evening or creating a great atmostphere for receptions and dinners.
They may play some Rat Pack swing, Glenn Miller, bossas, sambas, salsa, or even a ska or funky verson of a jazz standard.  Each performance is tailored to individual clients needs. 
They love playing and entertaining and always aim to make the party happen

Repertoire consists of:

Bobby Darin
Mac the Knife
Beyond the Sea

Frank Sinatra
Iíve Got You Under My Skin
You Make Me Feel So Young
Fly Me to the Moon
Young at Heart
Strangers in the Night
Come Fly With Me
Cheek to Cheek
Makiní Whoopee

Harry Connick Jnr.
It Had to be You
Recipe for Love

Dean Martin
Thatís Amore

Nina Simone
My Baby Just Cares for Me
Love Me or Leave Me

Ella Fitzgerald
The Lady is a Tramp
I Get a Kick Out of You
Blue Moon

Glenn Miller
In the Mood
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Moonlight Seranade

Fats Waller
Honeysuckle Rose
Ainít Misbehaviní
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Nat King Cole
Let There be Love
Mona Lisa
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
Lets Face the Music and Dance


Henry Mancini

Tony Bennet
I Left My Heart in San Francisco

Hoagy Carmichael
Georgia on My Mind

Louis Jordan
Is You Is or Is You Ainít My Baby
Ainít Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Michael Buble
A Foggy Day Iin London Town)
Quando Quando Quando
The More I See You
Iíve Got You Under My Skin

Like Someone in Love

Michael Buble
A Foggy Day Iin London Town)
Quando Quando Quando
The More I See You
Iíve Got You Under My Skin
Ami Winehouse
There is no Greater Love
Latin Tempos
Tea for Two
Girl from Ipanema
Oye Como Va
Quando Quando Quando
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
La Vie En Rose (Cuban)
Brazil (Samba)

Cole Porter
From This Moment On
Night and Day
You Do Something to Me

Jamie Cullum
What a Difference a Day Made
Singiní in the Rain
Blame It On My Youth
I Get a Kick Out of You
Ole Devil Moon

Robbie Williams (from Ď Swing When Youíre Winningí)
Mac the Knife
Do Nothing Ďtil You Here From Me
They Canít Take That Away From Me
Have You Met Miss Jones
Beyond the Sea

Muddy Waters
Hoochie Coochie Man
Mojo Working

ÖÖÖÖÖ..and many many many more!

Re Rat Pack:-
We are not a Rat Pack tribute band, but in our vast repertoire of songs from the great American song book we cover many of the classic rat pack tunes , such as Sway, Volare, Come Fly With Me , Fly Me To The Moon, You Make Me Feel So Young, Thats Amore, La Mer, A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square, Mac The Knife, Cheek to Cheek, I Get A Kick Out Of You, I left My Heart In San Fransisco, I Only Have Eyes For You, I've Got You Under My Skin, The Lady Is A Tramp, Lets Face The Music And Dance, Moonriver, Manhattan, New York New York, Strangers In The Night, What a Difference a Day Made, These Foolish Things, Witchcraft and many many more.
Entertainers for hire
Book with A.R.C. Entertainments 01740 631292