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Hi Jonathan
Just wanted to say on behalf of the Cobham Rugby Ball Committee a huge thank you to yourself & your band for playing at our event last Saturday night.
You were fantastic and it certainly set the 1920s feel for the evening playing outside the Marquee as guests arrived. The feedback I have received so far has all been very positive and I will certainly recommend you to all those that are looking for a jazz band.
Once again thank you very much.

Kind Regards
Cobham Rugby Ball Committee

Hi Jonathan, thank you for making the party go with a swing, the music you played was perfect. I would recommend you to all my friends; you were so professional, you created the perfect atmosphere. I had many thank you cards, everyone had a great time, will call for my next party maybe in the summer.

Many Thanks, Patricia.

I would like to tell you how pleased we were to have Jonathan playing at our party – he was charming and his playing delightful. The selection of pieces he played was ideal – he caught or perhaps created the mood, and lots of our guests commented on how good he was. Do please pass on our thanks to him, and count us among your satisfied customers

Barbara, Lunch at Gate Street Barn

This is just a quick note to say how thrilled we were with the entertainment you provided at our wedding. We had Jonathan Vinten’s Nuages Trio and would have no hesitation in recommending them

Chad, Wedding at RAC, Epsom

This is to thank your wonderful entertainers for their great contribution to our party. Drinking champagne on the lawn on a warm evening to the sounds of the jazz trio was heaven.


We both wanted to say thank you very much for being our pianist at our wedding reception at Leez Priory. We thought, along with many of our family members, that the music was lovely and helped to create a relaxed atmosphere on our special day. The music that you played appealed to all age groups which is exactly what we had wished for. Thank you once again.

Karen and Daniel

Thank you for providing such beautiful music for our wedding at the Tithe Barn , Ditcham. It was perfect.

Zeldar and Rick

Just a quick note to say how fantastic Jonathan Vinten was on Friday at Tania and Carey’s wedding. Please pass on my thanks to him for his performance and also for his kindness and adaptability at the event. Choosing to play Avington’s piano was a super thought and definitely set the ambience for the dinner. I do hope we have the opportunity to work together in the future.


We are so grateful for all your efforts in organising the Jonathan Vinten trio for our big day. They were truly brilliant and all our guests have complimented us on having had such a magical atmosphere at Stoke Park. The trio really helped to get the atmosphere right as people arrived and it was such a great backdrop to the wedding breakfast.


Your gig at the Thaxted Festival was special - the best of the Bands that have played for us in recent years. What attracted me when I listened to your CD last year was its variety, contrast and freshness; your key players are all impressive individually, but I also liked the precision and balance of the Band playing together as a group. All of this came fully across in your live performance, plus the bonus of seeing how much you all enjoyed each other's playing. You also found just the right level of amplification (not too much!) for the friendly acoustic of our beautiful Church. You must come again!

Gareth Stainer, Artistic Director of Thaxted Arts Festival

JJ Vinten Band is a new mixture of tried and trusted, potent ingredients.JJVinten Just sit back and enjoy that exciting, full sound.

Dave Gelly OBE

This vibrant new group, formed from top class professionals who have all paid their musical dues, brings a seasoned yet fresh approach to quality jazz with an eclectic choice of material.

Mike Pointon

I have listened to Jonathan Vinten with real pleasure over a number of years, playing solo, with his trio and recently with the full six piece band. Whatever the venue, ranging from the humble surroundings of the Tunbridge Wells Jazz Club to Leeds Castle, the Savoy Hotel London or the Grand at Brighton, his sheer quality as a musician stands out, as does the range of his repertoire. You need no telling that he has played with the very best in the business, yet, unlike some jazz musicians who seem to play for their own pleasure, Jonathan always sets out to entertain his audience. The standard of the trio is impressive. I have heard the “big” band only once so far but it was a joy, with a fine balance and extended solos you just had to listen to.

I don’t get to hear him and the band often enough and, with my partner and friends, make a New Year resolution to put that right.

Harry Deakin OBE MA FRTP

The day couldn't have started on a more perfect note. 'Here Comes the Bride' turned into 'It Had to be You', and that traditional wedding march became fabulously cool in 8 simple beats. You turned tears to laughter, what more could a bride want!

From your sultry jazz to Coldplay's Clocks our wedding breakfast was the most tremendously atmospheric, candlelit feast. A night we will never forget! Thank you.

John & Jody Married at Langshott Manor

Jonathan, many thanks for your contribution to my daughter’s wedding reception. The blend of you on keyboard, and the saxophone were just right for the occasion. Many guests complimented us on our choice of musicians. Thanks once again.