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‘What a beautiful voice!’
Boy George (listening to Ruby singing at Leicester Square Station)

‘Ruby was absolutely fantastic at our wedding reception. She has a very unique and beautiful voice and is every ounce the professional. I cannot recommend her enough!’
Jade Vlada (Wedding, Hilton Cobham, Cobham, Surrey)

Clients/Venues include: 5 star Hotels in London, The Berkeley (Knightsbridge, London) The Ampersand Hotel (Kensington, London), St Ermin’s Hotel (Westminster, London) The Fox Club (Mayfair, London) The Concorde Club, (Jazz club, Southampton.)

Vintage Ruby is a professional Jazz, Blues & Swing singer based in Folkestone, who regularly travels to London and all over the UK and beyond to sing for her clients. Her repertoire covers songs from the 1920s to the present day.

Ruby has a beautifully soft jazz voice, reminiscent of the classic jazz and blues singers of the 1930s and 1940s.

She can turn her hand to any vintage themed event, from 1920s Gatsby, 1930s and 1940s Jazz and sing-a-long songs, 1950s Rat Pack and Rock ’n’ Roll to 1960s Pop and Rock songs.

Jazz standards like ‘Fever’ and Cole Porter’s ‘Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall In Love’ are mixed with popular songs like Amy Winehouse’s ‘Valerie’ and Caro Emerald’s ‘That Man’. She also has a good selection of music from most genres including: Jazz, Blues, Swing, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Pop, Motown, Soul, Country, Folk, Disco and Indie from the 1920s right up to the present day. Perfect for vintage style weddings with songs for all ages!

Ruby can also sing modern songs with a jazzy twist such as songs from the fabulous Postmodern Jukebox band.

Ruby sings at mainly private and corporate events and has sung at awards galas, weddings, on boats, at festivals, fashion shows and a vast array of vintage themed events such as vintage tea parties, Remembrance Day, Great Gatsby and Rock ‘n’ Roll themed events.

With a degree in Theatre from Dartington College of Arts, Ruby moved from Devon to London and embarked on a singing career. Music had always been her first passion, so she had private singing lessons with Nikki Lambourn (professional rock singer and singing coach to professional singers including Lana Del Ray and Beverley Knight).

She then went on to study Jazz, Blues, Gospel and classical singing at Goldsmiths College in London. Whilst at Goldsmiths she also had private singing lessons from professional vocal coach Mike King (choir leader and music director who has worked with Mark Ronson and Florence & The Machine).

She started singing professionally in 2006 after passing auditions for the Covent Garden and London Underground busking licences. Ruby developed many stage skills and interaction with her ‘audience’ of tourists and commuters. It was there over the years that many people including famous faces passed by and helped give her the encouragement that she was on the right path.

This included the singer Boy George who passed by at Leicester Square station saying to her ‘What a beautiful voice!’.

Ruby has the songs and wardrobe fit for any vintage themed event, from the 1920’s onwards. She looks forward to making your event a very special day.

Clients/Venues include: The Fox Club (Mayfair, London), Global Thinkers Forums Awards for Excellence Gala (London), The British Library (London), The Ampersand Hotel (Kensington, London), Watermen’s Hall (London), Skinners Hall (London), The Concorde Club (Southampton), Canary Wharf Group (London), St Ermin’s Hotel (London), The Hilton Hotel, (Cobham, Surrey),The French House (Dulwich & Crystal Palace restaurants), Coworth Park Hotel (Ascot), Winchester Cathedral, Festival of Marketing (London), Tobacco Dock (London), The Victorian Bathhouse (London), Found In Music (Folkestone), Pink Bear Events, Carano Art, Crafts & Vintage Events, The Grand Hotel (Folkestone), Southeastern Trains, Barking Folk Festival (London), Holiday Inn (Elstree), Festival of Jim (Lewes), The Erasmus Boat (River Thames, London), Horsley Towers (Horsley, Surrey), Mount Edgecumbe (Torpoint, Cornwall), Hawkchurch Resort & Spa Ltd (Axminster), The Wedding Fair (Folkestone), Town Hall Hotel (Bethnal Green, London) SouthWestFest Festival (Pimlico, London), The Discovery Centre (Sandwich), The Mayor’s Office, Stevenage Borough Council (Stevenage), The Alzheimers Society (London), Bupa Care Homes.

Reviews:
Absolutely amazing!!! Definitely would recommend. Thank you for performing for my wedding. Xx
Charlotte Mallyon (Wedding, Horsley Towers, East Horsley)

It has been such a fantastic experience having Vintage Ruby singing at my husband’s surprise birthday party! Everything was superb from getting her quote, communicating with her, turning up on time, setting up and the performance! I would definitely book her again! I, my husband and the guests loved her! Thank you very much!
Iris Dauner-Reid (Surprise Birthday Party, Bill’s Restaurant, Woking)

This was just a quick email to say thank you so much for performing at our wedding at Mount Edgecumbe! I had a truly wonderful day! I just want to say that you were the highlight of the wedding, everybody agrees! We literally can not sing your praises high enough! You were amazing and got everyone dancing! Definitely will recommend you to anyone who needs a singer at their wedding. Thank you so much for being so kind, wonderful and an exceptional singer! It’ll be a night nobody will forget….Once again, thank you and you are extremely talented!
Mr and Mrs Bryant (Wedding, Mount Edgecumbe, Torpoint, Cornwall)

Ruby was absolutely fantastic at our wedding reception. She has a very unique and beautiful voice and is every ounce the professional. I cannot recommend her enough!
Jade Vlada (Wedding, Hilton Cobham, Cobham, Surrey)

Thank you so much for being with Graham and I on Saturday night. You were AMAZING!
Denise McQuaid (Birthday Party, The Fox Club, Mayfair, London)

I wanted to say thank you for singing at Vikki’s Birthday on Saturday, and from what the guests have been telling me you, ‘brought the house down’ with your performance, and made a group of new fans 🙂 If I am ever able to pass your details on someone looking for a touch of class for their event I will be sure to send them your way. Thanks again!
Gordon Rivers (1920s Gatsby themed 30th birthday party, Bring & Mix cocktail bar in Southampton)

Thank you Ruby for making my daughter’s birthday party unforgettable – you were amazing from start to finish – warm, approachable and fun with an amazing voice – can’t wait for the next party x
Amanda Bartlett (1920s Gatsby themed 30th birthday party, Bring & Mix cocktail bar in Southampton)

Ruby was great, very professional and more importantly a really good singer. Booked her for a birthday party, Her selection of songs entertained everyone aged 11 to 80 Thank you Ruby
Joanna Brown (80th Birthday Party, West Sussex)

Ruby came to sing for us at our Vintage Charity Afternoon Tea Gala. We were so happy with her. Her voice was amazing and she had a great selection of songs. She had everyone dancing and created a wonderful atmosphere. She was also a very lovely lady. We would definitely use her again for our events. Thank you Ruby!
Kim Rasit (Vintage Charity Afternoon Tea, St Albans)

Thanks again for last Saturday – your performance was exceptional!
James (Officer’s Summer Ball, 1920s Gatsby theme, Officer’s Mess, Essex)

Thank you so much for singing so beautifully. EVERYONE loved you and you were the talk of the party! That your voice is just heavenly!… Big thank you! Hugs. Isia
Isia (21st & 60th James Bond themed Birthday Party, ‘The Erasmus Boat’, River Thames, London)

It has been an absolute pleasure working with you from start to finish. Thank you from my heart.
Kate, Andrew & Alex (Christening, Essex)

I booked Ruby to sing at the start of my daughters 18th birthday party in August 2015. She did the opening couple of hours before the DJ started. I was so pleased with my choice. She was exactly what was needed, excellent voice, good choice of songs. Nice jazzy, chilled vibe at the beginning and gradually getting everyone into the party mood before handing over to the DJ. Ruby went down well with all ages at the party, was friendly and approachable and flexible with arrangements. Also, very good value for money. I will definitely book her again for my next event!
Paula Clowes (Birthday Party, Essex)

Thanks again for a wonderful performance, I’m sorry that we couldn’t dance to every song, but the ones that we did we thoroughly enjoyed….Thank you for being part of our special day, we both absolutely loved your voice and music. You are extremely talented and we felt honoured to have you sing for us. All our love, Josh & Rach. xxx
Josh & Rach (Wedding, Dilhorne Centre, Dilhorne)

Ruby was warm and fun, entertained everyone from 20 years to 60 years. Excellent choice of songs brought a lovely atmosphere to the party. Wonderful personality and pleased to have Ruby there.
Su Marin (Work Leaving Do, The Shepherd’s Arms, Wakefield)

Ruby was so professional in her preparation and presentation. She kept contact with us prior to our celebration so we felt confident the evening would go well. She also contacted the DJ we had booked to ensure the evening went without a hitch. But most of all her performance our family and Friends are still talking about the evening. If anyone asks us to recommend Ruby the answer would be a huge YES. A Lovely lady with with a lovely voice. You made our evening Thank You.
Marie & Terry Osborne (50th Wedding Anniversary, Rochester)

Hello Ruby. I just wanted to say an enormous thank you for your beautiful singing and you just being so Fabulous at our party on Saturday. Everyone said how much of a wow you were! Keep in touch and I’m sure we will meet again…. Lucy X
Lucy Williams (Wedding Anniversary, Pinner, Middlesex)

Ruby sang at our anniversary party in 2016, and she made it an absolutely unforgettable evening. She has a fantastic song list ready, and she is happy to learn new songs for you, – even if I must say that her repertoire matches my own favourite songs, so I would be hard pushed to find any additional to request. Ruby covers all sorts of swing and Jazz from the Andrew Sisters to Amy Winehouse, dance music from cha cha cha to rock ‘n roll plus also Beatles and Bowie and other styles of music. All delivered with Ruby’s own touch. Some of them much better than the originals. On top of it all, she made me aware of another brilliant singer, the Dutch Caro Emerald, as Ruby sings a couple of Caro’s songs. To have Ruby singing was, to quote a Caro Emerald song: “I have never dreamed, dreamed a night like this” I would definitely recommend Ruby for any party, birthday, wedding, anniversary or the like.
Hanne Thisen (Silver Wedding Anniversary, Forest School, Snaresbrook)

Ruby was absolutely fantastic! Not only a great singer but a lovely person who was very adaptable. I would recommend her whole heartedly. She even managed to get guests up and dancing in the afternoon. A wonderful memory, thank you Ruby xx
Stacey Mitchell (50th Afternoon Tea Party, Keston Village Hall, Keston)

Thank you so much for singing at our wedding. We received so many compliments about your singing!!! It was beautiful. You made our day so special and we are very grateful. Warmest regards, Catherine and Max
Catherine & Max (Wedding, Town Hall Hotel, Bethnal Green, London)

You made our event! We had lots of great comments on your singing and the interaction with the audience was great. You went down a real treat. Thank you
Judy Bartlett (Village BBQ, Radwell Mill House, Radwell)

Vintage Ruby was superb and everyone enjoyed her music, attitude, professionalism and overall demeanour. Great with kids and responded to all our needs. Highly recommended.
Howard Barnes (50th Wedding Anniversary, Portslade, West Sussex)

Thank you so much for surprising us with your beautiful singing voice, it was amazing and a memory we will keep. Everybody enjoyed it!
Richie & Helen (Wedding, Liverpool)

We all had a lovely time and Ruby was excellent and made the day perfect . So many people who live in my mums retirement property said how much they enjoyed it. Ruby engaged all that was there from 18 months to 95 . Thank you Ruby you made a day special.
Jeanette Cornwell (90th Afternoon Tea Party, Witham, Essex)

We had a splendid time. Vintage Ruby’s performance was stunning. She was really superb, beyond my expectations. Would recommend her to anyone having an event. My guests loved her too.
Patience Hankwebe (Birthday Party at The Concorde Club, Southampton)

Ruby was excellent brought our event alive everyone sang along really fun afternoon top lady great fun
Guest (1940s Afternoon Tea Party, Harlow, Essex)

What a fantastic singer beautiful voice and amazing personality. Ruby lit up our event and had everyone singing along. We as a Community group would recommend her. Our event was to celebrate Harlow’s 70th Birthday and she took the celebration to a higher league. Love by all our guests.
Pauline Black (1940s Afternoon Tea Party, Harlow, Essex)

Fab singer, a lovely lady and a really enjoyable party, everyone commented on how unique and lovely it was x
Joanne Austen (70th & 80th Birthday Party BBQ)

Vintage Ruby created a lovely atmosphere at our ‘leavers’ garden party with songs to listen and dance to. Each song was beautifully performed and the warmth and professional approach throughout the booking process and the event itself were fantastic. Our group ranged from 22 – 70 and everyone commented on how much they enjoyed the music. Many thanks from us all.
Nicki Proietti (Teacher’s Leaving Party, Cambridge)

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