Gentlemen Groove have been playing events including weddings, corporate functions and other special events for nearly a decade now. We pride ourselves on our versatility, offering a range of line ups from a background duo to a full party band, we can provide the perfect backdrop to any event. Our professional musicians provide entertainment that is fresh, energetic and youthful covering a broad spectrum of musical styles including motown, soul, funk, indie rock and pop. Whether the event is for 20 or 2,000 people, these incredible musicians will make for a party that will last long in the memory. We bring you the best in function band entertainment across Bournemouth, Dorset, Hampshire & throughout the UK.
Alex Bedrijczuk - Guitars / Lead Vocal
Alex Beds was born to sing these songs. A big guy with a big heart and voice to match he sits perfectly in Gentlemen Groove leading the band from the front. Think Bill Withers or Marvin Gaye; Alex’s unmatched enthusiasm for soul often sees him recreating several instruments from your favourite songs at once on guitar. In a former life, Alex fronted award winning Folk/Soul band Fearne sharing stages with Feeder, Athlete, Passenger & more for over a decade before becoming one of Europe’s leading Ukulele experts as manager of the Southern Ukulele Store.
Nick Bryson - Bass / Vocals
Nick is one of the South’s premier session bass players & sound engineers having worked on stage with BBC Folk Award winners, Mercury Music prize winners and Ivor Novello nominated bands. Nick even once carried the moniker Nick ‘fingers’ Bryson for the way his fingers tirelessly danced across his bass on stage. Currently bass player for festival favourites Selby & The Dharma Blitz - Nick has collected about 40 years worth of experience in event management, performance and live sound in his 29 years on Earth.
Connor Fox - Drums / Vocals
Connor may be the youngest member of Gentlemen Groove at 21 but he has already carved out an incredible career as a session drummer and is an in-demand frontman in his own right. Having started as a deputy with us when he was just 17 - Connor has a degree in creative musicianship and has already been playing music professionally for more than 10 years. At just 18 he extensively toured Europe and more recently he toured Mexico and Canada on percussion with Anglo/Canadian band ‘The Villanovas’.The drums are arguably the most exciting part of having a live band at your special occasion and with Connor you are in safe hands.