Type: Solo Singer
April performs solo with professional high quality backing tracks - get the big band sound with the economy, intimacy and elegance of a solo class act.
April Phillips’ sultry jazz and blues vocals will add a touch of class and elegance to any event.
April is a professional singer who has performed on stage, screen and in covers bands. Her forte is jazz and blues and she has appeared in many jazz festivals throughout New Zealand. Jazz reviewers have described her as having “a voice of honey” and she has been compared to Diana Krall and Ella Fitzgerald.
April sang the songs of Nat King Cole in the stage show “Unforgettable”, and the music of Frank Sinatra in the show “Blue Eyes”. In covers bands R&R and Funk Salad she has sung everything from Soul and Disco to Country and Rock’n’Roll in pubs, clubs and at corporate events.
She has captivated intimate gatherings in jazz cafes, entertained hundreds on stage, and enthralled a crowd of thousands at the Masters Games.
Her TV appearances include Breakfast, Good Morning and McPhail & Gadsby.
April has two solo CD recordings and also features on a compilation CD of Nat King Cole music.
Wedding couples, select a romantic song for April to sing especially for you.
Ideal for: background music for small conference dinner, corporate function, private party, wedding
It Had To Be You
All of Me
Can’t Help Loving Dat Man
Cry Me A River
In The Still of The Night
The Man I Love
My Secret Love
He’s A Tramp
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Lady Is A Tramp
Body & Soul
You Made Me Love You
These Foolish Things
There Will Never Be Another You
When I Fall In Love
When Your Lover Has Gone
Fly Me To the Moon
Come Rain or Come Shine
All The Way
Old Devil Moon
Boy From Ipanema
Shadow of your Smile
My Funny Valentine
That Ole Devil Called Love
Someone To Watch Over Me
Let It Be Me
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Baby Baby All The Time
The Very Thought of You
Night & Day
On The Street Where You Live
One Fine Day
Our Day Will Come
Sweet Sweet Smile
What A Difference A Day Makes
You’re Just Too Good To Be True
Brown Eyes Blue
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Close To You
It Was Just One of Those Things
Killing Me Softly
Good afternoon Robyn,
Thank you very much for following up. 😊
Unfortunately I was not onsite for the 31st December, however the staff feedback I have heard, has only been great comments. So we will definitely keep your agency details on file for all future events. 😊
Hi Robyn, I wasn’t actually able to attend our function (due to a funeral) however the team were very happy with April’s entertainment on the day and I thought she was a pleasure to work with.
Many thanks for your assistance.
Corporate Christmas Party
She was fabulous thank you very much.
The function absolutely loved April and we will be having her in again next time there in an opportunity to.
We were thrilled to have Aprils duo, and many people commented on how they enjoyed it. We really feel it added to the atmosphere . They were very helpful and willing to play items we requested. I found the whole experience easy, from initial requests to the end. I loved dealing with all of you. Thanks again.
Mark and Raewyn Berry
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