Paul McArthur’s Kings of Cool is a high-quality, eleven-piece band playing a mix of jazz, funk, disco and acid jazz - but with a cool twist.
Based in the North East, but with band members hailing from all over UK, you might find us laying down chilled tracks at a festival on the South Coast one week, then providing a sleek night-time vibe at an exclusive venue on Tyneside the next. You might even see us in party mode at a big celebration event, rockin’ out some funky grooves and disco grinds from right across the last four decades!
Our music spans a wide range of genres - we love Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan as much as we love Jamiroquai, Macy Gray, Tower of Power, or Kamasi Washington. The music we make is unified by one common factor: it's got a groove . Maybe one track makes you nod your head, maybe another makes jump up and dance - whatever the tune, it's just got to have that energy and feeling!
So if you’re looking for a high-quality, professional band, with a 'different-from-the-usual' playlist that works perfectly for your event, whether it's a festival, jazz gig, or perhaps even a wedding or corporate affair, we're sure we can give you a memorable and fun night!