RESIDENCY PERFORMERS


Choose from the best international performers for your residency engagements. From the best solo vocalists, instrumentalists, pianists and pop bands through to brilliant latin, Caribbean and world music performers, we have one of the most comprehensive selections available.

This is just a sample selection of our available performers. Bookers can contact us for full access to our roster.

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Louis McTeggart

Louis McTeggart

Louis McTeggart is talented and experienced guitarist vocalist from Ireland. Louis has performed and recorded throughout the world over the past 20 years and as a songwriter has had his own work featured on T.V, Film and Radio with his work appearing on shows like Hollyoaks and various BBC Radio programmes. As a live performer and covers artist, Louis has performed internationally for cruise lines, ferries, holiday resorts and Irish bars throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and America. Louis is a much in demand artist with a large and varied repertoire of popular music, covering many styles and adjusting to suit each and every audience. He performs with skill and ease and his live shows always leave the audience wanting more. Louis’ recent adventures whilst touring Europe has seen him become a highly respected Irish folk-singer, able to entertain audiences in this ever popular genre. As a highly trained singer and rhythm guitarist Louis can adapt his style and repertoire to suit any venue, making him perfect for those venues where flexibility is key. Funkgurus are pleased to offer Louis to International clients for their residency contracts.

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Adam & Lee Duo

Adam & Lee Duo

Adam & Lee are a duo from Cape Town, South Africa. Featuring a female vocalist and a male guitarist/backing vocals, the duo can can play acoustically or with high quality professional backing tracks. Their repertoire, of 200+ songs covers all genres, from the best contemporary 'Top 40' music, R&B & jazz to funky latin and dance music. Adam & Lee has performed in hotels, bars, clubs, restaurants, and all sorts of events including residencies at Westend, One & Only Hotel, Living Room, Steenberg Golf Estate, Diaz Strand Beach Hotel, Ocean Sizzler, Fort Simon Wine Estate, Drakenstein Festival of the Lights, and many more. Adam & Lee not only sound fantastic, but they also look the part - turning a simple night of entertainment into something very special indeed.

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Jewelle McKenzie

Jewelle McKenzie

Jewelle McKenzie is a highly experienced and stylish Canadian singer & songwriter performing Soul, Jazz & R&B. An incomparable vocalist and consummate performer with over 1000 shows locally and over 500 shows internationally, Jewelle’s ability to connect with the audience and wow her fans comes from her openness, undeniable stage presence and extraordinary voice and range. Jewelle charms and disarms with her voice and music. She has graced stages in Canada, Qatar, Guadeloupe, Morocco, Thailand, Hong Kong SAR, and Vietnam in the most prestigious hotels and venues. Jewelle’s original music makes a bold statement that she is not a woman seeking anyone’s approval. She explores and combines different genres making no concessions to pop trends. Her latest singles Rise Up (I Can’t Breathe) and I Want it All, are Dance / Electronica with a little New-Age flair. Her full-length CD, Ain’t It Good, combines Swing, R&B, and Jazz spiced with Gospel vocals and a little Rock for an eclectic style that is all her own. As a lead vocalist of the Umoja Gospel choir, Jewelle’s performed at Montreal’s International Jazz Festival, the Maximum Blues Festival in Carleton Quebec, the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, and at the Martin Luther King Achievement Awards. Jewelle is available as a solo vocalist with backing tracks, as a duo with pianist or guitarist & backing tracks, or with another vocalist (male or female) with backing tracks. She is also available with her superb band for larger events and residencies.

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Giovanni

Giovanni

Virgil Erb aka Giovanni is an exceptionally talented piano vocalist & entertainer from Hungary. With a vast repertoire of more than 2000 songs; including songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, right up to contemporary and modern pop music, Giovanni delivers performances that consistently entertain audiences of every age and type. In addition to providing high quality lounge music shows, Giovanni also performs specialist shows such as ‘Sing Along’, ‘Music Quiz’ and shows centered around particular artists such as Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Billie Joel and Elton John. Such is the versatility of this performer, Giovanni is also able to perform ‘Classical’ concerts when the occasion arises. FUNKGURUS are proud to represent Giovanni to those clients where versatility and quality and paramount.

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Martina Szerencses

Martina Szerencses

Martina Szerencses is a talented and passionate lead vocalist & dancer, who sings in many languages and was born with a love of music. Being musical from an early age, Martina graduated from Liszt Ferenc Music Academy with a Bachelor’s degree in performance. As a singer and dancer, Martina’s career has seen her perform with numerous jazz, pop and rock bands, in addition to solo performances and productions with many cruise, hotel and event companies. To date Martina has appeared at festivals and events in more than 20 countries around the world. Martina is a high quality burlesque, revue and pop performer who believes in quality and the magic of authenticity, making each and every performance so successful.

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Tevec

Tevec

Tevec Ibrahim is an award-winning Performer and Belly Dance Teacher specialising in Modern Belly Dance, Turkish Oriental and Theatrical Fusion Belly Dance styles. She is known for her highly energetic, emotive and captivating performances incorporating props such as veils, cane and sword. Tevec combines the sensuality of Turkish Oriental and the vibrancy of Theatrical Fusion, perfect for the stage. Tevec is a story teller with Turkish and Middle Eastern dance flowing through her veins whilst taking inspiration from many dance forms. Tevec is personable and charming, well organised, outgoing and bubbly with great interpersonal skills. She is a versatile performer and is able to provide high quality and mesmerising shows night after night.

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DJ Paul Rees

DJ Paul Rees

Paul Rees is a world renowned and highly experienced DJ from the UK. Paul is musically rooted in House, Funk & Deep House music. With an aim to set a vibe by infusing different musical styles together. Appreciating the true reason people love music - to enhance their mood. With a history that also appreciates the art of RnB and Funk Music his sets become a unique blend of sounds with uplifting vibes. His live sets have travelled across the UK, Ibiza, Dubai, and The Maldives. Playing at Beach parties, Pool Parties, Rooftop Lounges and Nightclubs. Supporting world famous Urban, Pop and Dance music acts. Paul Rees has also had releases on Koda Recordings and Happy Tree Records. Along with multiple remixes he has gained support from Sidekick Music, Teknofonic Recordings, TSG Music and Aurora Music. He continues to push his production and remix work for crafting the perfect live DJ set. With an ever-growing passion to create something unique and express music in a truly wonderful way. Check out DJ Paul Rees’ Soundcloud here

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Avalon

Avalon

The Avalon duo is an experienced and stylish duo featuring impeccable piano and female vocals. Currently located in the U.A.E. Avalon has performed all around the globe, bringing their tasteful repertoire of the best popular music to guests within 5 star hotels & resorts worldwide. Renowned for setting the right atmosphere and mood each and every night, Avalon has appeared for InterContinental, Ritz Carlton, Shangri-La, Asia De Cuba, Mandarin Oriental and many other leading hotels around the world. With a repertoire covering many different music genres such as jazz, funk, jazz house and pop music, their sophisticated and mature style always leaves audiences wanting more. Additionally, both Avalon musicians are also available are solo performers. Funkgurus are delighted to offer Avalon to clients looking for versatile and stylish live performers.

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Kane Matthews

Kane Matthews

Kane Matthews is a stylish & experienced singer, actor and songwriter from London. Kane recently finished touring the UK & Ireland with the hit Broadway and West End musical ‘Motown the Musical’ where Kane played the role of Smokey Robinson. The tour visited all major UK theatre venues over a 16-month period. In 2013 Kane was asked to take part in the Wembley Arena & Brighton Centre production of “Love Beyond the Musical’. Kane was a featured soloist and ensemble member. In 2015 Kane became the lead singer for the UK Gospel Group KT Worship and was a featured vocalist on their last 3 album releases. Kane trained in Musical Theatre at Associated Studio’s London and obtained a diploma In Musical Theatre in 2018 and later in 2018 Kane signed on as a lead singer for the Soul Motown Group ‘Soul Supreme’.He has has featured in various TV shows including Sunday Morning Live, Top of the Pops, Blue Peter and the BBC One show ‘Making Your Mind Up’. Additionally his work has been featured on acclaimed Spotify playlists and TV stations around the world. Kane also performs as a singer and songwriter under the name Matt Kane and is available through Funkgurus as a solo Guest artist and with his superb band for corporate events and exclusive residency contracts.

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