Alex Carter
London's European Cabaret Specialist 

Luxury Vintage Music 
Weddings & Special Events

Alex with Serge Pachnine, Christian Vaughan & Dave Chamberlain at Battersea Barge

film by www.redtedproductions.com

Quando Quando

Hello! We are delighted to provide luxurious classical and vintage cabaret & jazz songs from the 30s to 50s for your special event. 

I work with Serge Pachnine or Maurizio Minardi on accordion, Dave Chamberlain on guitar or bass, and Christian Vaughan or Sean Hargreaves on piano. I trained at the Royal Academy of Music.

We perform at weddings, engagement parties, corporate events, dinners, soirées musicales, festivals, art galleries, the Houses of Parliament, people's private homes, castles, and haystacks. (They're extra. Really.) 

We are based in London but we can travel to your special event in Paris, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Rome, Milan, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo... depending on your dates and our availability. 

Enjoy, and drop me a line about your event, or vintage music, I'd love to hear from you! 


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Coco Bohème 

Mlle Coco Bohème will soon be leaving her Riviera home to go North on the Orient Express with all star accordionist Serge Pachnine. 

Enjoy a string of European cabaret classics with Monte Carlo Cocktail with Mademoiselle Coco at Edinburgh Fringe Festival!


Why not live the gypsy life a bit, pack your vintage glad rags, book your own luxury camper van, chef and butler and follow us on from Edinburgh to Britain's best vintage music and dance festival, Twinwood Festival, near Bedford.

find us at the Café Bois de Jumeau
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th August

Make your event unforgettable- 
book us!

Many of our bookings are for parties, launches and private events. Our clients said:

"more than first class"

"The quality of your singing surpassed even my wildest expectations"

"beautiful performance"

"exquisite voice"

"cast an enchanting spell"
"Exotic Holiday!"
Sydenham Arts Festival 2014

photo credit: Mark Drinkwater


Gift Vouchers available;
quality live vintage music for 
an unforgettable party- please email alex@alexandracarter.com 
for more details and current prices. 


Recent Ticketed Events:

Cabaret Chanteuse Coco Bohème
 Debut gig at Battersea Barge 
on 2nd March 

Mademoiselle Bohème travelled all the way from the Riviera, bringing her favourite pet musicians Serge Pachnine, accordion, Dave Chamberlain, bass and Christian Vaughan, piano. 

Very Valentine Charity Concert
31st January 2014: 
all proceeds to Wings of Hope

Young singer Jessica Whight's powers of persuasion have yielded a rare occasion to hear Alex with a whole lot of amazing musicians including Serge Pachnine, accordion, Michael Whight, clarinet, Deirdre Cooper, 'cello, and Alex's husband Daniel Jemison, bassoon, all in one evening, for Jessica Whight's fundraising event for this fanastic educational charity. Students from Sydenham High, including Jessica will also be performing.

Tickets £10 on the door, 
St Bart's Church Hall 
Music at 7pm, raffle, cakes...

6th February 2014 
European Cabaret Night 

£10 including canapés and wine in the interval

Alex & Serge à Twinwood Festival 2014
23rd & 24th August 2014

Join us for this wonderful Bank Holiday weekend of Vintage Delights!

Cafe Bois de Jumeau
9:30 & 11pm 

Recent Highlights:

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Alex and Christian Vaughan played at this stunning venue for Raymond Blanc and his guests (see blog) on 12th October

"La Dolce Vita" 
2nd October 2013

Italian Music and Supper at Dulwich Picture Gallery 


We are taking bookings already for Christmas 2014!