Matthew vanKan
Swing & Jazz Singer
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“Beautiful voice, beautiful music, beautiful man. Who could ask for anything more!”
Absolutely Fabulous Actress Harriet Thorpe

“Matthew’s rendition of ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ moved me to tears. Glorious!”
Sara Conkey, Producer of BBC Radio 4’s Soul Music

“A talented musician with flair. Matthew adds class and atmosphere when he performs regularly at L’oscar London”
Michael Voigt, General Manager, L’oscar London

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi for the Frank Sinatra Centenary CelebrationsMatthew and his musicians have performed for HM The Queen, Prince Albert of Monaco and members of The British, Serbian and Omani Royal Family as well as entertaining guests at Christine Bleakley & Frank Lampard’s wedding. Last year The vanKan Band marked Frank Sinatra’s Centenary with shows in Qatar and Abu Dhabi and Matthew was a special guest of Deana Martin for shows in the USA celebrating the music of her father and Rat Pack member Dean Martin. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi for the Frank Sinatra Centenary CelebrationsUnlike a tribute act vanKan emulates rather than impersonates as he honours popular music of a golden age in music. His passionate and sophisticated reinterpretations of The Great American Songbook includes stunning ballads, blues, well-known jazz standards and swing classics – the hits of the Silver Screen and legends such as Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and many more.

Whether your event is an intimate soiree at home, a wedding at a luxurious country estate, prestigious state function or an exclusive international party MvK always sings from the heart adding a touch of sophistication to every occasion.

“Great voice & music” X Factor’s Dermot O’Leary.
“Nothing short of truly sensational”
Actress Cleo Rocos.

Line-ups available to book:

Solo – MvK using high quality backing tracks
Duo – MvK accompanied by his pianist
Trio – MvK accompanied by his pianist & double bass player
Quartet – MvK accompanied by his pianist, double bass player & drums
Quintet – Quartet with the addition of either a sax or trumpet player

Additional brass players can be added for that ‘big band’ sound and there is also the option of including a string quartet.


Ronnie Scott's, London

“A superb singer and charismatic entertainer, equally comfortable and memorable in West End clubs or five-star hotels in London and the Gulf. He put on a superb performance topping the bill in front of the Mayor Of London and 2,000 guests at the official Queen’s Birthday Party celebration at the British Embassy in Doha, Qatar”
Michael O’Neill, UN Assistant Secretary-General