Legends of Swing

from£1,925

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Legends of Swing is not only a swing band, but also a soul band and pop band, covering all the party classics from Sinatra, Buble and Elvis through to Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder and more!

With an authentic swing and rat pack sound, as well as an extensive repertoire of classic pop and soul, this band has all the ingredients you need to make your wedding, private or corporate event truly remarkable from the very first note.

An ideal formula is to set the mood in the first part of the evening with a couple of sets of swing, Rat Pack and big band classics, followed by a classic soul and pop set to really get the party cooking!

With knowing certain family members very well, it was a remarkable achievement to see them up on the dance floor, well done! Jan, Wedding, Dorset

Whether you're looking to create a sophisticated background atmosphere, or keep your party dancefloor busy, this band is the perfect musical choice to make your event entertainment really special!

Previous clients of the band include The Dorchester Hotel, the Riverbank Plaza Hotel, London; Chalet des Iles, Paris, Audi, Cadburys and Marks & Spencer.

Band sizes range from a 5-piece to a sensational 10-piece with added female vocals (increases the number of songs available to perform) and full complement of horns (add more horns for a richer, fuller sound).

For more intimate events the act is available as a swing & jazz trio/quartet.

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals/guitar; piano; saxophone; bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 50 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add trumpet
Add £245
For solos and an authentic soul sound
Add trombone
Add £245
For extra impact
Add female vocalist
Add £305
For harmonies and an extended repertoire
Add alto saxophone
Add £305
For a bigger sound
Add baritone saxophone
Add £305
For the ultimate live band experience

Full song list

Swing, Big Band & Rat Pack

Ain’t That A Kick – Dean Martin
All Of Me – Sinatra
Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin
Blue Moon – Mel Torme
Can’t Buy Me Love – Ella Fitzgerald
Cheek To Cheek – Fred Astaire
Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend – M Monroe*
Don’t Get Around Much – Jane Monheit
Everybody Loves Somebody – Dean Martin
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
For Once In My Life – Frank Sinatra
Glen Miller Medley – Glen Miller **
Happy (Swing Version) – Pharrell Williams
Have You Met Miss Jones – Frank Sinatra
Hello Dolly – Bobby Darin
I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra
It Don’t Mean A Thing – Duke Ellington
It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr.
World On A String – Michael Buble
I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra
Let There Be Love – Nat King Cole
Lady Is A Tramp – Frank Sinatra
Love – Nat King Cole
Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin
Moondance – Michael Buble
Mr Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr.
My Baby Just Cares – Nina Simone
My Way – Frank Sinatra
New York New York – Frank Sinatra **
Nobody Till Somebody Loves You – Dean Martin
Night And Day – Frank Sinatra
Pennies From Heaven – Frank Sinatra
Slow Boat To China – Dean Martin
Strangers In The Night – Frank Sinatra
Surrey With A Fringe On Top – Mel Torme
Swinging On A Star – Bing Crosby
The Best Is Yet To Come – Tony Bennett
The Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra
The Tender Trap – Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
They Can’t Take That Away – Frank Sinatra
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
Witchcraft – Frank Sinatra
Wives And Lovers – Frank Sinatra
Wonderwall – Paul Anka
You Make Me Feel So Young – Frank Sinatra

Classic Pop, Soul, Motown & RnB

9 To 5 – Dolly Parton*
All About That Bass* – Meghan Trainor
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Brick House – The Commodores
Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
Crazy In Love – Beyonce* **
Dancing In The Street – Bowie/Jagger
Delilah – Tom Jones
Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Hard To Handle – Otis Redding
Everything – Michael Buble
Forget You – Cee Lo Green*
Heatwave – Martha Reeves
How Sweet It Is – James Taylor
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are – Barry White
Kiss – Prince
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Mambo No. 5 – Lou Bega
Mercy – Duffy *
Money For Nothing – Dire Straits
Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield
My First My Last My Everything – Barry White
My Girl – The Temptations
Nutbush City Limits – Ike & Tina Turner
Oh What A Night (December 63′) – Franki Valli
Pick Up The Pieces – Average White Band
Respect – Aretha Franklin*
Rock And Roll Medley
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Son Of A Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield*
Stuck In The Middle – Jeff Healey Band
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
These Boots Are Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra*
Think – Aretha Franklin *
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Valerie – Amy Winehouse *
Whats Going On – Marvin Gaye
Walking On Sunshine– Katrina & The Waves*
You Can’t Hurry Love – Supremes *

Latin, Lounge & Christmas

Georgia – Ray Charles
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm – Dean Martin
La Bamba – Richie Valens
Mambo No 5 – Lou Bega
Let It Snow – Dean Martin
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
Save The Last Dance For Me – Michael Buble
Sway – Michael Buble
Tequila – Los Lobos
The Girl From Ipanema – Gilberto
The Look Of Love – Burt Bacharach
Walk On By – Dionne Warwick
What A Difference A Day Made – Jamie Cullum
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
What The World Needs Now – Elvis Costello
White Christmas – Bing Crosby
Winter Wonderland – Dean Martin

Jazz Standards

A–Train – Duke Ellington
Ain’t Misbehavin – Fats Waller
But Not For Me – Chet Baker
Bye Bye Blackbird – Popular
How High The Moon (Instr)
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love– Popular
Sunny Side Of The Street – Louis Armstrong
Round Midnight – Thelonius Monk
Someone To Watch Over Me
Summertime –Traditional
Sweet Georgia Brown – Traditional
Take The A Train –Duke Ellington
When You’re Smiling – Louis Armstrong
You’d Be So Nice – Dinah Shore

French

Comme D’habitude – Claude Francois
Dansez Sur Moi – Claude Nougaro
La Belle Vie –Sacha Distel
La Fille D’ipanema – Jobim
La Mer –Charles Trenet
Mambo Itailano – Dany Brilliant
Que Reste T’il De Nos Amours – Charles Trenet
She/Tous Les Visages– Charles Aznavour

* Requires Female Vocals
** Requires minimum 2 horns in line up
N.B. We require prior notice of any special requests to ensure we have the musical arrangement with us on the day.

Promo Video

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

10

“What an incredible day we all had, the phone hasn't stopped ringing today with guests thanking us for such a wonderful day, with many comments on how great the band was, thank you for doing such a magnificent job! We would both like to thank you for helping make our day very special. We loved the rendition of Rod Stewart's "Your in my heart, your in my soul" that you learnt especially for our day. It was certainly the highlight of our day. It was great to see everyone dancing and enjoying themselves. A large number of the guests commented on how good you and your band were, and what a good voice you have. We hope you enjoyed yourself as much as we did.”

10

“Just a quick note to say how very grateful I am for the wonderful performance you guys gave on our wedding day! Now that the dust has settled on the last week and a bit, I have had a chance to speak to people and look at all the photos. Everybody said how much they enjoyed the band and what a nice change it was from the usual disco! Personally, I would like to put on record that you were all highly professional, turned up on time, were flexible in the repertoire, well behaved etc etc (sounding like a school report now!). Also our request for first dance "Fly me to the moon" was excellent. Couldn't have asked for more.”

10

“The band made the party and organised the night to a tee. Thank you for making it such a brilliant night!”

10

“Absolutely superb. Well prepared, flexible in approach in the days/weeks leading up to the event, catered perfectly to the composition of the guests and overall just a fantastic sound. Thank you!”

10

“Ryan and I would like to thank you and the band for being absolutely fantastic on our wedding day. We were thrilled with the set of swing and soul and it was clear that all our friends and family were too! It was wonderful to see everyone dancing and enjoying themselves as much as Ryan and myself. Having a swing band on my wedding day was really a dream come true. Thank you also for being so flexible on timings etc, it added to the friendly and personal service that you most certainly provided. Thank you once again for making our wedding day very special and we're already trying to think of another occasion to get you back-my 40th is only 4 years away!!!”

10

“We just wanted to thank you and your band for making our evening extra special. We had a fantastic time and everyone commented on how great and professional they thought you all were. It was just a shame it was all over too quickly, but we have some great photos and memories. We were asked quite alot on how we found out about you so we have passed your details on to a few people for future potential bookings. Thank you once again and please pass our thanks on to the rest of the band members, hopefully will be in touch soon about a booking for next year.”

10

“Hayden, Lyndsay and Trevor and I were all absolutely thrilled with the entertainment the band provided, and knowing certain family members very well, it was a remarkable achievement to see them up on the dance floor, well done! We are so grateful you were all willing to travel to Dorset to make our daughter's wedding extra special, please pass on our thanks to all the band members for making our day so memorable.”

10

“I just wanted to say thank you for your performance at our wedding at Grafton Manor recently.The songs and the whole performance really complimented the day and many guests have been extremely complimentary about the songs you sang and obviously the way you sang them, a particular favourite seems to be Mr Bojangles! Thank you also for making our first dance so special, I really wish we could do that all over again as I enjoyed it so much, thank you also for bearing with us at the end I think we were both so caught up in the moment and enjoying ourselves that we completely forgot that the song would come to an end!!”


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