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The Swing Kings


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Now in their 15th year, The Swing Kings play classic, upbeat jazz & swing, from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat Pack days of the fifties and beyond.

Book the band for an event in March or November and get a FREE laptop DJ set performed by the band worth £150

The band have played to audiences the length and breadth of the country, encouraging young and old to get up and dance! With a repertoire of over a hundred swing band songs, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone.

It was lovely to see everyone dancing - from my 6 year old niece to my 83 year old aunt! Helen, Wedding, Yorkshire

Performing well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond, to more recent swing hits by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé.

They've performed at numerous weddings, society balls and corporate events and will take the utmost care to tailor their set to their specific audience.

The band are ideal for larger events and are extremely popular on the corporate circuit, where they've entertained clients including BMW, the Royal Charter Award Company, and - at Buckingham Palace - The Prince's Trust.

Consummate professionals, the band also enjoy themselves immensely, and it shows!

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals; 2 x alto 2 x tenor & 1 x baritone sax; 2 x trumpet; 2 x trombone; piano; double bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (Coloured par can each side to light singer plus flood each side to light band & music; additional disco lights with DJ service)

Booking options

DJ service
Add £150
Upbeat, mainstream jazz and pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements

Promo Video

Louis Armstrong

Hello Dolly
Mack The Knife
We Have All The Time In The World
Wonderful World

Michael Bublé

It Had Better Be Tonight
Save The Last Dance For Me
For Once In My Life

Harry Connick Jr

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
It Had To Be You
It’s All Right With Me
Recipe For Love

Nat King Cole

Let There Be Love
Let’s Face The Music And Dance
Straighten Up And Fly Right
When I Fall In Love

Neil Diamond

Mr Bojangles
Sweet Caroline

Bobby Darin

Beyond The Sea
Don’t Rain On My Parade
Mack The Knife

Tom Jones

Help Yourself
It’s Not Unusual
Love Me Tonight
Sex Bomb

Glenn Miller

A String Of Pearls
American Patrol
At Last
In The Mood
Little Brown Jug
Moonlight Serenade
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Tuxedo Junction

Frank Sinatra

Come Fly With Me
Day In Day Out
Fly Me To The Moon
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
My Funny Valentine
New York New York
Nice ‘n’ Easy
Night & Day
Pennies From Heaven
Something’s Gotta Give
Strangers In The Night
Swingin' On A Star
The Lady Is A Tramp
You Make Me Feel So Young

Robbie Williams

Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me
Have You Met Miss Jones?

Party Songs

Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Hawaii 5-0
It Don’t Mean A Thing (If If Ain’t Got That Swing)
King Of The Swingers
Mambo Italiano
Papa Loves Mambo
Soul Bossa Nova (Austin Powers Theme)
The Candy Man
The Gay Gordons

Wartime songs

Blue Skies
Cheek To Cheek
Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree
Embraceable You
Get Happy
Goodnight Sweetheart
How High The Moon
I Won’t Dance
I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key)
It Happened In Monterey
Keep Young & Beautiful
Love Is The Sweetest Thing
My Blue Heaven
Opus One
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Paper Moon
Song Of India
St Bernard’s Waltz
Star Dust
Taking A Chance On Love
That Old Black Magic
They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Christmas songs

All I Want For Christmas Is You
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting…)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Sleigh Ride
The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland

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.

“We have received so many compliments about the band. We both had the most fantastic day, thank you so much for being a part of it!”

Guy & Karen, Wedding in York, May 2019

“A fantastic professional performance. It made the wedding day perfect. Thank you!”

Stuart, Wedding in York, March 2018

“Everyone we have seen today has said how good you were and how professional. It was an absolute pleasure to listen to such a talented group.”

Jon, Birthday Party in Darlington, February 2018

“The Band were excellent - highly recommend them!”

Pamela, 80th Birthday Party at Stapleford Airfield in Romford, December 2017

“Thank you for helping us to raise a whopping 1,377.00 at your concerts!”

Helen, Charity Event in York, December 2017

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