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The Swing Band

Superb musicianship timeless rat pack songs and outstanding vocals
Stunning swing versions of modern rock and pop songs
Perfect for corporate events, product launch or Vegas-themed party
Previous clients inc IBM, performed at Emirates Stadium & Lord’s Cricket
Based in South East England & available to perform at events worldwide

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This swing band reflect all that made The Rat Pack legendary; superb musicianship timeless songs and outstanding vocals delivered with scotch-on-the-rocks cool! They are a team of six highly-skilled musicians from backgrounds as diverse as jazz, funk, indie and rock who share a love of the golden era of swing music. The result is swing show with a real difference.

The show starts with classic Sinatra: Come Fly with Me I Get a Kick Out of You and The Lady is a Tramp all specially-adapted to deliver the exuberance of the original big band arrangements with the tight punch of a 6-piece group. As the floor starts to swing the band play on with the songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, as well as contemporary swingers like Michael Buble.

But what makes this band truly unique are their stunning swing versions of modern rock and pop songs: The Rolling Stones' 'Paint it Black' done salsa-style; a blistering swing take on Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' and even Radiohead's 'Creep' made to sound like it was made for a Vegas Casino!

Whether you're planning a wedding, a corporate party, awards ceremony, product launch or Vegas-themed function, you'll find that this swing band offer floor-filling entertainment that engages every type of audience.

The band is pleased to tailor its performance to match your requirements and the mood of your event.

  • Come Dance with Me
  • Come Fly with Me
  • Foggy Day in London Town
  • I Get a Kick Out Of You
  • Beyond the Sea
  • Lady is a Tramp
  • Under My Skin
  • Sway
  • That's Life
  • Mack the Knife
  • So Nice to Come Home to
  • Anything Goes
  • Let there be Love
  • It Had to Be You
  • New York New York
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • It Happened in Monterey
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Americano (as in 'The Talented Mr Ripley')
  • Ain't That a Kick in the Head
  • Buona Sera - Louis Prima
  • Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock
  • Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock
  • Old Swing
  • For Once in My Life (Stevie Wonder)
  • We are in Love (Harry Connick Junior)
  • Moondance (Van Morrison)
  • Supersonic (Oasis)
  • Common People (Pulp)
  • Can't Buy Me Love (The Beatles)
  • Paint it Black (Rolling Stones)
  • Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
  • Creep (Radiohead)
  • Yellow (Coldplay)
  • Valerie (The Zutons)
  • Whistle for the Choir ('Irresistible' by The Fratellis)
  • Fool's Gold (Stone Roses)
  • Step On (Happy Mondays)
  • I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor (Arctic Monkeys)
  • Anarchy in the UK (Sex Pistols)
  • Last Nite (The Strokes)
  • Beat Goes On
  • Loser Baby (Beck)
  • My Funny Valentine (in the style of 'Bullet' Steve McQueen)
  • New Swing
  • 3i
  • Action Medical Research
  • Institute of Directors
  • The Nichols group
  • Cardboard Citizens event hosted by Kate Winslet
  • Kathryn Lloyd Wedding Design
  • Previous Venues include:
  • Claridges London W1
  • The Lansdowne Club Berkley Sq W1
  • The Pigalle Club Piccadilly
  • The Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane
  • Port Lymne Hythe
  • Spring Studios Camden
  • One Whitehall Place (The Royal Horseguards Hotel)
  • Queens College Oxford
  • The Swan at the Underglobe
  • Christchurch Spitalfields
  • Trafalgar Park Salisbury
  • Notley Abbey Bucks
  • Hotel du Vin
  • Clearwell Castle Gloucestershire
  • Chilston Park Lenham
  • Heythrop Park Chipping Norton
  • Gosfield Hall Gosfield
  • Eastwell Manor Ashford
  • The Royal Inn on the Park London
  • Orangery Turkey Mill Maidstone
  • Eastbourne Bandstand
  • Pontlands Park Chelmsford
  • Whitstable Castle Whitstable
  • Salomons Tunbridge Wells
  • IBM
  • Children's Society
  • Fenwick
  • London Clubs
  • AEO Awards
  • Handpicked Hotels
  • The Emirates Stadium
  • Alexandra Palace
  • The Belvedere Holland Park W8
  • Lord’s Cricket Ground
  • Gray’s Inn London WC1
  • Chateau Rigaud nr St Emilion
  • Leeds Castle
  • Lincoln's Inn
  • One Great George Street Westminster
  • Epsom Downs Racecourse
  • King’s School Canterbury
  • Boreham House Chelmsford
  • The Dorchester London W1
  • The Camden Centre London WC1
  • Buxted Park East Sussex
  • Burlington Hotel Birmingham
  • The Vineyard at Stockcross Berkshire
  • The Great Barn Oxford
  • Pencarrow House Cornwall
  • Fowlmead Country Park
  • Lympne Castle Hythe
  • Wadhurst Castle
  • Birling Manor East Dean
  • The Spa Hotel Tunbridge Wells
  • Bore Place Chiddingstone
  • The Wellcome Trust

" Guys! You were awesome! Thank you for playing at our wedding "

Victoria, wedding, Leeds Castle (Dec 2011)

" Just a quick note to say thanks to the band for their brilliant performance at our wedding, we thoroughly enjoyed the music and had lots of great feedback. "

Abigail, wedding, Chilham (November 2011)

" The swing band played here at Scotney Castle in August 2011 for our bank holiday big Music Concert and were amazing! I can highly recommend them. The feedback from visitors was brilliant and everyone seemed to love them.” Helen, Scotney Castle, National Trust, sell-out public performance 700+, "

(August 2011)

" I wanted to write to you to ask you to pass on a huge thank you for providing such a memorable and truly outstanding performance at our wedding in August. "

Sacha & Rick, private venue (August 2011)

" Thanks again for a brilliant show. "

Kathy, wedding at Sudeley Castle (Dec 2011)