Hire swing band in Berkshire
About: ‘Tobias your music was fabulous and a everybody loved it. Thank you xxxx’ Rachel D Tobias is an experienced professional pianist who specialises in solo piano sets with vocals if required, ideal for Wedding breakfast and celebrations. Also available as a duo with drums, or trio with drums and ba
Recent review: Both Nikki and Antony were so lovely, you couldn’t fault their professionalism, Anthony sang an amazing set which got everyone singing and dancing and certainly made my mum’s 80th birthday celebrations 🎉 Thank you so much
Recent review: One Jump Ahead were just phenomenal at our wedding. We are quite an introverted bunch and they had everybody dancing - even grandparents! As musicians they were incredibly tight, playing universally appealing music and reading the dancefloor extremely well. They were pros to the end, playing fanta
About: Whether trio or quartet, instrumental or with a vocalist, Tzigauners bring a lively and sophisticated swing to your event. We are an ensemble of professional musicians with a shared love of the early European swing popularised by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Our standard quartet featur
About: RAPT! DUO “Stunning interpretations of favourite songs performed by exceptional vocalist and highly versatile multi-instrumentalist. A unique act, perfect for your special event.” Rapt! perform with top quality backing tracks through an elegant, unobtrusive, Bose PA system providing an impressive,
Recent review: Our dear friend John had been a keen Lindy Hop dancer and would have just loved The Lollipops, with their mix of vintage and contemporary repertoire set to magical close harmonies, all brought to life with a wonderfully glamorous and carefully choreographed performance. Tears of grief turned to tear
Recent review: Amazing singers, would recommend the Vintage sweethearts to anyone. They are very talented and really lovely ladies. 5 stars all the way x
About: Nouveau Lounge represents a new style of lounge music where Nineties meets roaring Twenties and Noughties meets swinging Sixties. You’ll be jiving and toe-tapping to their unique sound of the old meets new in no time. Putting their own quirky vintage spin on great modern pop songs, you will experie
About: Kev B is a professional Singer with over 25 years of experience. He has performed at prestigious venues across the UK and worldwide both as a soloist and as part of his popular group The Imaginations. Kev has also been the Principal Vocalist for the Evolution Choir for over 12 years and has shared
Recent review: I just wanted to say a huge thank you for making our day so special!!!! Everyone absolutely loved you - you were fantastic!!!!!
About: An Andrews Sisters - style close harmony trio, who perform 1940s/1950s songs and more recent tunes with their own special ‘Champagne’ twist. Features on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, BBC’s South Today and BBC Radio, Champagne at the Blitz are sure to be a hit at any vintage-themed event with their eye
About: Steve Conway Vintage style Vocalist is the Perfect Accompaniment for any event whether it be a wedding, Corporate Event, Private house party, Cocktail drinks reception or any event where a fabulous atmosphere is required! Steve is booked regularly as a Solo vocalist but also works with a pianist
About: The Jazzy Pixels are stylish a Jazz Trio, quartet or quintet, offering Jazz Swing standards, smooth Jazz or lively Jazz/Funk. With or without a vocalist we are a versatile band that can fit in with your needs.
Recent review: We booked Lilac to sing at my husband's 50th birthday party and she was exactly what we hoped for: great vocals and original songs, the band were all lovely to talk to, it felt like a mini-concert. All our guests were impressed and remarked on how great the entertainment was. Overall we couldn't be
About: Hot Club Two are a Wiltshire based guitar duo, inspired by the timeless sound of Django Reinhardt. Steve and Brad’s music fuses both classic and modern interpretations of a wide range of Jazz and Latin songs, with a unique gypsy twist. Their sound can enhance the atmosphere of any event, whether y
Recent review: "Daniel helmed the whole event from Jewish wedding blessing at 4 pm to jazz swing set ending at 12.30am . I was delighted with every part of his playing and singing as well as his attention to detail in planning the wedding , timing , content etc. He continued playing way past the official end of
Recent review: "Monika Ramstein, Blue Orchid, recently performed at my wedding. She absolutely made my day extra special, she has a fantastic voice that touches the heart. Not only is her voice amazing she has a beautiful presence which captures the audience. I highly recommend her for any event. Fabulous! (10 / 1
Recent review: "Kevin was very good and wowed the crowd! Can't than him enough for making our day so special. Would 100% recommend!"
Recent review: "Dave has an amazing voice, great stage presence, is a real professional and a very nice guy. We booked him to sing for our wedding reception near Newmarket in July 2018. He was quick to respond to all messages and calls and very flexible. He was also happy to learn our first dance song and did i
About: 1920s covers of modern pop songs. 100% original arrangements. Lively uptempo sound with incredible vocals. Available as full band for dancing, or smaller ensemble for background music.
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How to choose Swing Band in Berkshire for your event
A swing Swing Group can make or break your event. Swing is associated with style in jazz that was popular relatively from 1930 until the late 1940s. The swing era in London used to play music in radios, halls, and even records. However, the story is different; there is more creativity in all types of swing bands today. You have several types of swing band to choose for your event. For instance, the Be-Bop, Modern Jazz, Big band jazz or traditional swing are some of the options you can opt for. Swing bands in Cumbria use powerful rhythm section of drums and double bass as the leads anchors of the brass instruments like trombones, woodwinds, trumpets, clarinets and saxophones.
Additionally, some bands also use stringed instruments including guitar and violin. In London, swing band arrangements normally consist of basic, recurrent materials or also known as “riffs”.
How to find the best swing band for your event
Although you can find swing bands by contacting them face to face, neighboring towns or from family and friends, this can be a daunting task especially if you have no information about them. The only quickest and most convenient way to find this great people is through the internet. But how do you go about it? Read on!
· Search Online
Do a quick Google research using a keyword that you have. For instance, if you are in London and looking for a band, simply search “Swing Band London” or “Jazz band London”. You can also search in YouTube to get a glimpse of their records and live performance.
· Filter the results
Separating the grains from the chaff is very crucial. If you want the best band, eliminate the ones that have loopholes that can ruin your event.
· Search for reviews and client testimonials
These are considered as the true meters of what you should expect. You will gain a lot of knowledge about the swing band just from its past clients. How the clients rate and talk about the band, reflects on their true performance in the future and the past.
After you have gathered all the best information, you can make a point of visiting one of the bands events and see them performing live. If you are a doubting Thomas, this can be the best remedy. You will have an experience of what they are capable of, feel their quality and the potential of each member.
Tips on How to Get An Excellent Swing Band
- · Make a check list of your needs- it’s important to know what you need for the event. This includes, schedule, set up time, duration of the performance and other relevant services for the event.
- · Define your budget- choose a band that you can afford without straining. Determine the importance of the event and how relevant a band can be.
- · Arrange a venue- you need to check if the number of visitors and the band itself can fit comfortably in the venue chosen.
- · Prepare your music compilation. What do you need the band to do for you? Have a collection of some of your best music. In case you have no clue, get in touch with the band leader for advice.
- · Involve your friends and family – due to a lot of planning and time that is required when planning for a big event, it's common to get confused and even forget some things. Involve your family in some roles and you will not leave anything behind.
- · Book the band- this is important so that you can avoid the last minute rush. Ensure you have written documentation; this can be helpful in case of a mix-up of events.
Events that a swing band may be hired
- · Wedding parties
- · Birthday parties
- · Anniversaries
- · Graduation parties
- · School/college events
- · Leaving parties