The Swing Empire is an exciting, sophisticated 7 piece swing / jazz ensemble that perform many of the well known classics from 'the golden age of swing'.
Perfect for wedding receptions, parties, private functions and every other special event.
The band can either perform a lively, up-beat set that will get everyone on the dance floor or provide a relaxed, background type atmosphere for that milling around time...
No matter what the event The Swing Empire will help provide the perfect ambiance.
Ladies & Gentlemen we proudly present the coolest band in the land: performing many of the greatest swing numbers of all time. If you want that classic swing thing made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jnr., as well as several of the modern swing greats such as Robbie Williams, Michael Buble & Jamie Cullum, then this band the one for you. Swinging their way through classic tunes such as Fly Me To The Moon, I Get A Kick Out Of You, Mr Bojangles, Mack The Knife and New York, New York, this is the band to make your feet tap and your hips sway. The band is also a very versatile band who are equally at home playing many other styles including motown, soul, funk and more up to date pop, ensuring that your evening goes with a bang as well as a swing.
The Bootleg Swingband is a Six (and Occasionally seven) piece band based in the South West of England. They play a lively and exciting style of music that includes Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Swing, Balkan and Blues.
The songs range from witty originals to Swing classics of the 1920's and 30'S through to Western Swing and Parisian Jazz of the 1940'S.
The also include their own interpretations of songs by current artists such as Tom Waits, Pink Martini and The Dustbowl Revival.
This is real music played HOT and LIVE!
If this doesn't make you want to shake your Booties, then nothing will!!
Kitty's Music offers a selection of great shows for all occasions. We have Kitty's solo show, Kitty's Duo, Trio, Quartet and the 1940's All-Star Little Big Band. Whether you're looking for quality jazz background music or a full on swinging show, Kitty's Music cover all possibilities and always deliver the goods!
Kitty has played at jazz festivals and 40's themed dance festivals across the UK and internationally, and enjoys dancing with the crowds whenever possible!
Solo Show - Kitty on sax and vocals, playing a variety of swing and jazz classics accompanied with backing tracks.
Kitty's Duo - Kitty on vocals and saxophone, accompanied by jazz guitarist/pianist.
Kitty's Trio - Duo plus double bass. Performing a range of classic swing and jazz plus easy listening and blues. Duo or Trio ideal for smaller events and music for listening.
Kitty and her Paramours - 6 piece jump jive, rhythm'n'blues line-up, ideal for dancing and having fun!
The Hot Shoes is an energetic swing ensemble, that guarantees to get your feet tapping with their exciting arrangements from the swing era and beyond.
The band was founded with Lindyhop and Swing Dancers in mind, but we find that our broad repertoire is popular with all ages and tastes.
Ideal for weddings, parties and dance events the Hot Shoes is a professional, experienced and entertaining band that always goes down well!
The core element of our music is based on the 1920s swing style, including songs such as the Charleston, It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing and Is you is or is you ain't my baby. However, we also cater for a larger audience by playing more up to date chart songs by artists such as George Ezra, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk and many more.
The Hot Shoes often perform as a quartet, for more cozy intimate gigs, but we are more in our element as the 'full throttle' 6 piece band heard on the recor...
Surrey wedding band The Winklepickers. Providing live music entertainment that will really get your event going.
By offering options of booking a solo guitarist with vocals for a more relaxed atmosphere through to a lively quintet that will add a spark to your special day, The Winklepickers give you the unique ability to tailor your musical entertainment for your specific needs.
The Winklepickers are available in the following formats:
[These prices are for 2 hours of live music divided to suit your requirements, background music through the sound system during breaks and the learning of a first dance song just for you]
Solo (guitar and vocals) for £300
Duo (guitar and vocals with double bass) for £500
Trio (guitar and vocals, bass and drums) for £800
Quartet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums with keyboard or saxophone) for £1000
Quintet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums, saxophone and keyboard) for £1200
Saxtasy - Female Saxophonist & Mobile DJ available for parties, weddings, events.
Mobile disco available complete with DJ booth, lighting rig, dry ice machine, DJ controller, laptop with full Public Liability Insurance.
Also available as saxophonist with backing tracks for wedding receptions, wedding breakfasts, parties, corporate events and to play saxophone along with club tracks.
When booking your event I will ask you if you have any favourite styles of music to ensure that I can incorporate these at your special event.
I currently hold 15,000 tracks and come armed with all the latest UK Top 40 tracks along with a full range of other popular styles:-
- 50's Rock n Roll
- Classic 60's including motown tracks
- 70's including funk, soul and disco
- 80's chart hits
- 90's pop and dance
- Party Classics and cheese
- Club Anthems
I can also provide specialised music as well as music for themed nights su...
Available in Bugle
from £160. Based in Bournemouth
SwingZing captures the Jump Jive & Swing sounds of the 40s & 50s including Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, Fats Domino, Duke Ellington, Count Basie & Nina Simone to name but a few. The band is led by Jeremy Huggett on tenor sax & vocals and includes female vocals, trumpet, trombone, keyboards, double bass and drums. As well as performing as a full 7 piece, we can reduce the band to a duo, trio, quartet or 5 piece depending on the size of venue and to cater for all budgets. The exciting, lively sound and the versatility of the band is appealing to audiences of all ages making it one of the most popular bands in the UK and ideal for dancing - great for weddings, parties, anniversaries, festivals and corporate events. Based in Bristol the band can travel anywhere in the UK and beyond. If you want your special occasion to go with a zing and with plenty of swing - it has to be SwingZing.
Joe's Jazz is a jazz band made up of professional jazz musicians playing swing and jazz to a high standard. Highly schooled and with many years experience of professional playing, this band has travelled all over the world and extensively in the UK. It can be booked as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or bigger and can be booked with a vocalist too. We play a wide range of music from jazz, to swing, latin, blues and funk - depending on your requirements.
Available in Bugle
from £150. Based in Bournemouth
String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth
National and International String Ensemble.
String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond.
We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered.
As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations.
CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS BELOW:
Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...
Available in Bugle
from £200.00. Based in Manchester
King Brasstards are a great choice if you’re looking for something different and impressive at your event. Made up of seven professional musicians from Leicester, they have fast developed a reputation for being one of the most entertaining outfits around.
The seven piece outfit features a sousaphone, snare drum, horns and percussion, and they spent years honing their skills and performing in different guises before coming together to form a mighty ensemble that covers everything from contemporary pop, swing, jazz, soul and funk, all with a New Orleans twist. The band are fully self contained and mobile, making them ideal for festivals, weddings, parties and other outdoor and indoor events. They pride themselves on putting on a spectacular show, and their versatility in being able to perform a stage show as well as perform energetically in a field, means they are a superb choice for events of all shapes and sizes.
Available in Bugle
from £725.00. Based in Leicester
“We have never had as many people on the dancefloor in all our awards’ history. The band were fantastic!”
Jeremy Brinkworth, Director, “Visit England Awards of Excellence”
The Jazz Prescription is a superb Jazz & Swing and Soul band that has been wowing audiences every week for over 10 years and is fronted by singer/pianist Jeremy Sassoon.
The setlist is unique and takes you on a musical 'journey through time', starting with the Jazz & Swing era of the 1930’s and 40’s, passing through the Jump-Jive of the 1950's, and ending with a dancefloor-filling selection of pop & soul favourites from the 60's, 70's & beyond.". Think Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Ray Charles, Lionel Richie, Tom Jones, Stevie Wonder and Barry White plus many more.
The band size is tailored to fit your individual event, varying from a 4-piece to a 7-piece band with a full brass section, depending on the size of your event.
The band is perfect for weddings and fo...
Swung Parliament are a jazz quintet featuring a vocalist, trumpet, sax and full rhythm section including drums! We usually come as a 5 piece group with singer but are able to perform in many guises from trios up to small big bands. Our repertoire is varied and includes classic swinging numbers to modern funky tunes plus several members produce their own compositions too. We are very experienced musicians based in London and are used to many performance situations. Functions and parties are a staple part of our work and we are committed to giving customers the best performance we can. We can't wait to hear from you!
Available in Bugle
from £500. Based in Greater London
Modern classics meet Vintage Jazz! The Futuristic Gramophones will deliver a classy performance and send your guests to an alternative reality where Taylor Swift shares the stage with Louis Armstrong, where Bessie Smith jams with The White Stripes, and Benny Goodman swings with Meghan Trainor!
Demodè (“out of fashion”) are 3 charming, house-trained performers who genuinely fit in beautifully to any situation. Their vocal repertoire is a range of songs from the 20’s to contemporary jazz & swing. with jazzed-up versions of more recent pop songs. They move with finesse and precision, offering a very slick performance. Their musical arrangements are original, as is their choreography. Their outfits are authentic, elegant period garments that complete the overall package of retro-chic-with-a-modern-twist with style.
The Affections is a group of extremely talented musicians bringing the best pop, funk and soul party music to stages and dance floors up and down the UK. The band is fronted by Claire, our fantastic vocalist who has tones that are reminiscent of the current soul powerhouses like Adele and Sia, yep that’s right, we just compared her to Adele and Sia! Claire’s vocal expertise and incredibly sweet personality will win you and all of your guests round from the first song. The Affections comes as a 4-piece band, their lineup is lead vocals, guitar, bass, and drums / backing vocals. The band can also add more band members should you be looking for some brass or keys.
Claire, who frequently flexes her vocal chords with an in-demand choir regularly booked by the stars, has recorded at Abbey Road Studios, and has featured on multiple Swedish house DJ records, is supported by Chris (on guitar), Ewan (on bass), and Josh (on drums and backing vocals). C...
Available in Bugle
from £1090. Based in Greater London
The Sensations is a group of extremely talented musicians bringing the best pop, funk and soul party music to stages and dance floors up and down the UK. The band is fronted by Gemma and Sean, our seasoned performing vocalists who have experience running through their dancing tippy toes to the top of their gorgeous and handsome heads. Gemma’s vocal tones are reminiscent of pop icons like Katy Perry, while Sean is a chameleon and can hit the highs of Price, the rocky grit of The Kings Of Leon, and the pop tones of Bruno Mars. Gemma and Sean’s vocal expertise and incredibly professional and friendly personalities will win you and all of your guests round from the first song. The Sensations comes as a 7-piece band, their lineup is one male and one female lead vocals, keys, guitar, bass, drums / backing vocals, and sax. The band can also add more band members should you be looking for some more brass or more vocalists, likewise we can swap keys or...
Available in Bugle
from £1810. Based in Greater London
You know what’s great about creating our own acts? We get to build acts that we’d love to have at our own events – without the compromises.
And with King of The Swingers, we know you’ll be as delighted as we are.
Toe-Tappingly charming, King of The Swingers takes the very best Swing-Jazz and New Orleans Blues and then they kick it up a notch. Hear classic tracks from artists like Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington performed by some of the best Jazz performers on the market.
And if that’s not enough, we’ve re-imagined newer popular songs, developing exclusive, never heard before Jazz arrangements. All exclusive to Earcandy.
If you want your event to be stand out, we think you’ll love King Of The Swingers.
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Gypsy Dynamite are an authentic Gypsy jazz ensemble who since 2001 perform unique and fresh arrangements of traditional Gypsy swing, Italian and Spanish music on two guitars and vocals (bigger lineups available).
They are a highly sought-after Gypsy jazz band for wedding gigs, corporate and private events.
Gypsy Dynamite have recorded their own album at “Le QuecumBar”, the most prestigious Gypsy jazz venue in Europe, and were featured in Portobello Radio and London One Radio.
As well as performing regularly in the UK, they have toured in France, Italy, Malta and Russia, and played at many illustrious venues including the House of Parliament, Brasserie Zedel, Tower of London, Union Chapel, Novikov, the Century Club, Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec, Le QuecumBar, The Forge, Gaucho, Cahoots, The Hideaway and the Green Note.
They often team up with prodigy guests from London's top music scene, exp...
SALUT formed in 2014 as a funk & soul originals band and quickly had success playing to large crowds at the likes of The Isle Of Wight festival. Their unique energy, showmanship and style soon become noticed by event agents who began to book the band for corporate events. It didn’t take long until word spread to the luxury wedding industry where SALUT have since become one of the most booked international luxury-wedding bands.
SALUT’s clients hate the idea of cheesy & predictable and love the idea of fresh, young & super-talented. There is a huge appeal that you get a real recording band at your wedding and not a random collection of singers and musicians. SALUT is predominantly the same band line-up week in, week out, although there is a pool of amazing like-for-like musicians to cover for any eventuality.
Working tirelessly at their craft, the SALUT show is the perfect wedding entertainment for an international crowd of all ages. Full ...
The Rocca Brother's Quintet are a lively five piece band featuring vocalist Patricia Elizabeth, bringing a fresh take on Jazz, Disco, Neo-Soul and Pop.
With vast experience at a wide range of events such as weddings, corporate events, parties, hotels, restaurants, live music venues, and art gallery openings, a highly professional, personable and reliable service will always be provided. If your venue doesn't have a piano or PA system, The Rocca Brothers will bring their PA, amps and kit at no extra cost.
Boasting a huge repertoire, with an eclectic mix of jazz & blues classics, soul favourites such as Stevie Wonder and James Brown right through to Michael Jackson, and more modern pop from the likes of Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Amy Winehouse, Erykah Badu and Norah Jones.
I have played sax and flute professionally for 25 years , I have had lots of experience in many fields of music including swing, soul, funk, salsa, motown, classical, shows, easy listening, jazz and smooth jazz.
I can play solo (with backing tracks) or within a duo/trio/band. I am self contained with my own PAT tested PA and lights, I have £10,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.
I currently play with a Ratpack show backing Anita Harris and Kenny Lynch, a 50's band touring the UK and abroad. Played with a Motown show, Beegee's show, 70's & 80's band and many function bands and big bands backing Tony Hadley, The Beverley Sisters, Denis Lotis, Max Byraves and Joe Longthorne.
With an extensive repertoire consisting of Swing from the American Songbook and Soul & Pop favourites, Sean Sinclair is a versatile vocalist who has performed at a variety of prestigious venues including Manchester Cathedral, The Hilton, The Adelphi Hotel & many more!
Sean’s experience and versatility means he can adapt to any occasion or audience. He has performed at an array of events and occasions throughout his career ranging from weddings, parties, functions, clubs, restaurants and many more. Sean is also able to provide a full request DJ service and lighting rig.
” Dear Cheryl Just a quick letter to thank you so much for the music at Katy and Liam’s wedding on Saturday, it was just perfect. The surroundings and occasion were ideal for a string trio and it added so much to the occasion. We had so many comments about the professionalism of the musicians and the quality of the playing, thank you again.
Jon and Annette Richer 5th September 2015 Dodmoor House – wedding ceremony & drinks reception
Kitty's band were amazing at my mum's 90th birthday party. They played the perfect mix of slower and jazzier music brilliantly. They created the perfect atmosphere and were completely flexible to small changes we made to timings or to requests. everyone said how good they were and there was plenty of dancing by all age groups. We had a great party and Kitty's Band were a big part of everyone having such a good time. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them - great band with a great sound!
I'm so glad we booked jeremy and his band in July. They were absolutely amazing all day and made it the best day of our lives. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed it. I would definitively recommend this band to anyone who loves live music to suit all tastes and they are all very professional and give it their all,to make your day very special. Worth every penny. Thanks guys!
Jon Weinberg (Private wedding)
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