Hire swing band in Oxford
Recent review: We booked Antony for a very unique 130th birthday celebration; a joint 50th and 80th. Antony had his work cut out for him in entertaining 3 generations and boy, did he nail it. Such a fabulous performance with a good mix of much loved, well known songs which everyone joined in and sang along to.
About: Performing a broad selection of songs you'll know and love from the Swing era – Five Star Swing from Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller through to songs like Mr Bojangles & Bad Bad Leroy Brown plus foot stomping Blues, Jive & Jazz. The band performs as any size from three to seventeen-piece featuring m
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: ‘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: You were absolutely fantastic and caught the mood of the guests wonderfully. We all had such a great time and loved dancing the night away. The dance floor was virtually consistently full and age of dancers varied from 8-80. It was the best time I personally have had at a wedding for years. We would
Recent review: "The lollipops sung at my Dad's 90th birthday, they were brilliant, a professional and entertaining act, would absolutely recommend them for any occasion, thank you so much it was definitely a memorable occasion which will remain with us always."
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
Recent review: Chris played at our wedding and was absolutely amazing, we couldn't fault him! He played an eclectic mix of tunes which appealed to all ages groups. Our dance floor was never empty and so many of our guests commented on his stage presence. We wouldn't hesitate booking him again!! Absolutely made the
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: Lilac was fantastic, she got people singing and dancing at my husbands 50th Birthday party,, Her voice was amazing and she encouraged everyone to sing along with her. We own 2 public houses in the Cotswold’s and we will definitely be having Lilac back.
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: Thank you Monika for such a holistic and warm performance. We were so pleased that you were willing to perform your own version of our favourite song on request; it was the icing on the cake for our special day. Your calm and friendly demeanour seemed to get the best out of our tiring crowd; not to
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.
Recent review: Kevin was great, he played really well and had amazing feedback from all. Would highly recommend and will definitely be using Kevin again in the future. Thanks again!!
Recent review: "Dave is a wonderful entertainer. He was professional throughout the whole ""booking"" stage and an absolute hit at the wedding. Would thoroughly recommend Dave with no hesitation. Big hit! Thanks so much Dave x"
Recent review: This band are brilliant for a laid back but sophisticated event. I had a private party for landmark birthday in a beautiful hotel, and as a trio, they really added to the ambience for the evening. They played wonderfully and everyone loved their renditions of pop and more traditional swing/jazz son
About: The UK’s Number 1 provider of young musicians for functions and events. Launched in 2010, Music Students for Hire has provided live music for over 3,000 private and corporate events. Our aim is to make live music more accessible to clients whilst supporting young, talented musicians at the early s
Recent review: """Joel and Ben came to a golf day at Old Ford Manor and provided great jazz music at the evening event. Jazz music for all tastes, really good entertainment"" - Val"
Recent review: Good afternoon, I was just wanted to drop you an email to tell what a pleasure it was to have you and the band here on Friday, I’ve had nothing but positive feedback from the team and the guests, from much a step in right direction in regards to music and theme nights at the Dukes. You guys were won
Recent review: Kitty was just brilliant!! As requested Ibiza chill out tunes played and enjoyed by all. I would most definitely book Kitty again! Thank you so much x
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If you're looking to hire a Swing Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Oxford, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Swing Bands by price and location, and compare reviews, images and videos to help you make the right choice. When choosing a Live music band it's important to consider:
One important decision that any person who wants to host an event need to make is if to hire a band or disc jockey. A DJ will most likely play from behind their equipment, using recorded songs. Live bands can do more than that because they create music on the spot, making it more unique and special. Hiring a swing band in Oxford can be very hectic especially if you don’t know what you are looking for. Take into consideration the following and you will have an enjoyable event.
- · Budget your event
- · Plan your event
- · Research on the available swing bands
- · Contact the swing band
- · Select the music to played in your event
- · Participate in their live bands to get know what to expect
- · Choose the correct band that suits your needs
A great band that is made up of great live musicians will not only have the skills to play their instruments but also know how to control the audience. Reading the room is a term used to describe a situation whereby the band assesses the mood and feel of the guests they are playing and responds and adapts accordingly. The Swing bands in Oxford can take on the form of choosing more repertoires or changing the music style entirely. It’s a skill musicians pick up with experience and is vital to the success of a swing band. Experience, talent and vitality of a swing band means excellent performance in any event that they will step foot on. Make your decisions wisely and expect the best.