Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra

York
From: £1500
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Price from: £1500
The further the event from York/Leeds, the higher the fee. Fees quoted include PA, lighting and travel expenses and are not subject to VAT.

Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. Founded in 1997 with help from The Prince’s Trust, Mr Swing ...

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Michael & Katie

26 Nov 2016

Thank you again for the wonderful evening/night of music. Everybody loved the band and I've heard a few music lovers say it was the best swing band they have ever seen. The band and yourself have made an ever lasting impression with everyone. The intro was fantastic and definitely started the evening off with a bang. Katie and I...

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Roisin & Steve Colbeck

27 May 2017

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra made our wedding! We thought our special day couldn't get any better after we exchanged our vows and heard the kind words from our family but, as soon as we heard the music, I knew that the band would leave an impact on our guests. I did not stop dancing all night! We truly enjoyed every moment of the ...

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Angela & David Curtis

27 Oct 2017

Just about to embark on our honeymoon cruise but wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding at Crathorne Hall on Friday. We had a wonderful day in which you played a huge part. Everyone loved the music and even the hotel staff said you were the best band they had had play there in the past few years!!! The whole d...

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Ken & Jane Wales

16 Sep 2017

We absolutely LOVED the band. The enthusiasm of the musicians was contagious!! Fantastic!! So glad we chose MR SWING for our special day. More than happy to provide references for future clients. Fabulous night. Worth every penny! Matthew, you are a star! Thank you.

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How can event planners pay for your services?
20% deposit to confirm the booking. 80% balance on the day of the event or before.
Who are your previous clients?
The Prince's Trust, Leeds United FC, ITE Moda, BMW, Elior, The Air Crew Association.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, society balls, dinner dances, wartime events, charity fundraisers, ballroom dances, birthday celebrations.
What are the highlights of your career?
Having received funding from The Prince's Trust, Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra were invited to play at Buckingham Palace.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Professional band playing instantly recognisable swing band classics.
How long do you play for?
Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra plays up to 120 minutes of music split into two or three sets covering a maximum of 3.5 hours. Typically 3x40 or 2x60 minute sets.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra plays up to 120 minutes of music split into two or three sets covering a maximum of 3.5 hours. The length of breaks is up to you.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
PA and lighting are included in all quotes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes. All equipment is PAT tested plus £5m public liability insurance.
How much space do you require?
Either 20ft x 10ft (6m x 3m) or 24ft x 8ft (7.5m x 2.5m)
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
If we can find a good arrangement of it, yes

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