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The Alchemists
(14)

The Alchemists Trio / Jazz Trio - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 5
TRIO PACKAGE For more relaxed or low-key events that still require some sophisticated swing, the Alchemists also offer a trio package. Highlighting the exceptional raw vocal ability of the lead vocalist, Eden, this package offers a stripped back but equally varied offering of jazz, swing, soul, Latin, and funk songs, supported by drums, keys, or double bass. This option is perfect for dinner parties and makes an excellent choice for early evening entertainment to get your party warmed up. The trio package includes two sets of 45 minutes, with a 15 minute break in between.
From: £600 per event
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Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks
(5)

Jazz Trio - Female Vocal, Piano, Bass/Saxophone - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 13
Jazz vocalist, Tessa, can perform authentic 1920s, 30s and 40s repertoire with a Pianist and Bassist (or Saxophonist) for your vintage event. The sets (typically 2 x 45mins) can be tailored for your needs; for example, only 1920s for your Gatsby party. Tessa can even teach your guests the Charleston! Tessa and the band bring all the sound equipment they require and have PL insurance so you know they're safe to have around! This package assumes: * a set up of around 45 minutes, with no longer than an hour's wait between end of sound check and first performance. * a 30 minute break between sets. Tessa can put on appropriate music in this gap at no additional charge * No waiting time between the end of the performance and the packing down of equipment.
From: £675 per event
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Matthew Lowery Swing Singer
(7)

Matthew And Live 5 Piece Band - Two Hours

This package is perfect for a medium sized event for around 100 people. Our 5 Piece Band Is a live band experience only smaller. Thats Life - Straighten Up And Fly Right - King Of The Road - My kind Of Town - Church On Time - Cant Help Falling In Love With You - Last Request - Mr Bojangles - Lost - Home - Send Me The Pillow - Volare - What A Wonderful World - Memories Are Made Of This - One For My Baby - Havent Met You Yet - Call Me Irresponsible - You've Got A Friend In Me - Your Song And Many More
From: £1199 per event
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Marty Clarke’s Las Vegas Experience
(1)

Marty Clarke's Las Vegas Experience (Vocals, 8 piece Band, 2 x Showgirls)

Verified bookings: 1
The full works are provided in this package, performing 2 x 45 min sets. A fully orchestrated 8 piece band, with 2 Showgirls, Vocals, PA, Lights, Backdrops, Background music between sets. Make your event 'the talk of the town' with this vibrant & energetic show that brings the best of Las Vegas to you!
From: £1650 per event
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Sean Perkins Vocalist & DJ
(9)

Big Band - 1 Hour

Verified bookings: 10
Sean can provide his mini big band for your evening event. The band comprises of 8 highly experienced musicians these include trumpet, sax, trombone, bass, drums, and piano. Performing the works of Sinatra, Darin, Buble and many more. The band plays for an hour or two half an hour sets additional disco and or vocal sets can be provided if required.
From: £1100 per event
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Marty Clarke Vocalist
(2)

Marty Clarke + 4 Piece Band - 2 x 45 Minutes

The small band package: Solo Vocalist with 4 piece band working with virtual sound technology, PA, Lights, Backdrop and Background music between sets. 2 x 45 min sets Marty Clarke is a vocalist performing a wide variety of Swing, Jazz, Rock n Roll, Soul, Blues and Pop from across decades. Marty is a very competent musician and can also perform with guitar, piano, harmonica and drums.
From: £800 per event
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Mike Smith Saxophonist
(7)

Jazz Duo - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 3
Sax and guitar duo The ideal choice for your event, adding a touch of class with our unique sound. Will play all sorts of jazz and pop to suit your audience. Perfect for drinks receptions and events.
From: £450 per event
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Ben Playford Trio

Jazz Duo With Vocals

The Ben Playford duo is a vocal led piano ensemble that specialises in playing well-known tunes from the jazz and blues repertoire. They play everything from ballads to bossa's, blues to up-tempo swing numbers. They provide a perfect backdrop to a civilised meal or wedding reception drinks but can also get people on to the dancefloor for evening entertainment. About the package: Jazz duo with vocals. Jazz, blues and swing standards with a modern groovy feel. 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets.
From: £440 per event
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Swingamathing

7 Piece Swing Band With Female Vocals - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 2
Swingamathing is a truly 1940’s style, 7 piece swing band. Think of a wartime dance in the local village hall, great swinging tunes; that’s us. Authentic vocals, brass arrangements, vintage clothing all bring the style to your event. Not a backing track in sight. What our customers have said lately 'An impressive outfit, superb sounds and musicianship...lovely people too', 'A fantastic band, a joy to work with', 'Highly recommended', Our fee is based on the following: We will fully liaise with you before the event. We arrive approximately an hour before playing time and set up with minimum disruption. We will play two 45 minute sets or equivalent and then pack up quickly to get out of your way, within 4 hours of arrival. We can play a playlist through our PA between sets. Please note, our travel is based on 3 cars.
From: £930 per event
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Frankly Jazz

7 Piece Band with Male Vocals - 2 Hours

Male Singer with piano, double bass, drums, sax, trombone and trumpet. We play 2 x 1 hour sets with DJ playlist in-between sets and lighting till midnight. Includes lighting and PA.
From: £1900 per event
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Dr Jazz
(4)

6 Piece Roaring 20s/Great Gatsby Band - 2 hours over a 3.5 hour period

Dr Jazz is a Great Gatsby/Roaring 20s and 30s band with male vocals guaranteed to get feet tapping with instantly well-known recognisible tunes. We also play crowd-pleasing Jungle Book tunes which always go down a storm with all ages. I front the band in top hat, white tie and tails and sing through an authentic 20s circular sprung microphone. Our music stands are glittering silver and gold Art Deco fans. We play up to 120 minutes of music split into two or three sets to suit you, covering a maximum period of 3.5 hours. The quote includes PA and lighting. Don't hesitate to ask any questions you may have.
From: £1350 per event
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Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra
(4)

13 Piece Band With Male Vocals - 2 hours over a 3.5 hour period

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. The band performs classic songs from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat-pack days of the fifties and beyond. Well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond and more recently revived by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé. Mr Swing is very versatile. It can perform a mix of styles for a party crowd including audience participation and sing-alongs; strict-tempo sets for a ballroom dance or theme its repertoire for a wartime event. The band is equally at home playing in small venues to audiences of fifty as it is performing to crowds of a thousand and always adjusts its performance area and volume to suit the occasion. The members of the band take great pride in their professionalism and enjoy themselves at every event. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra provides its own PA and lighting for audiences up to 250 and typically plays 3 x 40 minute or 2 x 45 minute sets.
From: £1638 per event
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110 Swing Bands in York to request a quote from

Make sure your event in York, North Yorkshire stays on tempo with the perfect swing band! We have 110 swing bands in our catalogue for you to consider. Among our top requested categories this month: wedding bands in London, jazz bands in London, string quartets in London, swing bands in London, DJ Hire London London, wedding venues in London., wedding bands in Manchester, DJ hire in Manchester.

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra Swing Band

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra

Available in York from £1500
4 Reviews:

About: 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…

Dr Jazz Swing Band

Dr Jazz

Available in York from £1250
4 Reviews:

About: A fun and quirky 6-piece Roaring 20s band comprising trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet, piano, bass and drums with some songs being sung through a megaphone for that authentic 1920s sound! Dr Jazz i…

The Radio Pensacola Band Swing Band

The Radio Pensacola Band

Available in York from £500.00
2 Verified bookings
3 Reviews:

About: The Radio Pensacola Band and the 58 Jazz Collective are essentially one bunch of jazz musicians playing two different types of jazz! The Pensacola's go back to the golden age of the Speakeasy and Pr…

Think Tank Entertainment Swing Band

Think Tank Entertainment

Available in York from £185
1 Reviews:

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Frankly Jazz Swing Band

Frankly Jazz

Available in York from £21000

About: We are a high-class swing band that plays the best swing and jive as well as some swing versions of modern pop songs. We have a fantastic line-up of some of the best jazz musicians in the north of En…

Neil Swing Band

Neil

Available in York from £150
10 Verified bookings
8 Reviews:

Recent review: "If there was a 0 that's what I would give! He didn't turn up! I had no phone number so had to email to which he responded that he had got the time wrong? He had said he had been in touch with the venue to make arrangements but they had no record of this contact? Completely spoiled our wedding day and left me feeling very upset."

Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks Swing Band

Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks

Available in York from £275
13 Verified bookings
5 Reviews:

Recent review: Tessa was fantastic! Professional, talented, the songs were just perfect and she was lovely.

Leeds City Stompers Swing Band

Leeds City Stompers

Available in York from £950
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

About: We are a high energy 1920s - 1950s trio that plays popular Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Rock & Roll, Swing and Boogie music. With guitar, double bass, drums, washboard and three vocals, Leeds City Stompe…

Lasting Notes Swing Band

Lasting Notes

Available in York from £400
2 Reviews:

About: From swing bands to pop packages, background duos to party bands, we've got your wedding entertainment sorted. Lasting Notes offer a number of high quality, exclusive acts and we're sure that we have…

The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra Swing Band

The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra

Available in York from £1000

About: The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra is an authentic 1920s jazz band, whose entire repertoire consists of transcriptions of original scores and recordings from the art deco era. Playing on vintage ins…

Ms Swing Band

Ms

Available in York from £250

About: A professional singer and songwriter with international status and with over twenty years of experience, performing traditional and contemporary Jazz, Soul and Funk; covers and original songs.

Marty Clarke Vocalist Swing Band

Marty Clarke Vocalist

Available in York from £150
2 Reviews:

About: Marty Clarke is a vocalist performing a wide variety of Swing, Jazz, Rock n Roll, Soul, Blues and Pop from across decades. Marty is a very competent musician and can also perform with guitar, piano, …

Swing Jamboree Swing Band

Swing Jamboree

Available in York from £300
1 Verified bookings

About: Playing a variety of vintage, swing, retro songs very suitable for parties, weddings, events and celebrations. Our love of playing music and our large repertoire & experience means we are popular acr…

Marty Clarke’s Las Vegas Experience Swing Band

Marty Clarke’s Las Vegas Experience

Available in York from £200
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: Brilliant performance enjoyed by all of our guests, Martin is very flexible and happy to throw in a few festive numbers too! An upbeat performance for the end of a Christmas stay. Will definitely book again in the future.

Swingamathing Swing Band

Swingamathing

Available in York from £650.00
2 Verified bookings

About: Swingamathing are a truly 40's styled swing band. We pack a 'big band' punch in a small band package. Imagine yourself at a wartime village dance with a band playing favourite tunes ideal for dancin…

New adventure band  Swing Band

New adventure band

Available in York from £700+

About: We are a 4/5/6 piece party band , brass section optional . We provide all styles of music through the decades & can also provide special theme nights . We travel national & international .

Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective Swing Band

Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective

Available in York from £800+vat
6 Verified bookings

About: WEDDING BANDS - DJ/LIVE BAND - JAZZ BAND - SWING BAND - DJ - JAZZ GROUPS Please enquire for our full range of musicians. Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the fine…

Swing Gitan UK Swing Band

Swing Gitan UK

Available in York from £600
9 Verified bookings
22 Reviews:

Recent review: Swing Gitan were fantastic at our wedding. They provided perfect background music as guests arrived, during our ceremony and entertained afterwards. The band created a great relaxing atmosphere that everyone enjoyed. Friendly and helpful communications with Elliot before and afterwards too which was also nice. Highly recommend.


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Tips on choosing a perfect swing band in York

If you're looking to hire a Swing Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in York, 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 Function Music Band it's important to consider:

Many people still believe that swing bands area still confined to the old styles. However, the truth is that that modern swing bands are grander, smarter and more elegant compared to the old days. This makes them a perfect choice for you if you are planning for a wedding.

With so many swing bands for hire in York, however, you need to be choosy when hiring them in order to get the best services that will make your wedding a memorable event.

Below are some tips to guide you when choosing a swing band for your wedding:

-Ensure that the band is composed of professional musicians- this style of music is a bit hard to pray and thus requires a high level of professionalism in the field.

-Ask the band for demo CDs or listen to their online sound samples. All professional bands ought to have sample music clips for their clients.

-Check out to see if the band has an upcoming public performance where you can attend and see them perform.

-Check out whether the band has uploaded any video footage on YouTube.

-Ensure that the band has extensive repertoire so that they can play your guest requests.

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