If you are looking to hire a jazz swing band for a wedding or party in the Bath area then you might want to consider the following acts who are the best swing jazz acts in Bathoffer fantastic wedding and party entertainment.If you click on the links it will take you direct to the acts profile where you can hear sound files and see further information or you can call the LMM office on 08454 900515 where our friendly team will be able to advice you on the best Jazz Swing act for yourwedding or party.
Goodfellas…Covering a wide range of styles including Ratpack, Easy. Jazz, funk, Pop and rock classics.
They play to their own professionally crafted backing tracks (live bass, drums, backing vocals) which add a full band sound to a top quality live performance bringing any party into full swing.
For more mellow occasions, relax to the subtle tones of goodfellas as pure voice and piano. Nostalgic, romantic and heart-warming! Full profile for http://www.lmmuk.com/band/Goodfellas
First Class Swing offer a big band/rat pack sound.Featuring Simone, from the Ivy Benson Orchestra
An exciting night with hits you’ll know and love from the Swing era – Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller through to vocals like “Mr Bojangles” & “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” – plus foot stomping “Jools Holland” style Jazz.
“They swing like crazy – Superb !” Sheila Tracy (B.B.C.)
“…A celebration of classic Swing !” (Telegraph)
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This show boasts multi-instrumentalists and singers lead by Chris & Simone. Chris, who’s varied career has taken him from Jazz festivals to Top of the Pops, uses his experience gained in playing and writing for Glenn Miller’s Brother (Herb Miller) to bring the songs to life. Saxophonist and vocalist, Simone, has performed with the New Squadroniares and played Lead Alto Saxophone in the later days of the Ivy Benson show band.There full profile can be found here http://www.lmmuk.com/band/First+Class+Swing
Huw-Guitar and Voice http://www.lmmuk.com/band/Huw++-+Guitar+and+Voice Huw is a guitarist and singer who is influenced by soul, swing, and samba. He plays both his own compositions and a wide range of soul, jazz and latin classics. Huw is available for bookings for bars, restaurants, hotels, night clubs, members’ clubs, weddings, private parties and corporate functions. He is smart and punctual, with his own transport and amplification system. His equipment is PAT tested, and he has Public Liability Insurance.
Andrea Vicari Band A top London group combining the best of jazz with some soulful modern sax sounds and the best of Latin Music.
Andrea Vicari (piano) was born in Miami (Florida) and grew up in Birmingham (England). Other employers have included GRP recording artist, Phil Bent; jazz warrior David-Jean Baptiste with whom she recorded her first commercially released CD; and the all-women band “Birds” led by Kathy Stobart. She played a successful season at London’s sadly defunct jazz club “The Bass Clef” with the late great American saxophone innovator, Eddie Harris, broadcasting live on JazzFM radio; and gigged with the US trumpet legend Art Farmer. She plays with the all girl group “Sister Sadie” and the “Ladies Excuse me Orchestra” http://www.lmmuk.com/band/Andrea+Vicari+Band
Dan Redding Band or Solo Duo The Dan Redding Quartet is a highly professional and experienced band, featuring some extraordinary young talent. The band was formed in 2003 and has been busy ever since. The band’s collective experience includes playing venues such as: The Albert Hall, The Millennium Dome, The Barbican Centre (Foyer), The Bulls Head in Barnes, The Hawker Centre, Pizza Express ( Soho), Camden Jazz Café, and numerous private functions and restaurants.
The quartet performs in a versatile range of jazz styles. Influenced from upbeat jazz artists such as Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass and Charlie Parker. The exciting interplay between members and the diverse repertoire creates an electric atmosphere. They also have the flexibility to augment the line up with Horns and vocals for a big band sound or go out as a duo for intimate events.
Solo guitar or Organ Trio are both inexpensive quality acts!
Very smart and sophisticated, Ideal for Black Tie Drinks Functions.
Full Jazz band with singer is the Ideal band if you think a full disco/Party party band will be too http://www.lmmuk.com/band/Dan+Redding+band