The New Swing Kids

Professional and fun jazz & swing band performing classic standards and their own take on everyone’s favourite swing tunes The ideal summer wedding music or corporate entertainment. Jazz Band / Swing Band in London.

PRICE GUIDE: £1020

The New Swing Kids

Profile:

The New Swing Kids are one of the best compact jazz bands in the UK making it the perfect musical choice for your event. Recreating the swinging sounds of the classic big band era, the trumpet, saxophone and big double bass will enhance any party with slick performances of relaxing ballads, cool bossa novas and up-tempo versions of rat-pack repertoire by artists such as Michael Buble and Jamie Cullum. This ensemble is perfect for dancing and as an accompaniment to dinner. The band’s smart, stylish appearance makes it very popular amongst corporate and wedding clientele.

The band is extremely flexible and can perform as both background and foreground music. The band can also be hired in different combinations for example, with a vocalist or simply as a duo, for the more intimate occasion. An all-acoustic option is also available on request. All members are full-time, highly experienced London professionals and are the leading players in their field.
 
They offer a fresh alternative to other forms of jazz entertainment. All of the band members are full time London professionals and some of the leading musicians in their field. They have recorded extensively for TV, including programmes and commercials for the BBC and Channel 4. Appearances on 'The F Word', CBeebies 'Zingzillas'. The band has performed for Her Majesty The Queen, Robert Smith (The Cure), Gordon Ramsay, Ray Winstone, Sir Ian Botham, Paul O'Grady, & Cilla Black.

The band can also perform as The New Dixie Boys performing their dixie jazz repertoire.

  • Buckingham Palace
  • ExCel Centre
  • Hampton Court Flower Show,
  • Inner Temple
  • Knebworth House
  • Natural History Museum
  • University of London
  • St James' Palace
  • British Petroleum
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Henley Regatta
  • ING Direct
  • Lord Mayor's Show
  • Olympic Torch Relay

Line up & Options:

Guitar, bass, drums, saxophone, trumpet

Additional options:

  • Piano
  • Female vocals

Performance times:

A typical performance is for 3 x 40 or 2 x 60 minute sets.

Selected Repertoire:

After You've Gone
Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Ain’t Misbehavin’
All Blues
All of Me
All of You
All or Nothing At All
All The Things You Are
Angel Eyes
Autumn In New York
Autumn Leaves
Billie’s Bounce
Blue Monk
Body & Soul
But Not For Me
Cheek to Cheek
Chelsea Bridge
Come Fly With Me
Come Rain, Come Shine
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Doxy
Fly Me To The Moon
How Insensitive
I Can't Get Started
I Can’t Believe You’re In Love With Me
I Get A Kick Out of You
I Remember April
I Remember You
I've Got a Crush on You
I've Got You Under My Skin
If I Had You
If I Should Lose You
Imagination
In a Mellotone
In A Sentimental Mood
It Could Happen To You
It Had To Be You
Just One Of Those Things
Love For Sale
Lover Man
Mack The Knife
Making Whoopee
Moon River
My Funny Valentine
Nature Boy
New York, New York
Night and Day
Night Train
Pennies From Heaven
Satin Doll
Skylark
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Someone To Watch Over Me
Stompin’ At The Savoy
Stormy Weather
Summertime
Sway
Take The A Train
That's Amore
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Nearness of You
The Shadow of Your Smile
The Song Is You
The Very Thought of You
The Way You Look Tonight
These Foolish Things
What’s New
You Go To My Head
You Make Me Feel So Young

Testimonials:

Really fabulous. Their music had all our wedding guests on the dance floor and they had real charisma. Before the wedding, the band leader was really helpful and talked us through our music choices, the timing of sets and all those little details that we wouldn't have thought of. Many guests complimented us on our wonderful band and we would like to say a massive thank you for really helping to make our special day so memorable. I would definitely say they were a great choice for a wedding band because they had both the older and younger generations on the dance floor, which a disco/DJ just won't do.
D Borucka

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Thank You so much for all the wonderful music on Saturday; you really enhanced the wedding reception.
Rosie Driver

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Your band was amazing, my feet were tapping all the way through our wedding breakfast! Many of our guests commented on the fabulous music, I'm recommending you to all my friends. Thanks again for adding ambience and excitement to the day.
Nicola Trend

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A huge thank you to the quartet who played at Ickworth on Saturday night. They were helpful, courteous, professional and very talented. It was wonderful to watch and listen to them at work. Please pass on our thanks to all four of them. Thank you for also making the booking process so smooth and easy. We look forward to working with you again in the future.
Amanda McIlwaine, Mrs Mac Ltd

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All I can say is thank you so much for a fantastic performance, you really helped the day go well and everybody commented on the music being fantastic. I will be recommending you to everyone I know so you may get some strange phone calls!
Charlotte Adkin (Bride), London

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The band was fantastic, completely making the evening for us. It was great to have a fun, young group of talented guys who really seemed to want to be there. I can't wait to have them back for our next event; I would like to think it could become something of a tradition.
James Coveyduck, CCT Integrated Systems, London

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Thank you for performing so well at my wife's 'big birthday party' recently, your excellent music added a great deal to the occasion. It was a long evening and for you to play so many sets with such untiring enthusiasm were itself very impressive. In brief we couldn't have asked for anything better, and would recommend you to anyone.
Martin & Gill Ingram, Birthday Party, Oxford
 

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