Swing Band

Performing the finest big band and swing sounds, music that will take you back to an era of the greatest singers, bands and songwriters from a golden age that is still standing the test of time today.

Andy has performed with some of the finest swing bands & big bands in the country including The Royal London Festival Big Band Orchestra, The Swingtime big band and also alongside UK big band legend Andy Prior. Regular appearances at ¬†festivals Supporting jazz & blues legends such as Paul Jones, Digby Fairweather, Georgie Fame and the UK’s number one swing band The Jive Aces has also added to Andy’s growing reputation as an able performer of the highest calibre.

As well as performing as a guest vocalist with many of the UK’s leading swing bands Andy currently sings with a fabulous 7 piece swing band (www.jacquis-rhythmkatz.co.uk) consisting of piano, base, drums, trombone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet and female vocalist. Performing music by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Harry Connick Jnr and Michael Buble to name but a few. With a fabulous group of seasoned musicians the band can perform at Weddings, private parties, corporate events, themed evenings, dance evenings, theatres and festivals.

With a passion for keeping the big band sound alive Andy is one of the few jazz vocalists in the UK today keeping the torch alive for live music from the swing era. Offering a variety of combinations from performing with just a pianist right up to a 17 piece traditional big band, Andy can be hired in various formats to perform the fabulous music from a golden era that has been reborn over recent years and become cool once again.

Keep an eye on the events page for upcoming shows.

Jazz Gallery

 

Clare Teal

Clare Teal

Digby Fairweather

Digby Fairweather

Asa Murphy & Andy Prior

Asa Murphy  Andy Prior

Paul Jones

Paul Jones

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Back stage

The Jive Aces

The Jive Aces

Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

Chris Barber

Chris Barber

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

 

 

 

Ian Shaw