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De Montfort University, Leicester, is hosting a reception -The Swinging Bass Band is to play for it.

The swinging Bass Band at De Montfort University
The Swinging Bass Quartet is to play background music at an event hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester. We always play – so as not to disturb the conversation – some of the great melodic numbers written by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington – and many more!
The band has now played at about 400 social occasions, corporate gatherings, themed events & high-end weddings.
You can see the band live last summer at a recreated War Wedding Weekend at:

Public Performance! The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester.

The Swinging Bass Band will be playing at a public event on 24th January 2017 at Regent Jazz.
Most of the events that the band plays at are private ones – corporate events, weddings, private parties etc, so this is a rare opportunity to see the band.
Will be great to see you!
At Regent Sports & Social Club, 102 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7DA.
Email for more details: info@TheSwingingBass.co.uk
The swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester

Photo Memory 11: 1940′s Themed Event at University College Birmingham

The Swinging Bass Band played at a 1940′s themed event at University College Birmingham. The students from the Culinary Arts Management Course put on a 1940′s themed evening. The band added to the occasion by playing all the classics from that time, and many more!
The Swinging Bass Band, University College, Birmingham

Photo memory 10: Playing background Music at Hoar Cross Hall, Burton on Trent.

The Swinging Bass Trio playing background music for wedding drinks and meal. Perfect weather and a perfect venue!
The Swinging Bass Trio at Hoar Cross Hall, Staffordshire, wedding
The swinging Bass Trio, Hoar Cross hall, Staffordshire, wedding

Photo Memory 9: Wedding at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire.

The Swinging Bass Band has played for drinks and during the meal at a wedding at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire. What an amazing wedding! What an amazing venue! The guests loved the music!!
The Swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle
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Photo Memory 7: Hollywood Themed Night at De Montfort University. Leicester.

The Swinging Bass Trio was invited to play at the Hollywood themed night for De Montfort University Students Union.
The Swinging Bass Trio played many of the great titles from the Hollywood area.
The Swinging Bass Trio at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.
The swinging Bass Trio ant the King Power Stadium, Leicester

Photo Memory 6: Fantastic costumes – a 1920′s Themed Birthday Party

Last September The Swinging Bass Band played at an amazing 1920′s themed Birthday Party and all the guests entered came dressed for the night!
The Swinging Bass Band 1920s Themed Party

Photo Memory 5: A 1920′s Themed Wedding in Leicestershire

The Swinging Bass Band played at a fantastic 1920′s themed wedding in Leicestershire. Everyone certainly enjoyed getting into the spirit of the event!
The Swinging Bass Band Waltham on the Wolds 1920's Theme 1

A Memory from 2016.

The Swinging Bass Band playing at the official Leicester and Leicestershire Celebration of the Queeens 90th Birthday.
The Swinging Bass Band Queens 90th Birthday Party

New letter heading for The Swinging Bass Band

We have a new marketing email heading. Taken from photos at the National Trust’s Upton House War Weekend in the summer.
The Swinging Bass Band
There is a short video of the band at Upton House too. It’s at:

The Swinging Bass Trio to play at Kilworth House, Leicestershire, for the Cambridge & Counties Bank.

The Swinging Bass Band at Kilworth House
The Swinging Bass Trio is to play at Kilworth House, Leicestershire for the Cambridge & Counties Bank at the event for their clients and associates. The trio will play quiet background music during drinks and the meal.
The band has now played at over 350 weddings, corporate event and parties over the years!

http://ccbank.co.uk/

An Amazing Wedding At St Peter’s Church, Notting Hill, London.

What an amazing wedding in Notting Hill, London! About 150 guests were there for the marriage ceremony and reception.
The Swinging Band, St Peters Church, Notting Hill, London

A Fantastic Wedding at Donington Park Farm Hotel.

The Swinging Bass Band at Donington Park Farm Hotel  a fantastic wedding
WHAT A VENUE! WHAT A WEDDING PARTY!
The Swinging Bass Band has played for wedding party of 150 people at the fantastic Donington Park Farm Hotel. The band played a mix of classic swing, Michael Bublé, Sinatra and Rock & Roll and Pop Covers.

http://www.parkfarmhouse.co.uk/

A great band for your Anniversay, Celebration, Corporate Event or Wedding!

Your guests will enjoy The Swinging Bass Band too!
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The Swinging Bass Band

Will your celebration be like this?

The Swinging Bass Band can help! Get back to us with your celebration ideas! We have played at over 350 events!
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www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk
jazz celebration

The Swinging Bass Band has played at The Case Restaurant, Leicester

The Swinging Bass band at The Case Restaurant, Leicester
The Swinging Bass band at The Case Restaurant, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band has played at a fantastic Birthday party at The Case Restaurant Leicester. We played our selection of Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Rat Pack and Jazz standards with some of the best musicians in the Midlands.
We have now played at over 350 Celebrations, Anniversaries, Weddings and Corporate Events.
The Swinging Bass Band at the Case Restaurant, Leicester
The Swinging Bass and at the Case Restaurant, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band at the Case Restaurant, Leicester
The Swingingf Bass Band at the Case Restaurant, Leicester

The musicians who played with The Swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Here are the musicians who recently played at a wedding reception with the Swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire.

Chris Proctor

Chris Proctor

Roy Forbes

Roy Forbes

Roy Dutton

Roy Dutton

Geoff Skillings

Geoff Skillings

Andy Kirkland

Andy Kirkland

The The Swinging Bass Band has played at Berkeley Castle Gloucestershire

The Swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle
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The Swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle
The 5-piece Swinging Bass Band has played at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire. It’s an amazing wedding venue, in a stunning location.
The band played in the Drawing Room and then from the minstrels Gallery in the Great Hall. Here are a few photos of the location. Photos of the musicians will follow.

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

The swinging Bass Band at Berkeley Castle
The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, very soon. The band and trio have now played at about 350 weddings, anniversaries, celebrations, corporate events and parties over the years.

Looking forward to another great celebration and playing a mix of background music, Swing Music, Sinatra, Rat Pack and fantastic Pop Covers!

The Swinging Bass Band has played at Baldwin’s Omega, Sheffield.

The Swinging Bass Band at Baldwins Omega
The Swinging Bass Band, at Baldwins Omega, Sheffield
The trio from the the Swinging Bass Band has recently played at a Golden Wedding Anniversary at Baldwin’s Omega, Sheffield.

The Trio played quiet background music during drinks and the meal, then later for dancing. We played a mix of Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Rat Pack titles for the dancing.