Category Archives: Country Wedding

Video: The Swinging Bass Band playing “Come Fly With Me”

The Frank Sinatra classic “Come Fly With Me” recorded live at the Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone, Leicestershire.
“Swing, Jazz and sheer class at the centre tonight with Swinging Bass Band and their vocalist Roy Forbes.”
“A great night!”

Roy Forbes with The Swinging Bass Band

The Swinging Bass Band has played at eight fantastic venues this summer. Three vocal clips from those venues. Hear the band play Joe Williams’ Everyday I Have The Blues; Frank Sinatra’s You Make Me Feel So Young; & Etta James’ signature song, At Last.

The Swinging Bass Band playing “You Make Me Feel So Young”.

The Swinging Bass Band has recently played at a Summer Concert in Brinton Park, Kidderminster. Here is a short clip. What a fantastic setting it was and what an appreciative audience!

Jazz Evening at the National Trust’s Upton House & Gardens

Swinging Bass Band Upton House copyright
The Swinging Bass Band is playing at the National Trust’s Upton House & Gardens Summertime Jazz Night on Saturday 29th July 2017 from 7.00-9.00pm. Lots of music composed in the 1920′s and with the 5-piece band and you can join a short jazz taster dance class too.

Enjoy an evening of jazz music in the open air. Bring a picnic, treat yourself to a drink from the bar and relax on the grass on a lovely summer evening.
Book your ticket now!

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house-and-gardens

When The Swinging Bass Band played at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester

The Swinging Bass band has recently played at an informal evening at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester.
The band played a great mix of Sinatra, Rat Pack, Swinging Jazz and Michael BublĂ©. People in the audience were saying that it was the best band they had ever heard! We had some of the audience dancing too – at a jazz club!
The Swinging Bass Band at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester
The Swinging Bass Band at the Regent Jazz Club, Leicester

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 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 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

Photo Memory 3 A Birthday Party at the Case Restaurant, Leicester

Another photo from the Birthday party at the Case Restaurant, Leicester that the band played at.
The Swinging Bass Band Birthday Party Case Restaurant Leicester

The Swinging Bass Band has played at a fantastic Themed Wedding in Buckinghamshire

Here are some photos from the vintage themed event at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire recently.
The Swinging Bass Band North Marston Village Hall Set
And … a few quotes from the comments we received afterwards:-
“Fabulous jazz band … you blew us away … talented musicians … utterly professional”
What more could you want?

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at the National Trust’s Upton House in May 2017

The Swinging Bass band at Upton House
The Swinging Bass Band has been invited to play at Upton House’s weekend event next 20th & 21st May. We had an amazing weekend there last summer, complete with Lindy Hoppers and a wonderful audience.

Hope to see you there in May 2017!

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 Band has played at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire

The Swinging Bass Band at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire
The swinging Bass Band at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire
The Swinging Bass Band has played at an afternoon wedding reception at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire. The band played a great mix of jazz classics, Sinatra, Glenn Miller and 1940′s songs.
The Bride played the trumpet and asked that we have a trumpeter in the band. Vocalist Roy Forbes was with the band again singing and engaging with the guests as only he can!

The Swinging Bass Band is to play for a Summer Wedding at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire

The Swinging Bass Band at North Matston Village Hall
The Swinging Bass Band is very shortly to play at an afternoon wedding reception at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire. We will be playing outside on the lawn while the guests have photographs taken, mingle and have drinks. We will be playing our mix of Jazz, Sinatra, and Glenn Miller all in the style of the great swing bands.

It will be a fantastic late summer wedding!
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

What a fantastic weekend everyone had at Upton House, Warwickshire, recently. The music was provided by The Swinging Bass Band.

It was a fantastic two days that everyone had at Upton House and Garden’s recent War Wedding Weekend. Great Lindy Hopping!

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez


The Swinging Bass band Upton House and Gardens
Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez


The Swinging Bass band at Upton House and Gardens
Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: national Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

The Swinging Bass Band at Upton House for their 1940′s Wedding Weekend

The Swinging Bass Band has played at the National Trust’s Upton House for their 1940′s Wedding Weekend.

Here is a video of the band playing “Everyday I Have The Blues”. What a fantastic weekend it was. The dancers, the audience and visitors to Upton House loved it!!

Soon on the way to the National Trust’s Upton House in Warwickshire!

The Swinging Bass Band at Upton House
The Swinging Bass band will soon be on its way to the Upton House 1940′s Wedding Weekend. The band will be providing jazz and swing on the back lawn throughout the afternoon on Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th August. Perfect for picnickers!

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house-and-gardens

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/

This Weekend The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel.

The Swinging Bass Band at Donington Park Farm House Hotel
The Swinging Bass Band is to play this weekend at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel for a wedding – and we are excited about this.

The first dance will be Ray LaMontagne’s You Are The Best Thing. What an great choice!!

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