Category Archives: Leicestershire

“Pennies From Heaven” The Swinging Bass Band LIVE!

“Swing, Jazz, Sheer Class!” LIVE! With photos from venues we have played at.

One of the many songs from our Jazz, Sinatra, Swing Music, & Rat Pack repertoire. The band has played at about 400 weddings, celebrations, anniversaries, parties, heritage & corporate events.

“Route 66” The Swinging Bass Band LIVE!

Live recording of Route 66.
With photos from recently played at venues.
One of many songs from our Sinatra, Jazz, Rat Pack and Swing repertoire.

“Come Fly With Me” The Swinging Bass Band LIVE!

The Swinging Bass Band LIVE!
One of many songs from our Sinatra, Jazz, Rat Pack and Swing repertoire.
Played at about 400 weddings, parties, outside events, at heritage venues, corporate events.
With photos of some of the venues.

FLY ME TO THE MOON The Swinging Bass Band LIVE!

The Swinging Bass Band recorded LIVE!
With photos from recently played at venues.
One of many songs from our Sinatra, Jazz, Rat Pack and Swing repertoire.

Venues that The Swinging Bass Band & Trio have played at recently

The Swuinging Bass Band and Trio
Some of the venues that the Swinging Bass Trio and Band have played at recently.
Photos from mainly outside events, but we do play at indoor events too!

A Jazz Club Gig at Regent Jazz Leicester

The Swinging Bass Band has recently played a jazz club gig at Regent Jazz Leicester.
The band played a mix of jazz, swing, Sinatra and great standards.
We also have had an amazing summer of great gigs at great venues!
Here are a few photos and a sound track from earlier in the year. Listen out for that long held note at the end!
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The Swinging Bass band at Regent Jazz
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The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz

Thee Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester

Swinging Bass Band at Regent JazzTUESDAY 22nd OCTOBER 8.00pm
“Swing, Jazz, Sheer Class!” THE SWINGING BASS BAND.
Over 400 events – jazz clubs, weddings, parties, nationally important heritage venues……
At Regent Sports & Social Club, 102 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7DA. 8.00pm £5/£6
Street PARKING may be in demand. We can use a private car park. Email, beforehand, to RegentJazz@gmail.com

BUT BEAUTIFUL played by The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester.


The tender ballad, BUT BEAUTIFUL, played by The Swinging Bass Band and recorded in Leicester.

This song has been recorded by Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Doris day and many others.

Andy Kirkland (leader, double bass); Roy Forbes (vocal); Steve Liptrot (sax); Neil Hunter (keyboard); Andy Richardson (drums).

ROUTE 66. The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester.


ROUTE 66. A great song recorded by Nat King Cole, Diana Krall, Chuck Berry, Natalie Cole and others.
Andy Kirkland (leader & double bass); Roy Forbes (vocal); Steve Liptrot (sax); Neil Hunter (keyboard); Andy Richardson (drums).
Recorded at Regent Jazz, Leicester.

Playing that classic – AT LAST. The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz.

What a jazz club booking this was!
Here is the band playing AT LAST at Regent Jazz, Leicester recently.
Listen out for that long held note at the end!

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Regent Jazz, Leicester.

The Swinging Bass Band, with vocalist Roy Forbes, is playing at Regent Jazz, Leicester, on 19th February. It will be a great night with lots of jazz, swing, Sinatra and Nat King Cole.
At the Regent Sports & Social Club, 102 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7DA at 8.00pm. £5/£6.
Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester

2018 HIGHLIGHT! The Swinging Bass Band playing at the Charles Booth Centre, Thringstone, Leicestershire


The Swinging Bass Band has played a concert of Frank Sinatra, swing music and entertaining jazz at the Charles Booth Centre, (formerly Thringstone Community Centre), Thringstone, Leicestershire. It was a fantastic night! The band and the audience both enjoyed the evening. Then, the audience only let the band leave the stage after an encore!

The Swinging Bass Band at Hoby’s Armistice Commemoration.

The trio from The Swinging Bass Band has played at a commemoration of the 1918 Armistice at Hoby Village Hall, Leicestershire.
The Leicestershire village organised the event very well and there were 85 guests.

We played lots of First World War songs and were joined by two fantastic local singers. We ended with “There Will Always Be An England” and “Land Of Hope And Glory” with the guests joining in and waving Union Jack flags.
It was a fantastic afternoon!!

The Swinging Bass Band at Hoby, Leicestershire

The Swinging Bass band at Hoby, Leicestershire
The Swinging Bass band at Hoby, Leicestershire
The SWinging Bass Band at Hoby, Leicestershire

The Swinging Bass Trio to play commemorating the end of the First World War.

The Swinging Bass Band to play at Hoby
The Swinging Bass Trio to play on Remembrance Sunday, in Hoby Leicestershire, commemorating the end of the First World War. The event is organised by the Hoby and District Local History Society.
We will play background music, including some songs from the era, for the society during lunch and the afternoon.