Category Archives: Lindy Hop

“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.

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.

Everyday I Have The Blues – Live Recording!

Here is “Everyday I Have The Blues” recorded live at a jazz club in Leicester recently.
Photos were taken at mostly summer venues we have played at recently.
Andy Kirkland (leader, double bass); Roy Forbes (vocals); Steve Liptrot (sax); Neil Hunter (keyboard); Andy Richardson (drums).

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

A Beautiful Sunny Afternoon at Wightwick Manor Wolverhampton

The Swinging Bass Band has recently played at Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wolverhampton on a beautifully sunny afternoon. Part of the Heritage Open Weekend events.
The band played swing, jazz, Frank Sinatra and more …

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Swinging Bass Band at Wightwick Manor
swinging Bass Band at Wightwick Manor
Swinging Bass band at Wightwick Manor
Swinging Bass Band at Wightwick Manor
Swinging Bass Band at Wightwick Manor

THE SWINGINGBASS BAND at WIGHTWICK MANOR, WOLVERHAMPTON

The Swinging Bass band at Wightwick Manor Wolverhampton
On Saturday & Sunday 21 & 22 September, Wightwick Manor and Gardens will be open for free, in the re-imagining of the 1902 Coronation Garden Party held in the grounds.
The Swinging Bass Band will be playing at regular intervals; there’s a Punch and Judy show; games and races on the lawn; family crafts; and lots of other surprising things to enjoy!
See Wightwick Manor website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wightwick-manor-and-gardens

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton.

The Swinging Bass band at Wightwick Manor Wolverhampton
Saturday 13th July 2019.
The Swinging Bass Band will be playing at the National Trust’s Wightwick Manor for a:
Summer Soiree – An Evening of Elegance and Entertainment in Wightwick’s Gardens
Enjoy a summer’s evening with music, drinks, canapes and games in Wightwick Manor’s beautiful Arts and Crafts Gardens,
A classic British offer of Pimms and strawberries, croquet and bowls on the Terrace, accompanied by uplifting Swing music.

Tickets – Google: Events at Wightwick Manor.
This is the first of four events the band will be playing at Wightwick Manor this summer.

The Swinging Bass Trio has played at Croft Castle

The Swinging Bass Trio has recently played at the National Trust’s Croft Castle as a part of their 1940’s weekend of music.
It was a superb afternoon and the visitors really enjoyed the period music.
Here are a few photos:
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The Swinging Bass Trio Croft Castle

The Swinging Bass Trio to play at Croft Castle Herefordshire.

The Swinging Bass Band at Croft Castle
The Swinging Bass Trio (sax, keyboard & double bass) will be playing at the National Trust’s Croft Castle, Herefordshire, as a part of their Forties Music weekend on Saturday 22nd June.
Step back in time to the 1940s and expect lots of great music from that period.
Booking is not needed and normal admission prices will apply, but its free to National Trust members!
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croft-castle-and-parkland

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.

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes

The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Bletchley Park, near Milton Keynes in July. The site of World War II code breakers!
We will play Jazz, Swing, Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Rat Pack classics!
What better way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon!

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 outside at Bletchley Park on a glorious summer afternoon.

Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band played a mix of classic Sinatra songs, swinging jazz and music for a relaxing summer afternoon.
The Swinging Bass Band was invited to play at Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, as a part of the Concert on the Lawn series of events.
The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park

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 has played outside at Bletchley Park and on a glorious summer afternoon.

Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley ParkThe Swinging Bass Band played a mix of classic Sinatra songs, swinging jazz and music for a relaxing summer afternoon.
The Swinging Bass Band was invited to play at Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, as a part of the Concert on the Lawn series.
These are some photos of the afternoon.
The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park

THE SWINGING BASS BAND at the RIVERSIDE MEADOWS, STOURPORT on SEVERN, DY13 3SA.

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez


“Swing, Jazz, Sheer Class!”. Sunday 1st July 2.30pm.
FREE!
Enjoy a great summer afternoon!
Playing their mix of SWING CLASSICS, FRANK SINATRA & JAZZ.
See the band at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UjyF4YlYEA

Video: The Swinging Bass Band playing “Everyday I Have The Blues”

The Swinging Bass Band playing the classic “Everyday I Have The Blues”. What an evening it was 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”

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!”

2017 Highlights! The Swinging Bass Band – Outdoor Event Videos

The Swinging Bass Band has played at eight fantastic outdoor and heritage 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.