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“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.

“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.

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).

Highlight of 2019. Recording a short sampler video

The Swinging Bass Band recorded a short sampler video in 2019.
Four songs for our Jazz, Swing & Sinatra mix.
“Jazz, Swing, Sheer Class!”
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

Highlight of the Year at Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes

THE SWINGING BASS BAND at BLETCHLEY PARK, Milton Keynes, as a part of the Summer Concert Series.
The band played their mix of Jazz, Swing & Sinatra!
It rained – just a little(!) – so we relocated to inside the Mansion.
“Jazz, Swing, Sheet Class!”
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk
Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
Swinging Bass Band, Bletchley ParkSwinging Bass band at Bletchley Park

Highlight of the Year – Swinging Bass Trio at Croft Castle

The Swinging Bass Trio Croft Castle
The Swinging Bass Trio played at Croft Castle as a part of their 1940’s weekend of music.
It was a superb afternoon. The visitors really enjoyed the selection of period music.
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk
The Swinging Bass Trio Croft CastleThe SWinging Bass Trio Croft Castle

Highlight of the Year at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton

Swinging Bass Band Wightwick  Manor
The Swinging Bass Band played at a series of events during the summer at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton. A perfect summer afternoon – and just relaxing and listening!
Played our mix of Jazz, Swing & Sinatra.
“Jazz, Swing & Sheer Class!”
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

The Swinging Bass Trio at the Village Hotel Walsall

Swinging Bass Band at Walsall Village Hotel

The Swinging Bass Trio has been invited to play very soon at the Village Hotel, Walsall, for a private function.
The guests are celebrating their 50th anniversary – they met in 1960 – so in addition to our repertoire of Gershwin, and American Songbook standards we will play some of the very memorable songs from the 1960’s.

The Swinging Bass Band has played at Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes

The Swinging Bass Band has played at Bletchley Park as part of the Summer Concert Series. We were inside – it was wet outside – and played everyone’s Sinatra, jazz & swing favourites. As you see the visitors enjoyed the afternoon too!
What better way to spend an afternoon!

Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
Swinging Bass band at Bletchley Park
Swinging Bass Band, Bletchley Park

July 28th 2019 The Swinging Bass Band is to play at BLETCHLEY PARK, Milton Keynes

The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band is to play at BLETCHLEY PARK, near MILTON KEYNES.
Sunday July 28th from 12.00 midday to 3.00pm.
The site of World War II code breakers!
Part of the Summer Concert Series.
We will play Jazz, Swing, Sinatra Nat King Cole and Rat Pack classics!
What better way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon!
Normal admission charges will apply. Bletchley Park website has entry details.

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.

Early Evening Party hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire at Lyme Park

The Swinging Bass Trio has played at an early evening party hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire at Lyme Park.
Playing background music while the guests chatted in the early evening sun and then later in the library.
Swinging Bass Band at Lyme park
Swinging Bass Band, Lyme Park
Swinging Bass Band, Lyme Park
Swinging Bass Band ,Lyme Park
Swinging Bass band, Lyme Park

The Swinging Bass Trio at a surprise 60th Birthday Party

Swinging Bass Trio, Arthingworth, Birthday Party
The Trio from The Swinging Bass Band has played in Northamptonshire at a surprise 60th Birthday party lunch. Close family and friends were invited to this wonderful early summer party.
The trio played, as requested, a selection of French songs and a mix of Sinatra-style standards, bossa novas and ballads.
Photography: www.philcourtneyphotography.co.uk

Swinging Bass Trio,Arthingworth, Birthday Party
Swinging Bass Trio, Arthingworth, Birthday Party
Swinging Bass Trio, Arthingworth, Birthday Party

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).

Live Recording – The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester.

A very short compilation of the band playing recently at a jazz club in Leicester.
Playing: You Make Me Feel So Young
Route 66
But Beautiful
At Last

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

The Swinging Bass band at Wightwick Manor Wolverhampton
Over the summer period The Swinging Bass Band will be regularly playing at the National Trust’s Wightwick Manor over the summer.
The 5-piece band will their first date on
Saturday 13th July (6-8.60pm), then
Friday 9th August (6-8.30pm),
Saturday 21st September (midday-3.00pm) &
Sunday 22nd September (midday-3.00pm).
On Saturday 13th July:
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.
For July & August tickets Google: Events at Wightwick Manor.
Wightwick Manor & Gardens
Wightwick Bank
Wolverhampton
West Midlands WV6 8EE

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 Trio playing at The Manor Hotel, Meriden, Solihull.

The Swinging Bass Band at the Manor Hotel Meriden
In the autumn The Swinging Bass Trio played at The Manor Hotel Meriden, Solihull for a Rotary Club. The trio played background music during a Rotary Club dinner and then a selection of music from the 1920’s.

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