Category Archives: University

2017 HIGHLIGHT! The Swinging Bass Band at De Montfort University

The Swinging Bass Band has played at De Montfort University, Leicester, for a social occasion. The quartet played quiet background music as the quests met and chatted.
The Swinging Bass Band
The Swinging Bass Band at Demontfort University
The Swinging Bass band at De Montfort University

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!

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire.

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! It’s a 1950′s themed event and we will play period Sinatra and Rat Pack classics with all the hits from the 50′s Rock and Roll Era! Hope to see you there!

The Swinging Bass 5-piece Band is to play for 2 nights at the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey and Village

The Swinging Bass 5-piece Band is to play at the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey and Village for two evenings in August. The 5-piece band will be there playing a great mix of swing music, jazz and Sinatra.
Lacock Abbey (2)
The Swinging Bass band to play at the National Trusts Lacock Abbey

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 Bublé. 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 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 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

The Swinging Bass Band is Day 11 on the Upton House Advent Callendar!

We have been featured on the Upton House and Gardens Advent Calendar. Looking forward to returning in 2017!!

“On Day 11 of the Upton Advent Calendar we say thank you to all the musicians who have entertained our visitors this year. There will be more music to come in 2017! #AdventCalendar”

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

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:

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

Your guests will enjoy The Swinging Bass Band too!
Click on the image to see it fully.
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!
Click on the image to see it fully.
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk
jazz celebration

The Swinging Bass Trio has played for De Montfort University at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.

The Swinging Bass Trio has played at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, for an Student Societies Awards Evening. The theme was Black Tie “Classic Hollywood” theme.
The Swinging Bass Trio at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.
The Swinging Bass Band at the King Power Stadium, Leicester
The swinging Bass Trio ant the King Power Stadium, Leicester
The Swinging Bass trio at the King Power Stadium, Leicester
What could be more suitable than our classic playlist of Sinatra and the songs from the Rat Pack!

Looking forward to the next Awards Evening!

The trio and larger band have now played at about 350 weddings, corporate events and landmark parties over the years.

The Swinging Bass Band is to play in the Banqueting Suite of Leicester City FC’s King Power Stadium.

The Swinging Bass Band at Leicester City FC King Power Stadium
The Trio from the Swinging Bass Band is to play for the Awards Ceremony given by Leicester’s De Montfort University Student Union.

There will be a “Classic Hollywood” theme and our mix of Sinatra, Michael Bublé and the Rat Pack will be perfect!

We have now played at about 350 weddings, corporate events and parties!

Looking forward to providing background music during drinks reception and the meal.

www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

The Swinging Bass Band is on Facebook and Twitter!!

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For up to date photos and music samples also check out our Facebook and Twitter pages!

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The Swinging Bass Band is returning to Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire!

The Swinging Bass Band at Thrumpton Hall
The 6-piece Swinging Bass Band has been booked for a private party at Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire.

This will be the second time the band will have played our great mix of classic swing band and pop covers there. We know it will be a fantastic party at this amazing venue!

The Swinging Bass Band at a fantastic 50th Birthday Party!!

Not brilliant photos – but they have atmosphere!
The Swinging Bass Band meeting Centre Hinckley Leicestershire
The Swinging Bass Band, Meeting Centre, Hinckley, Leicestershire

The Swinging Bass Band has recently played at a fantastic 50th Birthday Party at the Meeting Centre, Hinckley, Leicestershire.
100 people were there and they loved the band! We started out gently with some great swing classics from Sinatra and Michael Bublé. In the second and third sets we moved to classic pop covers from Stevie Wonder, Kool & the Gang, Status Quo and others. We finished with New York, New York.
What a night!!

CHANGE OF CONTACT NUMBER

The Swinging Bass Band has changed its contact number to: -
01509 844 355.
Do read the blog for some of the great events that The Swinging Bass has played at!!!
The website is being updated to include this number.
There is a short 1 minute video of the band at: -