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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.

“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.

LIVE Recording! I Love You For Sentimental Reasons. The Swinging Bass Band

I Love You For Sentimental Reasons played by The Swinging Bass Band and recorded live in a Leicester Jazz Club.
Slow and relaxing.
This was a request at a wedding anniversary we played at a few months before.
It fits perfectly into our repertoire of Jazz, Swing, Sinatra, Rat Pack music.
Photos taken at venues we played at recently.

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).

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!

Highlight of 2019. The Swinging Bass Trio at the Village Hotel, Walsall

Walsall Village Hotel
The Swinging Bass Trio was invited to play at the Village Hotel, Walsall, for a private function.
The guests celebrated their 50th year anniversary – they met in late 1960’s. In addition to our repertoire of Gershwin, and American Songbook standards we played some of the very memorable songs from the 1960’s & 70’s.

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!”
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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.
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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

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.

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

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!

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!