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“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.

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).

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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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!”
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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 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 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).

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

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 Trio at the National Trust’s Lyme Park, Stockport.

The swinging Bass Trio at Lyme park
The Swinging Bass band Trio, Lyme Park
The Swinging Bass Band Trio, Lyme Park
The trio (sax, keyboard, & double bass) played their mix of easy listening background music for the guests at the National Trust’s Lyme Park Garden. Where else could be a better place to enjoy a summer evening?

2018 HIGHLIGHT! The Swinging Bass Trio at a Rotary Club Dinner in Solihull.

Swinging Bass Band at Crown Plaza Hotel Solihull
Swinging Bass Trio at Rotay Club Dinner Solihull
The Swinging Bass Trio from the larger band has played at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Solihull for a Rotary Club Dinner.
The trio played quiet background music and after the dinner we played more up tempo music. The guests really enjoyed the music and were full of praise.

2018 HIGHLIGHT. The Swinging Bass Trio playing at a ROTARY CLUB DINNER

Swinging Bass Band at Crown Plaza Hotel Solihull
Swinging Bass Trio at Rotay Club Dinner Solihull

The Swinging Bass Trio from the larger Swinging Bass Band, has played at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Solihull, for a Rotary Club Dinner.
The trio played quiet background music and after the dinner we played more up tempo music. The guests really enjoyed the music, were full of praise and invited the trio back!

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 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