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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.

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.
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The Swinging Bass Band at Demontfort University
The Swinging Bass band at De Montfort University

2017 Highlight. The Swinging Bass Band at Lacock Abbey

The band has played at the Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, for two summer parties – one for the volunteers and one for the village and parish. They were a lovely summer evenings.
Here is the band playing At Last.

2017 HIGHLIGHT! Jazz Evening at Upton House and Gardens

The Swinging Bass Band played at Upton House & Gardens NT for their Jazz Night. It was a fantastic turnout, and great to see all the dancing in the rain!
Of course we had to play “Here’s That Rainy Day” and “Singing In The Rain”!!
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The swinging Bass Band at Upton House and GardensThe Swinging Bass band at Upton House and GardensThe Swinging Bass Band at Upton House and Gardens
The swinging Bass Band at Upton House and Gardens

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!

Outdoor Summer Concert at Brinton Park, Kidderminster

The Swinging Bass Band has played in Brinton Park, Kidderminster as part of the Summer Bands in the Park Series for Wyre Forest District Council.
We played lots of Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Jazz and Swing Music. A really enjoyable afternoon!
This was the last in our summer run of 8 performances at some great venues – Upton House near Banbury, Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes, Lacock Abbey Wiltshire, and Packwood House near Solihull.
The Swinging Bass band at brinton Park Kidderminster
The swinging Bass band at brinton Park Kidderminster
The swinging Bass band at Brinton Park Kidderminster

Video of The Swinging Bass Band at Lacock Abbey

The band has recently played at the Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, for two summer parties – one for the volunteers and one for the village and parish. They were a lovely summer evenings.
Here is the band playing At Last.

It’s a great summer to hear The Swinging Bass Band

Summer venues, The Swinging Bass Band
Yes, a great summer of live swing music!
Here are the summer dates for the The Swinging Bass Band & Trio – will be good to see you!
Saturday & Sunday 20 & 21st May. UPTON HOUSE, BANBURY. 1920′s theme. Public event.
Friday 21st July. PACKWOOD HOUSE, SOLIHULL. National Trust reception.
Sunday 23rd July. BLETCHLEY PARK, MILTON KEYNES. Pimms in the Park: The Fabulous Fifties. 12.00-4.00pm. Public event.
Saturday 29th July. UPTON HOUSE BANBURY. Jazz Night 7.00-9.00pm. Public event.
Thursday 10th August. LACOCK ABBEY, LACOCK, WILTSHIRE. Private reception.
Friday 11th August. LACOCK ABBEY, LACOCK, WILTSHIRE. Village event. 6.00-8.00pm
Sunday 20th August. BRINTON PARK, KIDDERMINSTER. Sunday afternoon: Music in the Park. 2.00-4.00pm. Public event.

The Swinging Bass Band booked to play for a wedding at Ansty Hall, Warwickshire.

The swinging Bass Band at Ansty Hall Coventry
It’s great that The Swinging Bass Band will be back again at Ansty Hall, Warwickshire, and so close to Coventry, to play for a wedding.
Featuring the some of the best Rat Pack, swing music, jazz and pop covers. On hand will be our vocalist Roy Forbes to work his magic and some of the best musicians from across the Midlands.
Looking forward to a great wedding reception!

Photo Memory 6: Fantastic costumes – a 1920′s Themed Birthday Party

Last September The Swinging Bass Band played at an amazing 1920′s themed Birthday Party and all the guests entered came dressed for the night!
The Swinging Bass Band 1920s Themed Party

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

The Swinging Bass Band has played at a fantastic Themed Wedding in Buckinghamshire

Here are some photos from the vintage themed event at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire recently.
The Swinging Bass Band North Marston Village Hall Set
And … a few quotes from the comments we received afterwards:-
“Fabulous jazz band … you blew us away … talented musicians … utterly professional”
What more could you want?

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The Swinging Bass Band at University College, Birmingham

The Swinging Bass Band, University College, BirminghamThe Swinging Bass Band, University College, Birmingham
We had a fantastic night at University College Birmingham recently! The students hosted a Swing Night with a superb meal. First the trio played background music during the dinner – and to great reception!
Later the 5-piece swing band played songs from Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Swing Classics. The audience loved it and danced from the first number. It was quite a night and the reaction to New York, New York, then I’m The King of the Swingers was amazing!!!

The Swinging Bass Band played at a wedding at the Red Lion, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire.

The Swinging Bass Band at Red Lion, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire
The Swinging Bass Band at Red Lion, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire
The trio from The Swinging Bass Band has played at a wedding reception at the Red Lion, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire. About 80 guests were at the meal as the trio played background music.

We were asked to play “Cantina Band” from Star Wars for the Bride Groom who is a big Star Wars fan. The reaction to this was truly amazing – we must have had a room full of Star Wars fans! They loved our mix of Sinatra, Michael Bublé and swing classics too. It was an afternoon to remember!

The Swinging Bass Band and Trio is to play at University College, Birmingham.

The Swinging Bass band at University College Birmingham
The Swinging Bass Band and trio are to play at a great function at University College, Birmingham, in March. We will play quiet background music during the meal and drinks, then the 5-piece band will play our successful mix of Michael Bublé, Sinatra and Pop Covers.
Looking forward to a great night!!

The Swinging Bass Band to play for a Summer Party at the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire.

The Swinging Bass Band at Lacock Abbey
The Swinging Bass Trio is to play in early August at a Summer Party for the National Trust staff and volunteers at Lacock Abbey, Lacock, Wiltshire.
Looking forward to an August summer evening at a superb location! We will be playing our selection of Sinatra, Michael Bublé and pop covers.

The Swinging Bass Band to play at Long Meadow Farm, Keyham, Leicestershire

The Swinging Bass Band to play at Long Meadow Farm, Keyham, Leicestershire
The Swinging Bass Band has been invited to play at a country wedding at Long Meadow Farm, Keyham, Leicestershire. We love country weddings! We will be playing some favourite swing titles and others by Michael Bublé, and Frank Sinatra and some Pop Covers.

The Swinging Bass Band to play at a wedding in Arthingworth, Northamptonshire

The Swinging Bass band to play at a wedding in Arthingworth, Northamptonshire
The Swinging Bass Band has been booked to play at a wedding in Arthingworth, Northamptonshire in June 2014. We have played at about 300 weddings but this is the first time in Arthingworth – looking forward to it!

We will be playing some favourite swing titles and others by Michael Bublé, and Frank Sinatra and some Pop Covers.
The ceremony will take place in Arthingworth Church and the reception will be nearby.

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