Tag Archives: weddings

“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).

The Swinging Bass Trio playing at Croft Castle

The Swinging Bass Band at Croft Castle
CROFT CASTLE, near Leominster, looking attractive in the snow. When The Swinging Bass Trio is playing there in June it will be a lovely sunny day!

www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

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 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

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!
E:TheSwingingBass@gmail.com

The Swinging Bass band at Regent Jazz
Andy to 23 Oct 19 058 edited copyright low res
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 …

www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk
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

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).

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.