A hot swing rhythm & blues band guaranteed to get you jumping & jiving to the classic hits of the new & old swing & rock “n” roll tunes. Available as a 6 or 10 piece band, their music includes works from artists including Presley, Bublé, Sinatra & more!
The Jive City Swingers's Biography
Line up: Standard 6 Piece: Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Saxophone or Vocals, Piano, Bass, Drums, Saxophone, Trumpet.
Optional 10 Piece: Vocals, Piano, Bass, Guitar, Drums, 2 x Trumpet, 2 x Tenor Saxophone, Trombone + a dedicated sound engineer! (See booking options for more details)
*The Jive City Swingers provide swing, jive and rock “n” roll music!
*From the 1920’s right up to the modern day including Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, Elvis Presley, The Blues Brothers, Bill Haley & Michael Bublé.
*Perfect dance music, ideal for weddings, novelty or themed parties, and corporate functions.
*A hot, slick and totally live concert experience!
*A full and flexible choice to the size of the band from 6 piece right up to an 10 piece extravaganza!
*Fully self-contained with high quality PA and lighting plus a dedicated sound engineer!
*Cheapest rates in Leeds and West Yorkshire, but can travel nationwide.
Need a big band sound but haven’t got the space? Do you want to have an evening of dancing to hot swing and jive from some of the finest swing musicians in Yorkshire? Look no further; The Jive City Swingers has the perfect solution for you.
The Jive City Swingers is a hot swing rhythm and blues band based in Leeds, guaranteed to get you jumping and jiving to the classic hits of the new and old swing and rock “n” roll tunes. Their music includes works from artists including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bobby Darin, The Blues Brothers, Brian Setzer, Peggy Lee, Bill Haley and Michael Bublé.
The band are heavily dedicated to providing you with a show you won’t forget and are perfect for weddings, novelty and themed parties, corporate functions and club performances. Containing some of the finest swing and jazz musicians from the Yorkshire and Leeds jazz scene, The Jive City Swingers have been recognised musically by some of the finest professional musicians in Britain including The Jive Aces!
The Jive City Swingers includes a phat and punchy 5 piece horn section, a jumpin’ rhythm section and a swinging crooning vocal treat! The show is a slick, smooth and sexy transition through the ages as you are taken back to the swing and dance halls of the 1920s and 30s. No audience can resist swinging to the jive of The Jive City Swingers!
Individually the swinging members of The Jive City Swingers have performed with some of the finest names in Jazz, Pop, Soul and Swing including Earth Wind and Fire, The Four Tops, Rico Rodriguez, Dave Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Extra Curricular in a huge collection of venues including The Royal Albert Hall, Richard M. Daley Centre (Chicago), St Davids Hall (Cardiff), Sandown Race Course, The Anville (Basingstoke), Royal Festival Hall, The Bulls Head (Barnes).
Flexibility is the key and the band is about as flexible as they come. With different packages to choose from, a large set list and the option of picking your favourite swing classics for the band to perform (even if they are not already on our list) you can create your perfect event.
The Jive City Swingers perform as a compact but punchy 6 piece as standard. However, if you are looking for the ultimate wow factor, the band can also upgrade to a 10 piece extravaganza (see booking options for more details).
The band are fully self-contained with a high quality PA and lighting system. They even bring a dedicated sound engineer to all events so you can sit back and enjoy a totally professional live concert experience!
“I really liked the music, nice playing! The faster Neo – Swing tracks are excellent too!”
-Ken Smith, The Jive Aces
“You guys are fantastic, unbelievably fresh and something everybody should have in their collection.”
-Andy Winfield, One Two Productions
“I really like the sound of your tracks. The arrangements are tight with high energy.”
-Tony Shepphard, GlosJazz
The Jive City Swingers's Set List / Repertoire
New! Christmas Repertoire
All in the swing style for you jive nuts out there!
Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry
Jingle Bell Rock
Jingle Bells/Here comes Santa Clause/Rudolph
Chestnuts Roasting on an open fire
I Wish it could be xmas every day
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Auld lang syne
Santa Clause is coming to town
1930 - 1940
Why Don’t You Do Right – Peggy Lee
It don’t mean a thing – Duke Ellington
All of me – Joe Budden
One o Clock Jump – Count Basie
The things we did last Summer - Sammy Cahn
Minnie the moocher – Cab Calloway
Is you is or is you aint my baby – Louis Prima
Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin
Somewhere beyond the sea – Bobby Darin
1950 - 1970
Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
Hallelujah I love Her So – Ray Charles
Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
Unchain my Heart – Ray Charles
I got a woman – Ray Charles
Let The Good Times Roll – Ray Charles
Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley
Shake rattle and Roll – Bill Haley
Hound dog – Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
That’s Life – Frank Sinatra
Everybody needs somebody – The Blues Brothers
Gimme Some Lovin’ – Blues Brothers
Soul Man – Blues Brothers
Flip Flop and Fly – Blues Brothers
In the midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Moondance – Van Morrison
Zoot suit riot – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
Mr Pinstripe Suit – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
The Ding Dong Daddy – Cherry Poppin Daddies
Tuxedo Junction – Jools Holland arrangement
You and me and the bottle makes three – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
The boogie Bumper – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Family Guy theme
This Cat’s on a Hot Tin Roof – Brian Setzer Orchestra
Mellow Saxophone – Brian Setzer Orchestra