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William May

Rat Pack Swing Tribute based in Warwickshire

Price from £1354

One of the UK's most sought after swing singers, William May has become the first choice to entertain at events & occasions performing with his amazing band. Performing Rat Pack standards plus modern Pop hits in a cool swing style, William is an expert at setting the perfect mood at your event!

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended 185 Customer Reviews

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Modern songs performed in a swing style
All of me - John Legend
All about that bass - Meghan Trainor
Bad romance - Lady Ga Ga
Beat it - Michael Jackson
Careless whisper - George Michael
Get here - Oleta Adams
Hello - Lionel Richie
Livin' on a prayer - Bon Jovi
Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Never gonna give you up - Rick Astley
Smells like teen spirit - Nirvana
Stay with me - Sam Smith
Supreme - Robbie Williams
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
The way you make me feel - Michael Jackson
True - Spandau ballet
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
We found love - Rihanna
Wonderwall - Oasis

Frank Sinatra
Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Best Is Yet To Come
Cheek To Cheek
Chicago
Come Fly With Me
Come Dance With Me
Fly Me To The Moon
For Once In My Life
Girl From Ipanema
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Get A Kick Out Of You
It had to be you
It Was A Very Good Year
I’ve Got The World On A String
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Love And Marriage
Love Is (The Tender Trap)
Luck Be A Lady
Mack The Knife
Moon River
My Way
New York New York (The Theme From)
Nice N Easy
One For My Baby
Pennies From Heaven
Somethin’ Stupid
Strangers In The Night
Summer Wind
The Lady Is A Tramp
That’s Life
That old black magic
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
The Way You Look Tonight
Witchcraft
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
You Make Me Feel So Young
Young At Heart

Sammy Davis Jr
Mr Bojangles

Michael Buble
Close your eyes
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Crazy Love
Everything
Fever
Feeling Good
For Once In My Life
Haven't Met You Yet
Hold On
Hollywood
Home
How Sweet It Is
It's A Beautiful Day
I've Got You Under My Skin
Lost
Mack The Knife
Me And Mrs Jones
Moondance
Sway
That's All
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
You Make Me Feel So Young
Young At Heart

Nat King Cole
Let There Be Love
L.O.V.E
Mona Lisa
The Christmas Song
Unforgettable
When I Fall In Love

Dean Martin
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Everybody Loves Somebody
Little Old Wine Drinker
That’s Amore
Your Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

Robbie Williams
Angels
Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Beyond The Sea
Feel
Go Gentle
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Wanna Be Like You
Minnie The Moocher
Puttin' On The Ritz
She's The One
Shine My Shoes
Somethin' Stupid
Swing Supreme
Rock DJ

Other Songs
All of me ( John Legend )
A groovy kind of love ( Phil Collins )
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Can't stop falling in love with you ( Elvis )
Don't Stop Me Now (Queen)
Easy ( Lionel Richie )
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Hard Days Night (The Beatles)
It must be love ( Madness )
It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones)
Ordinary people ( John Legend )
Rule The World (Take That)
Shake A Tail Feather (Ray Charles)
Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay (Ottis Redding)
Stand by me ( Ben E King )
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
The wonder of You (Elvis) *
Your Song (Elton John)

Christmas Repertoire
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Mistletoe And Holly
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bells
Let It Snow
The Christmas Song (Nat King Cole)
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland
I'll Be Home For Christmas

  • Exclusive artist to Alive Network
  • Over 160+ positive reviews
  • Very experienced wedding and corporate event singer. Previous clients include Royal Air Force, Selfridges & Co and Harvey Nichols
  • Both an amazing singer and entertainer with the experience to make any event a success
  • William covers all of the Rat pack, Michael Bublé and Robbie Williams numbers plus up beat songs from other artists to keep the dance floor full
  • Uses only the very best equipment including a HD RCF sound system and LED stage lighting

Line up:

Default lineup: 6 members

Standard Line Up: Sextet William with piano/keyboard, double bass, drums, saxophone and trumpet

 

From an early age William has loved the thrill of entertaining and getting that special reaction from an audience. Brought up listening to Frank Sinatra and Nat king Cole he soon discovered his voice was perfectly suited to singing swing and jazz

As a full time professional singer, William's experience performing at the highest profile venues in the country guarantee's you're in safe hands when he's booked to sing for you and your guests.

Nothing is too much trouble for William when it comes to planning the entertainment for your event or occasion. Every booking is personalised to you and William will arrange his sets to include the songs you want to hear him and his band perform and also to set the mood whether it be up beat to get everybody dancing at your wedding/event or more laid back during a dinner or drinks reception.

William performs either as an acoustic duo with his pianist or with his five piece band of piano, double bass, drums, saxophone and trumpet  

An absolute professional and perfectionist to his craft from the moment William puts his tuxedo on, prepare to be wowed...

Previous Clients
England cricketer Gladstone Small
Wicksteed Park
SW19 Studio
Volkswagen UK
Wentworth Golf club
HSBC
C M Downton Ltd
RAF club Pall Mall
The Dorchester
The Belfry golf club
Selfridges & Co
Allianz Insurance
Flowcrete UK
Truphone
Twinings Tea
Lakesmere
Boots UK Ltd
GL Industrial Ltd
Savoy Hotel London
Datel Advanced Gaming Technology
Royal Air Force
M.S. Society Charity
Royal Sun Alliance
Age Concern Charity
Brands Hatch Race circuit
Cosine marketing UK
Touch FM radio
Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club
Freestyle games
George for Asda awards dinner
Harvey Nichols
Old Orleans Restaurants
John Reay Golf Club
Las Vegas Show Girls
Navman wireless
JS Sainsburys
Thomas Sanderson Ltd
The Assembly Royal Leamington Spa
Best Western Hotels
Holiday Inn
Crown Plaza Chester
Wroxall Abbey
numerous private clients for Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries etc

Customer reviews

William May and his 5-piece band performed at our wedding on 2 July and we loved every minute of it! He was very charming and has an incredible voice - my husband and I stayed on the dance floor for the entire two sets dancing the night away! Thank you for making this day so unforgettable
- Chris Thompson 

The booking was made with ease and professionalism with William who kindly helped guide discussions with our high profile venue. The performance was a delight and enjoyed by all of our guests - we wish we had been able to give more of the evening to William May. Fabulous all round! Thank you.
- Sam Hyde - Charity event at The Savoy London

Wonderful entertainment William, great choice of songs and great voice. You had the whole room stunned by your performance. You will most certainly be at our next event.
- Frank Corrigan

Just to say that Carolyn and I were delighted with your performance at our wedding. Your presence lifted the entertainment away from the bog standard disco, which everyone else has, and introduced a touch of class to the proceedings, along with some real music. It made our day. Your willingness to sing the music we chose and to dedicate it to us made it very personal, which we loved. You also volunteered to sing the song for our first dance instead of our using a recorded version, which scared us to death as we’d practiced with the original Buble version but it turned out to be an inspired suggestion and could not have worked out better. Bless you for that! We would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone planning a wedding or any other event requiring entertainment. In fact, I would go as far as to say that anyone planning a wedding/event without your services, is seriously missing out!
- Stuart & Carolyn Gulleford

This lad really can sing Sinatra!
- Chris Smith (String of Pearls Band) - Toured with Frank Sinatra playing trombone.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire William May from Alive Network

  • 9 Piece Swing Band Add £1310

    Hire William with a pianist, upright bass, drums, guitar, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet and trombone. Also includes sound engineer. Please note additional travel expenses may be incurred approx,

  • DJ Package Add £197

    A laptop with a huge array of songs, modern and old, using DJ software and basic lighting

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire William May from Alive Network

  • 1 x 60 minutes
  • 2 x 45 minutes