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Amy and the Swing Beats

Music

Overview

  • Jazz, Jive and Swing Band
  • Superb repertoire of classics from acts such as Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald and Cab Calloway
  • Perform as a quintet comprising female vocals, drums/backing vocals, double bass/backing vocals, sax and piano

Location

The Band are based in London and along the South Coast of England and happy to travel.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets

About this Act

Amy and The Swing Beats are a professional 5 piece band consisting of Amy Baker on vocals, Rich Muscat on sax, Laura Day on drums, Andy Morris on double bass and Tom Belbin on piano.

The young and energetic band came together after Amy's guest appearances with The Jive Aces who are one of the UK's most successful Jive/Swing band, inspired her to get her own band together. Having met the other members on the live circuit, rehearsals were completed quickly and the Swing Beats started performing around the UK in 2016. All accomplished musicians in their own right – the group perform with impressive musicianship skills and great on-stage chemistry.

Thier choice repertoire mixes jazz/jive and swing numbers which can be catered to both background and dance events depending on your desired atmopshere. The band come suited and booted in the era's clothing and are guaranteed to whisk you away to a bygone time of great music and entertainment.

Set List

It Don't Mean a Thing (If it ain't got that Swing) - Trad Jazz/Swing
Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway
Jump Jive and Wail - Louis Prima
Too Darn Hot - Ella Fitzgerald
Sing Sing Sing - Louis Armstrong
Putting on The Ritz - Trad Jazz/Swing
Summertime - Billie Holiday

Lineup

  • 5 piece - Lead Female vocalist, drums/backing vocals, double bass/backing vocals, sax and piano

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