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Dat Swing Thing

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Overview

  • Modern jazz act
  • Excellent repertoire of modern songs, with a vintage twist such as Take Me Out and also some older songs such as Elvis' Hound Dog and even the odd TV theme
  • Perform as a four piece act and can add sax/trumpet to make a five piece

Location

The band are based in London and frequently play throughout the city. They also gig frequently in the South and South West of England and will travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Either two 60 minute sets or three 40 minute sets, with 15 minute breaks.

About this Act

Dat Swing Thing are a London based modern jazz act made up of 4 excellent musicians. They offer a line-up of double bass, drums, electric guitar and female vocals and can tailor sets to suit your needs. They are versatile enough to be able to play chilled out background music or upbeat music to keep your guests dancing from the beginning to the end of their sets. They can do a bespoke arrangement of your favourite song, whether it's a first dance or a special song for your birthday. 

The band is made up of professional musicians who have played at the top venues around the UK such as Ronnie Scott’s, The Forum, The Jazz Café and with some of the world’s leading musicians. 

Set List

Ain’t Got No, I Got Life ­- Nina Simone
Born To Hand Jive ­- Sha Na Na
Chapel of Love ­- The Dixiecups
Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme
Lady Madonna ­- The Beatles
Love Machine ­- Girls Aloud
Shout ­- Lulu
Suit & Tie ­- Justin Timberlake
Take Me Out -­ Franz Ferdinand
Tarantula ­- Pendulum
The Nights ­- Avicci
The Outside ­- Calvin Harris
Hopelessly Devoted To You ­- Olivia Newton­-John
Dad’s Army Theme
Only Fools & Horses Theme
Tutti Frutti ­- Little Richard
Lipstick On Your Collar ­- Connie Francis
Hound Dog ­- Elvis
5, 6, 7, 8 ­- Steps
I Feel Good ­- James Brown
Johnny B. Goode ­- Chuck Berry
Boom Boom, Shake The Room ­- Will Smith
Getting’ Jiggy With It ­- Will Smith
Licking Stick -­ James Brown
America -­ Razorlight
Have a Nice Day ­- Stereophonics
Indian Summer -­ Stereophonics
Summer of 69 ­- Bryan Adams
Hit The Road Jack -­ Ray Charles
Mess around ­- Ray Charles
I want to Know What Love Is ­- Foreigner
Make You Feel My Love ­- Adele/Dylan
At Last -­ Etta James
Beauty School Dropout -­ Grease
Grease Lightning
Rock and Roll Party Queen ­- Louis St Louis
Higher and Higher ­- Jackie Wilson
Please, Please, Please ­- James Brown
Locomotion ­- Little Elsa
The Hop ­- Danny and the Juniors
Get Lucky ­- Daft Punk
Happy ­- Pharrell Williams

Lineup

  • 4 piece consisting of; female vocals, guitar, double bass and drums
  • 5 piece - as above with the addition of sax/trumpet

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