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Rachel Rogers and the Swing Kings

Music

Overview

  • Classic swing band
  • Huge repertoire of songs from the 1930s and 40s
  • Perform as a 5 piece as standard and can reduce to a 3 or 4 piece for background music
  • Requests not on the standard set list are welcomed

Location

The band are based in Manchester and play throughout Cheshire, Derbyshire and West Yorkshire

Standard Set Times

  • two 45 minute sets with 30 minute break
  • three 30 minute sets with 15 minute breaks

About this Act

Rachel Rogers and the Swing Kings are a Manchester based group performing classic swing tunes from the 1930s and 40s. Transporting you back to the time of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, the band are the perfect choice for a wedding or party and provide that touch of class to make any event memorable.

Fronted, funnily enough, by Rachel Rogers, the band have an impressive collection of performance credits to their name having played at London’s Royal Albert Hall, The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and many jazz festivals throughout the UK. 

Set List

Fly me to the moon - Sinatra
My Funny Valentine - Rogers + Hart
Have you met Miss Jones - Rogers + Hart
Summertime - Gershwin
New York, New York - Sinatra
It Had to be You - Jones
Unforgettable - Gordon
Embraceable You - Gershwin
A Foggy Day - Gershwin
Night and Day - Porter

Lineup

  • 5 piece band consisting of vocals, piano, double bass, drums and tenor saxophone

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