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Swingamathing

Music

Overview

  • A 7 piece swing/jazz band
  • Repertoire from the 30s, 40s and early 50s
  • Optional lindy dancers
  • Look and sound authentic vintage
  • Ideal for indoor or outdoor events

Location

Swingamathing are based in South Yorkshire playing most of their local gigs in the Sheffield, Leeds and North Derbyshire.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with break but this is completely flexible.

About this Act

Swingamathing is a 7 piece professional function/party band, specialising in the popular jazz style of the 1930s 40s and early 50s. They take their music seriously and provide a reliable service but then the fun starts. They appeal to all ages and could bring something different to your event or venue.

With costumes from the era and optional lindy hop/ jive swing dancers Swingamathing can bring the whole nostalgic package to your event. They can even provide a dancing lesson before the music starts. Swingamathing plays the well known swing tunes from the era including disney favourites alongside other popular tunes that are sure to get your toes tapping. If you would prefer, Swingamathing can play a quieter/more relaxed set to start the evening off before the tempo is raised.

Set List

Set 1
In the Mood - Glen Miller
All Right, Ok, you Win - Peggy Less
Swing is the Thing - Mills Brothers
As long as I live - Ella Fitzgerald
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Andrew's Sisters
Do Right - Peggy Lee
Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend - Marylin Monroe
Blue Turning Grey Over you - Count Basie
All of Me - Billie Holiday
Don’t get Around Much Anymore - Louis Armstrong
I Got Rhythm - George Gershwin

Set 2
Greasy / Sidewinder
It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie - Billie Holiday
Undecided - Ella Fitzgerald
Is you Is - Dinah Washington/Louis Jordan
All that Meat/ It ain’t what you do- Ella Fitzgerald
Fever - Peggy Lee
Ain’t Nobody Here but us Chickens - Louis Jordan
A Foggy Day - Dinah Washington
Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie - Louis Jordan
Encore : It Don’t Mean a Thing/ King of the Swingers -Duke Ellington/Louis Primo

Lineup

  • 7 piece band consisting of vocals, double bass, drums, piano, Trumpet, Saxaphones and Clarinet

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