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Schwing

Music

Overview

  • 4-12 piece swing band
  • Colossal repertoire of classic swing/jazz and modern and classic pop and soul
  • Additional female singer option
  • Brass/horn section

Location

The band are based in London but are more than happy to travel UK wide and Internationally

Standard Set Times

  • x2 one hour sets or x3 forty mins sets

About this Act

Schwing are one of the finest live swing bands of their kind in Europe. After countless performances this function band are still thrilling audiences the world over with their fine musicianship, exceptional vocal talent and charismatic performance.

Schwing’s sensational repertoire combines swing band and Italian classics with dance floor filling pop and soul. This is further complimented by the bands very own ‘big band’ versions of timeless pop tunes.

Schwing are lead by the captivating pianist and vocalist, Anthony Kinsey, who blends the cool sophistication of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin with the contemporary style of Michael Buble and Harry Connick Jr with a splash of classic Billy Joel.

Schwing is made up of some of the finest and diverse musicians in the UK. From smoky jazz clubs to graduates of some of the finest music academies in the UK. These guys have and continue to work with artists ranging from the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Gloria Gaynor, Claire Teal, Corinne Bailey Rae, Atomic Kitten to West End smash hits Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas and the Magic of Motown.

A relatively new, optional, addition to Schwing is that of the awe inspiring vocals of Monique. Monique's strong and powerful soulful voice enables her to adapt to all music genres from RnB to pop to jazz. Listen to function band repertoire.

Schwing have a client list that stretches across the UK and Europe. Whether you’re looking for the sensational 9 piece big band with five strong horn section or the smaller 6 piece with three horns the band can work to your requirements.

By booking Schwing you’ll be joining a long list of delighted clients including major film premieres, corporate product launches, private weddings, awards ceremonies, celebrity charity events and festivals. It’s the bands youthful vigour, natural showmanship and professionalism that have made each of these events one to remember.

Set List

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Ain’t That a Kick in The Head
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
Big Time Operator
Can't Take My Eyes off You
Come Fly with Me
Don't Rain On My Parade
Everybody Love's somebody
Feeling Good
Fly Me to the Moon
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Wanna Be Like You
Jump, Jive & Wail
Just In Time
Lady Is a Tramp
Let There Be Love
Mack the Knife
Me and My Shadow
Mr. Bojangles
Music to Watch Girls By
My Kind of Girl
My Kind of Town
New York, New York
Night & Day
Ol' Macdonald
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Recipe for Love
Save The Last Dance For Me
Straighten Up & Fly Right
Strangers In The Night
Sway
That's Amoré
The Bare Necessities
The Very Thought Of You
The Way You Look Tonight
Things
Tribute to Duke Ellington (Caravan, Don't Get Around Much, It Don't Mean A Thing)
Under My Skin
Volaré
We Are In Love
You Never Can Tell
Yeh Yeh
You’re Never Fully Dressed without a Smile
Classic Pop in 'Big Band' Style
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
Could It Be Magic
For Once in My Life
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
I Feel Fine
Sunny Afternoon
Wonderwall
You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Christmas
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Let It Snow
Merry Christmas Everybody
Rudolf The Red Nose Reindeer
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Winter Wonderland

Classic Pop, Soul & Funk
Ain't Nobody
All Night Long
Blame It On The Boogie
Brown Eyed Girl
Dancing In The Moonlight
Englishman in New York
Everybody Needs Somebody
Gimme Some Lovin'
Hard To Handle
I Could Be So Good For You
I Want You Back
I Wish
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
It Must Be Love
Just the Two Of Us
Knock On Wood
Lady Marmalade
Let's Get It On
Let's Stay Together
Mercy
Midnight Hour
Moondance
Mustang Sally
My First My Last My Everything
My Girl
Pick Up the Pieces (Inst.)
RESPECT
Sir. Duke
Somebody Else's Guy
Streetlife
Superstition
Sweet Home Chicago
Sweetest Feeling
The Chicken (Inst.)
Valerie
Viva Las Vegas
You Can Call Me Al
Young Hearts Run Free
Standards & Ballads
Ain't No Sunshine
All Of Me
All Or Nothing At All
Autumn Leaves
Besame Mucho
Bye, Bye Blackbird
Days Of Wine & Roses
Everything
Girl From Ipanema
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Summertime
Take The 'A' Train
This Guy's In Love With You
What A Difference a Day Made
(Many more and ANY 'Standard' piece on request prior to performance date)

Lineup

  • Vocalist/pianist, guitar, bass, drums, 3 x sax, trombone, trumpet and female singer option

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