Speakeasy Swing

Grab your dancin’ shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, The Speakeasy Band is a roaring seven-piece swing band performing hits from the speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era. They have had audiences jumpin’ and jivin’ on dance floors across the country! ‘They present the music of their chosen era with verve, showmanship and great technical skill’

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Options Are- 4-piece - (Female Vocals, Piano, Double Bass, Drums) 5-piece - (Female Vocals, Piano, Double Bass, Drums, Guitar) 6-piece - (Female Vocals, Piano, Double Bass, Drums, Guitar, Clarinet) 7-piece - (Female Vocals, Piano, Double Bass, Drums, Guitar, Clarinet, Trumpet)



1. Ain’t He Sweet – Milton Ager and Jack Yellen
2. Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller
3. All Of Me – Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons
4. April In Paris – Vernon Duke
5. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma and Jacques Prévert
6. Baby Won’t You Please Come Home – Clarence Williams & Charles
7. Back Home Again In Indiana – Ballard MacDonald and James F. Hanley
8. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
9. Bei Mir Bist Du Schein – Jacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda
10. Big Butter & Egg Man – Percy Venable
11. Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
12. Blue Skies – Irving Berlin
13. Bourbon Street Parade – Paul Barbarin
14. C’est Si Bon – Henri Betti
15. Don’t Wait Too Long – Madeleine Peyroux
16. Everybody Wants To Be A Cat – Sherman Brothers
17. Fly Me To The Moon – Bart Howard
18. Hallelujah I Just Love Him So – Ray Charles
19. Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller
20. I Like Pie – The Four Clefs
21. In The Court Of King Oliver – Wynton Marsalis
22. It Don’t Mean A Thing – Duke Ellington
23. Jack, I’m Mellow – Trixie Smith
24. Juba And A O’Brown Squaw – Wynton Marsalis
25. Just A Gigolo – Leonello Casucci
26. King Of The Swingers – Robert and Richard Sherman
27. L-O-V-E – Gabler-Kaempfert
28. Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway
29. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
30. Oh But On The Third Day – Wynton Marsalis
31. Oh When The Saints – Trad.
32. One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer – Rudy Toombs
33. Some Of These Days – Shelton Brooks
34. Summertime – George Gershwin
35. Ten Feet Tall – Dan Abrahams
36. The Bare Necessities – Terry Gilkyson
37. The Charleston – Cecil Mack & James P. Johnson
38. The Flat Foot Foogie – Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart & Bud Green
39. The New Second Line – Joseph Avery
40. They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George & Ira Gershwin
Contemporary Swing Covers
1. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
2. Elenore – The Turtles
3. I Feel Good – James Brown
4. It’s All About You – McFly
5. Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
6. Mr Blue Sky – ELO
7. Proud Mary – Tina Turner
8. Rich Girl – Gwen Stefani
9. Rollin’ – Limp Bizkit
10. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses

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Why You Should Hire a Swing Band for Your Next Event

Are you looking to add a touch of old-school charm to your next event? Hiring a swing band is an excellent way to create an elegant atmosphere, perfect for special occasions such as corporate events or weddings. Learn why you should hire a swing band and what kind of performances they can provide.

The Festive Atmosphere of a Swing Band

When you hire a swing band, you will immediately create a festive atmosphere at your event. Swing music has been around since the 1930s, and while it has evolved over the years, all swing musicians put on shows that are guaranteed to uplift and entertain guests. With upbeat tempos and upbeat lyrics, a swing band can bring out the best in any event.

Benefits of Hiring a Swing Band Over a DJ

One of the biggest benefits of hiring a swing band over a DJ is that your guests can listen to live music. With a swing band, your guests will be able to appreciate the skill and creativity of the musicians as they play classic tunes like “Sing, Sing, Sing” or even contemporary hits like “Uptown Funk”. Having talented musicians playing authentic swing music at your event will create lasting memories for all your guests.

Variety, Versatility and Enjoyment

Another benefit of hiring a swing band for your event is that there will be something for everyone. Whether you want classic swing, contemporary swing or a mix of both – a swing band can provide it with all! A good swing band should also be able to adapt its playlist to suit the needs of your guests and ensure they have access to all their favourite songs. With the retro sophistication and enjoyment that comes with having live music, your guests are guaranteed to love the addition of a swing band at your special event.

Sets the Mood with Interacting Music

When it comes to creating an enjoyable atmosphere, hiring a swing band is a great way to make sure everyone feels included. With the unique vocal stylings and slight variation of tempo, interchanging between the voices of each singer and combining with some soulful tunes from trumpet and saxophone players – the sound created is reminiscent of a relaxing jazz club. Even better – your guests can find themselves on the dance floor! As well as providing a great listening experience, having a swing band play at your event brings with it an interactive energy that you won’t get with pre-recorded music.

An All-In-One Solution for Your Musical Needs

Hiring a swing band for your event is an effective way to make sure you have all your musical needs taken care of. Whether you’re looking for classic music from the age of swing or some more upbeat melodies, the versatility offered by having multiple musicians allows for an extensive range of styles and genres that can be tailored to best suit your particular event. With so many possibilities offered within one band, it’s easy to find the perfect sound for any occasion!

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What Makes a Great Swing Band?

A great swing band is a must-have for any party or event. But what makes a great swing band so special? It’s a combination of several factors including talent, energy, and audience engagement.

Plenty of Talent

The best swing bands are comprised of top-notch musicians who have mastered the art of swing music. They understand the nuances of the style, and their skill with the instruments is unparalleled. These musicians should be able to keep up with the quick tempo of the music and be able to solo and improvise with ease.

Lots of Energy

A great swing band should be able to bring energy to the room. They should be able to get the audience up and dancing and keep them engaged throughout the performance. This requires the band to be energetic and enthusiastic and to be able to create an exciting atmosphere.

Audience Engagement

A great swing band should have the ability to engage the audience in a meaningful way. They should be able to get the audience involved in the music by encouraging them to sing along or dance. This helps to create an atmosphere of fun and excitement.

If you’re looking for a great swing band for your next event, be sure to book Speakeasy Swing Band!


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We couldn’t have wished for a better evening; the band were perfect. Very entertaining and excellent vocals. I would 100% recommend both bands to all my friends and family. Good work!


​’Would 100% recommend these guys! Dani is a wonderful singer and the band are really talented musicians; they had a brilliantly stylish, really tight set. Five stars!’

Oliver & Becky

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