The London Swing and Soul Band Overview:

  • Eclectic Swing & Soul Party Band.
  • Variable Setup from Trios to 15 Piece Arrangements.
  • Jazz / Swing / Soul / Rock / Pop Genres and More.
  • Can Perform For Ceremony / Dinner / Reception.
  • Fun and Varied Repertoire of Iconic Songs.
  • First Dance Song Learnt as Standard.
  • DJ set Available Throughout The Night.
  • PA System Suitable for Medium to Large Venues.
  • Bookable from £1200+.

 

 
The London Swing and Soul Band is an incredibly talented group of musicians who have been performing together for many years, stunning audiences with their grand array of music from many genres. Their name says it all really, they are a live wedding band for hire in London, playing swing and soul music. But they’re right at the top of their game!
Their flexibility as a band gives them the unique ability to fit whatever you require for your wedding entertainment, with them being able to perform as anything from a guitar / bass / drums trio to a full size 15 piece party band. As well as the flexibility of their group size and arrangement, they also perform a wide range of music from many genres, including jazz / swing / soul / latin / funk / rock / pop / blues / reggae / RnB / Motown / disco, guaranteeing that there’s a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy at your wedding.

Performing in their various group sizes for several years, The London Swing and Soul Band have been praised wherever they go, with wedding guests saying that there was “never a dull moment” and that “without exception the whole band were fantastic”. The band are also highly credited for their ability to read an audience and decide when to play what kinds of music, with comments being made like “most importantly they took the event from mellow to upbeat and swinging without any needs for prompts or direction”.
 

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As a Wedding Band:

The London Swing and Soul Band are able to perform at the ceremony, in the afternoon / dinner and at the reception / evening party. The band can be mixed up into various different formats, giving you an incredible freedom of choice, allowing you to pick the perfect set up to suit your wedding. The band are able to provide background music appropriate for more relaxed functions and more upbeat party music for when the things start to get going in the evening. Some of the arrangements available to choose from include Piano / Bass / Drums Trio, 7 piece consisting of keyboard / guitar / bass / drums / trumpet / saxophone plus a guest singer, or even a full size 15 piece party band, adding in another guest singer, two trombones, an extra sax and trumpet and 3 backing vocalists. This flexibility means that The London Swing and Soul Band can easily provide the right kind of music to suit your requirements, and guarantees that their sets will include something for everyone.

The London Swing and Soul Band will learn your choice of first dance song as standard, and are also happy to learn additional songs as an optional extra. The standard length the band will play for is either 2 x 60 mins or 3 x 40 mins sets, but this can be altered as you make arrangements with them. The band has their own PA system, suitable for indoor use with audiences of up to around 300 people. They are able to use their equipment outside given that they are performing under cover. They also have their own lighting rig with stage lighting for the band as well as dance floor lights which sync with the music and a disco ball. The band are happy to provide use of their sound system for speeches, and will provide a DJ set for the times before, between, and after they perform.

We booked The London Swing Band as a Quintet for our summer ball and they were perfectly professional, well prepared and very pleasant to work with. Fantastic execution and lovely singing.

 

Repertoire:

The music that can be found in The London Sing and Soul Band’s repertoire comes from a wide range of genres, stretching from the smooth sounds of Jazz to the dance floor ready rock and pop hits, meaning that this band can perform great music to everybody’s taste.

Some of the songs that can be found within their incredible repertoire include swing and jazz classics like The Lady Is A Tramp (Frank Sinatra) and Puttin’ On The Ritz (Fred Astaire), latin and soul hits like Mambo Italiano (Rosemary Clooney) and Stand By Me (Ben E. King), and pop and rock songs like Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) and Come As You Are (Nirvana). There is also a great deal of variance within each of the genres, with a mix of old classics as well as more modern hits to choose from. You can view a more detailed repertoire by clicking on the genre headings below:

 

Soul, Pop & Rock

  • All Shook Up
  • Billie Jean
  • Blue Suede Shoes
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Come As You Are
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Don’T Stop Me Now
  • Dont Be Cruel
  • Gold
  • Great Balls Of Fire
  • Heartbreak Hotel
  • Hound Dog
  • I Feel Good
  • I Will Survive
  • I Wish
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Johnny Be Goode
  • La Bamba
  • Long Train Running
  • Marry You
  • Mr Brightside
  • Mustang Sally
  • Proud Mary
  • Seven Nation Army
  • Stand By Me
  • Summer Of 69
  • Superstition
  • Suspicious Minds
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Take On Me
  • Teddy Bear
  • Twist And Shout
  • Uptown Funk
  • Valerie
  • Wonderwall

 

Swing, Jazz & Latin

  • All Of Me
  • Besame Mucho
  • Charleston
  • Cheek To Cheek
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Cuando
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Ive Got You Under My Skin
  • La Bamba
  • The Lady Is A Tramp
  • Mambo Italiano
  • Mas Que Nada
  • Moondance
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me
  • New York, New York
  • O Sole Mio / Its Now Or Never
  • Puttin’ On The Ritz
  • Quizas
  • Sway
  • There Will Never Be Another You
  • Tu Vuo Fa L’Americano
  • Via Con Me
  • Wave
  • Witchcraft
 

The London Swing and Soul Band were awesome! Not just the amazing songs, but the interaction and the dancing. We had such a lovely time. Their sound system was amazing and they let us use their it for the disco afterwards as well.

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The London Swing and Soul Band can be booked to play at your wedding from £1200+, enquire for a tailor made quote for your wedding date by filling out the contact form below.

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