King Swing

King Swing from £1725

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King Swing is a high energy, 6 to 8 piece swing and vocal jazz ensemble, featuring up to a 4 piece brass section and both male and female vocals.


The band performs a huge repertoire of classic swing music from across the 20th Century, and is one of the only UK swing bands who specialise in performing the energetic swing music from the US 90s swing revival scene, as seen in films such as Swingers and The Mask.


King Swing offers a variety of performances: one is designed specifically for swing and Lindy Hop dance clubs, another is a Speakeasy / Prohibition show, and one mixes classic vocal and Ratpack jazz with upbeat swing and funk classics. So, whatever it is you need for your event, King Swing can provide!


Robin Edwards, the arranger and bandleader, is joined onstage by a collection of talented professional musicians - to present a truly engaging and exciting show.

Swing Scene

King Swing are highly experienced in performing swing music; combining their musical skills, authenticity and energetic performance, they can bring the swing to your celebration and have your guests dancing the night away!

A night in Tunisia*

As time goes by

Autumn leaves

Best is yet to come, The

Beyond the sea

Black coffee

Blue bossa*

Blue in green*

Blue rondo a la turk*

Boogie bumper, The*

Can’t help lovin’ dat man

Cantaloupe island*


Chattanooga Choo Choo

Come fly with me

Cry me a river

Do nothin’ til you hear from me

Don’t get around much anymore

Feeling good


Fly me to the moon



Get your way

Giant steps*

Girl from Ipanema

Go daddy-o*

God bless the child

Have you met Miss Jones

Honeysuckle rose

I get a kick out of you

I loves you Porgy

I miss you so

I wanna be like you

I’m glad there is you

I’ve got the world on a string

In a mellow tone*

In The Mood

It don’t mean a thing

It had to be you

It’s alright with me

James Brown medley

Jump, jive an’ Wail

Just one of those things

Lady is a tramp, The

Let the Good Times Roll

Let there be love

Let’s face the music and dance


Lullaby of birdland

Mack the Knife

Mad about the boy

Mercy Mercy Mercy*

Mind is on vacation

Minnie the Moocher

Mo’ better blues*



Mr Bojangles

Mr pinstripe suit

My baby just cares for me

My funny valentine

My way

New York, New York

Night & day

Night Out

Night train*

On the street where you live

One for my baby


Our love is here to stay

Peel me a grape

Pennsylvania 6500

Pick up the pieces*

Play that funky music

Recipe for love

Round midnight*


Signed Sealed Delivered

Sing Sing Sing

Sir Duke

So what*

Someone to watch over me*

Song for my father*

St. Louis blues


Stompin’ @ the Hundred

Stormy weather

Straight no chaser*



Sweet Georgia Brown*

Take five*

That Old Black Magic

That’s life

They can’t take that away from me

This masquerade


Watermelon man*

We are in love

Well you needn’t

What a difference a day made

What a wonderful world

When I fall in love

When The Saints Go Marching

Work That Skirt

You & me and the bottle makes three

You’d be so nice to come to

You’re nobody ‘til someone loves you

General Information:

Name: King Swing

Location: Cambridgeshire

Main Category: Swing Bands

Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music


6 Piece Band (default): Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, bass, drums

7 Piece Band: Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, trombone, bass, drums

8 Piece Band: Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, alto sax, trombone, bass, drums


Standard Set Times: 2 x 50 minutes

Set Up Time: 2hrs 0 mins

Usual Evening Arrival Time: 16:00

Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00

Space Required (w x d):

6 Piece Band (default): 7.0m x 2.0m

7 Piece Band: 8.0m x 3.0m

8 Piece Band: 8.0m x 3.0m

Sound & Lighting:

PA suitable for: Up to 300 people

Stage Lighting: Yes

Dance Floor Lighting: Yes

Free use of PA via iPod: Yes

DJ included: No

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: Parking for min. 3 cars, changing room with mirror (not toilets), green room with seats for band when not performing (could be same as changing room), secure storage area for cases close to performance area, hot meal and soft drinks, small bar tab appreciated.

Technical Requirement: 2 x 13 amp sockets preferably on separate circuits (1 for audio, 1 for lighting), if sound limiter present information about DB setting needed, if event outdoors 3-sided waterproof tent with flooring required.

Instant Quote:

STEP 1: Check Availability

STEP 2: Select Option(s)

6 Piece Band£1,725

Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, bass, drums

7 Piece Band£1,955

Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, trombone, bass, drums

8 Piece Band£2,185

Male vocals/piano, female vocals, trumpet, tenor sax, alto sax, trombone, bass, drums

Please complete STEP 1
Prices quoted are subject to confirmation and are intended as a guide only.

Set Options:

2 x 50 minutes

Optional Extras:

Hourly charge for early arrival£60

Per musician per hour

Hourly charge after midnight£115

Per musician per hour

Upgraded PA£345

A third party sound engineer with uprated p.a. system and lighting

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