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Swing & Rat Pack Bands in Leicestershire

The Rat Pack was originally used to refer to a group of actors, including Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. The name was also used to refer to the swing music of the era, of which Sinatra and Martin in particular were a part.

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Swing music really began to develop in the 1930s in the United States, and had found its feet by the end of the decade, utilising a strong rhythm of double bass with a prominent brass section and quick lilting tempos. The first pioneers of the genre included Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, with artists such as Sinatra coming along later as the genre became more mainstream in the United States and around the world.

Pop and swing fused in the 50s and 60s, leading on to what we now know as rock and roll, with pop vocalists including Sinatra, Dobby Darin and Matt Monro reaching huge prominence. Today, swing and rat pack bands in Leicestershire are bigger than ever, enjoying a modern revival which DG Music can bring to your party. Just give us a call today on 01572 756386 to find out more about our free consultation offer and the fantastic prices we have on offer for new customers.

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Jazz Rats

Jazz Rats

Based in Lincolnshire

The Jazz Rats are a brilliant classic swing, jazz, and Latin band fronted by charismatic vocalist and pianist Jason ...

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from £1125
Jazz Rats Duo

Jazz Rats Duo

Based in Lincolnshire

Based in Rutland & Lincolnshire, this fantastic jazz duo can provide the perfect musical accompaniment to your event - ...

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from £500
1940s Swing Band

1940s Swing Band

Based in Nottinghamshire

This 1940s Swing Orchestra is an 8 to 18 piece swing big band based in Nottinghamshire, perfect for 1940s ...

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from £1750
Fruit Machine

Fruit Machine

Based in Greater Manchester

A dynamic 7 Piece Soulful band based in the north west, Fruit Machine can provide the live music to ...

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from £1940
Jalapeno Hot Club

Jalapeno Hot Club

Based in London

This 4 Piece London band are a unique and dynamic group that will bring a fabulous sparkle to your ...

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from £1530
Cool Cats

Cool Cats

Based in London

London based 5 piece jazz band Cool Cats, will provide the sophisticated and ambient atmosphere for your celebration!

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from £1400
Leicester Big Band

Leicester Big Band

Based in Leicestershire

Musical Director Roger Parsons and the Leicester Big Band provides the very best in hot foot-tapping music from the ...

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from £2000
Jazz Collective

Jazz Collective

Based in London

The Jazz Collective is a versatile selection of hand-picked professional jazz musicians offering performances throughout the UK in a ...

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from £500
GG Big Band

GG Big Band

Based in Lincolnshire

GG Big Band is a sensational 10-piece Swing Orchestra full of highly talented and experienced professional musicians from all ...

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from £1875
Cate C

Cate C

Based in Gloucestershire

Cate C is based in Gloucestershire and is one the UK's finest Jazz singers with critically acclaimed albums and ...

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from £750
Jive O'Clock

Jive O'Clock

Based in Nottinghamshire

From Sinatra to Sugababes, Beatles to Britney, Prima to Prince, Jive O’Clock have the style and experience to make ...

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from £1690
Jive Aces

Jive Aces

Based in West Sussex

The Jive Aces are the UK's top Jive & Swing band and are renowned for their high energy Jump ...

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from £4200 +VAT

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