Silk Street Swing formed back in 2009, following on from the success of top London dixieland jazz band the Silk Street Hot Seven.
Silk Street Swing formed back in 2009, following on from the success of top London dixieland jazz band the Silk Street Hot Seven. Silk Street Swing travel all over the UK, have performed at many prestigious venues, have been booked by celebrity clients (such as Gordon Ramsay) and have recorded extensively for TV, including programmes and commercials for the BBC and Channel 4.
With a vast list of repertoire that covers a wide range of styles, Silk Street Swing have an extensive list of songs to choose from. So whether it’s jazz, blues, rat-pack, pop, soul or funk you want to dance to, they have something for everyone. The band’s swing repertoire covers all the classic jazz hits including by Dean Martin, Bobby Darrin, Nat King Cole & Frank Sinatra right through to Michael Bublé, Jamie Cullum and Robbie Williams.
If you are looking to hire a talented Swing Band then Silk Street Swing have a choice of carefully constructed bands to enhance and add that finishing touch to your special day. Low-key or big party? Consider it done. The choice of line-ups, from a big swing band to small swing band are specifically tailored for intimate background, or party foreground entertainment and even somewhere in between!
The Silk Street Jazz Two provide high quality music in one of the smallest musical formats available. Playing a blend of subtle background jazz, soul and swing, the compact duo are ideal for the small intimate performance space at your reception, party or product launch.
The Silk Street Jazz Three are a very popular choice and well suited to background music. The trio are the scaled down version of the Jazz Four and the Swing Band. The smooth sound of the saxophone, coupled with the double bass and cool guitar (or piano) creates that smokey sophisticated jazz sound, perfect whilst guests are enjoying canapés and champagne.
These musicians are some of the finest exponents of cool jazz and swing, and one of the most popular groups in our portfolio. This smart, chic 4-piece ensemble comprises of saxophone, piano or guitar, double bass and drums. Playing the evening out with well-known blues and jazz standards, this ensemble is perfect chill-out dinner jazz music.
The superb 5-piece group recreate the swinging sounds of the big band era, making your event the one guests will be reminiscing over for many months later. The instrumentation can be flexible as saxophone, piano or guitar, double bass, drums and trumpet. This is the best line up for a great sound and particularly good if playing for dancing.
British Petroleum, Cancer Research UK,David Lloyd Leisure, Gordon Ramsay, Harrods, Hayling Island Jazz Festival, Henley Regatta, ING Direct, ITV, Olympic Torch Relay, Robert Smith (The Cure), Royal & Sun Alliance, Tokyo Electron Europe, Topsail, Worshipful Company of Grocers, Worshipful Company of Firefighters, Zafferano
The Silk Street Bands have performed at many prestigious venues across the UK including: Barbican Centre,Buckingham Palace, Buxted Park Hotel, Compleat Angler (Marlow), ExCel Centre, Hampton Court Flower Show, Hilton Hotel (Mayfair), Inner Temple (London), Kew Gardens, Knebworth House, Natural History Museum, Painshill Park (Surrey), Plaisterers Hall (London), Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Garden Hotel (London), Savoy Place (London), St James’ Palace (London), Tower of London, Waldorf Hotel (London),
"...Band was absolutely fantastic, I've never heard such a group of talented guys play music with such enthusiasm and energy. Your background ballads over dinner set the mood and when the guests wanted to dance you simply turned up the tempo. Many of my friends asked where we found you, so expect plenty more bookings" Sandra and David - Hertfordshire
"We (and everyone at the wedding) loved The Silk Street Swing Band, they looked and sounded great -please pass on my thanks to the band. Their music was great, it all sounds and looks good on wedding DVD and I would definitely recommend the band to people in future" Tanya Whelan
"All I can say is thank you so much for a fantastic performance, the Swing Band really helped the day go well and everybody commented on the music being fantastic. I will be recommending you to everyone I know so you may get some strange phone calls!" Charlotte - Bride
"Thanks for performing at our wedding - we loved the music as did all the guests we've talked to - it was all exactly what we'd hoped for" Rob & Belinda
"We recently hired the Silk Street band for a corporate event. The band was absolutely fantastic and fitted in with our James Bond theme. Employees came up to us the next day and said that the group was a big highlight of the evening and the music selection they provided was perfect" Marsha - Motorbodies Ltd