The Red Stripe Band – Boogie Woogie and Swing!

The Red Stripe Band……….led by Red Stripe himself on piano and vocals. Supported by some of the top session players on the circuit including an accomplished horn section to give that authentic big band sound. The full 7pc band comprises:
Male Vocals/Piano, Female Vocals, Baritone Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Bass and Drums.

Red Stripe on piano and vocals features some wicked boogie woogie and big band arrangements including ‘Bumble Boogie’, ‘Shake Rattle ‘n’ Roll’, ‘Well Alright’ (Count Basie) – all in true foot tapping boogie woogie style. There is also a good sprinkling of jump jive and rock and roll including Louis Jordan and Louis Prima numbers such as ‘Choo Choo Ch Boogie’, ‘Jump Jive ‘n’ Wail’ and ‘Buona Sera’. By the end of the evening nobody can keep still – the whole place is jumpin’!

The band is based in London but have played world wide including tours of the Cote D’Azur (including Monte Carlo) and the east coast of Italy and notably toured the USA’s east coast, playing with guest artistes including John Martyn, Glen Tilbrook from Squeeze, and Rupert Black of the Pretenders as well as supporting Eddi Reader.


Other highlights include playing to an audience of 6,000 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, entertaining the Royal Families of 5 countries and sharing stages with Sting, Madonna, Van Morrison. Jazz Festivals include Montreux, Birmingham, Lichfield, Marlborough, Cork and Umbria,

Satisfied corporate clients include Microsoft, Toyota, Consignia, Hanson Group, British Telecom, Barclays Bank, Somerfield etc.

Audio Samples


Performance options

9pc Band

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Set list / Repertoire

Able Mabel – Jools Holland
Ain’t That A Shame – Fats Domino
All Of Me – Frank Sinatra
Alright Alright Alright – Roger Cotton
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand – Jools Holland
Blue Monk – Theolonius Monk
Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
Boogie Bumper – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Buona Sera – Louis Prima
Buzz Me – Louis Jordan
C Jam Blues – Duke Ellington
Caldonia – Louis Jordan
Choo Choo Ch Boogie – Louis Jordan
Coffee Song – Frank Sinatra
Dr Jazz – Jools Holland
Enjoy Yourself – Jools Holland
Everybody Needs Somebody – The Blues Brothers
Flip Flop And Fly – Louis Jordan
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Ghost At My Door – Jools Holland
Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Guaglione – Guinness Ad
Hey Girl – Louis Prima
Honky Tonk Train Blues – Meade Lux Lewis
House Of Bamboo – Earl Grant
I Feel Good – James Brown
I’m In The Mood For Love – Louis Armstrong
Jailhouse Rock – Blues Brothers
It’ll Be Me – Jerry Lee Lewis
Jump For Joy – Jools Holland
Jump Jive ‘n’ Wail – Louis Prima
Just A Gigolo – Louis Prima
L’americano – Dean Martin
Let’s Stick Together – Brian Ferry
Mack The Knife – Frank Sinatra
Maiden’s Lament – Jools Holland
Mustang Sally – Commitments
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone
Night Train – Duke Ellington
No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
Nomad St Party – Dave Eastham
Red Stripe Boogie – Neil Drinkwater
Reeling And Rockin’ – Bill Haley
Route 66 – Nat King Cole
Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
See Ya Later Alligator – Bill Haley
Shake A Tail Feather – Blues Brothers
Shake Rattle ‘N’ Roll – Elvis Presley
Shake Shake Boom Boom – Roger Cotton
She’s Never Satisfied – Bill Haley
Signature/Five Months – Louis Prima
Smokin’ Shuffle – Jools Holland
Stompin’ On Down – Neil Drinkwater/Tim Riggins
Soul Limbo – Test Match Theme
Sweet Home Chicago – Blues Brothers
Tequila – The Champs
That’s Alright Mama – Elvis Presley
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
There Ain’t Noboby Here But Us Chickens – Louis Jordan
Travellin’ Light – Cliff Richard
Tuxedo Junction – Glenn Miller
Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
Well Alright – Jools Holland
Whole Lotta Shakin’ – Jerry Lee Lewis
Yakety Sax – Benny Hill Theme
YMCA – Village People
You Got What You Asked For – Neil Drinkwater
You Make Me Feel So Young – Frank Sinatra
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry (Teenage Wedding)
You’re Mine – Neil Drinkwater