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!


Band options
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),

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Performance options

3pc Band (Standard Line up)

Sax, Piano or Guitar, Double Bass

4pc Band

Sax, Piano or Guitar, Double Bass, Drums

5pc Band

Sax, Piano or Guitar, Double Bass, Drums & Trumpet or Vocals

2pc Band

Sax plus Piano or Guitar

Set list / Repertoire

After You’ve Gone
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Ain’t Misbehavin’
All Blues
All of Me
All of You
All or Nothing At All
All The Things You Are
Angel Eyes
Autumn In New York
Autumn Leaves
Billie’s Bounce
Blue Monk
Body & Soul
But Not For Me
Cheek to Cheek
Chelsea Bridge
Come Fly With Me
Come Rain, Come Shine
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me To The Moon
How Insensitive
I Can’t Get Started
I Can’t Believe You’re In Love With Me
I Get A Kick Out of You
I Remember April
I Remember You
I’ve Got a Crush on You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
If I Had You
If I Should Lose You
In a Mellotone
In A Sentimental Mood
It Could Happen To You
It Had To Be You
Just One Of Those Things
Love For Sale
Lover Man
Mack The Knife
Making Whoopee
Moon River
My Funny Valentine
Nature Boy
New York, New York
Night and Day
Night Train
Pennies From Heaven
Satin Doll
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Someone To Watch Over Me
Stompin’ At The Savoy
Stormy Weather
Take The A Train
That’s Amore
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Nearness of You
The Shadow of Your Smile
The Song Is You
The Very Thought of You
The Way You Look Tonight
These Foolish Things
What’s New
You Go To My Head
You Make Me Feel So Young