Jive Band

Live Music And DJ,Jazz, Swing, Blues & Jive,Talent & TV Show Personalities,TV Show Talent Acts
Jive Band
Reasons to book this ACT
  • UK's Most In-demand Jive and Swing Band performing over 300 shows a year

  • Performed across the UK, USA, Japan- in 30+ Countries so far

  • Combining a fresh arrangements of Swing/ Jive/ R&B classics

  • Award Winning Band-Featured on Britain's Got Talent 2012 Semi Final

  • Available to perform Worldwide

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This act are the UK’s top Jive & Swing band. Together for over 10 years, this extremely popular six piece group have performed at thousands of festivals, theatres and dancehalls throughout the UK, Europe and USA, as well as Japan, Israel and the Caribbean. The band are renowned for their high energy Jump Jive music (the exciting sound where Swing meets Rock ‘n Roll) and spectacular stage show and made it through to the S/final stages of Britain's Got Talent 2012.

They combine a mixture of fresh arrangements of swing/Jive/R&B classics - songs made famous by such greats as Louis Prima, Cab Calloway, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Big Joe Turner and Sammy Davis Jnr- along with a selection of superb swinging originals taken from their studio albums.  The band have worked with many of the top names in the business, including John Travolta, Status Quo, Isaac Hayes, Van Morrison, Count Basie Orchestra, Keely Smith, Priscilla Presley, Buddy Greco, Kirstie Allie, Acker Bilk, Jack Dee to name just a few.

Accentuate the Positive - Bing Crosby
Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens - Louis Jordan
All of Me - Frank Sinatra
Basin Street Blues - Louis Armstrong
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Blue Moon - Ella Fitzgerald
Boogie Woogie Country Girl - Big Joe Turner
Buona Serra - Dean Martin
Caldonia - BB KIng
Chicken & the Hawk - Big Joe Turner
Chatanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie - Louis Jordan
Danny Boy - Malachy McCourt
Fever - Peggy Lee
Flyin' Home - Lionel Hampton
Giddy Up a Ding Dong - Freddie Bell
Happy Birthday - Mildred and Patty Smith
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
I can't give you Anything But Love - Louis Armstrong
In the Mood - Glenn Miller
Is you Is or Is you Ain't My baby? - Louis Jordan
It had to be You - Frank Sinatra
Jump Jive & Wail - Louis Prima
Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (medley) - Louis Prima
Lady be Good - George Gershwin
Le Rock & Roll - Johnny Halladay
Loch Lomond - Traditional
Love Me or Leave Me - Nina Simone
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
Mambo Italiano - Dean Martin
Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Oh Babe - Louis Prima
Oh Marie! - Dean Martin
Over the Rainbow - Glenn Miller
Pennies From Heaven - Bing Crosby
Rag Mop - Johnnie Lee Wills
Right now Right now! - Big Al Sears
Rock & Roll Boogie - Alan Freed

Route 66 - Nat King Cole
Saint Louis Blues - Louis Armstrong
Shake, Rattle & Roll - Big Joe Turner
Sing, Sing, Sing - Louis Prima
Singing in the Rain - Gene Kelly
Slow Boat to China - Dean Martin
Sweet Georgia Brown - Louis Armstrong
Summertime - Louis Armstrong
Sunny Side of the Street - Louis Armstrong
Swingin' All Day - Saunders King
Tiger Rag - Louis Armstrong
Volare- Frank Sinatra
Voodoo - Freddie Bell
Well Alright, Okay, You Win - Peggy Lee
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
When the Saints Go Marching In - Louis Armstrong
When You're Smilin' - Louis Armstrong
When You Wish upon a Star - Louis Armstrong
White Cliffs of Dover - Glen Miller
Wrap your Troubles in Dreams - Bing Crosby
You're Driving me Crazy - Frank Sinatra
Clear Body, Clear Mind
Fish Fingers (the professor's boogie)
Imagination (or something else)
I’ve Got Affinity For You
Jive Ace Boogie Woogie
Jive, Jive, Jive Aces
Long Distance Love Affair
Only Mugs take Drugs
Planet Jive
Play On
Second Chance to Fly
Start, Change & Stop
Three Cats Called Louis
White Hot Christmas

B 52 (Lyon, France)
Atlantis (Basel)
Bayerischer Hof Nightclub (Munich, Germany)
Beit Leisin Theatre (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Caveau de la Huchette (Paris, France)
Salle Victoire (Montpelier, France)
Nalen (Stockholm, Sweden)
Palacio Gavira (Madrid, Spain)
Storyville (Oslo, Norway)
Rubi Rosa (Stuttgart, Germany)
Gaiety Theatre (Dublin, Eire)
Speakeasy (Lisbon, Portugal)
Caffe Pedrocchi (Padova, Italy)
Storeyville (Oslo, Norway)
Cafe en Seine (Dublin, Eire)
Cruise Inn (Amsterdam, Holland)
La Cartiera (Catania, Italy)
Gaiety Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)
Fellini's (Utrecht, Holland)
Cibelles (Barcelona, Spain)
Grand Cafe (Lausanne, Switzerland)
La Fonclea (Rome, Italy)
Milwaukee 50's (Milano, Italy)
Chez Gegene (Paris, France)
Beit Leisin Theatre (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Four Seasons Hotel (Tokyo, Japan)
The Red Room (New Orleans)
The Derby (Los Angeles)
Atlantic City Dancehall (Disneyworld, Orlando)
The Showbox (Portland)
The Big Chill (Charlotte)
Willowbrook Ballroom (Chicago)
The Palace (Los Angeles)
Bash on Ash (Phoenix)
Ninth Avenue West (Denver)
House of Blues (Los Angeles)
House of Blues (Boston)
House of Blues (Chicago)
Swing 1000 (Charlotte)
and many many more...

"These professional young musicians came on cold to an early evening audience and were simply sensational. The band manage great freshness yet maintain an authentic accurate sound. Full Marks."

The Stage

"Back by popular demand for an incredible fourth year at Montreux, their explosive live shows have become legendary."

Montreux Jazz Festival

"I wanted to take a few minutes to write a note of personal thanks for the amazing contribution you made to the Children In Need event on Friday. I was extraordinarily impressed not just by the professionalism which you exuded on the night, but also by the willingness to work within the often very strange demands of television. I'm not sure if you have had the chance to see the result on television, but you looked and sounded great."

Executive Editor, BBC East

"The band entertained 200 delegates from all over the world at the Welcome Party that kicked off the Variety Children's Charity Annual 5-day International Convention held in May at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. As usual, the band was fantastic and provided the Convention with a sensational opening."

Tony Hatch – songwriting legend and Variety Club member

"The show has the most important ingredients: It is musically brilliant, it is great to listen to, songwriting is exceptional, and the arrangements of the covers are superb. The band really are a band of very talented musicians."

BBC Radio 2 website - Albums of the year

"The band are the most dynamic and talented band I've seen in many years...and the ONLY ones I have ever seen with the energy and magic on stage of my parents, Louis Prima and Keely Smith, had during their shows. I am a HUGE fan."

Toni Elizabeth Prima

"Boundlessly enjoyable, brilliantly entertaining, and with enough energy to light up London, the UK's top jive and swing band create electrifying sounds."

National Theatre

"The UK-based six-piece play storming jazz and swing!"

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