The Swing Of Things
Modern Swing Band

About The Swing Of Things – professional jazz & swing covers band based in London
2 reviews

The Swing Of Things are a London-based modern jazz band made up of four experienced professional musicians.

Playing modern hits in a vintage, jazzy style, The Swing Of Things are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate functions, festivals and private parties throughout the UK and Europe.

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The Swing Of Things offer a line-up of double bass, drums, electric guitar and female vocals and can tailor sets to suit your needs.

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They are versatile enough to be able to play chilled out background music or upbeat music to keep your guests dancing from the beginning to the end of their sets.

The Swing Of Things can also do a bespoke arrangement of your favourite song, whether it's the first dance at a wedding or a special song for your birthday party.

The band is made up of professional musicians who have played at the top venues around the UK such as Ronnie Scott’s, The Forum, The Jazz Café and with some of the world’s leading musicians.

Our standard set up is a 4 piece consisting of female vocals, guitar, double bass and drums. Our 5 piece is as above, but with the addition of either sax or trumpet.

Our standard performance time is either 2 x 60-minute sets or 3 x 40-minute sets, with 15-minute breaks in between sets.

So if you're looking for the arguably the finest vintage wedding band London has to offer, get in touch with The Swing Of Things.


The Swing Of Things can provide vintage modern swing music for every part of your special day.

At the ceremony, we can recommend that we play as an acoustic duo as your guests arrive, during the signing of the register and as your guests leave.

We are more than happy to learn any song requests you may have.

Our acoustic duo or full band is suitable for the wedding breakfast to provide some light background music as your guests dine. We can perform acoustically so the music is not too overpowering.

For the evening reception, we recommend the 4- or 5-piece band to get your guests onto the dance floor.

For the reception, we perform upbeat numbers, often recent chart hits in our vintage swing style!

Please note that The Swing of Things operates as a family of no-compromise musicians, who are the best in London for this show and at the very top of their game. This means that the band may not have all members from promotional footage.

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"You guys were amazing!! The Swing Of Things played at our wedding, starting with a beautiful jazz set in the afternoon outside, followed by a fun, lively set in the evening in our tipi, playing the perfect mix of old and new in their unique style... And they absolutely nailed our first dance... Wideboys, sambuca!!! They kept in touch in the lead up and accommodated all our requests, they made the day extra special, we had so much fun dancing and our guests thought they were incredible too. Thank you so much, you were perfect!!"
– Yiska Levi, 27 December 2019, wedding at One Marylebone, London
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"A brilliant band! You made our little wedding in Cornwall all the more perfect. Thank you all. Sara was a great 'front lady' and your repertoire is sooooo varied. We absolutely loved it & our guests did too. x"
– Melissa Beckford, 26 September 2019, wedding in Cornwall
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Audio samples
Medley of Covers
You've Got the Love
Sing It Back
Let it Snow
Christmas in New Orleans
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Tainted Love
Set List

Amy Winehouse - Valerie

Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

Girls Aloud - Love Machine

Meghan Trainor - All About The Bass

Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan

Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

Tarantula - Pendulum

Be My Little Baby - The Ronettes

5678 - Steps

Lovely Day - Bill Withers

Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Theme - Will Smith

Respect - Aretha Franklin

The Nights - Avicci

You've Got The Love - Florence And The Machine

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Sex Machine - James Brown

Licking Stick - James Brown

I Feel Good - James Brown

Moondance - Van Morrison

Aged And Mellow - Little Esher

Turn Me On - Norah Jones

Rather Be - Clean Bandit

Stay With Me - Sam Smith

Tainted Love - Gloria Jones

Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker

Long Tall Sally - Little Richard

Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac

Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac

Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

All The Way - Frank Sinatra

One Step Beyond - Madness

Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley

Lean On Me - Bill Withers

Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder

Mr Blue Sky - Elo

Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye

Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett

Chapel Of Love - Dixie Cups

Walking On Sunshine - Katrina

Twistin The Night Away - Sam Cooke

Ain't Got No, I Got Life - Nina Simone

Lady Madonna - The Beatles

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

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