The Stirling Swing & Soul Band

Location Manchester
Starting from £1,674.00
1 reviews
Location Manchester
Starting from £1,674.00
Read 1 reviews

The Stirling Swing & Soul Band is a top-class professional function band with over 13 years experience of playing weddings, parties, corporate functions and awards events. With a vast repertoire covering Swing, Jazz, Rat Pack, Soul, Motown and Pop, they offer a fabulous mix spanning eight decades of popular music.

Covering many different styles of music, from vintage classics through to modern hits. From Sinatra, The Rat Pack, and Buble, to Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Beyonce and more, there's something to keep everyone partying.

From a Jazz Duo to a sensational 10-piece Swing and Soul "Mini Big Band" with added Female vocals, The Stirling Swing & Soul Band have all the ingredients to make your event truly remarkable!

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Comprising some of the UK's finest professional musicians, band members have worked with the BBC Big Band, Jamie Cullum, Jacqui Dankworth, Stacey Kent, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The Rat Pack Productions, and a whole range of top entertainers and celebrities.

The Stirling Swing & Soul Band performs with a sensational 5 to 9 piece line up, and can also provide a duo, trio or swing quartet for receptions.

Whether you want to ensure a busy dance floor or create a sophisticated background atmosphere, book this band to be sure of high-class entertainment that will get your event going... with a swing!

Band Options

  • 5 piece - Featuring male vocal, rhythm section, (Piano, Bass, Drums) and 1 horn
  • 6 piece - Featuring male vocal, rhythm section and a 2 piece horn section
  • 7 piece - Featuring male vocal, rhythm section and a 3 piece horn section
  • 9 piece - Featuring male vocal, rhythm section and a 5 piece horn section
  • Female vocals can be added to each band line-up to extend the repertoire. 

As you add more horns, the sound becomes richer and fuller. The band uses original big band chart arrangements re-written specially for them. When there are 2 or more horn instruments they phrase together to give really dynamic and authentic swing sound, e.g. a  “mini big band” effect.

Swing/Big Band/Rat Pack

  • Ain’t That A Kick In The Head – Dean Martin
  • All Of Me – Sinatra
  • Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin
  • Blue Moon – Mel Torme
  • Can’t buy me Love – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Cheek To Cheek – Fred Astaire
  • Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
  • Everybody Loves Somebody – Dean Martin
  • Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
  • For once in my Life – Frank Sinatra
  • Glen Miller Medley – Glen Miller **
  • Have You Met Miss Jones – Frank Sinatra
  • Hello Dolly – Bobby Darin
  • I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra
  • It Don’t Mean A Thing – Duke Ellington
  • It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr.
  • World on a String – Michael Buble
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra
  • Let There Be Love – Nat King Cole
  • Lady Is A Tramp – Frank Sinatra
  • LOVE – Nat King Cole
  • Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin
  • Mr Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr.
  • My Baby Just Cares – Nina Simone
  • My Way – Frank Sinatra
  • New York New York – Frank Sinatra 
  • Night and Day – Frank Sinatra
  • Pennies From Heaven – Frank Sinatra
  • Slow Boat to China – Dean Martin
  • Strangers In The Night – Frank Sinatra
  • Surrey With a Fringe on Top – Mel Torme
  • Swinging On a Star – Bing Crosby
  • The Best Is Yet to Come – Tony Bennett
  • The Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra
  • The Tender Trap – Frank Sinatra
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  • They Can’t Take That Away – Frank Sinatra
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
  • Witchcraft – Frank Sinatra
  • Wives and Lovers – Frank Sinatra
  • Wonderwall – Paul Anka
  • You make me feel so young – Frank Sinatra

Classic Pop-Soul-Motown

  • All Night Long – Lionel Richie
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
  • Crazy In Love – Beyonce
  • Dancing In The Street – Bowie/Jagger
  • Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  • Hard To Handle – Otis Redding
  • Everything – Michael Buble
  • Forget You – Cee Lo Green
  • Happy (Swing version) – Pharrell Williams
  • Heatwave - Martha Reeves
  • How Sweet It Is – James Taylor
  • I Feel Good – James Brown
  • I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  • It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
  • Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers
  • Just the Way You Are – Barry White
  • Kiss – Prince
  • Mercy – Duffy 
  • Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • Lovely Day – Bill Withers
  • My First My Last My Everything – Barry White
  • Nutbush City Limits – Ike & Tina Turner
  • Oh What a Night (December 63′) – Franki Valli
  • On Broadway – George Benson
  • Pick Up The Pieces – Average White Band
  • Respect – Aretha Franklin
  • Rock And Roll Medley
  • Rolling In the Deep – Adele*
  • Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  • Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
  • Stuck In The Middle – Jeff Healey Band
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Think – Aretha Franklin 
  • Twist & Shout – The Beatles
  • Valerie – Amy Winehouse 
  • Whats Going On – Marvin Gaye
  • Walking on Sunshine- Katrina & The Waves
  • You Can’t Hurry Love – Supremes 

Latin/Lounge/Xmas

  • Georgia – Ray Charles
  • I’ve got my Love to keep me Warm – Dean Martin
  • La Bamba – Richie Valens
  • Let It Snow – Dean Martin
  • Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
  • Save the Last Dance For Me – Michael Buble
  • Sway – Michael Buble
  • Tequila - Los Lobos
  • The Girl From Ipanema – Gilberto
  • The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach
  • Walk On By – Dionne Warwick
  • What a Difference a Day Made – Jamie Cullum
  • What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • When I fall in Love – Nat King Cole
  • What the world needs now – Elvis Costello
  • White Christmas – Bing Crosby
  • Winter Wonderland – Dean Martin

Jazz Standards

  • Ain’t Misbehavin – Fats Waller
  • All Of Me – Sinatra
  • Autumn Leaves – Nat King Cole
  • But not for me – Chet Baker
  • Don’t get around much – Jane Monheit
  • Honeysuckle Rose -Fats Waller
  • How High The Moon (Instr)
  • I Can’t Give You anything
  • But LoveIt’s Only A Paper Moon – Fitzgerald
  • Sunny Side Of The Street – Louis Armstrong
  • Round Midnight – Thelonius Monk
  • Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Summertime -Traditional
  • Sweet Georgia Brown – Traditional
  • Take the A Train -Duke Ellington
  • When You’re Smiling – Louis Armstrong
  • You’d Be So Nice – Kenny Rankin
, Charity, Birmingham
5/5

Just a note to sincerely thank you for helping to make our Ball so successful. Everyone had such a good time and I have had many emails and cards from our guests saying how much they enjoyed the evening, particularly your performance.


As well as many happy wedding couples, some of The Stirling Swing and Soul Band’s previous clients include: 

  • Anglo-American
  • Audi
  • British Energy
  • Cadburys
  • DHL
  • Eventia
  • Group 4 Technology
  • Marks & Spencers
  • Mercedes
  • Mosimanns
  • Mayor of London
  • Omitec
  • RICS
  • Standard Chartered
  • Voca

Venues

  • Bingham Hotel Bothleigh Grange Hotel
  • Brands Hatch Place Hotel
  • Brocket Hall 
  • Cafe Royal
  • Café de Paris 
  • Chilston Park Hotel
  • Claridges
  • Cog D'Argent 
  • Cooling Castle Barn
  • Cripps Barn
  • Dorchester Hotel
  • Eltham Palace
  • Fawsley Hall, Daventry 
  • The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
  • Glenbervie House Hotel Larbert
  • Gorton Monastery, Manchester
  • Gosfield Hall
  • Grafton Manor
  • Grand Hotel Brighton
  • Great Fosters Egham 
  • Haberdashers Hall, London 
  • Handpicked Hotels
  • Heritage Motor Centre Gaydon
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Kingston Maurward House Dorchester
  • Knebworth House
  • Lancaster Hotel
  • Layer Marney Tower
  • Longstowe Hall
  • Loose Cannon
  • Lynford Hall Hotel, Norfolk 
  • Manor of Groves Hotel 
  • Monkey Island
  • Moxhull Hall
  • Nailcote Hall 
  • Northbrook Park
  • Nutfield Priory
  • Paramount Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, Walton
  • Pembroke Lodge
  • Posderham Castle
  • Prestwold Hall
  • RAC Club
  • Radisson Edwardian Hotel 
  • Ramada Jarvis
  • Renaissance Hotel
  • Restaurant in the Park
  • Richmond Gates Hotel
  • Riverside Park Plaza
  • Royal courts of Justice
  • Royal Naval College 
  • Rushton Hall 
  • Silchester House 
  • Skinners' Hall London 
  • Smeetham Hall Barn 
  • St Audries Park
  • Stanton Manor Hotel 
  • Stoke Place
  • Stoke Poges
  • Swan at the Globe, 
  • The Braxted Park Estate
  • The Fennes, Braintree
  • The Gore Hotel 
  • The Landmark Hotel London 
  • The Oxford Belfry Hotel 
  • The Tithe Barn, Petersfield
  • Tower Bridge London 
  • Wiltons Music Hall
  • Wotton House, Dorking

How long does the band play for and what about music when the band is not playing?
The band plays 2 sets of 50 minutes.  The band will play pre-recorded music through the PA when the band isn't playing  at no extra charge.

Do you bring your own sound equipment?
Yes, we supply our own PA and lighting.

How far will the band travel?
We travel anywhere in the UK and internationally.

Will I get the same vocalist as in the videos?
The male vocalist in the videos is always booked as our main vocalist. Female vocalists can vary based on location and availability, but they will always be at professional level.ur

The band plays 2 sets of 50 minutes.

The band will play pre-recorded music through the PA in breaks at no extra charge. (Although this is not a full DJ service)

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

Scotland

West Lothian £1,914.00 East Lothian £1,914.00 Glasgow £1,914.00 Edinburgh £1,914.00

North East

Durham £2,034.00 Northumberland £1,914.00 North Yorkshire £1,914.00 South Yorkshire £1,914.00 Tyne and Wear £1,914.00 West Yorkshire £1,914.00 Yorkshire £1,794.00 East Yorkshire £1,794.00 Leeds £1,794.00

North West

Cheshire £1,674.00 Cumbria £1,674.00 Manchester £1,674.00 Lancashire £1,674.00 Merseyside £1,674.00 Liverpool £1,674.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £1,914.00 Leicestershire £1,914.00 Lincolnshire £1,914.00 Northamptonshire £1,914.00 Nottinghamshire £1,914.00 Rutland £1,914.00

East

Cambridgeshire £1,914.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £1,914.00 Herefordshire £1,914.00 Shropshire £1,914.00 Staffordshire £1,914.00 Warwickshire £1,914.00 Worcestershire £1,914.00 Birmingham £1,914.00

South East

Bedfordshire £1,914.00 Berkshire £1,914.00 Buckinghamshire £1,914.00 East Sussex £1,914.00 Essex £1,914.00 Hampshire £1,914.00 Hertfordshire £1,914.00 Kent £1,914.00 Oxfordshire £1,914.00 Surrey £1,914.00 London £1,914.00 Middlesex £1,914.00

South West

Bristol £1,914.00
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