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Nils Solberg - Swing Band | Brighton, South East

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Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Brighton, South East
Performs: Worldwide
Fees: From £250
A guitarist/singer specialising in the music of the 1920's-50's; gypsy jazz, swing classics and bossa-novas. Any combination from solo upwards.
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Set-List

A SMALL SELECTION...
Watch What Happens
It Had To Be You
East Of The Sun
The More I See You
L.O.V.E.
Come Fly With Me
I've Got You Under My Skin
The Lady Is A Tramp
One Note Samba
All Of Me
Makin' Whoopee
Ain't Misbehavin'
Honeysuckle Rose
Till There Was You
You Do Something To Me
Dream A Little Dream
Too Close For Comfort
I Get A Kick Out Of You
The Girl From Ipanema
'Swonderful
I Remember You
Witchcraft
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
The Flat Foot Floogie
Hit That Jive Jack
The Frim Fram Sauce
Walking My Baby Back Home
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
At Long L ...

Biography

Norwegian by ancestry but British by nationality, Nils started his career playing in function bands in the West End of London in the 1970s and has been a professional musician ever since.
An enthusiastic singer, his repertoire covers jazz standards from the 1920s to the 1950s, specialising in laid-back bossa novas and the swing style exemplified by the Nat Cole Trio and the Rat Pack; songs from the Broadway Shows and The Great American Songbook - Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin.
He has performed in the UK and abroad at countless corporate events, weddings, funerals, celebr ...

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Experience

Over 40 years as a professional freelance guitarist/vocalist, averaging over 300 gigs a year and working mainly in the London area on the corporate circuit (Dorchester, Ritz, Savoy, Waldorf), Jazz Clubs (Pizza Express, 606, Ronnie Scotts), Cruises (MV Minerva), festivals worldwide and too many weddings and functions to mention, together with the occasional Rock tour.

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Product Launches Trade Shows Gala Dinners.

Additional Information

Insured for public liability up to £10,000,000

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