Ragtime Rewind Vintage Swing Band - Swing Band | Darlington, North of England(8 Reviews)
Based In: Darlington, North of England
Fees: £350-£700 (dependent on event, sets required & location)
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Ragtime Rewind Vintage Quintet provide bespoke era music, presenting in immaculate costume and emulating an authentic vintage vibe. Performing true vintage 1930s, 1940s & 1950s swing & jazz as well as modern songs with a vintage twist, such as those made famous by Post Modern Jukebox or Caro Emerald. The band is led by vintage vocalist Damaris Jean providing a distinctive vocal quality. Performances described by genuine reviewers as 'absolutely fab', 'special and memorable', 'fantastic', 'such a delight', 'loved by everyone', 'stunning', 'a joy to the ears'. Ragtime Rewind headlined the P&O
... Vintage Cruise in March 2017!
Whatever your event if you love vintage and want a band that brings you something that is a little different and extra special, you'll love Ragtime Rewind! The Quintet is made up of vocals, keys, saxophone, double bass and drums.
Mixed sets or bespoke sets can be arranged dependent upon your event and preference.
Please feel free to get in touch with any enquiry regarding your event or for more information.
Mack The Knife - Ella Fitzgerald (Swing) 1928
Let's Do It Let's Fall In Love - Ella Fitzgerald Version 1928
Puttin on the Ritz (Quickstep) - Ella Fitzgerald 1930
On Revival Day 1930
I've got Rythym - Alma Cogan Version 1930
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Swing(Duet) - Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga Version 1931
Anything Goes (Duet) - Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga Version 1934
Cheek to Cheek - Glenn Miller (Slow Foxtrot) 1935
Sing Sing Sing 1936
Why Don't You Do Right - Peggy Lee 1936
The Lady Is A Tramp (Duet) - Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga Version 1937
They Can't Take That Away From Me 1 ... 937
In The Mood (Instrumental) (Slow Foxtrot) 1939
Taint What You Do (Duet) 1939
Anniversary Waltz - Vera Lynn (Waltz) 1941
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Quickstep) 1941
At Last- Etta James 1941
Cow Cow Boogie (Swing) - Elle Mae Morse 1942
Accentuate The Positive (Foxtrot) - Jools Holland Version 1944
Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby 1944
Sentimental Journey - Dinah Shore Version 1944
Shoo Fly Pie - Dinah Shore ( Swing) 1946
Choo Choo Cha'Boogie (Swing) 1946
Tennesee Waltz - Vera Lynn 1946
Fine Brown Frame (Swing) - Duet 1948
Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes (Fast Swing) 1950
Fever (Blues) - Peggy Lee 1956
Banana Split for My Baby (Swing) 1956
Lucky Lips (Fast Swing) - Ruth Brown 1957
You Deserve (Slow Swing) - Peggy Lee 1959
Hit The Road Jack 1960
I Just Want To Make Love To You (Blues) - Etta James 1961
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (Foxtrot) - Glen Miller Version - Duet 1941/42
That Man (Charleston) - Caro Emerald Vintage Modern
Dr Wanna Do (Charleston) - Caro Emerald Vintage Modern
Completely (Slow Swing/Foxtrot) - Caro Emerald Vintage Modern
A Night Like This (Tango) - Caro Emerald Vintage Modern
Sweet Child of Mine - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
Seven Nation Army - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
My Heart Will Go On - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
All of Me - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
Last Christmas - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
Creep - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
All About That Bass - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
Bad Romance - Post Modern Jukebox Vintage Modern
Working 9-5 - Ragtime Rewind Swing Version Vintage Modern
The quintet was created and is led by vintage vocalist Damaris Jean. Damaris Jean was originally performing with backing tracks at well known vintage events, private and corporate functions. Her passion to sing with live musicians led to the creation of Ragtime Rewind.
Damaris first started performing with pianist Jonny after a recommendation from the director of a well know swing dance festival, DJAM. The duet soon expanded to a trio with double bass, and then to a quintet, growing rapidly in popularity in a short space of time.
Pianist Jonny is a talented musician and also plays dru ... ms. Drummer Kenneth has years of experience as a jazz performer and also plays piano. Part of the act sees them swap places and take on each others roles! Double bass player Simon took his exams on double bass in his teens that later evolved to his playing bass in a ska band. He has gone back to his roots in Ragtime Rewind and is loving every minute of it. Last but not least is the beautiful Louise our talented saxophone player. Louise particularly loves songs where she can let go with a sax solo, walking into the audience and feeling the moment. All members of the band love the songs they perform and enjoy each other's company. Their natural repartee off stage comes across in their performances as well as their passion for the songs they play.
Reviews (8 Reviews)
Ragtime Rewind have performed numerous public and private events, from small birthday celebrations through to large weddings & corporate swing dances over the last 3 years. Within only 12 months of forming the band were asked to provide the headlining act for the P&O Vintage Cruise in 2017 following the excellent feedback from satisfied customers throughout that first year. All members of the band have years of performing experience with different bands which has led to the quality seen in the bands performances.
Corporate & Public Bookings
P&O Vintage Cruise 2017
Festival of Thrift 2016 (director recommendation received for future vintage events)
Barnard Castle 1940s Weekender Dance 2017 (Booked for 2018)
6th Street Swing Lindy Dance bookings in 2016 & 2017 (director recommendation for Spiegeltent Swing Dance 2016)
Spiegeltent Swing Dance 2016 - Darlington Council
The Tower Club Ballroom Middlesbrough swing dance bookings in 2016 & 2017
Dormans Club Jazz & Blues Middlesbrough
Durham Magistrates 2017
Ramside Hall Golf Club 2017
The Craster Arms, Seahouses 2017
Ve ... terans At Ease 2017
Numerous bookings from various Masonic Halls for Masonic events throughout 2016,2017 & 2018 following excellent feedback
Gladys Vintage Tearoom - Hartlepool
Daisy Mae's Vintage Tearoom - Redcar
The Slaters Pick - Middlesbrough
Vintage Variety Show 2018 - Over 50s Club North Ormesby, endorsed by Paul 'Goffy' Gough
Numerous private bookings for birthdays, weddings and anniversarys.
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Swing Dances Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment.
Full Public Liability insurance. Full PAT Testing of all appliances.
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