Kal's Kats - Swing Band | Ashbourne, East Midlands(13 Reviews)
Based In: Ashbourne, East Midlands
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A vintage 9 piece jump jive and swing/Rock n Roll band which has just finished filming in the Oscar nominated film Phantom thread with sir Daniel Day lewis - playing from 20's Charleston to 40's swing and 50's Rock n roll. Perfect for weddings, Parties and Corporate events and why not create a real buzz with - Great Gatsby as well as 40's war themed swing events. We'll even show the folks the dances to get them involved - guaranteed to 'take the lid off the joint' - very popular on the UK 40's and swing scene.
Two excellent vocalists together with superb stage and lighting presentation guara ... ntees your audience a real wow factor!!
Whilst here, allow me to briefly introduce our authentic Glenn Miller style - Kalamazoo Dance Band - presenting in U.S. Army uniforms and playing a perfect balance of strict temp Ballroom, Sequence, Latin and swing/party numbers. Very popular on the 40's and swing scene and playing at some of the UK's largest war themed events.
Just a Gigolo
Flip flop and fly
Shake rattle n roll
Fools fall in love
Pencil full of lead
A night like this
As long as I'm moving
Sing sing sing
Bring me sunshine (swing version)
Talk to me
Somewhere over the rainbow (swing)
La dolce vita
Mack the knife
Ain't nobody here but us chickens
Choo choo ch boogie
Good morning judge
Inside out (Imelda May)
plus many many others - we will even play your special song for you or even write it if required.
I have been fronting, singing and playing sax/trumpet for over 20 years and know what is required to make a party go into full swing. I'm passionate about our band and ensure we provide first class entertainment for our booker such that they will pass on the good comments and promote us further.
We I nteract fully with the audience and create a buzzy atmosphere.
This is about ensuring that we exceed the customer expectations way above and beyond.
We run Kal's Kats as a swing band and have another band called The Kalamazoo Dance Band which is a Glenn Miller big band presenting in US Army ... Air Force uniforms creating the magic of the 40's and swing era - both bands are guaranteed to make a night to remember !!
Reviews (13 Reviews)
We have played for numerous event styles over the last few years - including weddings, corporates, private functions etc. We will always work with the client to ensure we fit in seamlessly with their requirements. We can also provide the backing music during sets and if required can also provide small combo live backdrop music whilst guests arrive eg Sax melodies etc
Corporate clients such as:
HIMSS - global healthcare conference
Oasis Medical Solutions
Philips Healthcare conference
Sausage and Cider national festivals
Wicksteed at War
Pickering war weekend
Crowle vintage weekend
York in the Blitz vintage weekend
Great central railway vintage weekend
Great Western Railway vintage event
Thorne 40's weekend
Cambridge Air show
Duxford imperial Air museum
Brooklands motor museum
Numerous local events
Numerous weddings via last minute musicians
Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions
- All equipment is PAT tested and expandable in terms of volume / wattage requirement from small hall to large 6000 audience stage events
- PLi for £10m
- DBS checked
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