That Swing Sensation Big Band, Swing, Jazz and Rat Pack for Weddings, Dinners, Festivals, Functions throughout Scotland.
The band is a group of Scottish musicians, brought together by saxophonist and leader Jon Ritchie. The band comes in various formats providing band sizes of 3-17 players including male & female singers.
That Swing Sensation will adapt to most venues and is able to put together a programme that will be enjoyed by everyone whether their taste lies with big band, swing, ballroom, Jive or Rock and Roll.
That Swing Sensation has a large repertoire of music from the 30s, 40’s and 50s onwards covering a wide variety to suit just about every taste and age group.
The band performs every month at dances, weddings, festivals and functions in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Ayr, Stirling, Aberdeen, Dundee, St Andrew and throughout Scotland and the North of England in combinations from jazzy duets, through trios, quartets and quintets up to a full 17 piece, big band.
They can provide anything from solo instruments, through small combos of 3, 4, or 5 musicians up to the full band of 17 musicians.
Music: Primarily a swing dance band the music features classics made famous by the likes of Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack as well as more modern arrangements by Robbie Williams, Michael Buble and Paul Anka with a bit of good old Rock and Roll and just about anything from Rumbas, Tangos and Cha Cha Cha’s to a touch of ABBA
Dust off those dancing shoes for a great night of social dancing as you lindy, jive, quickstep, foxtrot and waltz the night away or just sit back and listen to That Swing Sensation do their stuff.
The band recently completed yet another sell-out show at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016
Clients include: The BBC; Scottish Parliament, Historic Scotland; Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities and hundreds of blushing brides, dashing grooms, dazzling dancers and event organisers:-) Glasgow Life, Historic Scotland, Museums & Galleries Scotland, Glasgow Museums, National Australia Group, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow 2014 (Commonwealth Games), BiP Solutions, Glasgow, student bodies of St Andrew’s University, Glasgow University, Edinburgh University.
Venues include: Alloa Town Hall, Ayr Town Hall; Ardoe House Hotel, Arta, Balbirnie House Hotel; Beach Ballroom, Blythswood Square Hotel, Bothwell Bridge Hotel ; Duntreath Castle, Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries; Eastwood House, The Glasgow Art Club; Grand Central Hotel, Glenbervie House Hotel; Glenskirlie House, Hamilton Town House; Harburn House, West Calder; Hopetoun House ; Hilton Hotel, Glasgow; Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow; House for an Art Lover, Ingliston Country Club, Kilconquhar Castle, Elie, Fife ; Mansion House, Edinburgh Zoo; Mar Hall, Renfrew; The Marcliffe at Pitfodels, Marriott Hotel, Glasgow; Òran Mór, Glasgow; People’s Palace and Wintergardens, Paisley Town Hall; Piersland House Hotel, Troon; Pollokshields Burgh Halls; Radisson Blu , Glasgow; The Rowantree, Edinburgh; Rutherglen Town Hall, Salutation Hotel, Perth; Savoy Park Hotel, Ayr; South Hall, Pollock Halls Edinburgh, University; Stirling Rugby Club, Stirling; Teviot Row, Edinburgh; Trades House, Glasgow & Western House….