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Nat King Bing

Nat King Bing And The Kings Of Schwing

There's a new sound in town.

It's the sound of your favourite indie rock, dance and pop classics played in the Jazz Swing style.
It's the sound of the past mixing with the present to create the future.
It's the sound of Schwing!

Your best-loved songs now sound even better.

Nat King Bing And The Kings Of Schwing take much loved modern anthems like The Killers "Mr Brightside" and The Arctic Monkeys "Bet you Look Good On The Dance Floor "and re arrange them with a unique jazz swing feel. They re-work dance floor classics like Culture Beats "Mr Vain" and Snaps "Rhythm Is A Dancer" to give them a Vegas Lounge Style. They are unlike any other band in the UK.

Nat King Bing and The Kings of Schwing offer you a unique evenings entertainment combining brilliant musicianship with fabulous showmanship.

Equally as happy playing a wedding, corporate event, military party, university ball or bar mitzvah Nat King Bing And The Kings Of Shcwing have just one aim and that's to make your party go with a Swing.

The Kings Of Schwing are four of the UKs finest jazz swing musicians. Professor Strange on Keyboards, Chubby Bottles on double bass, Contenido Caliente on drums and Eggs Benedict on guitar. They are joined up front by a great vocalist and consummate showman , Mr Nat "King" Bing.

The Nat King Bing show is 60 minutes of pure fun.The band can provide up to 2 x 45 mins of jazz swing and dinner jazz as support.

For weddings and parties where the band are booked as a stand alone act we can offer a DJ set of party chart classics in order to give you a full evenings entertainment.

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!! Swingaoke Xmas Classics! We invite your guests to come up & sing a few Christmas classics with the band!

'White Christmas'
'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town'
'Frosty The Snowman'
'Rudolph The Red Nosed Boozer'
'So Here It Is, Merry Christmas'


or popular swing songs for people to come up and sing with us:

Fly Me To The Moon
Come Fly With Me
All Of Me
I Get A Kick Out Of You
The Girl From Ipanema
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Pennies From Heaven
The Look Of Love
Summertime


Special thanks to
www.andyoliverphotography.co.uk for images
Anolog Rooms Recording Studio 01422 372800 for sound

Act Information

Line-up

On Keyboards The Amazing Professor Strange
On Guitar from the 1920's we bring you Gentleman Jim Muttley
On Double Bass its Chubby Bottles
On Drums Crazy Lance Lopez
and finaly we present the voice of Mr Nat "King" Bing

Extra Line-up(s)

Nat King Bing And The Kings Of Schwing can be supplied with an additional horn section (this will be costed seperatly) and with Vegas style show girl dancers (again costed seperatly.)

Also included

We can provide PA and lighting suitable for an audience of up to 250.Larger shows we can quote for full production.

Location

Midlands based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, North East, North West.

Previous Clients

Previous Clients

Individually they have worked for the biggest corporate clients in Europe including Gordon Brown ,Tony Blaire ,The Football Association, Marks And Spencerís ,British Telecom ,Orange etc etc.

Previous Venues

They have played some of the top venues in the UK and beyond including The Landsdowne Hotel, Wembley Stadium, Glastonbury, The JJB Stadium , Browns Hotel , Phoenix, Milwaukee, Roskilde Fest, Summerfest , Bergen Blues and Jazz Fest, Midem in Cannes, New York and Boston Fleadh, House of Blues Boston, Brixton Academy, The Barrowlands ,The Borderline.

Testimonials

If its a jazz band playing rock and pop covers that youre looking for then look no further my friends.The best musicians,great front man,good people and a good set.Saw them in Hebden Bridge and they had the place in the palm of their hands.

-Lucy Kernel


In Movies

One member co-wrote two songs featured on the soundtrack of the Sean Bean/Emily Lloyd Football movie "When Saturday Comes."

On TV

TV appearances include ITVs Love2shop, The Big Breakfast , MTV ,Sky Sports .Eire TVíS This Way Up, Toronto Breakfast TV, Sky kids show Eggs And Sausages ,The James Whale Show etc

In Print

Tony Hadleyís autobiography "To Cut A Long Story Short" " .......were an outstanding five piece pop/rock band. The quality of the songs was impressive and the singer, R B (AKA Nat King Bing) ,had a great voice."

Martin Lillekars Book about the history of music in Sheffield "Beats Working For A Living" Jarvis Cocker from Pulp says "I remember going to parties and if RB (AKA Nat King Bing) was there you could guarantee that around 1 or 2 in the morning there'd be some a capella sing song going on."

"Great to work with you too, thought the bands were great last night."
Events Organiser-Amika,Kensington

Highlights

Unique Jazz swing take on popular indie,rock and pop songs
Humorous entertaining show
We will make your party Shwing!!

Repertoire

Repertoire

50s and 60s

The Beatles-Cant Buy Me Love
The Who-My Generation

70s and 80s
Michael Jackson-Billie Jean
Madonna-Like A Virgin
Soft Cell-Tainted Love
Cameo-Word Up
Led Zeppelin-Black Dog
Motorhead-Ace Of Spades

90's To Present
The Killers-Somebody Told Me
The Killers-Mr Brightside
The Arctic Monkeys-Bet You look Good On The Dance Floor
Kaiser Chiefs-I Predict A Riot
The Kings Of Leon-Sex On Fire
Culture Beat-Mr Vain
Snap!-Rhythm Is A Dancer
Scissor Sisters-Take Your Momma Out
The Family Guy Theme Tune
Nirvana-Smells Like Teen Spirit

A Full Support set of traditional jazz swing covers by classic acts like Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald can be provided upon request (there may be an additional chare for this.)

A party DJ can be provided upon request (there may be an additional charge for this.)

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)