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” They swept us along from the start… Sheer Versatility!” (Daily Echo)
As a stage show or dance band of any size, Five Star Swing boasts multi-instrumentalists and singers lead by Chris Smith (jnr) – former composer for Herb Miller (Glenn Miller’s brother), BBC Big Band and the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium.
” A Celebration of Vintage Swing !” (Telegraph)
Five Star Swing program of songs brings together the styles of classic Big-Band, Jazz, Blues, “Rat Pack” and foot-stomping Jools Holland style to give you famous songs like :- “Come Fly With Me”, “In The Mood”, “Mr Bojangles”, “Sing Sing Sing”, “Chicago”, “Bad Bad Leroy Brown”, All Right Ok You Win”, “The Very Thought of You”, “Misty”, “The Lady is a Tramp”, “Something Stupid”…
“A formidable Swing Band…beautiful ballads to glorious Big Band Sounds !” (Encore Magazine)
Five Star Swing at Dame Vera Lynn Charity Ball
Chris, Simone and Stephen Davies chatting to Sir Tim Rice about the merits of 1940’s lyrics following Five Star Swing’s recent performance at the Dame Vera Lynn Charity Ball. Dame Vera even took to the dance floor, as Five Star Swing struck up the sounds of We’ll Meet Again.
Top Billing at Brighton with Tom Jones & Jools Holland…Five Star Swing’s Show, “Swing ‘n’ Sinatra”
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