18 piece big band, featuring the UK’s leading vocalist plus some very special guests, formed in 2013 by musical director Jez murphy, Swingtime Big Band quickly established a reputation as a dynamic and highly skilled outfit with fine musicianship and entertaining performances. The bands popularity continues to grow and sees them performing to sold out shows across the North West. Featuring the finest big band players Swingtime is complimented by vocalist Emma Holcroft who sings a wide repertoire of classic jazz standards.
The band will perform your favourite songs from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee and more. The band will also be swinging their way through classic big band favourites from the libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman, Ted Heath to name just a few.
As a treat for Buxton, Ian Shaw and Guy Barker will guest with the band.
Image credit: Robert Burns
This event is part of the BIF Jazz Weekend Ticket 7-10 July 2022 (priority booking 29 Nov/public booking 6 Dec 2021).
There will be an opportunity to buy day tickets in early 2022.
Individual events will open for priority booking 1 March and public booking 29 March.
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