Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra/Dr Jazz/Ab Fab Disco

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra - 13-piece ratpack swing band - enjoyed by all ages! Dr Jazz - 6-piece Roaring 20s/Great Gatsby Band - a classy wedding theme! Add-on DJ service available
Type of Performer(s) or Business
Ensemble / Group
Function Band
Jazz Band
Style of Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Rat Pack / Swing
Reception Music
Swing / Jive
Primary Instrument(s)
Complete Band
Additional Services
Disco Lighting
Noise Limiter Experience
PA System
Pre-wedding Consultation
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £900
An amazing night (Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra)
Aug 2016
A happy couple
Thank you so much for playing at our wedding. We had an amazing night and all the guests commented on how fabulous you were.

Fantastic band (Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra)
Apr 2016
A happy couple
Thank you so much! We'll definitely be recommending your fantastic band!

You guys were absolutely fantastic (Mr Swing)
Oct 2015
A happy couple
You guys were absolutely fantastic and everyone has been raving non stop about how good the band were! Thanks again for letting me on th... 

Our first dance was perfect (Mr Swing)
Aug 2015
A happy couple
Thank you so much for playing on Sunday night. Our first dance was perfect and just what we wanted! All of our guests loved the music an... 

You were terrific (Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra)
Jun 2015
A couple's parents
Thank you and the swing band more than I can say. You were terrific. We are trying to think of an excuse to have another party at which ... 

You fulfilled a dream for me (Mr Swing)
May 2015
A happy couple
Thank you so much for performing on our wedding day. The weather was great and the guests on the terrace enjoyed your sets. The guests c... 

Absolutely everyone loved you guys (Mr Swing)
Apr 2015
A happy couple
Just wanted to say a huuuuge thank you to all of you at Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra. You made the wedding evening truly amazing and absol... 

You made the party swing (Mr Swing)
Oct 2013
A happy couple
Thank you and the band so much for providing the music to our wedding last night. As I’m sure you’d expect, very many of our guests expr... 

You made our wedding so memorable (Mr Swing)
Jul 2013
A happy couple
We just want to say what a fabulous night Saturday was. You made our wedding so memorable, particularly when you let our friend up there... 

Even better than we expected (Mr Swing)
Dec 2012
A happy couple
Thank you for the excellent entertainment - it was even better than we expected and everyone has given us very positive feedback about t... 

Extremely professional (Mr Swings Dance Orchestra)
Sep 2012
A happy couple
We’d just like to say a massive thank you to you and your swing band for performing at our wedding on Saturday 8th Sept 2012 at Beamish ... 

Exceeded our expectations spectacularly! (Dr Jazz)
Aug 2016
A happy couple
Thank you ever so much! Dr Jazz were exactly what we wanted but exceeded our expectations spectacularly! You've had so many compliments ... 

We all had a fantastic time! (Dr Jazz)
Jul 2016
A happy couple
Thank you so much. Dr Jazz was fantastic and so many people have contacted us to say how much they enjoyed the music. We all had a fanta... 

Everyone has said how amazing you were (Dr Jazz)
Jun 2016
A happy couple
Thank you so much. EVERYONE has said how amazing you were. Pass on our HUGE thanks to the lads.

Versatile and amenable (Dr Jazz)
May 2016
A happy couple
Doesn't time fly by! Two weeks today since we got married and you came along to keep us entertained. It was an amazing day and you and y... 

The music was brilliant (Dr Jazz)
Aug 2015
A happy couple
Thank you for Saturday night, it was amazing! Everyone loved Dr Jazz and it was a great way to welcome guests. The music was brilliant, ... 

We had an incredible day! (Dr Jazz)
Jan 2016
A happy couple
We had an incredible day! I am sure we will see you soon as a friend in the village has already asked for your details!! Many thanks.

A perfect way to finish off the night (Dr Jazz)
Jul 2015
A happy couple
Thank you so much for entertaining us. Your guys were really great and were a perfect way to finish off the night. Thanks a million.

Making our wedding day so special (Dr Jazz)
Oct 2014
A happy couple
Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special. Dr jazz were excellent and we will be recommending you to all. We wish you well... 

Helped to make our day a special one (Dr Jazz)
Aug 2014
A happy couple
Thanks for doing such a fantastic job on Saturday. You really helped to make our day a special one and we will definitely be recommendin... 

We had a wonderful time! (Mr Swing)
Sep 2016
A happy couple
We had a wonderful time! We had great feedback from our guests, who all loved you and the band! It was really great having you as part o... 

Full Description
  • Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. Founded in 1997 with help from The Prince’s Trust, Mr Swing has become very popular on the corporate, society and wedding circuits. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra performs classic swing band songs from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat-pack days of the fifties and beyond. Well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond and more recently revived by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra has played to audiences the length and breadth of the country. Wherever you are in the UK, the swing band encourages young and old to get up and dance. With a repertoire of over a hundred songs, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone. Dr Jazz is a fun and quirky 6-piece roaring 20s band comprising trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet/sax, piano, bass and drums with songs being belted out for through a megaphone for that authentic 1920s sound! With an extensive repertoire of instantly recognisable favourites from the Roaring 20s through the Musicals of the 1930s and beyond, the band entertains all ages with its mix of timeless, songs from Broadway and Hollywood. Serving up classics by the likes of George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin...with a generous side order of Dixie! The band can be presented in trad waistcoats and bow ties or full white evening dress. This is a very experienced and professional act offering a top class and hassle-free service. They are very versatile and can provide music indoors or outdoors for drinks receptions and/or evening dancing.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Matthew Hardy
    Hello I understand how stressful it can be choosing the right entertainment for your big day. In Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra and Dr Jazz you have two classy bands which go down well with all ages - a must at a wedding. I have twenty years experience and have provided top quality entertainment for hundreds of weddings in that time. I take great pride in offering a professional, hassle-free service.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • 40 Carnot Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4YY, England
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