Arts Music Styles J Jazz Swing Bands and Artists
Mostly lists bands blending newer jump swing with blues but also includes links to classic swing artists dating back to the 1930s and 40s.

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4th St. Niteowls
Tristate Area swing ensemble. Biographies, audio samples, photos, schedule, news, links, contact information.
Beats Walkin'
Western swing quartet from Philadelphia with Jim Cohen on pedal steel guitar. Offers band history, calendar, debut CD, biographies, and reviews.
Big Band Trio, The
Canadian group with guitar, bass, sax, and vocal harmonies also performs with added players as The Jumpin' Jive Orchestra. Calendar, discography, biography, photos, and booking information.
Big Chief
Portland, Maine based swing, jazz and rhythm and blues band. Offers a calendar, song list, audio samples, biographies, and a list of links.
Big-T and the Bada-Bings
Wedding and party band based in Dallas, Texas, available with 6, 12, or 18 pieces, blending blues, swing and Sinatra. With photographs, audio samples, reviews and CD sales.
Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra
Los Angeles big band with fifteen musicians and Lucky Stars vocal quartet. Contains news, a calendar of upcoming shows, audio samples, a discography, a list of links, and information on joining their mailing list and booking the band.
Blue Lunch
Jump, blues and swing band from northeastern Ohio. Check their online calendar, listen to streaming audio from their two CDs.
Blue Moon Special
Swing, jump blues and rock and roll band from Amsterdam. Contains a band profile, an audio sample, and contact information.
Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires
Boston swing band featuring faculty members from Berklee College of Music. Member biographies, appearance schedule, booking information, information on recordings, song list, reviews, photos, audio and video.
Camaros, The
New York swing and rockabilly group with horns featuring Louisiana dangergirl and vocalist Jen Jones, with sound clips, CDs, tour dates, picture gallery, and guest book.
Club Django Sextet of Toronto
Gypsy swing in the spirit of Django Reinhardt and St├ęphane Grappelli's "Hot Club de France." Biographies, gig schedule, reviews, sound clips and links.
Crescent City Maulers
Offers a profile and CD ordering information for this New Jersey swing band.
Dino Martinis
Jumpin' jive band from Calgary, Alberta, Canada offers recordings for sale with audio samples, calendar, biography and photos.
Dominic Halpin and the Honey B's
Swing band for wedding receptions, parties and events. Includes photos, video clips, testimonials and audio.
Dr. Zoot
Pittsburgh swing band. Tour schedule, band biography, discography and sample MP3s.
Drootin Brothers Band
Boston based swing band. Contact and booking information.
Dusty 45's, The
Seattle rockabilly, swing and jump blues band. Upcoming shows, audio and video clips, CDs for sale, photo galleries, biographies, poster archive, message board, list of links, reviews, mailing list.
Dutch Swing College Band
Seven member swing band. Biographies, schedule, contest, discography, sample song, booking information. Also in Dutch and German.
E-Type Jazz
Adelaide, Australia swing combo. History, schedule, photos, CDs, song list, links, contact information.
Eddie Reed Big Band and Swing Quintet, The
Two Long Beach, California swing bands faithfully recreating the sounds of the 30's, 40's and 50's. Site includes audio and video clips, biographies, CDs, guest book, booking information, upcoming shows, song list.
Eight to the Bar
Six piece Connecticut band. Rhythm and blues, soul, Motown, Boogie Woogie and swing. Show dates, discography with song samples, biographies, photo gallery, booking information, FAQ, favorite links.
Bringing the swing music of the Big Band Era to the southern California area for over 40 years. Also have a training program for aspiring musicians. News, calendar of events, recordings, booking information, history, the Esquire Music Foundation, photo album, event planning, links to swing music in Southern California.
A dance orchestra performing standards of the swing era, offering a jazz trio, quintet, or 8 piece swing band for weddings and conventions in Calgary or Canadian Rockies. Information on their services, repertoire, song samples, testimonials, client list, contact information, guest book.
Fat Sam's Band
Jump jive, swing and jazz band from Edinburgh, Scotland. Schedule, history, press clippings, audio samples, merchandise, booking information, links.
Five in Love with Betty
Swing and jive band from Vienna, Austria lists tour dates and offers sound files, photos, reviews, guest book and links. [German and English]
For Sentimental Reasons
Dedicated to the music and memories of the big band era, this vocal group presents an authentic recreation of a live radio broadcast during World War Two. Biographies, tour dates, booking information, newsletter, reviews.
Gee, George
New York City leader of the bands The Jump, Jive and Wailers and The Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra. Biography, information on the bands, performance schedule, discography, links, guest book and contact and booking information.
Gregg Gelb Swing Band
Eight-piece jazz band with a big band sound. CDs, biographies, song list, reviews, upcoming performances, photo gallery.
Gypsy Hombres
News, gig dates, and music, links and biographies from this Jazz/Swing band out of Nashville, Tennessee. Official home page.
Haining, Doug and The Twin Cities Seven
Small group in the grand tradition of Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's sideman ensembles. Biographies, their CD, schedule of events, and a small collection of links.
Hepcat Revival, The
Seven piece Ohio band. Biography, biographies, reviews, schedule, photos, links.
Hipster Daddy-O and the Handgrenades
Six piece Arizona band. Features information, audio, schedule, photos and merchandise.
Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra, The
Denver swing band. News, schedule, profile, merchandise, booking and contact information.
J Street Jumpers
Washington D.C. swing and jump blues band. Biographies, history, audio samples, schedule, reviews, photos.
Jerry Embree Swing Band
New Orleans based. Profile, booking information.
Jive Aces, The
British swing band. Presented by the Church of Scientology. Tour information, lyrics, member information, swing speak, CD, Real Audio samples.
Johnny Nocturne Band, The
Nine piece jump blues and swing band. Biographies, reviews, schedule, audio and video clips, discography.
Joker's Wild, The
From Washington D.C. Schedule, booking information, audio samples, photos, song list, guest book.
Jones, Calfee and the 8 Beats
Akron Ohio based blues, swing rockabilly band. Booking schedule and history of the group.
Jump, Jive and Wail
Schedule, biographies, contact information and photo galleries for this Las Vegas swing band. Includes a link to their songs on
Jumpin' Joz Band
Performs swing music reminiscent of the late 30's to early 50's. Profiles, gig schedule, audio files, photos, and booking information.
The Kingdom of Swing
Articles, reviews, and other content about swing and occasionally other jazz.
Lex and Joe
Musicians collaborating to offer music from the Swing Era as well as more contemporary rhythm and blues. Calendar, biographies, song list, audio clips, merchandise, mailing list.
Lincoln '46
Swing band based in southern Sweden. Contains profile, audio samples and contact information.
Lost Weekend
Western swing band from California, United States. Tour schedule, photographs, news, reviews, CD and contact information.
Love Dogs, The
Jump blues band playing rhythm and blues, funk, swing, and jazz. Performance schedule, biographies, CDs, MP3 samples, contact and booking information.
Lucky Strikes, The
Austin, Texas based swing band. Real Audio Samples, event calendar, CD order form, member profiles, reviews, contact information.
Mister Lucky Swing Syndicate
Milwaukee-area band specializing in swing tunes, both original and contemporary. Upcoming shows, song list, CD, sample tracks, contact information, mailing list.
Mood Elevators, The
Boston area swing band performing jazz, swing and standards from the 1930s and 1940s in three-part harmony. News, profile, booking and contact information, calendar, Real Audio clips.
Mora's Modern Rhythmists
Ten-piece ensemble playing classic jazz and swing from the 20s and early 30s. Band profile, audio and video clips, upcoming shows, news, CDs, photos, guest book, mailing list, links.
New Morty Show, The
San Francisco band. Biography, calendar, reviews, booking information, photos, audio clips, CDs and other merchandise.
New York Swing Band Stan Wiest Orchestra
Serving the metropolitan tri-state area.
Night & Day Swing and Jazz Music
Based in the Washington, D.C. area and playing elegant swing, big band, and jazz.
O'Dell, Peaches and her Orchestra
Eleven piece swing band led by female entertainer featuring elaborate costumes. History, audio samples, photos, guest book, links.
O.T.T. Chicago Swing
Swing and jazz band from Perth, Western Australia. Profile, biographies, schedule, photos, recordings, audio clips, booking and contact information, links.
Pasadena Roof Orchestra, The
UK based band. Offers news, history, album information, photographs, tour schedule.
Petters, John
UK drummer and band leader. Site contains, biography, information on his band, tour dates, traditional jazz CDs for sale, biographies of Louis Armstrong, Gene Krupa and other notable jazz drummers, traditional jazz mailing lists, links, guest book, contact information.
Prairie Cats
Omaha eight piece band. News, profile, biographies, schedule, play list, lyrics, audio samples, photos, links, reviews, CDs, contact information.
Red and The Red Hots
Ten piece band playing high-energy swing. Biographies, booking and contact information, recordings, photos, links, schedule.
Nine-piece Washington-Baltimore band. Band profile, booking and contact information, schedule.
Rico and The Jump 'n' Jive Review
Six-piece swing and jump blues band from New England, with news, biographies, sound files, and calendar.
The Rosenberg Trio
Gypsy-swing group from the Netherlands offers discography and tour schedule.
The Saints of Swing
Party band led by trumpet and tuba featuring female vocalist Rene Bailey, based in New York area. Song list, mp3s.
Satyan, Arthur
About the Armenian pianist and composer. Life, career, music, performance schedule, and photos.
Savoy Dance Orchestra
Swing orchestra from Berlin. History, reviews, repertoire, CD with audio samples, contact information. Also in German.
Shapiro, Henry
Pittsburgh-based guitarist and dancer leads two bands, Swing Fever and Steel City Klezmer, available from Cleveland to Washington, DC. Photos, audio samples of both bands.
Sinister Dexter
[San Francisco, CA] Twelve-piece swing, funk, and blues band with seven horns. History, biographies, calendar, photos, audio samples, links, mailing list.
Sister Swing
Vocal swing trio. History, song list, booking information, calendar, CD information, audio samples, mailing list.
Slicked-Up 9's, The
Schedule, photos, member list, CD, audio samples, history, lyrics, links, guest book, mailing list, contact information.
Smith, Lavay and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
San Francisco based swing band. News, CDs, biographies, calendar or events, large collection of swing and jazz links, scrapbook, contact information.
Speak Easy Swing
Nine piece Chicago band. Profile, audio samples, merchandise, booking information, schedule, photos, links.
Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums
San Francisco band. Calendar, photos, message board, contact and booking information.
Studebakers, The
History, recordings, photos, calendar.
Sweethearts of Swing
Geelong, Australia based. Biography, repertoire, booking information, reviews, past tours, recordings, lyrics.
Swing Fever
San Francisco Bay Area swing band. Contact information, band and member profiles, calendar, CDs, audio clips, client comments, song list.
Swing Kings
Los Angeles band. Photos, audio samples, reviews, calendar.
Swing Legacy, The
Boston-based six-piece swing band with vocalist playing original arrangements. Profile, audio clips, CD reviews, song list, client list, calendar, biographies, photos, FAQ, contact information.
Swing Speak
Virginia swing band. Schedule, biography, recordings, audio clips, song list, booking information, photos, links.
Swing Unlimited Big Band
Swing and jazz band based on the South Coast of the UK, available for corporate or private events. Gig schedule and biography.
News, audio clips, schedule, member list, review, booking information.
A father-son jazzy musical duo based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Michael Fraser plays hot swing fiddle and his dad, Don Fraser, plays Django-style guitar back-up
Swingtips, The
Touring 6-piece swing band based in Arizona. News, biographies, reviews, audio samples, CDs, links, calendar, mailing list, booking and contact information.
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
Washington D.C. band. Contact information, band profile, calendar, reviews, recordings.
Top Hats Orchestra
Schedule, biographies, contact information.
Turley, Joe
Vocalist and pianist. Song samples, recordings, lyrics, schedule, song list, reviews, biography, photographs, links.
Undulations, The
California post-modern swing band playing originals by leader Ziggy Wells. History, recordings, audio samples, news, calendar, biographies, member biographies.
Wally's Swing World
Santa Cruz band. Recordings, sample songs, calendar, guest book, biography, news, contact information.
White Heat Swing Orchestra, The
Boston, Massachusetts based. Profile, calendar, booking information.
Wild, Cool and Swingin' Orchestra
Nine-piece group performing 1960s Las Vegas swing. Schedule, photos, member profiles, contact information, links, mailing list, CDs for sale.
Wilde, Lily and her Jumpin' Jubilee Orchestra
Portland jump, swing, jazz, blues band. Biography, reviews, audio samples, calendar, CD, contact information, links.
Willie, Lew and the Snapdragons
South Florida dance band specializing in jump swing, society, pop, and rhythm and blues. Audio samples, photos, and contact information.
Yalloppin' Hounds Homepage
Ghetto swing from New York. News, MP3 samples, lyrics, CDs, biographies, FAQ, photos, schedule, reviews, guest book, links.
From Los Angeles. Review, play list, audio and video clips, CDs and other merchandise, booking information.
Zoot Suit Revue
Six member Los Angeles band. Profile, schedule, photos, audio samples, song list, mailing list, reviews, guest book, CD, booking and contact information.
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