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Swing & Jive band

Chris Lord and her Blues Express

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About Chris Lord and her Blues Express

Swing & Jive band
Jazzy blues and swing driven by the superb vocals of Chris Lord supported by a mix of tenor sax, guitar and a 1st glass rhythm section.

A powerful and raunchy Rhythm & Blues 5-piece, Chris Lord and her Blues Express produce classic jazzy blues. The band is driven by the superb voice of Chris Lord supported by a heady mix of tenor sax and guitar all built upon a first class rhythm section. Together the band merges to weave a magical spell wherever they perform. Influences range from early artists such as Bessie Smith and Big Mama Thornton to more modern exponents of the art like Etta James, Beth Hart and Imelda May. The band covers some lesser-known tracks and always keeps the night exciting and interesting. Joining Chris in the band are soulful tenor sax player Tom Domagala; Rick Booth on guitar; Raf Ruocco on bass and Rick Philpott on drums - all fine musicians with extensive experience and great musical pedigree.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Blues, Swing
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

The Strut
Hot Stuff
Hoochie Coochie Gal
I Put A Spell on You
Big Bad Handsome Man
The Sky is Crying
Johnny Got A Boom Boom
Please Mr Jailer
Long John Blues
You Gotta Help Me
I’d Rather Go Blind
Keep Your Hands To Yourself
It Ain’t The Meat
Jumping At Shadows
Killing Floor
Old Love
Short John
Spoonful E
A Lotta What You Got
Hound Dog
1 Scotch 1 Bourbon 1 Gin
Why Don’t You Eat
Let The Back Door Hit You
Man Sized Job
Every Day I Have The Blues
Tore Down
Gin House Blues
Thrill Is Gone


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From customers:

John B, 3 years ago

A fine performance from Chris Lord and her Blues Express. I shall look forward to catching them again