A vocal-led jazz band with its heart in 30s - 50s swing, a contemporary twist and half an ear to the Continent.
Pronto Swing, a vocal-led jazz band based in London with its heart in 40-60s jazz and swing, spiced up with soulful ballads, groovy latin standards, and just a hint of Italy; a love of French Chanson, swinging and gypsy standards and the perfect grooves for swing dancers. We specialise in providing sophisticated jazz music for events, gigs and more. We play music made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Jamie Cullum, Michael Buble, Doris Day, Harry Connick Junior, Nina Simone, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Van Morrison, James Taylor and many more. Airlie the singer is an experienced soulful jazz singer and the band leader for her band Pronto Jazz . She has studied jazz with Judy Niemack (Berlin), Jay Clayton (NY), Anita Wardell, and Guillermo Rozenthuler (UK). She works with the Mardi Gras Jazz Band, and the Andrew Brewis Trio as well as regularly with her own band Pronto Jazz. Venues have included Pizza on the Park, Kew Gardens, Imperial War Museum, Riverfront Jazz Festival, the Candlelight Club, numerous hotels, restaurants, pubs and many more. Airlie tours the UK regularly playing Doris Day in the hit show “Wonderful Day” a musical cabaret celebrating her life and music. Venues have included Pizza on the Park, London, Byre Theatre, St. Andrews, The Brunton Theatre Musselburgh, Georgian Theatre Royal Richmond,, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, Theatre Royal Margate, Guildhall Derby. She is also an actress and singer whose credits have included West End, Regional, Touring, Fringe and Broadway productions.
Bei Mir Bist Du Schön After You've Gone Sympathique-Pink Martini Cover The Nearness of You -Hoagy Carmichael Perfect Come Rain or Shine Lullaby of Birdland Exactly Like You Stormy Weather Love Me or Leave Me Blue Skies Everybody Wants to be a Cat Straighten Up and Fly Right Why Don't You Do Right? Fly Me to The Moon Meditation Antonio Carlos Jobim Latin JazzCorcovado - Antônio Jobim Chega de Saudade - Antônio Jobim All of Me - Gerald Marks Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby What a Difference a Day Makes Sunny Side of The Street LOVE There Will Never Be Another You Mean to Me You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To Them There Eyes God Bless The Child Beautiful Love Petit Fleur Just Friends It Had To Be You I Wanna Be Like You
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