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The Swing Zippers

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Meet THE SWING ZIPPERS!!! A dynamic and exceptionally talented guitar duo who perform a delicious concoction of swing/Latin/pop and soul
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Meet THE SWING ZIPPERS!!! A dynamic and electrifying guitar duo from the East Midlands performing a delicious blend of jazz, pop, latin and soul styles. The swing zippers perform the infectious hits from the 1930's swing era married with the catchy and timeless Motown, soul tunes as well your favourite modern pop gems. The group is self contained with their own PAT tested amplification and Public liability cover. Available to book for weddings, parties, restaurants, bars and festivals".

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This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
Jazz, Blues, Gypsy jazz, Swing
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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The Swing Zippers' Song list

Isn't she lovely
Stompin' at the savoy
Mambo italiano
Girl from Impanema
There will never be another you
Minor swing
How deep is your love
King of the swingers
Dream of you
Moon dance
Everybody wants to rule the world
Let's stay together
All of me
Wonderful world
Fly me too the moon
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing
I wish
Cheek to cheek
What's going on
Stompin’ at the savoy
Somewhere over the rainbow
I’m beginning to see the light,
singing in the rain,
when the saints.
it’s only a paper moon,
wonderful world,
hit the road jack,
ain’t misbehaving,
St James infirmary
I can’t give you anything
Bossa dorado
Minor swing
Paper moon
Comes love
Dark eyes
Django’s tiger
Django’s waltz
Puttin on the ritz
Georgia on my mind
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

The group is made up of two guitarists. We also offer the trio option which includes the double bass. If you would like to hear a saxophone or trumpet then we can also perform as a trio including one of these instruments.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to remain as flexible as possible. It is very important to notify us of any changes as soon as possible!

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

If a client requests that we provide background music for the intervals then this is absolutely fine.

How much time do you need to set up?

Our average setup time is 20 minutes. If we need to provide a full PA system for a larger venue then we will need 40 minutes.

Can you roam around while you perform?

We've never been asked to roam during a performance but we are fully equipped to do so.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

We've tailored our setlist to suit a wide range of musical tastes through countless performances and gauging what people like. We are happy to perform specific songs in any given order.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

We provide all of the necessary equipment to deliver our performances to the highest standard. More often than not we only bring a very compact setup due to the low volume level requirements. We can provide a full PA system if needed! 4 meters by 4 meters.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes we have done this many times for various clients! If you're looking for over 5 song requests then the fee will need to justify the time taken out to learn the new material.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Non intrusive, relaxed, high standard of playing, appropriate repertoire.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Amazon warehouse Nottingham council house Wells maltings Nottingham contemporary arts centre Perkins bar and bistro Pelican club

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Django reindhart, Jimi hendrix, Al green, the Beatles, Beethoven, Duke Ellington,

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Nottingham city council award ceremonies in 2017 and 18.

The Swing Zippers' Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

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Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£360
Up to 2 hours£450
Up to 3 hours£600
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The Swing Zippers' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Stephen C
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Thankyou guys you were perfect for our event Just got back from honeymoon and I can still hear the wonderful tunes in my head..

From other customers:

Harry P
5 years ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Nottingham
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5 out of 5

The swing zippers have been playing at our venue for several years now. We just love their vast range of different instrumental tunes and they are super talented guys!!!! We often receive lots of very positive feedback from our customers whenever they play here. Definitely one our favourite acts here at the Pelican club and we'll be sure to continue booking them for many more nights to come.


The swing zippers played at our restaurant and they were excellent - very well prepared, the music was fabulous and they looked great! Everyone commented on how good they were. Very pleased we booked them and it really helped the grill party go very well.

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