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The Northern Swing Orchestra – 16 Piece Big Band

The Northern Swing Orchestra is a 16 piece Big Band based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and plays some of the very best in big band music.

We have an extensive Swing Band library including numbers made famous by the bands of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, to name a few. More recently, the band’s library has grown to include new arrangements by some of the country’s leading composers and arrangers.

The vocalists who perform with the band enthrall audiences with classic Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darrin, Ella Fitzgerald and Judy Garland numbers

Looking for a Big Band for your Event?

The Northern Swing Orchestra is the perfect Big Band to hire for your Wedding, Event, Party, Birthday, or function in Yorkshire or throughout the UK.

Upcoming Gigs

The Northern Swing Orchestra and Issey Chivers – Sunday 2nd June 2024

Issey Chivers and the big band

🎷 Swing Into Sunday with The Northern Swing Orchestra! 🎺
🎙️ The Northern Swing Orchestra Big Band and Issey Chivers 🎙️
📅 When: Sunday 2nd June at 3:30pm
📍 Where: Swillington Sports and Social Club, Leeds

🌟 Featuring the Sensational 16-Piece Big Band & Issey Chivers! 🌟

We are very excited to have the wondeful Issey Chivers retun to sing with us for a third time!

Issey is a Leeds-based vocalist who has been performing in a professional capacity for seven years. She studied jazz vocals at Leeds Conservatoire and since graduating last year, has been working in a range of jazz groups, as well as leading her own project: ‘Issey Chivers Quartet’.

Issey’s influences range from jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan to Eva Cassidy and modern artists such as Cécile McLorin Salvant and Jazzmeia Horn.

Come and unwind with us with a lovely afternoon of Big Band music.

🎫 Tickets: Only £7! (Under 16’s FREE)

Hallelujah – Issey Chivers and The Northern Swing Orchestra

Whether it is the nostalgia of the 1940’s or the excitement of big band jazz, The Northern Swing Orchestra will always provide excellent entertainment.


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