Repertoire

The bands repertoire is drawn from the classic Big Band era; Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

A few examples are listed below.

Glenn Miller: American Patrol, Chattanooga Choo Choo, In the mood, Little Brown Jug, Moonlight Serenade, Pennsylvania 6-5000,  St Louis Blues March, String of Pearls, Tuxedo Junction.

Frank Sinatra: Come fly with me, I get a kick out of you, I’ve got you under my skin, New York New York, Saturday Night, My Way, That’s Life.

Ella Fitzgerald: Every time we says goodbye, Cheek to cheek, Top Hat White Tie and Tails, Tisket a Tasket, That old black magic, It’s only a Papermoon.

Count Basie: 920 Special, April in Paris, Cute, Duet, Li’l Darlin, Splanky.

Benny Goodman: Bugle Call Rag, Jersey Bounce, Sing Sing Sing, Stealin’ Apples.

Duke Ellington: Take the A train, In a sentimental mood, C Jam Blues, Memories of you, Misty.

If you want a sprinkling of the latest chart hits then we can also provide our own disco to supplement your event. However . . .

An evening’s entertainment in the classic big band style is the forte of The Dearne Big Band and Singers.

Call 07519 593091 to enquire about booking the band.

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