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New Album OUT NOW!

The day is finally here, our new album, "Diiggin' The Roots Vol.1: Rockin' Rhythm & Blues" is now officially released! A collection of 12 honkin' and rockin' rhythm and blues tracks (plus a bonus track) from Louis Jordan to Big Joe Turner to two original tracks written by ourselves, this album is a real dance floor filler!

We also have Cassidy Janson guesting on two songs and Chris Wilkinson on two songs on guitar. Chris also did the artwork for both this and the forthcoming "Vol.2: Hot Jazz" which is…

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Glasto 2017

We had a great time at Glastonbury 2017, thanks to the whole team at the Acoustic stage.

And a big thank you to Sandra Vijandi for the photos she took which you can see on the FB gallery!

 

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Tea at the Palace!

Yesterday we were honoured to be invited to a tea party at Buckingham Palace due to our fundraising efforts throughout the year for the Not Forgotten Association, mainly from Summertime Swing.

We were even listed in the top fundraisers in the brochure!

HRH Prince Harry was on hand to meet and greet the veterans and we met a whole host of people including Tony Blackburn, Fatima Whitbread, Aled Jones and more!

It was an amazing event with over 2000 people, veterans, contributors and supporters of the…

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Swingin' Soundie Sunday!

Cassidy Janson takes over the mic for the latest soundie with Louis Prima and Gia Maione' "I Want You To Be My Baby" from the new album "Diggin' The Roots Vol.1: Rockin' Rhythm & Blues". 

Album availble from the STORE!

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Summertime Swing 2017 Line-Up Confirmed!

Joining The Jive Aces this year for the first time is the man, the myth, the legend Mr Mike Sanchez; Peter Donegan, son of the king of skiffle Lonnie; Cassidy Janson, currently starring as Carole King in the West End musical "Beautiful"; rock n roller Rebel Dean, long time star of the "That'll Be The Day" show; And our current frequent guest the lovely Miss Amy Baker. Tickets from www.jiveaces.com/summertimeswing 

Plus we have DJs Dave Ebj Fairbairn (Eight Beat Mac) and Swingout Si (Simon Stemp) from…

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Happy Birthday Ian (AKA Doctor Whuke)!

It's Ian's birthday today and what better way to wish him a great day than this card we made combining his two favourite things, ukuleles and Doctor Who1

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"Just For The Record" - New Vinyl Compilation

We are proud to announce our very first 12" vinyl record! It is called "Just For The Record" and features 12 of our original tunes specially selected for this compilation.

You can buy the record right now in our store!

Ian's Tutorial TUKEsday - Saved

Ian interrupts the sound check at Da Vinci's as part of the Derry Jazz Festival to bring you the latest "Tutorial TUKEsday" featuring our guest vocalist Amy Baker.

He takes you through a very simple Elvis number from the "68 Comeback Special", "Saved".

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Country Pilgrimage to Nashville

Just before we headed to Viva Las Vegas for our last shows of the USA tour we made a quick stop in Nashville. It was more like a country pilgrimage, especially for our guest guitarist Chris Wilkinson. We visited Webb Pierce's famous guitar shaped pool and did the Ryman Auditorium tour.

 
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Derry Jazz Festival 2017

We had yet another amazing time at the Derry Jazz Festival, our 15th year running here! Thanks to Da Vinci's for having us the whole time and so glad we got to play two schools this year, the kids are always the greatest audience!



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New album out now!

Our brand new album, "Diggin' The Roots" is finally here! 12 rockin' and honkin' tunes including two originals that celebrate the rhythm and blues end of the band's roots. "Vol.2: Hot Jazz" will be released very soon as well and you can order both, along with the specisl edition double album vinyl in our STORE.

Order now from our store, CLICK HERE!