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The Jive Aces – Jive and Swing Band

The Jive Aces - Jive and Swing Band2The Jive Aces – The UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band

Legendary swing, jive and skiffle group, The Jive Aces, are renowned worldwide for their high-energy music and spectacular stage show. They are perhaps best known as the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent” and for their award winning viral video,“Bring Me Sunshine”, which has 3 million views online and is so uplifting it’s even been prescribed by a doctor!

This swinging sextet average 300 shows a year and have performed for The Queen, as well as working with Van Morrison and John Travolta. They’ve played to capacity crowds at the Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Glastonbury Festival, The London Olympics and have graced stages in 40 countries, including major theatre tours in the USA.

They famously cheered up a grumpy Simon Cowell and wowed the judges on “BGT”. Other TV appearances include: “Strictly Come Dancing”, “Children in Need”Good Day Los Angeles” and “The Alan Titchmarsh Show”.

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The Jive Aces – Jive and Swing Band Set List

The Jive Aces set list is pulled from a large repertoire that  includes many well known songs, spanning Swing, Jive, Boogie-Woogie, Rhythm & Blues and a little Rock ‘n’ Roll. The song choices can be varied to suit the event, for example whether it’s a seated or dancing audience, etc. Additionally, singer Ian Clarkson is very good at interacting with and reading audiences, so the set list is always flexible. And if there are any songs listed below that you particularly would like to hear, let us know and we’ll be sure to include them. The repertoire includes:

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens

All Of Me

All The Cats Join In

Bare Necessities

Basin Street Blues

Beyond The Sea

Big Noise From Winnetka

Blue Moon

Boogie Woogie Country Girl

Bring Me Sunshine

Buona Serra


Choo Choo Ch’Boogie


Flying Home

Fly Me To The Moon

From Russia With Love

Get Me To The Church On Time

Giddy Up A Ding Dong

Hit The Road Jack

Hoots Mon

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love

I’m Confessin’ That I Love You

In the Mood

It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got that Swing

I Wanna Be Like You

Jump, Jive & Wail

Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody

La Dolce Vita


Love Me Or Leave Me

Mack The Knife

Mama Don’t Allow

Mambo Italiano

Minnie The Moocher

My Baby Just Cares For Me

Oh, Babe!

Oh, Marie!

Over The Rainbow

Route 66

Saint Louis Blues

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Sing, Sing, Sing

Singing In The Rain

Spread A Little Happiness

Sweet Georgia Brown


Sunny Side of the Street


Tonight You Belong to Me

Tuxedo Junction


We’ll Meet Again

Well Alright, Okay, You Win

When the Saints Go Marching In

When You’re Smiling

White Cliffs of Dover

Woodchoppers Ball

Guest Singers:

We can add, subject to availability/ budget, guest singers including: Cassidy Janson, Rebecca Grant, The Three Belles & The Satin Dollz. Songs with these include:

A Tisket, A Tasket

Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

I Want To Be Loved By You

I Want You To Be My Baby

Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Nothing’s Too Good For My Baby

On Revival Day

Shoo Shoo Baby

Christmas Songs Include:      

For a seasonal event, the band can also include swinging versions of these Christmas classics:

Christmas Is Where You Are

Jingle Bells

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

Santa Baby

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

White Christmas

White Hot Christmas

Winter Wonderland


“Absolutely Brilliant! That really put me in a good mood.” – Simon Cowell

“Infectious, uplifting and a marvelous!” – Len Goodman

“Simply Sensational!” – The Stage

“Jive Aces rocked us, literally, and raised the roof!” – Huffington Post

“True Showmanship!” – The Telegraph