The Numbers Racket Swing Band
Welcome to the home of The Numbers Racket Swing Band on the web.
The Numbers Racket Swing Band is a high energy, seven piece jive and swing band that are guaranteed to get you out of your seat and struttin' your stuff.
We play a unique blend of originals and covers that will put a smile on your face and a twitch in your toes. Think Louis Jordan, Duke Ellington, Louis Prima, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and you'll start getting the idea. Our full set list is available on a separate page.
If you like swing, jazz, jump-jive, blues
and more then you'll love The Numbers Racket Swing Band. We're available for weddings, functions, gigs, festivals and
more throughout South Wales and the UK.
New Tunes! New album!
Our new album is finished and will be going to press very soon.
Where we play
We're based in South Wales and have regular public shows at Cafe Jazz Cardiff, The Old Duke Bristol, The Uplands Tavern Swansea and more. But we're always willing to travel. If you want a great swing band for your wedding, party, ball or any other function anywhere in the UK please get in contact.
Meet our newest member!
Fantastic singer Elaina Hoss has now been with the band for over a year and is wowing audiences with her powerful vocals, sharing the spotlight with original frontman Big Mo.
"Got to be seen ... a stunning band"
The Guide, from The Guardian
you for doing a great job. I’ve had a lot of comments from people
enjoying your work. You were a pleasure to work with and I’ll be
happy to ask you back again in the future."
Brooke Garvey, The Swing Dance Society
“Thanks for your brilliant music at Mum’s party!! Wish you
could have gone on longer!”
Angie Stone, Cliff Hotel Cardigan, 2012 party
"A fantastic foot tapping evening - slick and professional swing band with lots of
pazazz. The pocket rocket [Elaina] lived up to her name, and complemented the band by adding a
refreshing young-joyful female element."
Bristol Jazz Society
"An all-action swing band with serious jazz credentials, ready wit and natty outfits."
South Wales Argus
"We wanted to thank you for a great couple of sets last Saturday. The dancefloor was packed the whole way through and everyone had a great time. We really appreciate you being part of the weekend - you did a great job!"
Claire and Robert Austin, Festival Organisers, Hep Cats Holiday
"The best headline act we’ve ever had at our festival.
Blues Oan Daa Stoazze Festival, Hamme, Belgium
marvellous band for any function. They went down a storm."
"We love this band. They played at our wedding and did a fabulous job. We enjoyed them so much that they played a year later at my brother's wedding. The best swing band I've seen. "
Nikki Miles, bride at 2008 wedding
"Just wanted to say thanks for putting on such good show at our wedding. Our friends all said how much fun you were and how great you sounded. Loved the zoot suits!"
Sarah Bradshaw, bride at 2012 wedding
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