10 Current Songs That Sound Better Played By A Swing Band

By: Butch Ewing

November 22, 2013



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You’ve booked a swing band for your wedding or special event, and all that’s left to do is put on your boogie shoes for a night of fun and celebration. But just because big band music is usually associated with classic throw back hits, there’s something a bit exciting about hearing a current radio hit infused with a jazz-inspired twist.

So when it comes time to request a playlist for your big event, be sure to include one or all of these current jams!

Current Music

“Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – Click Here for Video 

“Treasure” by Bruno Mars – Click Here for Video

“Ho Hey” by The Lumineers – Click Here for Video

“I Will Wait” by Mumford & Sons – Click Here for Video

“Give Me Love” by Ed Sheeran – Click Here for Video

“Suit and Tie” by Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z – Click Here for Video

“Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys – Click Here for Video

“Royals” by Lorde – Click Here for Video

“Wake Me Up” by Avicii – Click Here for Video

“Mirrors” by Justin Timberlake – Click Here for Video

Which current song is your favorite? Share with us in the comments below!

For over 10 years The Classic Swing Band of Dallas has offered some of the best in live entertainment for a wide variety of events and programs. So whether your event needs the small ensemble or a full big band sound, The Classic Swing Band has the professionalism and “class” that will be a welcome addition to any function requiring real live music!

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