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Jive Aces at Dance Band Night
The Jive Aces, Britain’s Got Talent stars & the UK’s top Jive & Swing band, come to the Bandshell on December 13th with their high energy, bright suits, incredible live show, and irresistible humor. Renowned for their high energy jump jive music and spectacular stage show, they famously put a grumpy Simon Cowell in a good mood.
They combine a mixture of fresh arrangements of swing/jive/R&B classics – songs made famous by such greats as Louis Prima, Cab Calloway, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Big Joe Turner and Sammy Davis Jnr – along with a selection of superb swinging originals taken from their studio albums. This extremely in-demand sextet has worked with John Travolta, Van Morrison, The Proclaimers, Chick Corea, Keely Smith and even Status Quo and have performed for HM The Queen and HRH Prince Philip.
Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK’s top Jive & Swing band.
Together for over a decade, this extremely popular six piece group have performed at thousands of festivals, theatres and events throughout the UK, Europe and USA, as well as Japan, Israel, South Africa, Morocco and the Caribbean, 30 countries in all. The Jive Aces are renowned for their high energy jump jive music (the exciting sound where swing meets rock ‘n roll) and spectacular stage show.
Before The Jive Aces’ performance, refresh or learn some new swing dance steps from world champion swing dancer Yuval Hod and his team. Four-time World Swing Dance Champion Yuval Hod has taught, judged, and performed in more than 26 countries. He is a repeat winner of every major U.S. swing dance title, including American Lindy Hop Championship (8 times), U.S. Open (4 times), National Jitterbug (4 times), and Grand National Championship (3 times). He wants to make you love swing dance as much as he does.