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Two different eras of vintage music available

30s – 60s jazz, swing & jive

60s – 00s ska, soul & rock’n’roll

choose either era or have both, jazz in the afternoon plus a rocking evening

engaging performance including audience participation with fun singing & dancing lead by Bugsy

very experienced professional musicians

1st dance played live – band also willing to learn a song for a guest to sing if they wish

ipod-DJ available with play list of your choice before and after the band play

5 or 6-piece band available

 

The burning vintage music we play & type of show.

 

The Burning Aces play two different types of set, ska, soul & rock’n’roll hits of the 1960s to the year 2010 as well as jazz, swing & jive hits of the 1930s to the 1960s. Both are great fun with interactive audience participation in both genres & include around two hours of live playing. The jazz sets can be played as background music for a light & classy afternoon or as a fully engaging evening of dance-floor-filling music featuring some of jazz’s finest & most memorable songs.

The ska, soul & rock’n’roll sets are also very engaging, louder than the jazz & designed to get people dancing with the grooviest & most iconic vintage hits as well as modern ‘indie’ anthems.

Bugsy Mitchell, the singer, has a great ‘feel’ for passionate music & loves engaging in a friendly & entertaining dialogue with audiences as well as incorporating participatory singing & dancing with the audience into the show. If the audience are shy, Bugsy will hold back & go easy on them but if it’s a party you want, Bugsy will be in his element.

 

 

Previous experience of The Burning Aces’ members.

 

The band members each average at least 15 years performance experience & have engaged in tours around various areas of the world including the Alps, The Caribbean, Dubai, America and Mainland Europe. They have a broad range of professional experience between them ranging from theatre, classical music, pop music, studio recording & writing for television & dance as well as corporate performance and mainstream festivals such as Glastonbury, The Secret Garden Party, Download and The Big Chill. Outside of the band it’s members play & teach various instruments & styles of music from classical to samba and salsa, traditional African music to Electronic dance & live dub-reggae. They have all performed at venues of notoriety including The Royal Albert Hall and The Royal Festival Hall in London, The Lincoln Centre & Madison Square Gardens in New York, The World Art Stage in Edinburgh, The Queen’s Hall Theatre in Trinidad, Courchevel Ski-slope in France and The Yorkshire Playhouse and York Minster. Four members of the Aces have honours degrees in music & all the members have written & recorded their own material.

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The Burning Aces Equipment.

 

The Burning Aces are insured for public liability of up to two million pounds & their equipment is PAT tested & certified.

Standard equipment:

PA - 3000w includes 2 X 500w speakers & a 1Kw sub plus two on stage monitors of 500w each.

Lights – 4 X 108 LED parkans & a twister.

 

Extra large PAs & lighting rigs can be arranged for larger venues.

 

The Burning Aces current repertoire.

  

30s – 60s Jazz Swing & Jive

 

Just a Gigolo - Louis Prima

Sway - Dean Martin

Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra

Let's Face the Music & Dance - Nat "King" Cole

All of Me - Billie Holiday

Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway

Summertime - Eva Cassidy

Aint' Misbehavin' - Louis Armstrong

It Had To Be You - Harry Connick, Jr.

Somewhere Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin

King of the Swingers - Louis Prima

Mack the Knife – Bobby Darrin

I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Nina Simone

No Moon At All – Anita O’Day

Lullaby Of Bird Land - Ella Fitzgerald

Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles

I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra

On The Sunny Side of The Street - Nat "King" Cole

Is You Is or Is You Aint' My Baby- Dinah Washington

Fever - Peggy Lee

The Lady Is A Tramp - Sammy Davis Jnr.

How Sweet It Is- Michael Bublé

The Girl From Ipanema – Nat King Cole

Have You Met Miss Jones – Tony Bennett

I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra

I’m In The Mood For Love – Nat King Cole

It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Aint’ Got That Swing – Armstrong/Ellington

Moondance – Van Morrison

Summertime – Eva Cassidy

Too Marvelous For Words – Billie Holiday

Let’s Fall In Love – Frank Sinatra

My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone

Old Devil Moon – Tony Bennett

Mr. Sandman – Dickie Valentine

Sea Of Love – Marty Wilde

 

60s – 00s Ska, Soul & Rock’n’roll

 

Green Onions – Booker T & The MGs

I Feel Good - James Brown

Back In The USSR - The Beatles

Hard To Handle – Tom Jones

Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones

Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

How Sweet It Is – Michael Buble’

Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones

Dock Of A Bay - Otis Redding

Louis Louis - The Kingsmen

Lady Madonna - The Beatles

Burning Love - Elvis Presley

Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

Hound Dog - Little Richard

Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis

Route 66 – Chuck Berry

King of the Swingers- Louis Prima

Town Called Malice - The Jam

Nightboat to Cairo - Madness

Pump It Up - Elvis Costello

Teenage Kicks - The Undertones

Song 2 – Blur

It Must Be Love – Madness

Baggy Trousers - Madness

Rudi - The Specials

Dakota - Stereophonics

Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Wonderwall - Oasis

Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones

One Step Beyond - Madness

500 Miles – The Proclaimers

 

The Burning Aces’ line up

Drum-kit - Danny T

Bass guitar – Gordonzola

Guitar – Sion Littledyke

Keys – Lee ‘Fingers’ Spreadbury

Saxophone/clarinet – ‘Dancing Bear’ Jacobs

Vocals – Bugsy Mitchell

 

 

Previous Clients played for.

 

After more than a year’s preparation the band are brand new & have recently played their first gig in this line-up.

 

Susanna and Steve Dennis – joint 21st/50th birthday party in High Bentham, North Yorkshire.

 

"The Burning Aces gave us a fantastic birthday party. They were a lot of fun & perfect for both generations. For many of our guests they were the highlight of the evening. You couldn't not get up and dance."

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