The Swing Commanders
Manchester based ‘Texas Swing’ ensemble playing hits from the 1920s to 1950s. Their latest album, their fourth, “In Transit” was released in 2019.
Peter Riley – bass, vocals
Dan Smith – guitar, lap steel guitar, vocals
Claire Roberts – violin, piano, vocals
Siena Lloyd – tenor sax, clarinet, piano, accordion, vocals
Stuart Smith – drums, vocals
"It’s great fun and the singing and playing are highly accomplished throughout. There's an obvious love & respect for the source material but the inventive arrangements add plenty of colourful twists."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.
"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect