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Because one size does not necessarily fit all….

The Sticky Wicket band comes in various sizes and they all consist of the same high calibre musicians.

Whichever of the bands you decide on you can be sure you will always get the best.

All outfits are high energy, swinging, playing highly danceable music.

Click the tabs to read how the different outfits line-up.

14sm The full size Sticky Wicket Swing Orchestra.

Comprising: 4 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, piano, guitar, bass, drums, female vocalist.

For that full 1940’s big band sound.

9-pieceThe 9-piece Sticky Wicket Swing Orchestra

Comprising: 2 saxes, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, female vocalist.

Smaller version of the Orchestra, still playing all the big band numbers.

tetsmThe Sticky Wicket Swingtet – 6 piece

Comprising:  sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums, female vocalist

Swinging dance music for all occasions.

All line-ups can be augmented with various additional vocalists see this page for more information on the singers available.

The Band’s CV

The bands are always a huge hit wherever they play, 1940s festivals, jazz festivals, clubs and concert halls in the UK and abroad.

FestivalThe orchestra debuted at London’s 100 Club in 2000 and have appeared on radio and TV including: BBC2’s ‘We’ll Meet Again’ and Radio 2’s ‘Swingtime’, they have also appeared at many prestigious venues and events including Althorp House for the Spencer family, Blenheim Palace, The Savoy Ball in London and most of the big 1940’s events including being regular performers at Twinwood Festival which is the No1 vintage music and dance festival in the UK.

Sticky himself has a long list of musicians he has played with during his career, here are just a few of them: Chas & Dave, Leo Sayer, Peter Frampton, Terry Lightfoot, Mark Knofler, Joe Cocker, Roger Daltrey, Chris Barber, Van Morrison, Steve Gibbons, Kenny Ball, Acker Bilk, Jools Holland and Bryan Ferry.

Read Sticky’s full story and how he came to be UK’s No1 Swing Drummer here