Simply Swing is produced and led by Pianist, Arranger and Band Leader Sandra Lambert. Sandra has performed and recorded with artists such as Bette Midler, Humphrey Lyttleton, Cilla Black, Paul O’Grady and The London Symphony Orchestra. A sought after accompanist, she was Musical Director to Helen Shapiro for 7 years. In 2018 she played for HRH The Duke of York at Buckingham Palace. She is married to drummer, Jeff Lardner, a member of Simply Swing who was drummer to Van Morrison for many years.
Simply Swing comprises the UK’s most renowned musicians whose live and studio credits include: Shirley Bassey, Bette Midler, Kylie Minogue, Chaka Khan, Elaine Paige, George Benson, Chris de Burgh, Incognito, Van Morrison, Neil Sedaka, Alexander Armstrong, Michael Ball & The London Symphony Orchestra and whose TV appearances include: Jools Holland, Strictly Come Dancing, Paul O’Grady and Parkinson.
Band Packages and Flexible Line-Ups
The band comes in different sizes so we are able to offer unique and flexible entertainment packages which are just right for our clients at each and every performance. We can easily add musicians and singers to our core line-up.
All our line-ups include:
- 100% live music. No tracks.
- Bespoke Set Lists
- Full Sound System (PA)
- DJ Playlist Between Sets
- 8-10 Piece Show Band (2 x Vocals, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trumpet 2*, Trombone*). Very entertaining and very flexible. Great for strict tempo dancing and a fabulous show band for weddings, parties and corporate events.
- 7-Piece Band (2 x Vocals, Piano, Bass, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone).
- 6-Piece Band (1 x Vocals, Piano, Bass, Drums, Saxophone, Trumpet). An additional vocalist may be added in place of trumpet.
- 5-Piece Boutique Band (Vocals, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar or Saxophone). Undoubtedly our most popular line-up which slots into almost any situation with ease. Perfect for weddings and parties.
As an add on to the main band we offer the option to have music for the drinks reception and/or over dinner in the following formats:-
- Jazz Duo, Trio or Quartet
- Solo Pianist
- Solo Saxophonist
Passionate about what we do, our musicians are the best in the business and together as a team we believe our entertainment is second to none.