Monthly Archives: January 2017

Marcia and Daniel’s wedding.

Hi Chris,

Thank you for your email.  It’s quite bonkers to think that our wedding was over 3 months ago now; we’ve actually only just got our photos and video back this week, so have had a lovely time reliving the day.
We were so SO pleased we booked you guys – you made everything so easy for us, and absolutely everyone commented on how amazing it was to have a live big band sound to listen and throw ourselves around to!  Thank you for making our day extra special, and for coming all the way down to perform –  it was a long trip for you all, but you’d never have known, as your energy and fresh musical performances made it seem like you’d just travelled from round the corner, and your singer’s voice was quite spectacular.  Thank you also for fulfilling a long-held ambition of mine – singing with a big band.  It was just the most fun, and if you’re ever in need of a lady croonette to add to your band, you know where I am.
In my husband’s words, you were the icing on an extraordinary cake of a day.  Thank you.
With very best wishes to you all,
Marcia and Daniel
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Rock My Wedding – Recommended Supplier.

The Mini Big Band are pleased to announce that we are now an official recommended supplier for the Rock My Wedding Website.  Their “Love Lust List” is a select list of some of the countries finest suppliers, all handpicked by the guys at Rock My Wedding, the countries most influential wedding website.  sealed_with_the_rock_my_wedding_kiss_of_approval

Posted in General Band News

Joe and Emily’s wedding, Oxfordshire

Hi Chris,

Thank you so much for everything on Saturday. You guys were absolutely incredible, we could not of asked for more!

Thank you,

Joe and Emily.

Posted in Quotes, Testimonials

Joe and Emily’s wedding, the photos tell the story.

We’ve just received some amazing photos from Joe and Emily’s wedding in Oxfordshire, which was incredibly.

This wedding had everything including a mad whole room live band karaoke competition across the 4 sections of the room, with the winners taking the biggest bottle of champagne that we have ever seen.  This was a great feature with everyone in the room getting completely involved in an attempt to win.  This was also mixed with some classic sing a long hits which made for an incredible atmosphere.  These pictures really do tell a great story of who fun this was for the band and the guests.

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Birthday Party in London.


Just a short note to give feedback about Mike’s party last Saturday. The band were absolutely brilliant – we danced all night and those over 40 had aching bones the next day! Nobody complained though and loads of lovely emails about the band were received.

For specific feedback I want to say thanks to you for being so organised and professional and choosing a fabulous set.
Thanks to James the sound guy – the access wasn’t easy and it was raining which didn’t help – yet he carried on regardless and set up a fabulous sound experience. The singer was great and you were all lovely and most helpful.

Overall thanks so much for making it such a lovely night


Posted in Testimonials

Lee Quickmire, New Years Eve Wedding.

Hi Chris

I just wanted to thank you for an amazing evening. The band were getting rave review’s from everyone I spoke too. Letting my Uncle (he was my Dads brother but is so close to us) having the performance of his life was a very special moment for him and for us and I’d like to thank you for letting us do that. He and I will never forget that and it was the icing on the cake and a very special moment…I hadn’t cried all day but that was my breaking point!

The band and performance was exceptional and I’m so glad you guys enjoyed the day also. I will certainly tag the photos when we get them back and will tag anyone I see on social media.

Thanks again Chris, you have the best band I’ve ever heard and I’ve heard a few in my time, it really was a fantastic night and you guys helped make it that special.

Best Regards


Posted in Testimonials

Swingaoke with The Mini Big Band

December saw the return of our “Swingaoke” show to the Southbank Centre in London.  This is the second time we’ve taken our live band karaoke show to the Southbank with both occasions being an amazing experience for the chosen singers and audience alike.

This show gives the audience the chance to come up and sing some classic big band swing numbers infront of the amazing live 9 piece band.

Please take a look at this video from the night, the first singer up and he was amazing!

This was a great way for us to finish off our year.  We are now looking forward to a busy 2017, providing the finest modern swing band show for lots of weddings, corporate events and private parties.  I hope we see you there.


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