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Sisters of Swing - Andrews Sisters Tribute - Auckland


Type: Tribute Show


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Combining a beautifully blended vocal trio with a hot swingin' band and decked out in uniforms ready for action!

Featuring the music of the Andrews Sisters, Sisters of Swing takes you on a journey back to the war era, to experience the music of the Andrews Sisters and the songs that made them famous.
Songs original Andrews sisters versions of In the Mood, Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Sing, Sing, Sing, Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen, Three Little Sisters, Oh Johnny Oh, Rum And Coca Cola, Beat Me Daddy, Lullaby of Broadway, Chattanooga Choo Choo, ........and many more!

Trudy Lile, Jane Horder, Emma Leon- vocals
Mike Booth - trumpet
Loris Zigon - piano
Pete McGregor - bass
Bruce King - drums

The Sisters of Swing can also expand to a full 10 piece band including 4 horns, suitable for larger events

Ideal for: world war themed event, RSA, anzac day event, armed services function, museum event, corporate function, private party

The Andrews Sisters:

The Andrews Sisters were a prolific and hugely successful close harmony singing
group of the swing and boogie-woogie era, consisting of three actual sisters
LaVerne, Maxene and Patty.When the sisters burst upon the music
scene in the late 1930s, they shook a very solid musical foundation: producing
a slick harmonic blend by singing at the top of their lungs while trying -
successfully - to emulate the blare ofthree harmonizing trumpets, with a full
big band racing behind them.
While the sisters specialized in swing,boogie-woogie, and novelty hits with
their trademark lightning-quick vocal syncopations, they also produced major
hits in jazz, ballads, folk, country western. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, can be
considered an early recording of rhythm and blues or jump blues.

Sample repertoire:
Lullaby of Broadway
Blue Moon
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
I'll Be Seeing You
White Cliffs of Dover
Kalamazoo
Bei Mir Bist Du Scoen
In The Mood
Beat me Daddy
Rum and Cola
It Don't Mean A thing
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
Steppin Out With My Baby
Sing Sing Sing
Oh Johnny Oh
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Goody Goody
Auf Weidersehn
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
Alright OK You Win
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Sentimental Journey
The Fleet's In
When You're Smiling

Hi Robyn,
Thanks for your email follow up. Yes, it all went well on Sunday and the crowd were thoroughly pleased!
Many thanks
Jo Brookbanks
Auckland War Memorial Museum

Hi Trudy,
A quick note to say how much every one enjoyed Sisters of Swing on Anzac Day.
You guys were brilliant and a breeze to deal with.
cheers and best wishes
Tom

Please extend our thanks to all the members of the band on Sunday night. The audience was enthralled by the Sisters who did a fantastic job of holding their attention. The new young talent of Loris was also a treat.
We'll keep you in mind for next year.
Dave Cown
Rotorua Jazz Club 

Hi Pete,
Great feed back about the show you guys put on yesterday
Many Thanks
Shirley Ruttley

Hi Pete
Thanks for a brilliant night. Lots of very positive comments, some even said the best show they have seen at the club. Well done. Please pass our thoughts on to the others.
Yours in jazz
John West
Hamilton Jazz Club 

Yes, all went well and thanks for following up Robyn. Will definitely keep you in mind for future functions.
Regards
Ann Martin-Stacy
Events and Retail Coordinator
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

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