West Sussex based Jazz & Swing Band, The Soultastics. Vintage Rat Pack Swing with Jazz twists on Modern Pop. Performing music of the 50's & swung up versions of hits by Nirvana, Meghan Trainor, Oasis, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Lady Gaga & many more! Available to hire from 5 to 9 piece, a professional group of top class...
Combining vintage Rat Pack Swing with Jazz twists on Modern Pop, The Soultastics perform classic music of the 50's, alongside sophisticated swung up hits from Nirvana, Meghan Trainor, Oasis, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Lady Gaga and many more! Available as a 5 – piece band, The Soultastics are a professional and charismatic group, formed from top calss musicians, who exude sophistication and energy!
The band have a huge repertoire and can tailor any performance to an individual clients needs. They have a large selection of laid back tunes when something more low key is required, as well as their hip up-beat swing tunes that will make you want to put on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929.
These outstanding musicians can tailor their performances to the exact needs of any client, performing in a specific style, or creating a varied programme of music through an evening. If you want all the sophistication of Swing music at your event, but want everybody to get down and boogie afterwards, the band can also perform a Soul/Funk set later in the evening (see repertoire).
Their charismatic singers deliver superb performances from mellow jazz through to the most energetic and soulful funk. You can choose to have either male or female singers performing for you or even better… have both! They also feature the funkiest horn section imaginable who will add a massive wow to any event.
The Soultastics feature a flexible line up, normally performing as a 5 piece, but with additional members up to a full 9 piece band (please see booking options). They come with a male singer as standard but you can request one of their female singers as lead vocalist instead.
DJ music or background music can be played in between their sets, with the option to link your own ipod to their system and put your own playlist on.
The band use the highest quality 2000W PA system (with sub) plus lighting rig, but also have smaller set ups for more intimate venues.
POST MODERN SWING All About that Bass – Meghan Trainor Forget You – Cee Lo Green Happy – Pharrell Williams Mercy – Duffy What a difference a day makes – Jamie Cullum Pencil Full Of Lead – Paolo Nutini Superstition – Stevie Wonder Tainted Love – Soft Cell Toxic – Britney Spears I Wish – Stevie Wonder Bad Romance – Lady Gaga Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana (Paul Anka) I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry Poker Face – Lady Gaga Toxic – Britney Spears Wake Me Up Before You Go Go – Wham Wonderwall – Oasis (Paul Anka) The Love Cats – The Cure Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars Let’s Dance – David Bowie Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes Creep – Radiohead My Iron Lung – Radiohead Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden You Spin Me Right Round – Dead Or Alive The Final Countdown – Europe
SWING Have You Met Miss Jones – Frank Sinatra All Of Me – Frank Sinatra Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra Frim Fram Sauce – Nat King Cole They can’ take that away – Ella Fitzgerald Take The A Train – Duke Ellington It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jnr Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra Cheek To Cheek – Fred Astaire La Mer – Bobby Darin Aright OK You Win – Peggy Lee Don’t Get Around Much Any More – Tony Bennett I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra Bad Leroy Brown – Frank Sinatra Lady Is A Tramp – Frank Sinatra It Don't Mean a Thing – Duke Ellington Take the A Train – Duke Ellington New York New York – Frank Sinatra My Way – Frank Sinatra Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin I Wanna Talk Like You – Louis Prima When You’re Smiling – Louis Prima Pennies From Heaven – Louis Prima Tu Vuo Fa L’Americano – Louis Prima Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody – Louis Prima Feeling Good – Michael Bublé Paper Moon – Ella Fitzgerald Woodchopers Ball – Woody Herman Is you is – Louis Jordan Taking A Chance On Love – Ella Fitzgerald The Charleston – James Johnson My baby just cares – Nina Simone Yes sir that's My Baby – Count Basie Jump Jive and Wail – Louis Prima Happy Feet – Cab Calloway Mambo Italiano – Dean Martin Fat Sam’s Grand Slam – Bugsy Malone
SOUL FUNK & MOTOWN Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett Brown eyed Girl – Van Morrison Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd Gimme Some Lovin’ – Spencer Davis Midnight Hour – Wilson Picket Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson 5 Superstitioun – Stevie Wonder Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves Moondance – Van Morrison Higher And Higher – J Wilson Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan * I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor It’s Raining Men – Weather Girls * Lady Marmalade – La Belle I Want You Back – Jackson 5 * Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder Disco Inferno – The Trammps Diggin On James Brown – Tower of Power September – Earth Wind & Fire Car Wash – Rose Royce I Wish – Stevie Wonder I feel good – James Brown Sex Machine – James Brown Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry Good Times – Chic * Kiss – Prince/Tom Jones The Chicken – Pee Wee Ellis Pick Up The Pieces – Average White Band
MODERN POP Mercy – Duffy Forget you – Cee Lo Green Happy – Pharrell Williams Valerie – Amy Winehouse Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader Get Lucky – Daft Punk Move Like Jagger – Maroon 5 Rehab – Amy Winehouse I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars Happy – Pharrell Williams
RETRO POP La Bamba – Ritchie Valens Twist and shout – The Beatles When I saw her standing there – The Beatles Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen Let's Dance – David Bowie Love Cats – The Cure I'm a believer – The Monkeys