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The Top Cats

An exciting, lively 6-piece band that really swings, Guaranteed to get your party or function going with a swing and fill the dance floor they play an energetic mix of classic swing numbers from the 40’s and 50’s, and up tempo jump jive numbers by artists such as Louis Prima and Louis Jordan.

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An exciting, lively 6-piece band that really swings, The Top Cats are a band of established professional musicians with years of experience entertaining crowds.  Guaranteed to get your party or function going with a swing and fill the dance floor they play an energetic mix of classic swing numbers from the 40’s and 50’s, and up tempo jump jive numbers by artists such as Louis Prima and Louis Jordan.

They have performed at a number of prestigious events and venues including the Gleneagles Hotel, Edinburgh International Jazz Festival, St James Cavalier Arts Centre (Valetta, Malta), Needhams (off Broadway, New York), Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, the Forth Rail Bridge Centenary celebrations, Henley Regatta and Vegas, as well as various TV appearances by members including The Tube, Top Of The Pops, Later With Jools Holland, and BBC Scotland Hogmanay Show.

At various times band members have toured and recorded with groups including Wet Wet Wet, Van Morrison, Mica Paris, The Proclaimers, Hue and Cry, Love and Money, Working Week, and Jimmy Ruffin.

The Top Cats are suitable for weddings and corporate events.

The Top Cats Songlist

  • Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens
  • All The Things You Are
  • Almost Like Being In Love
  • Banana Split For My Baby
  • The Best Man
  • Beyond The Sea
  • Blue Skies
  • Boogie Woogie On A Saturday Night
  • Bouna Sera
  • Can’t Help Lovin’ That Girl Of Mine
  • Choo Choo Ch’Boogie
  • The Closer To The Bone (The Sweeter Is The Meat)
  • Dopey Joe From Baltimore
  • Five Guys Named Moe
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • Hello Young Lovers
  • How High The Moon
  • I Love Vegas
  • I’m In The Mood For Love
  • I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
  • Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby?
  • It’s Only A Paper Moon
  • The King Of The Swingers
  • The Lady Is A Tramp
  • Mack The Knife
  • Milk Shake Stand
  • Moon River
  • Night And Day
  • Oh Marie
  • Old Devil Moon
  • On The Street Where You Live
  • Palm Springs Jump
  • Professor Bop
  • Satchel Mouth Baby
  • Shake, Rattle And Roll
  • Sidewalk Shuffle
  • Something’s Gotta Give
  • Strangers In The Night
  • Sway
  • That Cat Is High
  • That Chick’s Too Young To Fry
  • This Guy’s In Love With You
  • This Joint Is Jumpin’
  • Volare
  • (You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreusse
  • 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days

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