Kevin Fitzsimmons is a multi-talented London born jazz singer/lyricist/songwriter/bandleader with a charismatic stage presence, lauded by jazz critics for his innate sense of swing. He’s enjoyed sell-out shows with this band at world-famous Ronnie Scott’s, recently released a jazz album, ‘Show Me The Way’, to critical acclaim (and air play nationwide including BBC stations), featured on Jazz FM in a live one hour concert and headlined in 400 seater Athens concert backed by pioneers of Greek jazz scene, The Dimitris Kalantzis Quartet. He’s also, sung several times on TV (E4′s Made In Chelsea, BBC & Wedding TV) and his exceptional swing & jazz vocal talent heard on TV and radio commercials both in UK and Europe – including a TV advert with Hollywood movie star Naomi Watts, voice-overs for music publishers and for San Pellegrino, PriceDrop.TV and chosen by luxe brands like Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Reel Art Press for campaigns/promotions in New York, Far East & London. He’s also entertained royalty twice and booked by many celebrities & sports stars for important private gigs. He was also the star attraction at both the London & New York book launches for deluxe publication ‘The Rat Pack’ (written by bestselling U.S. author of ‘Rat Pack Confidential’, Shawn Levy), endorsed as a must-see exponent of Sinatra’s songbook by the President of SINATRA MUSIC SOCIETY. And since 2011 has also been front man of hit Big Band theatre concert, Sinatra Sequins & Swing (The Capitol Years Live!).
However, where he really impresses is as a corporate/party/wedding Swing, Jazz, Sinatra, Buble & Rat Pack specialist par excellence, where with his stunning live interpretations and enormous stage presence he has long stood out in this genre. Solo or with band, small & intimate or large & lively, Kevin always wows, whether his clients are seeking a full dance floor, memorable background sets during drinks, superb over-dinner music or a wow-factor after dinner show. His musicians too are second to none (described by Jazzwise Magazine, UK’s premier jazz authority as “the cream of UK straight-ahead jazz musicians) and are carefully selected for their experience working in the event/wedding/function sector at every level. As well as jazz artists in their own right, Kevin’s musicians headline at festivals and regularly perform/host at world-famous Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, they also play/record with famous recording artists in other genres like pop/soul.
All Act Options Available
Jazz and Swing Bands
Kevin Fitzsimmons is a London born jazz singer with a charismatic stage presence, lauded by jazz critics for his innate sense of swing. He’s enjoyed sell-out shows with this band at world-famous Ronnie Scott’s, featured on Jazz FM in a live one hour concert, sung several times on TV (E4′s Made In Chelsea, BBC & Wedding TV) and his exceptional swing/ jazz vocal talent heard on TV and radio commercials both in UK and Europe – including a TV advert with Hollywood movie star Naomi Watts. He’s also entertained royalty twice and booked by many celebrities & sports stars for important private gigs. His musicians are second to none (described by Jazzwise Magazine, UK’s premier jazz authority as “the cream of UK straight-ahead jazz musicians) and are carefully selected for their experience working in the event/wedding/function sector at every level.
Kevin and his band cover all era’s of jazz/swing/American Songbook: 1920′s-current. Clients can choose from a huge repertoire from the American Songbook: everything from hot 20′s jazz Charleston style, via 30′s Golden Age fav’s, 40′s swing/jive, 50′s/60′s big band swing & Rat Pack, latin/bossa nova, right up to modern swing a la Michael Buble & modern cool jazz. And by adding a sprinkling of jazz-ed up swinging reworks of pop classics too, if desired, makes them perfect Jazz Swing Band for weddings, parties or corporate events. For vintage-themes there’s the option for the band to change clothes to suit a different era in 2nd set, eg, 1st set 1920′s jazz age, changing clothes to wear rat pack style for 2nd set. Kevin is particularly impressive just with a piano or piano & upright bass backing: perfect for wedding breakfasts, drinks receptions, garden parties and soirees – an appropriately entertaining finishing touch that will stay long in the memory of your guests. You can hire one of our London/ Essex based Jazz Swing Bands to entertain you at any size of wedding, venue or event, anywhere in the UK or abroad.
Michael Buble Tribute – & – Swing Singer/Crooner
Kevin Fitzsimmons – one of UK’s best Michael Buble Singers live – has long been known for his wow live vocal renditions of your favourite Michael Buble songs, since Buble’s first album back in 2003. His rare natural ability to swing any song in this genre of music has lead to demand at a hugely diverse number of events, everywhere from the local Golf Club to glittering ceremonies in European palazzos & chateaux and beyond – and he’s picked up a fair few celebrity fans along the way too. His mesmerizing performances of both the well-known from the Buble songbook, and the lesser known gems from Buble’ back catalogue of album songs, are presented with a relentlessly entertaining delivery and an excellent choice for either a full dance floor, memorable background sets, superb over-dinner entertainment or a wow-factor show. From All of Me to Youre Nobody till Somebody Loves You, via Crazy Love, Cry Me a River, Hollywood, Moondance, Haven’t Met You Yet, Everything, Me & Mrs Jones, Feeling Good, Something Stupid and many more swing favourites.
Whether your event is small & intimate or large and loud, you can hire him as either a solo act or with his fabulous 3 – 7 piece Michael Buble Tribute Band (whose players are all drawn from the cream of London’s jazz musicians).
Frank Sinatra Tribute Singer/Band or full Frank Sinatra Impersonator (including ‘Mix & Mingle’)
Recommended a “must see” by President of SINATRA MUSIC SOCIETY, he has entertained royalty twice, was star attraction at both the New York & London launches for deluxe book The Rat Pack (by US best-selling Rat Pack Confidential author. Shawn Levy), TV appearances on E4′s Made In Chelsea, BBC3 Don’t Tell The Bride, Wedding.TV to the Hollywood seal of approval when he impersonated Sinatra’s real voice for a TV advert with Oscar-nominated movie-star Naomi Watts. This acclaimed Frank Sinatra tribute, known for his unforgettable live vocal shows proves time and again why he’s the first-choice Frank Sinatra singer for weddings, functions & corporate events on the scene today. He is favoured by luxury wedding planners, showbiz & sports stars, prestige brands & global corporations, and with his very broad appeal has sang at a hugely diverse number of events & weddings – both large & loud and small & intimate – everywhere from the local Golf Club to glittering ceremonies in European palazzos & chateaux and beyond.
Clients can choose from a vast repertoire of both the well and lesser known of Frank Sinatra’s great music. And throughout the whole of his superb live shows he performs supremely swinging, effortless renditions of not just the less challenging songs but also those that are more vocally difficult. You can book him as ether a Frank Sinatra Tribute Singer, or for the full look-alike/sound-alike experience you can book a complete in-character Frank Sinatra Tribute Act show.
Whether it’s a mix and mingle act, memorable background sets, superb over-dinner entertainment, a wow-factor show or a full dance floor that’s required, be assured of unforgettable live vocals and an entertaining set with a broad appeal, delivered with a superb sense of swing and enormous presence. Perfect for any wedding, party/function or corporate event nationwide/worldwide.
Rat Pack Singer/Band or Rat Pack Tribute/Impersonator (includes Kevin’s unique one man Frank & Dean cabaret Tribute Show)
From sell out sets at Ronnie Scott’s to entertaining royalty at The Ritz to star attraction at both the New York & London launches of deluxe book The Rat Pack (by US best-selling Rat Pack Confidential author Shawn Levy) to TV appearances on E4′s Made In Chelsea, BBC3 Don’t Tell The Bride, Wedding.TV & more. This acclaimed Rat Pack Tribute singer known for his supreme sense of swing and unforgettable live vocal shows proves time and again why he’s the first-choice Rat Pack Singer for weddings, functions & corporate events on the scene today. He had the Hollywood seal of approval when he impersonated Frank Sinatra’s real voice for a TV advert with the Oscar-nominated movie-star Naomi Watts – plus his Dean Martin ‘That’s Amore-style’ vocal was also chosen for a nationwide radio commercial. So hire this Rat Pack & Swing maestro if you’re seeking the most impressive live renditions of all the great Rat Pack songs that you could currently hear – whether for a full dance floor, memorable background sets, superb over-dinner entertainment or a wow-factor show.
Or alternatively, choose his full in character ‘Frank & Dean’ rat pack tribute show. This superb live show features both of Kevin’s renowned impersonations of both Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin – a complete lookalike/soundalike combined into a single tribute show and interspersed with some great Sammy Davies Jr songs, to give you the whole Rat Pack experience without having to pay for usual trio of rat pack singers.
Swing Secret Guests
Kevin & female chanteuse act as a vintage-looking couple, drawing attention to themselves before surprising guests with impressive renditions of your favourite swing/rat pack/diva classics.
Mix & Mingle/Meet & Greet
Talking in Sinatra’s New Jersey accent, sporting a sharp suit, matching Sinatra signature hat and ‘old blue eyes’ contact lenses – Kevin always cuts a dash on mix and mingle assignments impersonating ‘Frank Sinatra’…especially so if someone asks him to give an impromptu song!
And many more…
More swinging/ jazzed pop not in above includes:
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“We are so pleased we had you at our wedding...LEGEND"
“A thoroughbred jazz singer who can even swing a superior rock song”
“I just thought Kevin & band were amazing and created a great atmosphere last night.”
“Wow, when you and the band started playing we couldn't believe how good you all were – we’ll definitely have you back again”
“A brilliant sound by singer and band alike”
“Kevin was so good – we would usually need to book a much bigger band to create the kind of impact Kevin created with just a small band”
“We thank you from our hearts for a spectacular evening. Graham said that he would have paid any amount of money to hear you sing. Your voice is ‘flawless’ and unique with such a beautiful quality, effortless. The jazz musicians were also excellent – our wedding guests were equally captivated.”
“You & the band were fantastic”
“Move over Buble’ …..you have some serious competition here”
"We had the privilege of hearing him rehearse earlier and he's absolutely marvellous"
“A great guy. He got the party going, and with classic swing songs there was something for everyone...even my granny, who tore up the dancefloor!”
“Truly outstanding. What a voice!“
“An utter professional with a voice like caramel and the ability to ad-lib and keep a noisy crowd entertained”
"I love his voice - it's quality"
“With a perfectly natural timbre to his voice he immediately conjures up Old Blue Eyes in his glory years"
“Kevin Fitzsimmons captured Sinatra’s suaveness and charisma and you could imagine Frank, himself, was singing”
“I thought they were playing a CD (of Sinatra) until I came around the corner and saw it was you singing”
“A glorious and honest rendition of Sinatra’s ‘Capitol’ years, brilliant sound by singer and band alike”
“I just wanted to say what a fantastic singer Kevin is as Frank Sinatra Tribute, he made my wedding day go off superbly. People haven’t stopped talking about it and with Kevin singing I achieved the atmosphere I was looking for. Everyone thought he was fabulous so I can’t thank him enough for making my day!”
“As you know I wanted the very best and you brought the sounds to life better than I could ever have hoped. You made Vegas and my guests still talk about your ‘Mr. Bojangles’. Thank you again!”
"And it was brilliant to see everyone dancing towards the end, they were clearly enjoying your effortless performance! We’ll be sure to bear you in mind for future events”
“You were perfect, just what we wanted”
“Once again thank you for helping to make last week such a success, and I look forward to working with you again in the future”
“You were fantastic – I was very impressed!”