Meet the Band
The Swing Cats Big Band with the Swing Kittens is Southern California’s freshest and most dynamic swing band around. Composed of top musicians dedicated to the performance and preservation of big band music, The Swing Cats will take you back to the ’30s, ’40s, and ’50s with their high-quality, authentic sound. Come cut a rug with a jump tune, foxtrot, jitterbug, ballad, mambo, or waltz – this band has a towering repertoire of music to suit your dancing needs! Whether you desire the reminiscent sounds of a full seventeen-piece big band, a ten-piece little band with a full big band sound, or a 4 horn group, The Swing Cats and Kittens can seamlessly fit your occasion.
The Swing Cats Big Band is the perfect choice for parties, corporate events, dances, wedding receptions, reunions, concerts in the park, or any occasion longing for a celebration of the Golden Era of music with the liveliness and zest of musicians from today.
The band is led by trumpeter, Dan Methe, who has been an active member of the SCSBOA and CAJ for many years. With a love of swing music and a desire to pay homage to it, Dan Methe has paved the way for the band to play in Disney, Hotel del Coronado, aboard the S.S. Lane Victory and Queen Mary, and numerous joints, dives, and fine establishments throughout Southern California. If your occasion demands quality entertainment, come jive with us – we guarantee that our extensive library will fit your every need! For more information, contact The Swing Cats Big Band today!