Over the years our audiences have been very appreciative of our performances, and we have received many kind comments.
Here’s a small selection:-
“On behalf of BBC Radio Suffolk and the Children in Need appeal I would like to pass on our sincere thanks for all you and Swing Machine did to make this year’s concert at St. Mary’s Church in Bury St. Edmunds such a huge success.”
Rachel Sloane – BBC Radio Suffolk.
“Thank you for being such an important part of our Special Day…The day would not have been the same without your contribution and involvement.”
Mr & Mrs Harper, Ipswich.
“They played at our Strictly Come Dancing event in June and were fantastic”
H Hayler, St. Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich.
“Swing Machine triumphed in the afternoon”
East Anglian Daily Times reporting Music on the Green 2009
“I must send a big thank you to all the members of the band. You really gave us a very special event. The choice of music was just right and the dance floor was full. We have had many, many positive feedbacks and everyone I have spoken to had a great night.”
Alan Roper, Event Organiser, 95th BG Heritage Association, Horham
“The band was great, everyone enjoyed the music and had a good time. Please send my thanks to all who entertained us. Brilliant.”
Linda, Tattingstone Church
“Please could you pass on a great big thank you to all the band for Friday night. We have had great feedback from everyone saying how much they enjoyed it and loved the music that you played. We have raised nearly £10,000 for St. Elizabeth Hospice and we could not have done it without you all.”
Amelia Gilardi, Dance Instructor and joint Organiser of the Valentine Ball
“What a fabulous evening, thank you so much, terrific music and singers. I cannot believe I have ever danced so much in one evening.”
Paul Lilly, guest at the Valentine Ball 2010
“Thank you all so much for an amazing evening of your music. You all looked and sounded fabulous and I have been asked by so many to pass on my/our thanks and appreciation. The Headmaster was hugely impressed with you all…Without a doubt you were a key part of making the evening such a success.”
Helen Myers-Allen, Brandeston Hall, who raised over £6,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice
“Thank you so much for being there with us last Saturday. It was a fantastic day and Swing Machine was very much the icing on the cake. You are a great band and deserve a lot of recognition.”
Andy & Linda, Wedding, September 2010.
“May I congratulate you for a fantastic evening, we have had loads of emails and phone calls regarding the evening and how good the band was. My father was over the moon and thoroughly enjoyed the evening and could not believe we had got a band, this has made his day and we thank you for that. Once again many thanks for making the evening one of memorable experience.”
Wayne Mason, private party, Harwich, 2011
"On behalf of everyone at Epping Upland Church we'd like to thank your wonderful band for a fantastic concert. We all had a great time and everyone commented how good the band were so thanks very much and we look forward to working with you again in the future."
Diane Pegrum, event organiser for Epping Upland Church, 2011
"Just to say another huge thank you for such a wonderful evening's music by Swing Machine. The program was perfectly crafted to provide the right atmosphere at the right time. The music was enjoyed immensely by all and the full dance floor was a clear indication of this. Once again I received so many complements about you all and without a doubt your music made the evening swing! Thanks a million - you are just fantastic!"
Helen Myers-Allen, organiser of the Snow Ball, 2011
"I would like to thank all of Swing Machine Big Band for a great evening on Saturday at Old Buckenham Air Show Hangar Dance"
Louise Wilding, organiser for Old Buckenham Air Show, 2013
"Thank you all so much for a really enjoyable evening on Saturday. It was a superb performance by the band which the audience thoroughly appreciated. I have received so many complimentary remarks from those who came and we will hope to see you again."
Tessa Curtis, St. Peter's Concert Committee, Coggeshall, 2013
"We would like to say a huge thank you for Saturday night. So many people have commented on how good they thought the band was and I think this was evident from all the dancing! All your talent spoke for itself, but I would not hesitate to recommend Swing Machine to anyone. We really cannot thank you enough and feel the atmosphere the band created made our wedding unforgettable."
Vicky Stock, Bride, 2013
"A big thank you to all the band for making the ball on Saturday night a great success. I've received so many great comments from people saying what a wonderful evening they had, especially praising how amazing the band and singers were - and you were indeed, as always."
Sonia Clarke organiser of the Masquerade Ball for the Mayor of Ipswich, 2014
"Thank you all for such wonderful music at my charity ball. I've had such wonderful comments and I'll be sure to recommend you in the future. The night raised £6,500 for Prostrate Cancer UK. Thank you again."
Katrina Bavin, organiser of the Charity Ball at Bressingham Steam and Gardens, 2015
"The Ipswich based Swing Machine’s reputation had preceded itself, and I was more than impressed by its recreation of the much-loved swing sounds of the 30s, 40s and 50s, a genre for which I’ve always had a fondness"
Robert Carr 2019