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the swing soul band


The Swing Soul Band features the incredibly talented and charismatic singer/pianist Tom Arntzen, and sultry, powerhouse vocalist Amanda Wood are accompanied by Vancouver’s top musicians; combining impressive and diverse backgrounds to complete one polished ensemble. From trio to ten piece, these adaptable players are sure to charm your guests, leaving them wanting more!

Tom Arntzen is a singer, keyboardist, singer, composer, arranger, producer, educator andactor. He has sung with the VSO Pops at the Orpheum Theatre, was bandleader for the Grey Cup Gala, performing for the Prime Minister. Tom plays and sings regularly as a soloist, bandleader or accompanist at the River Rock Show Theatre, Pan Pacific Hotel, Hotel Vancouver, Hyatt Regency, Four Seasons, Westin Bayshore, Delta Pacific Resort, Chateau Whistler, and many more of Vancouver's top venues.

With a voice described by David Foster as “sultry and unique” Amanda Wood is a soulful performer with a gift for emotional story telling. Her music is a beautiful balance of power and emotion all coming together in an Adult Contemporary Pop/Jazz style. With her latest album, My Love, Amanda is poised to earn her place in your record collection beside other Canadian Jazz royalty, fitting perfectly between Diana Krall and Michael Bublé.

Amanda has performed in Beijing, China for the Summer Olympics; at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas; a private show for the King of Malaysia in Shanghai, China; with David Foster in Vancouver, Canada; with Jeff Goldblum’s Jazz Quintet in LA; and with the Dal Richards Orchestra.

The Swing Soul Band will play the best music from all eras to make your event a memorable evening!


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background music

The Al Guraliuk Jazz Quartet
Adam Woodall, Singer/Guitarist
Aidan Miller, Singer/pianist
Allegra, Flute & Guitar Duo
Amanda Wood, Vocalist
The Armadillo String Quartet
The Ben Henriques Jazz Trio
Colin Bullock, Singer/guitarist
The CoverArtists,Vintage Band
Daryl Jahnke, Jazz Guitarist
Dave Martone, Latin Guitarist
Doug Towle, Latin Guitarist
Elisa Thorn, Harpist
Emily Chambers, Soulful Vocalist
Encore, Musical Duo
The Gatsby Strutters Jazz Band
The Gastown Strutters Dixieland Band
Heywire, Vocal/Guitar/Violin Trio
Hip Pocket, Jazz Ensemble
The Honeycrooners Show
Howie Abel, Guitarist
Janelle Nadeau, Harpist
Jen Lewin, Singer/pianist
Jillian Lebeck, Jazz Vocalist/Pianist
John Gilliat, Latin Guitarist
Kadabra, Latin Jazz Quartet
Karla Sax, Pop/Jazz Artist
KokoSoul,Vocal/Piano Duo
Krystle Dos Santos, Urban Soul
Kytami, ViolinExtremist
Latin Lounge, Pop Jazz Trio
LeftCoast Band
Lori Pappajohn, Harpist
Luis Giraldo, Vocalist / Pianist
Louise Southwood, Classical Guitarist
Mehlinda Heartt, Harpist
Melanie Dekker, Singer / Guitarist
Myles Bigelow, Urban Soul
Nathen Aswell, Singer
Paul Filek, Singer/Guitarist
The Saul Berson Jazz Trio
The Scott Robertson Jazz Trio
Sean Dillon, Singer/Guitarist
Sons of Granville, Pop Fusion Trio
Stolen Moments, Jazz Trio
Suzka, Contemporary Violinist
The Swing Soul Band
Take Two! Vocal/Piano & Bass Duo
Tom Arntzen, Vocalist / Pianist
Tonye Aganaba, Singer/Guitarist
Trevor Hoffmann, Pianist
UnoMas, Soul Jazz Trio
Van Django, Gypsy Swing