The Swing Soul Band features the incredibly talented and charismatic singer/pianist Tom Arntzen, and sultry, powerhouse vocalist Amanda Wood backed up 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 and actor. 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 all 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, 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!