"Really fun, original retro swing band...Irrepressibly cheery update on 30s and 40s sounds" - New York Music Daily
"Lively twists on old sounds" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Stellar group of musicians" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Awesome in every way" - Talkin' Broadway
"High octane lead singer...True swing syncopation" - The Observer
The Swingaroos are NYC's Midwestern-Born, New Orleans-bound, Hollywood-exploited Territory Band. Vocalist Kimberly Hawkey leads a dynamic crew of the finest in NYC's swing scene, forming a youthful, high-energy replica of a small touring band from the 20s, 30s or 40s. The Swingaroos light up the joint with award-winning vocals and savvy musicianship by artists who have appeared in person at Birdland, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Blue Note, and other top-tier establishments. Reflecting the versatility of original Territory Bands, this group is equally at home in dance halls, dive bars, jazz clubs and theatrical venues, offering a dance program and/or a cabaret set complete with vaudeville undertones. Regardless of the setting or occasion, Kimberly Hawkey & The Swingaroos delight in spreading hot jazz and joy to the hip and hungry masses with their own brand of original songs, Hollywood hits and jukebox favorites.
The Swingaroos' debut album, "All Aboard!" features the same original tunes heard at their live shows and is now available for digital download on Bandcamp.