Justin & The SwingBeats is a Las Vegas based band crooning the hits from all genres! They deliver class, style, and sophistication with a modern edge while performing everything from classy background dinner & cocktail music to high energy 70s dance and current pop (think: Sinatra & Tony Bennett meets Michael Buble and Justin Timberlake!)
Justin has been featured on PBS television and his band members play with major artists such as Dionne Warwick, Chaka Khan, John Fogerty, and The Righteous Brothers. The group is available worldwide for private functions, corporate events, and weddings as a 2, 4, 5, or 8 piece band, or with any number of musicians along with a female supporting vocalist!
Price Range: $1,500 - $7,500
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Commercial General Liability Insurance
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What to Expect
Clients who hire us can expect an ultra polished band of professional musicians who are attentive to every detail from the needs of the client, to the music played, dress and stage setup, right down to their cufflinks and the shine on their shoes. The band will take guests on a musical journey from the vintage standards of the "Great American Songbook" through 70's dance classics and current pop hits that will flow, based on the format of the event, from dinner and cocktails to dancing afterwards.
For those planning the event, there are many moving parts and a great number of details of which to keep track of and execute. We are experts at what we do and it is our goal to make the jobs of our clients as easy and stress free as possible in terms of the entertainment. We accomplish this by anticipating client needs, maintaining open communication up to the day of the event, and providing sound equipment at no extra charge in Las Vegas (in most cases.) We want to free the minds of our clients so they can focus on other details while leaving the music up to us...we've got you covered!
A native of Michigan, Justin Dean is a Las Vegas based singer of the Great American Songbook, dance classics, and current pop. Justin has been a lifelong fan of Frank Sinatra, big band era music, and jazz/pop standards since the first time, at 8 years old, he heard Bing Crosby sing “White Christmas” while sitting in front of the stereo during the holidays. This "Golden Era" of orchestras, combined with satin smooth baritone vocals, shaped his musical interests and always reminded him of spending the holidays at his grandparents’ house surrounded by family.
Being a lifelong fan of Sinatra, Justin's style harkens back to the Golden Era of The Lounge Crooner when legends such as Frank, Dean, Sammy, Elvis, and Bobby Darin were the stars of the times. Those were the days when a man stepped out for a night on the town in his best suit with a carefully knotted tie (loosened just so below the open top button,) sipped on a meticulously crafted cocktail made to his strict specifications, and entered a room with a lady on his arm (or he at least exited with one.)
While having roots in the music and spirit made popular by Rat Pack, Justin is also influenced by many other legendary and modern artists such as Michael Buble, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond, Maroon 5, Huey Lewis & The News, Bruno Mars, & Justin Timberlake. It is Justin's goal to, “melt the audience with sentimental standards that make you feel easy and wistful, then draw them to their feet with iconic dance and current pop hits.” The intent is to create a musical journey that will keep audiences of all ages glowing while celebrating to some of the greatest songs ever written.
Since 2007, Justin has appeared on PBS television, been featured in many Las Vegas, Detroit, and Atlanta hotels and lounges, and performed for charity fundraisers, political campaign events, and some of the world’s largest corporations. After hearing Justin at the Italian American Club in Las Vegas, Steve Lawrence (of the iconic singing duo Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme) said, “Hey, this kid’s good!”
Justin’s all-star SwingBeats band members are some of the best, most experienced, world class musicians to be found anywhere. His team is an A-list comprised of seasoned professionals who have played with Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick, Barry Manilow, Michael Bolton, Julio Iglesias, John Fogerty, Chaka Khan, and The Righteous Brothers and have opened for Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow, & Don Rickles. Justin now makes this caliber of talent available and specializes in providing high quality live entertainment worldwide, exclusively for luxury private functions, corporate events, and destination weddings. He is passionate about using his love for great songs to, as he and those around him say, “keep the spirit alive” by bringing enjoyment to others through music.
Additional Booking Notes
For our 2 piece, 4 piece, and 5 piece band size options, we provide all sound equipment needed for a room with up to 500 guests at no extra charge. If lighting is needed, lights would be provided by a third party light vendor.
For our 8 piece band option, all sound is provided which can handle a room with up to 1,500 guests along with two sound technicians. Stage lighting is also included which will cover most typical stage sizes of approximately 18'x24'.)
If staging is needed, staging would be arranged by the purchaser of band entertainment or event planner. If no staging is needed, the band is happy to setup on the floor.
*** Please note: For events outside of Las Vegas, sound and lights would need to be sourced locally by the purchaser of band entertainment or event planner.
Partial Song List:
Girl from Ipanema
All Of Me
I’ve Got The World On A String
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
On The Street Where You Live
Beyond The Sea
Fly Me To The Moon
Come Fly With Me
The Way You Look Tonight
The Lady Is A Tramp
Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Save The Last Dance For Me
Luck Be A Lady
Till There Was You
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
New York State Of Mind
This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
I Won’t Dance
For Once In My Life
Jump (Van Halen - Paul Anka Swing Version)
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Mack The Knife
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
The Good Life
You Make Me Feel So Young
That Old Black Magic
The Best Is Yet To Come
You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
They All Laughed
Everything – Michael Buble
Crazy Love – Michael Buble
Feeling Good - Michael Buble
Home - Michael Buble
Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Quando Quando Quando
Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Sugar - Maroon 5
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You
All I Do Is Dream Of You
Where Or When
Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay
On An Evening In Roma
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Learnin The Blues
Let’s Stay Together
Your Song – Elton John
Time After Time
You Don’t Know Me
New York New York
It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley
Always on My Mind
I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis Presley
I Will Wait For You
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presely
Vehicle - The Ides of March
New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
And many more!!!
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, The Rat Pack, Franki Valli and The Four Season, Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Buble, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5, Huey Lewis & The News, Bruno Mars.
Our 4 and 5 piece band size requires a minimum stage area of 14'x14' (the larger, the better.) This configuration also requires a minimum of 1 standard 20 amp circuit with two outlets within 10 feet of the stage area (the more outlets, the better.)
For events in Las Vegas, lights are provided free of charge by the band (in most cases) for the 8 piece band option. For the 4 & 5 piece band option, lights (if needed) are sourced from a third party light vendor at an additional cost.
For events outside of Las Vegas, a technical requirements sheet and rider will be provided so sound, lights, and backline items can be sourced locally by the purchaser or event planner.
Our 8 piece band size requires a minimum stage area of 16'x24' (the larger, the better.) This configuration also requires power with 3 separate 20 amp circuits to run sound and lights.
These items are usually handled by an event planner or event management company. If you are unfamiliar with sourcing sound, lights, and backline, no worries...we'll help you every step of the way!
For events in Las Vegas, sound is provided free of charge by the band (in most cases) that will cover most typical event sizes. This applies to all band size options.
For events in Las Vegas, the sound provided for the 4 & 5 piece band will cover a room with up to 500 guests. Sound provided for the 8 piece band will cover a room with up to 1,500 guests.