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Dr Crask and His Swingin' Elixir (7 piece swing band)

  • Corporate Entertainment in Melbourne, VIC

  • Travels Nationwide
  • Starting from $2,000
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

We are a hot swing band playing the Savoy Ballroom classics with blues infused solos from Keaton Tait on guitar.

A short biography
Whatever ails you, a dose of Dr Crask and his Swingin' Elixir is guaranteed to get you on your feet. Playing swing tunes predominantly of the 30's and 40's, the Swingin' Elixir kicks out the dancing tunes with Lindy Hop in mind. You'll hear songs that were performed by the likes of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Prima just to name a few. The 3 piece rhythm section, and 3 piece horn section, together with the silky smooth vocals of Jen Salisbury, comprise this 'little big-band'.

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We are a hot swing band playing the Savoy Ballroom classics with blues infused solos from Keaton Tait on guitar.

A short biography
Whatever ails you, a dose of Dr Crask and his Swingin' Elixir is guaranteed to get you on your feet. Playing swing tunes predominantly of the 30's and 40's, the Swingin' Elixir kicks out the dancing tunes with Lindy Hop in mind. You'll hear songs that were performed by the likes of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Prima just to name a few. The 3 piece rhythm section, and 3 piece horn section, together with the silky smooth vocals of Jen Salisbury, comprise this 'little big-band'.

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These are the categories of entertainment or other services offered by Dr Crask and His Swingin' Elixir (7 piece swing band).


Dr Crask and His Swinging' Elixir require access to a power point to amplify sound. Performers need shelter from rain and shade from sun. Tech Specs available upon request.
We are a 7 piece swing band.


All Right, Ok, You Win - Count Basie
A Train - Count Basie
Ain’t Misbehavin’ - Ella Fitzgerald
Blue Room - Bing Crosby
Blue Skies - Ella Fitzgerald
Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington
Everybody Wants To Be A Cat - The Aristocats
Georgia On My Mind - Anita O’day
Honey Suckle Rose - Fats Waller
Indiana - Louis Armstrong
Jump Jive - Louis Prima
Jersey Bounce - Ella Fitzgerald
Jumpin’ At The Woodside - Count Basie
Keep Jumpin’ - Duke Ellington
Lester Leaps In - Lester Young
Love Me Or Leave Me - Nina Simone
Mack the knife - Louis Armstrong

Moten Swing - Billie Holiday
Rose Room - Art Hickman
Shiny Stockings - Count Basie
Shake That Thing - Lightnin’ Hopkins
Swing Brother Swing - Billie Holiday
Stompin’ At The Savoy - Ella Fitzgerald
Sunny Side Of The Street - Peggy Lee
Taint What You Do - Sy Oliver
What Is This Thing Called Love - Nina Simone
Where or When - Rogers&Hart
Why Don’t You Do Right - Peggy Lee


Dr Crask and His Swinging' Elixir provide up to 3 hours of live swing music. Dr Crask can also provide swing DJ services for interim music.


Dr Crask and His Swinging' Elixir have public liability insurance.