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The Jive Aces
The Jive Aces
The Jive Aces

The Jive Aces


The Jive Aces – The UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band


Legendary swing and jive group, The Jive Aces, are renowned worldwide for their high-energy music and spectacular stage show.


They are perhaps best known as the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent” (famously cheering-up Simon Cowell) and for their award winning viral video,“Bring Me Sunshine”, which has 3 million views online and is so uplifting it’s been prescribed by a doctor!


This swinging sextet average 300 shows a year and have performed for The Queen and worked with Van Morrison and John Travolta. They’ve played at the Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Glastonbury Festival, The London Olympics and have graced stages in 40 countries, including major theatre tours in the UK and USA.


“Absolutely Brilliant! That really put me in a good mood.” – Simon Cowell

 “Simply Sensational!" - The Stage

“Jive Aces rocked us, literally, and raised the roof!” - Huffington Post

"True Showmanship!" - The Telegraph




The Jive Aces are:

Ian Clarkson - Lead Vocals, Trumpet, Ukulele

"Big" John Fordham - Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Fiddle

Alex Douglas – Trombone, Harmonica, Washboard

Vince "Professor" Hurley - Piano

Ken Smith - Double Bass

Peter "Bilky" Howell - Drums