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Rooted in Philadelphia, The Swinging Foxes deliver tight boogie-woogie, sultry jazz, and sassy rhythm&blues. Their swinging rhythms and bluesy grooves will woo you in while Amber Rae, the powerhouse front woman, swaggers confidently above. Rae's delivery of pure authentic emotion and smoky vocal tones intertwine with the bands halting guitar licks and colliding horn riffs, giving their audience a vibrant and riveting performance. They will lead you on a striking romp through the sounds of the 40's and 50's. Deliciously and unabashedly retro, The Swinging Foxes are full on spontaneity, adventure and sass!
The Foxes have been invited to perform at many of the regions premiere venues and festivals. Including The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Berks Jazz Festival along with a variety of other music and arts festivals in the greater Philadelphia area.
The Swinging Foxes are:
Amber Rae (vocals), Andy Buraz (guitar), Ellen Houle (drums)
Additional Members may include:
Jonathan Davenport (bass) / Matt Keppler (bass), Phil D'Agastino (Bass), Patrick Hughes (trumpet), Pete Souders (sax)
Duke Ellington, Ruth Brown, Louis Jordan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers, James Brown, Billie Holiday, Martha and the Vandellas, Chet Baker, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Lavern Baker, Big Momma Thorton, Little Willie John