From the standards to today’s hits

Think that "big band" means old music? No way! We've play the hits of all time, right up to today. From Sing Sing Sing... to Earth Wind and Fire... to Jennifer Lopez... to Pharrell Williams! Check out our complete Play List below and have a listen to what a real band can do with all these tunes.

We guarantee that you will have all ages on your dance floor once the band kicks in. And nothing but lasting memories for those lucky enough to see and hear a big band up close and personal.

Sit back and listen!

Makin’ Whoopee - Eddie Cantor

Sway - Michael Bublé, Dean Martin

Formidable - Charles Aznavour

Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim

Hot Hot Hot - Arrow
Kansas City - Wilbur Harrison

Livin’ La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

Smooth Operator - Sade

This Masquerade - George Benson (Leon Russell)

When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole, Celine Dion
On Broadway - George Benson

Cheek to Cheek - Frank Sinatra (Irving Berlin)

Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald

Quand on s’aime - Celine Dion & René Simard


Choose your mood

Whether it is soothing the crowd or rockin’ the dance floor, Preville delivers. We have a broad selection of songs from past and present to choose from. At concerts we tend to play more jazz, TV and movie themes. At dances, we can play a mix of styles to get everyone on the floor.

The right music for your crowd

Is your audience young or old or a mixture? We will work with you to select the perfect musical styles for your event. Preville has a deep and varied play list, all with that rich live sound we are known for, to make your party a success. And we can handle guests to play or sing with us as well as musical requests – just ask us during the pre-planning stage.

Some of our favourite tunes by genre

Latest hits

Safe and Sound, Happy, Moves Like Jagger,
Waka Waka

Disco and Rock

Hey Baby, Let’s Get Loud,
Earth Wind and Fire, Let’s Twist Again, Celebrate Good Times, Holiday, I Will Survive

Latin and Salsa

Quand quando quando, Hot Hot Hot,
Sway, Mambo Italiano,
Livin’ La Vida Loca, La Compagnie Créole, Girl from Ipanema

Rock ‘n Roll, Motown, R&B

Kansas City, I Feel Good, Mama, Every Day I Have the Blues, Blue Suede Shoes, Respect

Swing Standards

Mack the Knife,
Quand on s’aime,
Formidable, Makin’ Whoopee,
Cheek to Cheek, Ain’t That a Kick in the Head, New York NY

Slow and Romantic

Crazy, Unforgettable, This Masquerade, When I Fall in Love,

Big band era

Mack the Knife, In the Mood, Sing Sing Sing, A String of Pearls, Angelina

Pick your favourite tunes

Give us a general idea of what you like from our playlist below. Then we will structure set lists that complement the normal flow of a party from beginning to happy ending!

These tunes are available as big band arrangements. If you want a specific tune that is not on this list, we can arrange and rehearse it for you, given enough time and a little money. Alternatively we might be able to "fake it" with a small combo.

We have updated this list, removing many older arrangements and adding newer up-to-date ones. Pick tunes from this list and you won't go wrong.

TitleArtist or source
A Day in the Life of a Fool(Manha de carnaval) Frank Sinatra, Perry Como
A Foggy DayFrank Sinatra, Michael Buble
A Tisket a TasketElla Fitzgerald
Agua de BeberAntonio Carlos Jobim
Ain't That a Kick in the HeadDean Martin
All of MeFrank Sinatra
All The Things You Are 
Angelina & Zooma ZoomaLouis Prima
Arrivederci Roma 
At LastEtta James
Bad Bad Leroy BrownFrank Sinatra
Bamba, LaRichie Valens
Bandstand BoogieTheme from American Bandstand
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw
Besame Mucho (samba)The Coasters, The Beatles
Beyond The SeaBobby Darin
Black CoffeeJulia London
Blue Moon (vocal) 
Blue SkiesRosemary Clooney
Blue Suede ShoesElvis Presley
Boogie Woogie, Mon PetitDiane Dufresne
Boule Noire, Hommage àBoule Noire
Brazil (samba)(Bell Canada commercial)
Buona SeraLouis Prima
C'est La Vie (You Never Can Tell)Chuck Berry
C'est pas finiEmmanuelle
C'est Si BonEartha Kit, Louis Armstrong, Yves Montand
Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManMusical "Showboat"
Cerisiers... (Cherry Pink...)Perez Prado
Charade (vocal)Musical: Breakfast At Tiffany's
Cheek To CheekElla Fitzgerald
Come Fly With MeFrank Sinatra
Comme Facetta Mammetta 
Compagnie Créole, Les succesCompagnie Créole
CrazyPatsy Cline
Disco medley: YMCA, I Will Survive, That's the Way, CelebrationThe Village People, Gloria Gaynor, KC & the Sunshine band, Kool and the Gang
Do-Wah Ditty DittyManfred Mann
Don't Get Around Much AnymoreDuke Ellington
Don't Know WhyNorah Jones
DowntownPetula Clark
Dream a Little Dream(Les yeux ouverts) - Helen O'Connell
Earth Wind and Fire MedleySeptember, Let's Groove, Boogie Wonderland
Elvis Medley 1: Don't Be Cruel, All Shook UpElvis Presley
Elvis Medley 2: Hound Dog, Teddy BearElvis Presley
EuropaSantana (guitar solo)
Every Day I Have The BluesB.B. King, Memphis Slim
Feeling GoodNina Simone, Michael Buble
FeverPeggy Lee
Fly Me To the MoonFrank Sinatra
Fly Me To the MoonFrank Sinatra
For Once In My LifeFrank Sinatra
FormidableCharles Aznavour & Edith Piaf
Frim Fram SauceDiana Krawl
Gens du PaysGilles Vigneault
GeorgiaRay Charles
Get LuckyPharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
Girl From IpanemaAntonio Carlos Jobim
God Bless the ChildBillie Holliday
HappyPharrell Williams
Harlem NocturneEarl Hagen
Have You Met Miss JonesRobbie Williams
Hello DollyMusical "Hello Dolly"
Hey BabyBruce Channel, D.J. Ötzi
Hora MedleyChosen Kale Mazeltov, Artsa Alinu, Shalom Aleichem, Tsena Tsena, Davi Malach Israel, To Life
Hot, Hot, HotArrow
How High the MoonFrank Sinatra
I Feel GoodJames Brown
I Get a Kick Out of YouFrank Sinatra
I Left My Heart In San FranciscoDean Martin
I Told You I Love You Now Get OutAnita O'Day, Mose Allison
I'll Be Seeing YouFrank Sinatra
I'll Take Romance 
I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouTommy Dorsey
I've Got A Gal From KalamazooGlenn Miller
I've Got You Under My SkinFrank Sinatra
In the MoodGlenn Miller
It Had To Be YouHarry Connick Jr.
It's Not UnusualTom Jones
It's Only A Paper MoonNatalie Cole
It's Raining MenThe Weather Girls, Geri Halliwell
J'Entends FrapperMichel Pagliaro
Jailhouse RockElvis Presley
Jumpin' At The WoodsideCount Basie
Just A GigoloDavid Lee Roth, Louis Prima
Kansas CityWilbur Harrison
Kiss of FireGeorgia Gibbs
L.O.V.E.Nat King Cole
La PalomaLa Paloma
La Vida Es un Carnival 
Lady Is a Tramp, TheFrank Sinatra
Last DanceDiane Summer
Le Monde à L'EnversEmmanuelle
Les Chanson d'AutrefoisEmmanuelle
Let's Face the Music and DanceFrank Sinatra
Let's Get LoudJennifer Lopez
Let's Twist AgainChubby Checker
Little Brown JugGlenn Miller
Living La Vida Loca (Ricky Martin)Ricky Martin
Look of Love, TheBurt Bacharach
Luck Be A Lady TonightFrank Sinatra
Lullaby of BirdlandElla Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn
Machine à Danser, LaLa Compagnie Creole
Mack The Knife (vocal)Bobby Darin
Makin' WhoopeeEddie Cantor (1928 musical Whoopee). Also Rod Stuart & Elton John duet.
MamaRuth Brown
Mambo 5 Vocal (Lou Bega)Lou Bega
Mambo ItalianoRosemary Clooney, Bette Midler
Man I Feel Like a WomanShania Twain
Me and Mrs. JonesMichael Buble
MistyJohnny Mathis
Mona LisaNat King Cole
Moody's MoodJames Moody
Moon RiverHenry Mancini, Movie "Breakfast At Tiffany's"
MoondanceVan Morrison
MoreBobby Darin
More I See You, TheFrank Sinatra
Moves Like JaggerMaroon 5
My Funny ValentineFrank Sinatra, Chet Baker
My Kind of Town ChicagoFrank Sinatra
My WayFrank Sinatra
Nanette Workman MedleyNanette Workman, Patti Labelle, All Saints, Missy Elliot
New York, New YorkLisa Minelli, Frank Sinatra
Night And DayFrank Sinatra
Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareElla Fitzgerald
Old Devil MoonTijuana Brass
Old Devil Moon 
On BroadwayGeorge Benson, The Drifters
One O'Clock JumpCount Basie
Only YouThe Platters
Orange Colored SkyNatalie Cole, Frank Sinatra
Oye Como VaTito Puente
Pennsylvania 6-5000Glenn Miller
Pennsylvania Polka 
Perfidia (samba)Nat King Cole, Linda Ronstadt
Proud MaryCreedance Clearwater Revival
Puttin' On The RitzIrving Berlin
Quand on n'a que l'amourJacques Brel
Quand on s'aimeCeline Dion & Rene Angelo
Quando Quando QuandoMichael Buble
Recipe For LoveHarry Connick Jr.
RespectAretha Franklin
Robbins Viennese Waltz MedleyJohann Strauss
Rock Around The ClockBill Haley & The Comets
Route 66 
Safe and SoundCapital Cities
Sam's BoogieSammy Nestico original
Satin DollCount Basie
Save The Last Dance For MeMichael Bublé
Secret LoveGeorge Michael
Shake Rattle and RollBill Haley & The Comets
She Works Hard For The MoneyDonna Summer
Sing Sing SingBenny Goodman
Smoke Gets In Your EyesThe Platters, Harry Belafonte
Smooth OperatorSade
Someone To Watch Over Me 
Something StupidFrank & Nancy Sinatra
SomewhereMusic: West Side Story
St. Louis Blues MarchGlenn Miller
StardustHoagy Carmichael
String of Pearls, AGlenn Miller
Stripper, TheDavid Rose
Summer WindFrank Sinatra
Summertime (vocal)Louis Armstrong (Satchmo)
SwayMichael Bublé, Dean Martin
Take The A-TrainDuke Ellington
Tea For Two (cha cha)Irving Caesar
Teach Me TonightDeCastro Sisters (as well as Frank, Ella, Nat King Cole, ?)
TequilaThe Champs
That's A Plenty 
That's AmoreDean Martin, Movie "The Caddy"
The Best is Yet to ComeFrank Sinatra. Also Michale Buble
The Tender TrapFrank Sinatra
They Can't Take That Away From MeFrank Sinatra
This MasqueradeGeorge Benson
Time After TimeRod Stuart, Frank Sinatra
Travelin' LightDiane Shuur with Count Basie
Un Dos Tres, Maria (Ricky Martin)Ricky Martin
Unchain My HeartJoe Cocker
Unchained MelodyThe Platters, The Righteous Brothers
UnforgettableNatalie (& Nat King) Cole
Vie en Rose, LaEdith Piaf, Louis Armstrong
Viva Espa¤a (paso doble) 
VolareBobby Rydell
Waka WakaShakira (from Colombia. 2010 FIFA World Cup theme)
Watch What HappensMichel LeGrand
Way You Look Tonight, TheFrank Sinatra
What A Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong (Satchmo)
Whatever Lola WanttMusical: Damn Yankees
When I Fall In LoveNat King Cole, Celine Dion
When Sunny Gets Blue 
Who's Sorry NowConnie Francis
Wind Beneath My Wings, TheBette Midler
Wipe OutThe Surfaris
WitchcraftFrank Sinatra