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Happy Birthday Big John!

Remember, remember it's the day BEFORE the 5th of November which means it's It is Big John's birthday! Help us with the Maori warrior of the tenor sax a happy birthday!

We won "Best Band" at the Boisdale Music Awards!

On Wednesday 12th September, Jools Holland and Ferne McCann hosted the annual Music Awards at Boisdale of Canary Wharf in association with Hennessy, Montegrappa, Yamaha Music London, and Double Dutch Drinks. It was an incredible night rich with the very finest music from all…

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The Big Jive All-Dayer 2019

The full lineup has now been announced for the Big Jive All-Dayer 2019 and we have an awesome poster design by Chris Wilkinson who did our last two album covers.

  • The Jive Aces with special guests
  • Si Cranstoun

Saint Hill Charity Concert 2018

Join us on Sunday 7th October for another charity concert gala spectacular! 

Doors open & Champagne Reception: 4:30 pm 
Concert starts at 6:00 pm 

Venue: Saint Hill Castle, Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JY. 

We will have a special…

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A Night For Lonnie

We had a fantastic time at the "A Night For Lonnie" show at the Union Chapel in London on Monday night. Thanks to Peter Donegan for inviting us to be a part of this event which also included Billy Bragg…

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To Hell And Back!

We have just got back from Hell and we had a great time! Thanks to Kjell and his amazing team for creating this great Blues festival! Great to catch up with some old friends, friends of friends and some new friends…

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Boisdale Music Award Nomination

We just found out some amazing news! We have been nominated for a Boisdale Music Award for 2018! We'll be joining fellow nominees which include Alexander O'Neill, Brian McFadden from Westlife, Joe Jackson and Lulu on September 12th at Boisdale…

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Vinyl Giveaway!

Win one of three copies of our "Diggin' The Roots" double vinyl album! A tour-de-force of swingin' rhythm and blues, rock n roll and hot jazz.

All you have to do is go to jiveaces.com/giveaway and fill in the…

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Sellout At The Fringe!

Wow, what a blast! Three days at the Edinburgh Fringe and two out the three shows with The Satin Dollz and Lottie B were SOLD OUT! This was a little taste of our forthcoming theatre shows in Ireland in November…

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Summertime Swing 2018 Smashes Records!

We're in the middle of the cleanup and getting ready to fly to the International Jazz Festival Bansko tomorrow but wanted to post a quick thanks for Summertime Swing 2018 

We had about 1900 people attending, highest ever! We…

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Swingin' At Wilton's, First Time Sellout!

Last Thursday was the hottest day of 2018 so far and we had never played the legendary Wilton's Music Hall in London before but we were pleasantly surprised by a complete sellout event!

Thanks to the Wilton's crew, our…

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Music Music Music

Music Music Music 

We teamed up with Mike Read and The Satin Dollz to record a version of the 50s classic "Music Music Music" in aid of Parkinson's UK. 

The single was produced by Mike Stock (of Aitken…

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Swingin' at Montreux Jazz!

We just got back from a quick dash over to Switzerland to the world-renowned Montreux Jazz Festival and it was a total blast!

After finishing up a great charity show for the Not Forgotten Association at Ingatestone Hall in…

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Record Breakers and Record Makers!

Recently we were invited by JiveSwing.com to Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes (of Enigma code-breaking machine fame) to provide some music for the "World's Biggest Swing Dance Lesson" record attempt and, as you can see from the photo, we did…

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Mega Vintage Giveaway

We are running a great prize draw with some incredible prizes! One lucky winner will win all of the following!

  • Crosley Radio vintage style record player 
  • The Jive Aces "Diggin' The Roots" double vinyl album 
  • The Jive Aces "Just for the…

A Right Royal Day Out!

Thursday 7th June was a crazy day with two royal engagements! First, we were honoured to once again perform at Royal Hospital Chelsea for The Chelsea Pensioners.

Then we jumped in a black cab and headed over to…

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