Raider Eddie & The Skeletones

The New England Swing & Soul Orchestra performed its first wedding in 1983. Since that time the band has played over 200 weddings at resort and private locales throught New England. All members of the orchestra were classically trained at various local colleges and most have performed in many different pop and jazz situations since 1974. The band maintains a large library of 500 tunes specializing in Big Band Music from the 1930's and 40's, 50's Rhythm & Blues and Rock n' Roll, Soul and Motown from the 60's, and Contemporary Rock.

The RADIO SWING & SOUL ORCHESTRA is the Best of Club Bands and the Greatest of Wedding/Function Bands. Dressed in TUXEDOS and GOWNS, this band of eight to ten seasoned musicians surely adds that TOUCH of CLASS to any reception. Dance to ALL THE BIG BAND HITS of THE 1930's and 40's then ROCK! on into the night to the FUNKY RHYTHM & BLUES of more recent times ! Perfect for crowds of varying age groups !

Represented Artists Include: Count Basie, The Andrew Sisters, The Dorsy Brothers, Bob Crosby's Bob Cats, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman ( The KING of SWING ), Harry James, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, The Blues Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Average White Band, Commander Cody, Elvis Presley ( The KING of ROCK&ROLL ), Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, and many, many more !!

The Big Hits: One O'Clock Jump, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, South Rampart St. Parade, Satin Doll, Take the A Train, Sing, Sing, Sing, Woodshoppers Ball, Moonlight In Vermont, Moonglow, Pennsylvania 6-5000, In The Mood, Blues Brothers Hits, Play That Funky Music, Cut The Cake, Moondance, Runnin' Blue, Jungle Boogie......and the list goes on!! and on!!!