Manouche Gypsy Swing – Gypsy Swing Band | UK
Manouche Gypsy Swing are the UK’s best-loved gypsy swing band, performing specially arranged works of Django Reinhardt and swing classics from the ’30s-50s fused with elements of electro swing. They are great for Gatsby themed corporate entertainment.
Since forming in 2005, the trio have performed in top Jazz venues, including Ronnie Scott’s and 606 Club, concert halls from Kings Place to Barbican Hall and major UK festivals including Glastonbury.
From the fields of Glastonbury and Bestival, to the concert halls of the Southbank, Manouche Gypsy Swing have played wherever lovers of jazz and swing music can be found from the intimate jazz clubs of Soho and Chelsea and from around the UK.
Simon has played with some of the major advocates of Gypsy Jazz, including Birelli Lagrene and Tchavolo Schmidt. Simon is lead vocalist for and he also writes and composes original material for the band.
The band usually perform 2 x 45 minute sets, but can play up to 2 x 1 hour sets if required.
“Just to say an enormous thank you to all for last week in Stockholm. The trio were utterly fantastic, worked wonderfully in the building and were very accommodating with all the last minute changes.”
– Fait Accompli
“Wonderful and definitely one of the highlights of the festival.”
– Green Futures
“An electrical storm of ninja-precise rhythms and fire-bellied Gypsy Jazz!”
– Madam JoJo’s
Previous Clients Include:
The Arts Club
The Ritz Club
Best Engineering Solutions
Intercontinental Park Lane