La Java Swing
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About La Java Swing
Gypsy jazz and swing guitar duo, also available as a trio and quartet - beautiful music that will make you stomp your feet!
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This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Gypsy jazz, Wedding music, Christmas, Jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Blues, Easy listening, French music
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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THIS IS A SAMPLE OF OUR REPERTOIRE
All of Me
After you’ve gone
Lady be good
There will never be another you
Sweet Georgia Brown
Out of nowhere
Swingtime in Springtime
It had to be you
I can't give you anything but love
The Sheik of Araby
Swing Train 42 Blues
Things aren't what they used to be
On the Sunny Side of the Street
My Melancholy Baby
Duke and Duke
Pennies from Heaven
Je Ne Veux Pas Travailler
What do your clients love most about your performances?
They love our sound and swing, but above all our clear joy and passion while we play. We genuinely love what we play and we are passionate about performing the music we love!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We played at several different venues for different events - from countryside wedding venues, to regular pubs and restaurant across London and corporate functions.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Django Reinhardt, Billie Holiday and any singer from La Chansone Francaise!
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Playing for Sotheby's Institute of Art - then individually we played with different other bands in different events, from the 25th anniversary of Eurostar to Ronnie Scott's!
Do you have different line-up options?
La Java Swing can perform as guitar duo or also as La Java Swing Quartet, comprising of vocals, 2 guitars and double bass
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
We don't provide iPod or DJ services.
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 30mins to 1 hour before the performance time.
Can you roam around while you perform?
Due to the nature of our performance and the kind of instruments we use, it is impossible for us to provide this service.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
We are always happy to share our full repertoire and discuss specific setlist if required.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Our quote include the musicians and their individual amplification.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and potentially discuss the addition of 1 or 2 songs to our playlist, if the songs would fit within our style of music.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£300|
|Up to 2 hours||£400|
|Up to 3 hours||£560|
Drinks reception2 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner2 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 1 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
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La Java Swing
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