Gypsy jazz band
Swing Train 42
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About Swing Train 42
Gypsy swing jazz trio that covers classic Django tunes and jazz standards with the unlikely instrumentation of mandolin and guitar.
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Gypsy jazz band
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We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
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SWING TRAIN 42
1 - After You've Gone dfb (C)
2 - All Of Me (C)
3 - Anouman dfb (D-)
4 - Artillerie Lourde dfb (C)
5 - Autumn Leaves 1 (E-)
6 - Avalon dfb (F)
7 - Beautiful Love (D-)
8 - Belleville dfb (D)
9 - Bernie's Tune 1 (D-)
10 - Blue Drag dfb (D-)
11 - Bossa Dorado dfb (D-)
12 - Bye Bye Blackbird (F)
13 - Cantina Band dfb (F)
14 - Clair de Lune dfb (D-)
15 - Coquette dfb (D)
16 - Daphne dfb (D)
17 - Dark Eyes (w intro) dfb (D-)
18 - Days Of Wine And Roses (F)
19 - Dinette dfb (Ab)
20 - Djangology dfb (G)
21 - Don't Get Around Much Anymore (C)
22 - Douce Ambiance (G)
23 - Exactly Like You - dfb (C)
24 - Have You Met Miss Jones? (F)
25 - Honeysuckle rose dfb (F)
26 - Hungaria dfb (G)
27 - I Can't Give You - dfb (F)
28 - I'll See You In My Dreams dfb (F)
29 - I've Found A New Baby dfb (F)
30 - It Don't Mean A Thing 1 (Bb)
31 - It Had To Be You dfb (G)
32 - J'attendrai dfb (C)
33 - Joseph Joseph (A-)
34 - Just Friends 1 (G)
35 - La Vie En Rose dfb (C)
36 - Lady Be Good (Oh) dfb (G)
37 - Limehouse Blues dfb (G)
38 - Lulu Swing - dfb (D)
39 - Minor Blues 1 (G-)
40 - My Melancholy Baby dfb (C)
41 - Night And Day dfb (C)
42 - Nuages dfb (G)
43 - On A Slow Boat To China (Bb)
44 - On The Sunny Side Of The Street (C)
45 - Oû Es-Tu, Mon Amour? dfb (A-)
46 - Out Of Nowhere dfb (G)
47 - Place De Broukere dfb (Bb)
48 - Poinciana (D)
49 - Seule ce Soir dfb (C)
50 - Sheik Of Araby dfb (Bb)
51 - Some Of These Days (G) (G)
52 - Summertime 1 (A-)
53 - Sweet Georgia Brown dfb (F)
54 - Sweet Sue (Just You) dfb (G)
55 - Swing 39 dfb (G)
56 - Swing 42 dfb (C)
57 - Swing 48 dfb (G-)
58 - Swing de Paris dfb (C)
59 - Swingtime In Springtime - dfb (F)
60 - Take The A Train (C)
61 - Them There Eyes (QHCF) dfb (D)
62 - There Is No Greater Love (Bb)
63 - There Will Never Be Another You 1 (Eb)
64 - Time After Time (C)
65 - Two Cigarettes In The Dark dfb (F)
66 - What Is This Thing Called Love (C)
67 - I Saw Stars dfb (C)
68 - China Boy - dfb (F)
69 - Indifférence dfb 1 (G)
70 - Tico Tico dfb (A-)
71 - Russian Lullaby dfb (D-)
72 - Je ne veux pas travailler 1 (G)
73 - Ménilmontant dfb (D)
74 - Si Tu Vois Ma Mere (Bb)
75 - La Javanaise dfb (Bb)
76 - Mon Amant De Saint Jean (A-)
77 - Sous Le Ciel De Paris (Under Paris Skies) dfb (B-)
78 - Que Reste-t-il de Nos Amours dfb (C)
79 - La Foule (C)
80 - Montagne Sainte-Genevieve (E-)
81 - Chez Jaquet (D)
82 - Indifference (E-)
83 - Flambee Montalbanaise (C-)
84 - Petit Fleur (G-)
85 - I Love Paris (G-)
86 - Ta Main (D)
87 - Rua Madureira (C-)
What do your clients love most about your performances?
We are a trio of happy and smiley musicians that love performing their music! Our clients love our friendliness, professionally and enthusiasm that we put into every single performance!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We play and have played in many of the London circuit of pubs, small venues, events. Individually we are musicians that have performed at Southbank Centre, Ronnie Scott, Green Note, Bull's Head, Savoy Hotel, Stafford Hotel London, Bears Club Luton, Zedel, and many more!
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Django Reinhardt! The master of gyspy jazz & swing! And many more other artist from the great jazz era.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
We treat every performance as the most high profile gig! We have played at castles, private houses, cinema events, outdoor markets, foodie spots - you name it, we did it and loved it! So it's difficult to pin down one event, even though maybe the highest event up to date as been the 25th Anniversary of Eurostar at The Savoy Ballroom!
Do you have different line-up options?
Our main line-up is the Classic Trio mandolin/guitar/doublebass (or 2 guitars, doublebass) We can also perform as duo (mandolin/guitar or 2 guitars), or quartet including either a vocalist or a 2nd guitar.
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 and we can accommodate.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
At the moment we don't provide iPod/DJ service, but we will be happy to help you finding a suitable iPod playlist if needed!
How much time do you need to set up?
Our set-up takes 30 mins, where we unload, set-up our equipment and do a soundcheck.
Can you roam around while you perform?
Yes - we would slightly change our setup using a regular acoustic guitar but apart for this we could arrange for this option.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Usually our setlist are fine-tuned to specific events considering our experience from our past performances, however we would be definitely happy to discuss specific choices of songs to be included in advance.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Our quote includes our instrumentation and amplification. We don't provide a PA and lighting system at the moment.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
We are happy to discuss in advance any specific song you might want us to perform, however we reserve the right to suggest other options, as some songs might not be suitable to the style of our sets and music. Depending on the complexity of the songs we might also apply a small extra fee to take into account the rehearsal time needed for the song.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£460|
|Up to 2 hours||£600|
|Up to 3 hours||£760|
Drinks reception3 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony3 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner3 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.
Gypsy Jazz Guitar Workshop
I will teach you how to get started in the gypsy jazz genre, by working you through the fundamentals of the style: - main chords shapes -how to play la pompe - main scales/arpeggios - how to solo - repertoire
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