Gypsy jazz band
Swing Train 42
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Gypsy jazz band
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Gypsy swing jazz trio that covers classic Django tunes and jazz standards with the unlikely instrumentation of mandolin and guitar.
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
Jazz, Swing, Gypsy jazz
SAMPLE OF SONGS FROM OUR SETLIST
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
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.
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 sets-up and 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 lightning 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.
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 in the London circuit of pubs, small venues, events.
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!
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|
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