Fusing jazz and swing with traditional gypsy and Latin bossa nova style, the band have had major success filling dance floors across the nation. For themed events, erudite affairs or stellar parties they are the band to book. The gypsy jazz big band is a five-piece group with a double bassist, two guitarists, an accordion player backing an incredible lead singer. With a sound steeped in tradition, the group’s concerts are fun-filled and ferocious, entertaining onlookers with their energy and great musicality. With a talent and authenticity in the way they bring the French jazz and gypsy style of the glorious 1920s, their show conjures up images of packed Parisian cafés transitioning from day into night with table-dancing and el vino replacing coffee and croissants.
Café Manouche bring a dynamic tribute to the songs of the era from the 1910s to the 1950s, and once cast into the spotlight they bring good times like few other bands. Instantly recognisable, the genre is perhaps lost in time to all but the most discerning jazz fans, but Café Manouche bring this back to life with an edge and intensity. An oldy-worldy, merry-making jazz band offer unparallelled glee to events across nation. With songs from the classic songbooks of yesteryear, the band bring songs like ‘Sunny side of the Street’, ‘Take the A Train’, ‘Come Fly With Me’, ‘Charleston’, ‘Bie Mir Bist du Shoen (To me you’re beautiful)’, ‘Belleville’ and ‘King of the Swingers’.
For Christmas parties the band can bring those classic Christmas hits like, ‘Jingle Bells’, ‘Let it Snow’ ‘Santa Baby’, ‘Walking in a Winter Wonderland’. So for your Christmas events, a Parisienne theme, a birthday party, wedding reception, garden party or festival, the band are expert musicians with know-how, experience, talent and above all a great sense of fun that has seen them get booked up by companies, event planners and individuals. The party band have regularly been found performing at the most stylish theatres, pubs, hotels and cafés in London and further afield. Having entertained at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Brasserie Zedel, Le Quecumbar and the Kings Head Theatre pub, as well as at the impressive Royal Albert Hall, the band have had significant success on the live music scene in London. Outside of that they have performed regularly at corporate events and as a wedding band through the nation.