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Havana Swing

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Overview

  • 4 piece traditional jazz and gypsy band
  • Huge repertoire of Django influenced jazz covers
  • Can perform acoustically indoors or outdoors
  • Scottish jazz awards nominee

Location

The band are based in Dundee but regularly play across Scotland and the rest of the UK

Standard Set Times

  • Three 45 minute sets.

About this Act

Dundee band Havana Swing have been delighting audiences for years with their fiery brand of Gypsy Jazz, reminiscent of Django Reinhardt's war time line up.

Formed In 1986, the band comprises of 2 Guitarists, Clarinet and Double Bass and will take you on a musical journey of Le Hot Club De France through Parisian cafes and Gypsy campfires! Lightning solos coupled with subtle harmonies will leave you in no doubt that this is the real thing and you will quickly notice from the band sound, the obvious energy and musical enjoyment derived from playing in the style of Django Reinhardt.

Recently nominated for the Scottish Jazz awards, Havana Swing are well respected throughout the Jazz Manouche and Hot Club world of music mainly from their live performances and their CD recordings-"Django Ecossais" and "Django's Lion". The band have recently played at the Glastonbury Festival and broadcast for BBC Radio 2 Sunday Supplement, BBC Radio Scotland's Jazz House and have been featured on B.B.C. Radio 2 Desmond Carrington's Show.

Join their ever increasing following with the masters of Gypsy Swing.

Set List

Many classics in the style of Django Reinhardt...

Anouman
Artillery Lourde
Alors Viola
Avalon
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Black And Blue
Brazil
Bossa Derado
Blue Bossa
Blues En Minuer
Belleville
China Boy
Csarina Russe
Cherokee
Coquette C’est Si Bon
Djangology
Dark Eyes
Douce Ambience
Day Of Wine And Roses
Donna Lee
Djangos Tiger
Domino
Djangos Castle.
East Of The Sun
Flip Flop And Fly
Freda
Gypsy Fire
Gypseatle
Gypsy In My Soul
Harlem Nocturn
Hit That Jive Jack
Hot Lips
Honeysuckle Rose
I’ll See You In My Dreams
It Happened In Monteray
It Dont Mean A Thing
Im Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
It’s A Wonderful Life
If I Had You
J’attendrai
Just Friends
Just You Just Me
Latcho Drom
Limehouse Blues
Le Copan De Bor
Les Croquants
L’orage
La Marine
Le Hotel De Palais
Lulu Swing
Le Vardo
Minor Swing
Made In France
Montagne Saint Geneveive
Man Of Mystery
Mabel
Micro
Mediterranean Blues
Nuages
Oh Lady B Goode
Out Of Nowhere
Pennies From Heaven
Road And The Miles
Route 66
Sweet Sue
Si Tu Savais
Swing39
Swing 41
Supplique
Swing 42
Swing 48
Somebodies Watching Me
Shine
San Francisco Bay Blues
Swing Pour Young Calum
Troublant Bolero
The Fifth Man
Tears
The Snake Charmer
There Will Never Be Another You.
Undecided
Uncle Frank
Vipers Dream
When Day Is Done
What A Difference A Day Made

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