• Havana Swing

Havana Swing

Havana Swing are a long-established gypsy swing band based in Scotland. They lovingly recreate the Hot Club of Paris sound, redolent of the French capital in the 1920s-1940s. It's a classic sound that adds an upbeat ambience to any event.


Space: Approx 6x6ft.

Performance times: Negotiable.

Scottish band Havana Swing have been delighting audiences for years with their fiery brand of Gypsy Jazz. Formed In 1986, the band comprises of 2 guitarists, clarinet and double bass and will take you on a musical journey of The 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. You will quickly notice from the band interaction that they obviously enjoy playing in the style of Django Reinhardt.

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 been featured on Parkinson’s BBC Sunday supplement and BBC Radio 2 Desmond Carrington show “The Music Goes Round.”

The band have appeared at the legendary  Glastonbury Festival and were recently nominated for The Scottish Jazz awards.



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