Swing Gitan Uk are a scintillating gypsy jazz quartet from the East Midlands who play the classic swing hits from the famous great Gatsby/prohibition era!!!!
Their sound encapsulates the pulsating energy of the gypsy guitar style mixed with charming vocal lines and infectious Trumpet solos.
The band have a superb reputation as a consistently professional, highly entertaining outfit who can perform for all ages and put on a show to suit all occasions.
They are guaranteed to get your toes tapping!
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Available to hire as a trio, quartet or a quintet which includes Clarinet or Saxophone.
Seeking festivals, Weddings, Swing workshops, Birthday parties, University balls, support slots, headline slots, Restaurant gigs, pubs and Garden parties.
Andy Kennard• 13 Oct 2018
Swing Gitan were amazing and would definitely recommend them. Very talented and nice chaps to boot! We got lots of compliments from the guests about good they were. Thanks guys
Helen Thompstone• 18 Aug 2019
Swing Gitan were fantastic at our wedding. They provided perfect background music as guests arrived, during our ceremony and entertained afterwards. The band created a great relaxing atmosphere that everyone enjoyed. Friendly and helpful communications with Elliot before and afterwards too which was also nice. Highly recommend.
Paul Walsh• 19 May 2017
Excellent band to work with. So professional at all times. One very, very happy client. (10 / 10)Paul Walsh
Harry• 16 Feb 2018
"Swing Gitan have been playing at our venue for several years now. Whether they are in a duo, trio or quartet, the performance always makes for a great night.
Their ‘gypsy jazz’ style is unique in Nottingham and always brings in a big crowd. Each member of the band are incredibly talented on stage and a pleasure to host both during and outside of the set performances.
At the Pelican club, swing gitan have become one of the firm favourites for staff and customers alike - Management team at th...
Paul Handley• 16 Jul 2016
We booked Swing Gitan to come and play at this year’s Citroën Car Club National Rally. They’re all great players, very friendly guys and their music was perfect for our event. Needless to say, a good time was had by all – great value for money and highly recommended! (10 / 10)
- Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:Outstanding, professional, entertaining and hassle free!
- What are the highlights of your career?Performing in a vintage, travelling circus tent nearly 100 years old.
- What is your competitive advantage (special features)?Compact, easy to manage, portable, non intrusive.
- What kind of events do you usually serve?Birthday parties, festivals, weddings, anniversaries, dance workshops, vintage themed events.
- Who are your previous clients?A multitude of different weddings and parties and our local bars/restaurants including: Nottingham playhouse, Contemporary arts centre, Nanpantan hall (Leicestershire), Principal hotel (Manchester), Le quecumbar (London), Lowdhams motorhomes, Royal Holloway university, Nottingham Trent university, the pelican club (Italian restaurant), hand and heart, round house, Pillar box (Gin Parlour).
- How can event planners pay for your services?We accept BACS, cash, cheque.
- How long do you play for?We can provide up to 3 hours worth of music.
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?Yes
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?Yes
- How much space do you require?5 meters across and 3 meters deep.
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?We are happy to provide requests with proper notice.
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?Over a 2 x 45 minute set performance or even 2 x 1 hour sets we would expect to take 15 minutes in between.
King of the swingers
Dream a little dream
It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing)
Come fly with me
Just a gigolo
Mac the knife
Everybody wants to be a cat
Minnie the mo...