The Swinging Zazous

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About The Swinging Zazous

The Swinging Zazous are the Electro Swing dance band that fuse vintage 30’s and 40’s big band and Gypsy Swing music with live-mixed beats for audiences of all ages to enjoy!

Based in Brighton, UK, The Swinging Zazous creates a sound of soaring hot-swingin’ licks, driving swing-scat vocals, and vintage harmonies that creates the fully-charged and irresistible sound of live Electro Swing.

Their up-tempo live shows provide a full clarinet-led live band of trumpet, violin, helicon, guitar, double-bass, drums, accordion and live-mixed beats that cover classics such as ‘It Ain’t Right’, ‘Don’t Fall Asleep’ and ‘Diga Diga Doo’ among many others.

Some notable shows by The Swinging Zazous include live performances on the BBC Radio 1 as part of the Rob da Bank Electro Swing Special, performances at Lovebox Festival, Glade Festival, London Electro Swing Club New Year’s Eve special, London Freakeasy, White Mink at the Brighton Festival, Arcadia, and many more.

If you like the upbeat tempo of artists such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, The Correspondents, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and the like, then you will love The Swinging Zazous sound as they are inspired by the greats of the 30’s and 40’s.

The Swinging Zazous come prepared to give each performance their all as they come ready with full era styled costumes, their own sound equipment, a range of instruments that will be interchanged throughout their sets, and vocals that will blow the roof off any club!

Available for festivals, private and public gigs, corporate events, television and film appearances, Awards ceremonies, street fairs and other events, The Swinging Zazous will bring authentic electro swing vibes to any occasion!

  • Usually: 2×45 minutes / 1×75 minutes
  • Longer is possible on request

Electro Swing dance band The Swinging Zazous collide vintage 30’s & 40’s big band and Gypsy Swing with live-mixed beats - a foot-stomping recipe of soaring hot-swingin' licks, driving swing-scat vocals, and vintage harmonies that creates the fully-charged and irresistible sound of live Electro Swing.

“Swing Zazou are at the cutting edge of the live remix of the 1920`s to the 1950`s.”

Peter F

“Quite simply one of the very best and longest serving bands on the White Mink stage. These guys always deliver!”

Leah M

“The UK’s answer to Caravan Palace. An all-live, all-swinging, no-nonsense 8-piece”

Jessica C

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