An increasingly popular choice for weddings and events is the Gypsy Jazz Band. When you book a quality Gypsy Jazz band for an event you are guaranteed an infectious music style with a fantastic back beat. Gypsy Jazz music is an uplifting music style originating from the hot club of Paris music played by Stephane Grappelli and Django Rheinhart in the 1930’s.
The roots of the Gypsy Jazz sound are the violin and guitar. They are to be found soloing over well known melodies. The music has similarities with Israeli music but it retains a distinctive European flavour.
Nowadays when people book a Gypsy Jazz band there are many different styles of act to compare and choose between. There are several hybrid styles of gypsy jazz band besides the traditional violin and guitar led outfit. You can find many different gypsy jazz bands in the Live Music Management swing band section on the main website.
One of London’s most popular Gypsy Jazz bands is Gypskazzy who have a unique , original sound combining Gypsy Jazz with second and third wave ska music and pop melodies. Gypskazzy have proved a big hit at Festivals ,recent bookings include a headline set on the second stage at the Ealing Jazz Festival, and events .Gypskazzy were pleased to be chosen to play at the London Live Olympics 2012 concert in Trafalgar Square. They are also a popular act at weddings and parties. They have replaced the violin in their instrumentation with saxophone and this helps towards making them a unique sounding act. Listen to their funky ska version of the Pink Panther to get a feel for the band at the height of their powers. Great music to get people on their feet at any wedding party or event.
Gypsy Jazz music has become popular music for weddings with it’s uplifting but light feel. The team in the Live Music Management office can advise you on the best band to look at if you intend to book a gypsy jazz band . Please call us on 08454 900515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice , availabilities and fees.