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Swing 2 Beat / Bio

A swing dance jazz band with Mercedes on vocals (www.mercedesghosh.com), Tak and Marcel on guitars, Jacques on bass, Libor on clarinet/saxes playing gypsy "manouche" jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt and his Hot Club. Style of the movie The great Gatsby in the form 1920s Flappers

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Our Django music features a percussive strumming rhythm known as "la pompe", which drives our beat.

Tunes like "Douce Ambiance" "Manoir de mes Reves" and "Si Tu Savais" will take you to a sidewalk cafe in Paris, sipping a cafe au lait, browsing Le Figaro, c'est la vie!

General Info

Band Members
Mercedes Ghosh, vocals; Libor Michalak, clarinet & saxes; Tak Arikushi, guitar; Marcel Hildebrand, rhythm guitar; Jacques Khouri, bass
Artist Name
Swing 2 Beat
Home Page
Active Since
Jazz / Django Gypsy Jazz Music Style of the Great Gatsby / Swing Jazz in the style of the Great Gatsby

Contact Info

Vancouver, BC, CA

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