The Hot Swing Sextet
A trip back in time in the frenzied atmosphere of the jazz clubs of the 30s. From Paris to Harlem, from Django Reinhardt to Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong through, Hot Swing Sextet organized for you, a trip tailored towards Swing. Get on board with these six young musicians full of energy. Swing, swaying, and good humor are on the menu of this great journey through the jazz. Let the party begin!
Corina Kwami and the SWING SELECTION
Described as a "modern Renaissance woman," Dr Corina Shika Kwami is a performer on stage and screen. She has performed in countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia with her own band “Corina Kwami & the Swing Selection”, as a featured musician with projects such as Wildcard, Down for the Count and more!
Born in New Jersey, USA, to a Ghanaian and Irish family, her inspiration in jazz is flavoured with influences such as stride piano, West African high-life, Irish folk music to and soul. She is motivated by the story-telling power of jazz and its potential for connecting people across cultures.
Django’s Tiger plays jazz manouche; Django Reinhardt compositions and jazz standards from the twenties, thirties and fourties. Dedicated professionals with decades of playing experience between them, they're regulars at our band nights here in Cambridge.
Dr Burns plays the blues. He's a regular at our band nights here in Cambridge.