Major Swing

This group consists of a varied ensemble of accomplished musicians in their own right including the line up of vocals (sung in 7 different languages), gypsy guitar, piano accordion and saxophone with additions of drums, trumpet and ukulele all within the ensemble..

This stylish Perth Gypsy Jazz band are the latest wonder, recently forming and quickly establishing a high reputation amongst the Perth and WA music scene.
The Major Swing Project explores a modern variant of the 1930s Manouche inspired gypsy sound, with the music being heavily influenced by Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, as well as the traditional jazz and folk music of Edith Piaf with a European gypsy flavour. Essentially the music becomes sculpture.

The group consists of a varied ensemble of accomplished musicians in their own right including the line up of vocals (sung in 7 different languages), gypsy guitar, piano accordion and saxophone with additions of drums, trumpet and ukulele all within the ensemble. All members of the group have extensive past experience and high rapport amongst the music network in and outside of Australia, having toured Internationally for over a decade. 2 of the members
being from Israel and Germany, bringing the influences from all over the world.
The Major Swing Project has a very diverse world- music inspired repertoire exploring an array of swing, gypsy jazz, folk, country & western, french ballads in an eclectic mix of acoustic styles, reggae and their very own original compositions, all performed with the dazzling virtuosity and passion that is intrinsic to the gypsy tradition.

Available for touring, pub/clubs, venue bookings support acts, special occasions, private parties, school incursions, fairs, festivals, restaurant, boat tours, caravan parks, collaborative creative projects etc…

 

Proud mary – CCR
Fly Me To The Moon
Sex on Fire
Land Down Under
Wicked Game –
Funky Town –
Cat Brother –
Avicii
All of Me
Stranger Things
It Don’t Mean A Thing
Kiss Me
Going Up The Country – Canned Heat
Show Em’ – Idan
Lean on Me
Black Orpheus
Isn’t She Lovely
Man of Constant Sorrow
Stolen Dance – Milky Chance
Autumn Leaves
Tequila
Copperhead Road
Hey Ya – Outkast
Tico Tico Che Sera Sera
Whisky in the Jar
Daft Punk
Hit the Road Jack
Sway
Pumped up Kicks
Blue Drag
Valerie
Back to Black
Hit Me Baby One More Time
Big Yellow Taxi
Billionaire
Breakfast at Tiffanys
just 17
Jolene
Folsom Prison
The Wine Song
99 Luft Balloons
La Vie You’ve Gotta Friend
Beer with Duncan
80’s Trilogy Polka
I wanna be like You
Home – Edward Sharp
Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
You’ve Come Here to
Free Me
Galway Girl
Caravan Stuck in the Middle
These Boots were made for Walkin
In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
Banana Pancakes – Jack Johnson
Stand by Me
About That Bass
Beautiful Girls

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