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World Music

Songs in French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, Russian, Portuguese

The London Swing and Soul Band – is a collection of outstanding musicians and singers who enjoy performing the most colourful set of songs imaginable. The nationalities of the band include: Italian, Russian, French, Brazilian, Cuban, Colombian, Israeli and of course British. London-born bandleader, Daniel, sings in 9 languages and organises festivals and workshops with singers in France and Spain. With family from Morocco, Spain, Russia and the UK, he is passionate about languages and world music. He has also lived in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and The Middle East, as well as travelled extensively on cruise ships and tours. Whilst living in Switzerland, he was responsible for booking musicians and artists for various Jazz and Blues festivals all over Europe, including The Montreux Jazz Festival where he was programme coordinator with the late David Richards for 5 years 2003-2008.

Mixed Wedding - Senhala, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish

Jazz / Latin Quartet – Songs in Italian, Portuguese...

 

Universal International Favourites:

Sway (originally Mexican) / Tu Vao Fa L’Americano (Italian) / La Vie en Rose (French) / Ochi Chorniya (Russian Folk) / Wave (Brazilian) / Cancao do Mar (Portuguese) / Hava Nagila in the style of Pulp Fiction (trad Jewish) / Elvis (American) / Beatles (British) / Volare (Spanish / Italian) / Besame Mucho (Spanish / Mexican) / Libertango (Argentinian)

International Recording Artist Influences include:

Frank Sinatra, James Brown, Vladmir Vissotsky, Edith Piaf, Bruno Mars, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Charles Aznavour, Ofra Haza, Yaakov Shwekey, MBD, Leslie Cheung, Ray Charles, Jacques Brel, Andrea Bocelli, Lucio Dalla, Luciano Pavarotti, Antonio Jobim, Neil Diamond, The Beatles, Sergio Mendes, Dulce Pontes, Gypsy Kings, Alabina, Shahajarian, Led Zeppelin, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Jeff Buckley, Sakamoto, Francis Cabrel, Serge Gainsbourg, Velasquez, Buena Vista Social Club, Yasmin Levy, Maria de la Paz, Piazzola, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Googoosh and Paolo Conte.

Guest Russian / Spanish Singer Masha Ocean

Guest Lithuanian Singer Vilija