Welcome to Mellow’s Log Cabin. Enjoying both guerilla road swing outreach and typical dance halls, churches, events since 2005, Swingy brings not just music, but a troupe of dancers to deliver great new interpretations of nice old tunes with swing, lindy and jitterbug strikes.
They were asked to perform with their band for BBC Radio 6 Music, as part of The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show at The Concorde2 in Brighton and Filmmaker Louis Cole (of ‘Enjoyable for Louis’ fame) is a fan, inviting them to play at his LTA summit earlier this year.
From the way they compose their particular person model of progressive alt rock, right by way of to their passion for impacting people with their message, these Nexus ICA graduates have managed to expertly combine their musical skill with pure dedication and devotion.
Hailing from four completely different elements of the world (Portugal, Mexico, England and Wales) the band began in September 2013 in spite of everything four members completed Message Academy, a coaching year in youth work and evangelism run by award-profitable youth charity The Message Trust.
Though virtually all jazz groups prior to the rise of bebop in the early to mid-’40s played for dancers, the term Dance Bands is used to describe orchestras of the Twenties and ’30s whose main perform was to play background music for dancers fairly than to function vehicles for jazz improvisations.