Our fantastic gypsy jazz band and ethnic music band plays an eclectic mix of folk music, Romanian gypsy music and folk music. In possession of a distinctive sound and look, they will be a fantastic addition to any event.
This Cape Town based gypsy jazz band are perfect if you’re looking for that ‘special something’ to create a beautiful and unforgettable backdrop to your event. Able to provide a stunning soundtrack for weddings, corporate events, private parties and festivals, our ethnic music band bring to life on stage the melodies of the Al-Andalus mountains, the rhythms of the Middle East and dance from the depths of the Sahara.
Their repertoire includes beautifully composed original pieces, as well as unique renditions of traditional folk music from around the world. Taking influences from Beirut, Balkan Beat Box and Yemen Blue they perform Andalusian folk songs, Romanian gypsy music, and Kletzmer and Arabic music with vocals in Spanish and Roma. Performing as a 6-piece gypsy jazz band of multi-instrumentalists they can amend their line-up to include any of the following instruments: saxophone, trumpet, saw, hulusi, mandolin, guitar, accordion, double bass, darbuka, daf, riq, cajón, zills and castanets.
If you’re event requires a little something extra, one of the band members is a professional belly dancer and can perform a traditional fusion belly dance alongside the band. Also the founder of a well-established belly dance company a belly dance duo or group can be booked to perform in accompaniment with our gypsy jazz band.
Regular performers at Rocking The Daisies, Cape Town World Music Festival and National Arts Festival, they are experienced performers with a strong local and international following. Charismatic performers and virtuoso musicians, they will bring a regal and celebratory feel to your event.
If you’d like to find out more about our Gypsy Jazz Folk Band or would like to book them for your event, get in contact with our entertainment coordinators.