THE MUSICIANS

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

The Big Band of Montpellier is a regional formation of seventeen musicians and a singer Lucy Estaque with the voice of Sarah Vaughan, who plays the jazz of the years 1930-50.

 

Live, Friday July 15, 2022 at 6 p.m., at the opening of the festival, esplanade Charles de Gaulle

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

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Live, Saturday July 16, 2022 at 1 p.m., esplanade Charles de Gaulle

 

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

The Timber Men Stompers, is a “Hot swing vocal harmony group” made up of four or five young men living in the south of France. They have been playing Old Time Popular music from the 1930s and 1940s for almost 20 years now.

Live, Saturday July 16, 2022 at 7 p.m., esplanade Charles de Gaulle

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

The original arrangements allow this octet to sound like a big band with a sparkling brass section (alto sax-tenor sax-trombone-trumpet), a contagious swing rhythm and an interactivity with the public and the swing dancers sublimated by Christiane Raby, queen of scat, flautist and exceptional singer!

Live, Saturday July 16, 2022 at 9 p.m., Château de Flaugergues

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

Dixieland Orchestra plays the so-called “Revival” Swing of the 1950s. The time when the great musicians who created Jazz return to the front of the stage to ignite an already conquered public. This is the time when Sidney Bechet and Louis Armstrong became immortal!

Live, Sunday July 17, 2022 at 1 p.m., esplanade Charles de Gaulle

Swinging Montpellier 22 International Swing Music and Dance Festival

Acoustik Ladyland revives the great currents of an authentic Rock’n Roll, which made so many generations dance…

Live, Sunday July 17, 2022 at 7 p.m., at the end of the festival, esplanade Charles de Gaulle