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It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing

ABOUT ELECTRO SWING CLUB

ESC - Electro Swing Club - is an international chain of clubs spanning the European and North American continents. The A - Z global home of ‘Electro Swing’ and the ‘New Swing Generation'. The original and largest multi media entertainments company, offering the ultimate 'Electro Swing‘ experience' to promoters, venues, festivals, party people & music fans across the world. ESC has it’s own in house events management , booking agency and record label.

Our events: Electro Swing Club events bring back and evoke the feeling, nostalgia and fashion of the 1920’s and early 1930’s to the audience & dance floors of today with a modern twist and concept, delivering a whole evening’s exciting and dynamic entertainment for your 21st Century venue.

Vision: “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing” Our unique brand can be found in the coolest clubs in Europe, USA and Canada.. New international cities are joining us every week with Asian and African cities also set to join the ESC Swing Empire soon. Join the network and be a part of the unfolding history of Electro Swing. eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros et accumsan et iusto.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SWING

90 years and counting: The verb ‘to swing’ is used as a term of praise for a style of musical performance that has a strong rhythmic ‘groove’ or drive. Swing music, also know as ‘Swing Jazz’ or simply ‘Swing’, is a form of jazz music that developed in the late 1920’s & early 1930’s becoming a distinctive style by 1935 in the United States and later across the world. Early swing stars included Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Cab Callaway & Duke Ellington followed by the ‘Big Band’ swing era of Glenn Miller, then later singers like Frank Sinatra, & Peggy Lee continued the ‘Swing Thing’.

By the early 1990’s swing samples & influences were becoming popular and were beginning to appear on ‘Acid Jazz’, ‘Nu- Jazz’ & ‘Lounge’ tracks. In 2004 Parov Stelar released the first ‘Electro Swing’ on his own label, triggering a boom of ‘Electro Swing’ dj’s, producers & bands like ‘Caravan Palace’. Between 2008- 2010 Wagram (France), Freshly Squeezed Music (UK) & other labels associated with ‘Electro Swing’ released a succession of very popular compilations, including tracks from some of the freshest & brightest talent. 2009 - 2010 saw the first ‘Electro Swing Clubs’ opening in London, Paris, Zurich, Utrecht & Antwerp with further clubs opening in USA, Canada & Asia as a new ‘Swing Generation’ was born.

ELECTRO SWING CLUB
Home of the New Swing Generation

Upcoming Event

Incontrol (F) & Mirk Oh

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!

Incontrol
24 Mai: SUD - Basel

Burgweg 7
CH-4058 Basel
www.sud.ch


Past events

It was our pleasure to entertain you!

Circus

Don Mescal (CAN) & Mirk Oh

Seit 12 Jahren fuchst der bärtige Kanadier schon am Mischpult rum. Als Mitbegründer der Speakeasy Electro Swing Partyreihe in Montreal schmeisst der Herr die goldigste Partyreihe ännet dem Ocean. Was nicht in den Klubs rund um den Globus auf den Teller kommt, verbloggt er regelmässig, oder packt das ganze in gut portionierte Mixe zum runterladen und mitnehmen.

Zusammen mit Mirk Oh spielt Don Mescal an diesem Abend einmal alles rauf und runter was es in Electro Swing gibt!

Dannach gehts in die wohlverdiente Sommerpause - also ein triftiger Grund mit dem kältesten Vodka anzustossen den die Bar hergibt!

23 Mai: Living room club - Lugano

Via Trevano 89a
CH-6900 Lugano
www.livingroomclub.ch

24 Mai: SUD - Basel

Burgweg 7
CH-4058 Basel
www.sud.ch

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