Padam Swing is a highly unique New York gypsy jazz band which delivers a mix of classic American 30’s and 40’s jazz standards, bossa nova and French songs. With a line-up of virtuoso musicians, this ensemble features captivating violin and harmonica melodies, dazzling guitar stylings, and the sultry sounds of the upright bass.
Formed in 2013 Padam Swing is a unique Brooklyn-based “french gypsy jazz” band leaded by top-notch harmonica player Yvonnick Prene about to take the New York music scene by storm! Their incredibly thrilling music showcases virtuosic technique, electrifying improvisation, rapid tempos, daring key changes and eclectic musical literacy.
Padam Swing melds the spirit of traditional gypsy jazz and French songs with modern grooves, improvisation and east coast attitude. Inspired by the music of Parisian genius Django Reinhardt during the 30′s and 40’s, they continue the heritage while also showcasing original tunes written by their members.