Morden Swing Jazz Bands [A to Z]

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2014


Albanie and Her Fellas 

Alice and her Rubber Band

Andrej Hermlin and his Swing Dance Orchestra (Berlin: authentic Bigband or Combo Swing)

Andreas Hofschneider Quartet (Berlin: “Benny Goodman Style”)

Asylum Street Spankers

Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses


Baby Soda Jazz Band

Ballroom Kings

Bella Gala Big Band

Ben Polcer & The Grinders

Belgrade Dixieland Orchestra

Bitter Dose Combo

Blind Boy Paxton

Blue Crescent Syncopators

Boilermaker Jazz Band

Bridgetown Sextet

Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five


California Feetwarmers

Cangelosi Cards

Careless Lovers

Carl Sonny Leyland Quartet

Carling Family Jazz Band

Cassidy & The Orleans Kids

Chloe Feoranzo

Craig Gildner Big Band

Casey Macgill and His Orchestra

Combo Royal


Dave Holo and his Holotradband

Dave Stuckey and His Hot House Gang

Django Lassi (Berlin: Balboa/Gypsy)

Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society


East Side Dandies

Ellis Island Boys (they play in the Disney California Adventure theme park)


Falty & the Defects

Fun Tasten


Gentlemen & Gangsters

George Gee Orchestra

Gipsy & Fish Orchestra

Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators

Glenn Crytzer and his Blue Rhythm Band

Gordon Webster

Grand Street Stompers

Greg Poppleton & his Bakelite Broadcasters


Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

Hedgehog Swing

Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Sugar Band

Hot Swing Combo


Icy Hot Club


Jim Cullum Jazz Band

Johnny Boyd

John Reynolds

Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five

Jonathan Stout and his Rhythm Busters

Jonathan Stout Orchestra

Jonathan Doyle Quintet

Josh Collazo & His Feetwarmers

Jumping Jackets (Berlin: Jump Blues, Lindy)

Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band


Kally Price and the Rhythm Roustabouts 

Kind Of Dukish (Berlin: Blues, Lindy, Balboa)


Long Beach Caravan Trio/Black Market Trust

Loose Marbles

Low Down Sires

Luke Winslow-King and the Ragtime Millionaires


Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns

Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders

Mikey Freedom Hart & His Lucky Dogs band

Mike Sanchez & Chris Aron Band

Mint Julep Jazz Band

Miss Sophie Lee

Mouldy Figs


Naomi & Her Handsome Devils

New Orleans Blues

New Orleans Cotton Mouth Kings

New Orleans Jazz Vipers

New Orleans Moonshiners

New Orleans Racket Makers

NP Big Band


O Sister

Old City Buskers

Orleans 6


Palmetto Bug Stompers

Patty and The Buttons

Perseverance Jazz Band

Pink Spots (Hannover: Lindy, Balboa)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Private Cat Radio

Pokey LeFarge


Red Skunk Jipzee Swing Band

Rhythm Junkies

Robert Bell and Erin Schwab Hot Swing Combo

Royal Frenchmen


Shotgun Jazz Band

Si Cranstoun

Sly Blue

Solomon Douglas Swingtet

Southside Aces


Speakeasy Trio

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Swing Cat Club

Swing Lyons


Thrift Set Orchestra

Toby Tones

Tom Cunningham Orchestra

Tom Saunders & the TOMCATS

Tuba Skinny

Twin Cities Hot Club


Uncle Jack’s Big Band


Vintage Jazz Band

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks


Washboard Chaz Blues Trio

Washboard Rodeo


13 Comments Add yours

  1. kempertalley says:

    Is there a way to add bands to this list like the Low Down Sires or Old City Buskers?

  2. Breanna says:

    Two more:

    Perseverance Jazz Band:

    Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society:

  3. Oskar says:

    Don’t miss “Gentlemen & Gangsters” from Gothenburg, Sweden. Not many bands out there that beats Gordon Websters band in a bandbattle, but G&G did just that.

  4. Bill Speidel says:

    North Carolina’s Mint Julep Jazz Band are seasoned veterans who swing the dickens out of events in the mid-Atlantic states… you can’t leave them off!

  5. Steve says:

    Johnny Boyd is back on tour. He just finished a huge West Coast tour and people were saying it was one of the best nights of dancing in a long time.

  6. Stephan says:

    I am missing some German Bands:
    “Swing Dance Orchestra” by Andrej Hermlin (Berlin: authentic Bigband or Combo Swing)
    “Andreas Hofschneider Quartet” (Berlin: “Benny Goodman Style”)
    “Pink Spots” (Hannover: Lindy, Balboa)
    “Jumping Jackets” (Berlin: Jump Blues, Lindy)
    “Kind Of Dukish” (Berlin: Blues, Lindy, Balboa)
    “Django Lassi” (Berlin: Balboa/Gypsy)
    and others…

  7. seongjin, kim says:

    제가 아는 밴드도 추가해요~
    Cassidy and the Orleans Kids

  8. Alice Pye says:

    There’s a ton more bands from LA (and other places) that you may have skipped!

    California Feetwarmers:
    Dave Stuckey and His Hot House Gang:
    Hedgehog Swing:
    Long Beach Caravan Trio/Black Market Trust (same band):
    John Reynolds (and whoever he chooses to play with him that night):
    Red Skunk Jipzee Swing Band:
    Ellis Island Boys (they play in the Disney California Adventure theme park):
    Icy Hot Club:
    Private Cat Radio:
    Carl Sonny Leyland Quartet:
    Blind Boy Paxton:
    Chloe Feoranzo:
    Pokey LeFarge:

    Also there are a few bands on this list that are not together anymore (Cangelosi Cards, Loose Marbles, etc.). Just be aware!

    1. nallakim says:

      Thanks Alice~! 😉 I added all. And I know some bands are not together anymore.. but I wanna keep them in my list 😉

      Nalla Kim

  9. My bands, The Waller Creek Vipers and Snorky’s Rhythm Kings here in Austin, TX

  10. Don J. Malinowski says:

    Where’s BIG BAD VOO DOO DADDY???? Best swing band of this decade!

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