Trio Manouche

The UK's best loved Gypsy Swing band

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Trio Manouche are probably the UK's best-loved gypsy swing ensemble. They enjoy residencies at many of London's top live music venues and have performed for some of the world's most glamorous private parties and events.

Celebrities, reviewers, industry press and private clients alike have lined up to shower them with praise: they have numbered among their fans names such as Sting, KT Tunstall, the late great Jack Massarik and BBC's In Tune. They play music it's impossible not to love with awe-inspiring virtuosity, infectious energy and joy.

Trio Manouche's set brings together the core repertoire of gypsy guitar legend Django Rhinehardt with the band's own foot-tapping arrangements of trad swing greats such as Nat King Cole, and bandleader Simon Harris's highly acclaimed original material. The trio very frequently team up with virtuoso guests from among the elite of London's instrumentalists and singers, expanding their lineup to present Manouche – a powerful swing dance band of 6-piece upwards.

Since forming in 2005 Trio Manouche have become regulars at the best-known venues and festivals across the UK, popping up at Ronnie Scott's, King's Place and Barbican Hall; Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Shambala, Boomtown & The Mostly Jazz Festival. They enjoy residencies at famous jazz and private clubs including The 606 Club, Le Quecumbar, Vortex, Mayfair Arts Club, Annabel's, Green Note and Brasserie Zedel.

In 2013-14 alone they performed for private events in Berlin, Moscow, Hong Kong, Puglia, Rome, Stockholm, and of course countless beautiful parties on their home turf. Recent private engagements include the wedding of Alice Rothschild & Zac Goldsmith; a garden party for Lord & Lady Bamford; New Year's Eve 2013 at Oxfordshire's The Wild Rabbit and MGM Networks' annual party, to name a few.


Trio Manouche have played wherever lovers of jazz, swing and great music can be found.

Corporate clients include: The London 2012 Olympics, Pernod Ricard, Parmigiani, MGM Networks, The Wild Rabbit, Christie’s, The Admirable Crichton, Fait Accompli, Lillingston Associates.

Trio Manouche can perform as a three piece band as background music or anything up to a seven piece band perfect for dancing.


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Considering booking Trio Manouche for your event? You may find the following client testimonials and comments helpful. To enquire further about Trio Manouche for corporate and private bookings, click here or call us on +44 (0)1372 361 004.

Trio Manouche are a class act. Great soulful swing delivered with wry humour.

Suzy Klein, BBC Radio 3

The guys were great and brought warmth and sunshine to a cold drizzly evening. I love what they do. Thank you so much, we loved having the band.

Rory Bremner

They were awesome, and people loved them!

The Thames Festival

I'm truly in love with the boys! They were absolute darlings! Our guests loved them, too! We're so glad Manouche came - they were a true asset to the success of the party (and a success it was, I'm telling you!)

Christine Brand, Managing Director, MGM Networks (Germany)

This was the best party Hong Kong has seen for ages and everyone is still talking about the music. The band were lovely and the music was superb.

Amanda Loke, private party, Hong Kong

I am in officially in LOVE with Trio Manouche. They are wonderful!

Emily James, Christie's fine art auctioneers

Their music is beautiful and they are group of wonderfully talented individuals! They were an absolute pleasure to work with!

Chloe Brown, Premier Communications

Wonderful and definitely one of the highlights of the festival.

Green Futures, Glastonbury

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