This band led by Pete Watson (accordion) features Frank Biddulph (violin), David Ahmed (guitar) and various double bass players including Nick Kacal. The band play arrangements of French musette tunes and tangos, Hungarian gypsy music and swing tunes. We also sometimes play other musical styles including gypsy jazz, klezmer, Irish folk, and world music. Latest CD (see shop) released May 2019. The band originally formed in 1999 to play the music of Romanian folk singer Maria Tanase.
GIGS & EVENTS WINTER 2021 – 2022
Friday December 3rd Jazzlive at the Crypt, Camberwell, London SE5 (8pm)
January 2nd 2022 (evening) Brasserie Zedel, London
January 9th 2022 (lunchtime) Brasserie Zedel, London
January 15th 2022 Chelsea Arts Club (private event)
February 13th 2022 (afternoon) The Lamb, Surbiton
Sunday February 27th (lunchtime) Brasserie Zedel, London
March 6th 2022 The Bell Inn, Bath
May 9th – 11th with TAMARA RAVEN Brasserie Zedel, London
June 11th Private function, Wycombe
June 26th (2pm) St George’s Gardens, Bloomsbury, London
July 21st Private function, Niton, Isle of Wight.
November 13th 2019 Resonance FM 104.4 Broadcast DJ Ritu’s show “A World in London”. Highlights here :