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performing at the TweedRide Rotterdam September 29th 2013

Energetic and playful, the Secret Swing Society has been spreading the sounds of early jazz pioneers such as Duke Ellington, The Mills Brothers and Django Reinhardt around Europe and the US for three years now.

When listening to them you travel back in time to the golden era of jazz music, the time of the Godfather movie, slower life and slower cars. This international society came into being during the members’ music studies in Amsterdam, and they are:

Trio

Andri Ólafsson (IS), double bass and vocals,
Kristján Martinsson (IS), accordion and vocals,
Guillaume Heurtebize (FR), acoustic guitar and vocals,

Quartet

Andri Ólafsson (IS), double bass and vocals,
Jordan Morton (USA) violin and vocals
Kristján Martinsson (IS), accordion and vocals,
Guillaume Heurtebize (FR), acoustic guitar and vocals,

Quintet

Andri Ólafsson (IS), double bass and vocals,
Kristján Martinsson (IS), accordion and vocals,
Guillaume Heurtebize (FR), acoustic guitar and vocals,
Dominykas Vysniauskas (LT), trumpet and vocals,
Grimur Helgason (IS), clarinet and vocals.

Secret Swing Society has performed since 2010 in the USA, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Iceland.