Eight bands dedicated to Lindy Hop dancers

Reverent Juke

Are you ready to HuHuHaHa? Reverent Juke is one of the most acclaimed Belgian swing band. They are crazy, they are wild, they venerate Gene Krupa, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman and their music is dedicated to Lindy Hop dancers: no wonder we love them.

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The Hop ’sh Bam Connection

An excellent swing jazz band, brilliantly guided by Marie Anne Standaert. Heavy Swing and Hot Jazz will make your feet move like never before!

The Hop ’sh Bam Connection pays tribute to the era of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Bennie Goodman. A real time machine!

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The Coquette Jazz Band

Yet another astonishingly crazy live band in the BRUX line-up! Coming straight from Austria and freshly discovered in Belgium, The Coquette Jazz Band is a magnificent band we are thrilled to welcome at the BRUX.

Their favourite repertoire is the 1930s 1940s danceable swing music and the sound of the Dixieland “revival” era. They will make you swing out on the music of the Golden-age of jazz with tunes from Fats Waller, John Kirby, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington and many more.

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Hermann Little Big Band

Albeit an exciting and fresh 2018 creation, the musicians of Hermann Little Big Band are well known to Brussels dancers and music lovers.

This mini big band was born out of swing dancing parties and endless jam sessions. These 12 musicians no strangers to late night shenanigans!

Their repertoire is entirely dedicated to dance and inspired by Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Duke Ellington, Count Basie et many more.

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Lester’s Blues

A swing jazz septet formed by saxophonist Tom Callens, Lester’s Blues pay hommage to and play the energetic effortless swinging style and music of 1930’s small groups of Count Basie, Lester Young and their peers.

The group started their existence in 2016. Having played at many jazz and lindy hop dance festivals since, Lester's Blues recorded their first album “Red Label: Hommage to Lester Young & the Basie-Ites” in March of 2018.

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The Naughty Blues Cats

These cats will take you on a thrilling adventure filled with gospel, soul, blues and boogie. They’ll put a spell on you and take you to a trance-like state where the only thing you’ll want to do is dance, and clap, and shout, and dance.

The Blue Mockingbirds

Born in February 2019 in New Orleans, the Blue Mockingbirds bring back to life the most fiery tunes from the early 20th century.

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The Morning Call Jazz Band

The Morning call jazz band was born in Brussels in September 2017. They love to share their passion for swing inspired by composer and musicians such as Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington...

They now work hand in hand with swing dancers. They just toured for more than a month where they worked and arranged a new set where they all sing in Barber Shop Style (Mills Brothers). They are now fully charged with an explosive and sharp sens of rhythm and melodies. They’ll surely swing your sox off!

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