Bands

Eva Fernández & CO

Thursday – Pangea

Bands

Eva Fernández (sax and vocals), Josep Munar (guitar) and Jordi Pallarés (drums) are three musicians who met during their music studies in Barcelona. They play traditional Swing music, focusing on their goal of making their public dance.

The Hop Sh Bam Connection

Friday – Casino

Excellent SWING band from Belgium, brilliantly guided by Marie Anne Standaert (trumpet+vocals). Being a dancer herself, she perfectly knows how to combine all the musical ingredients to provide dancers with top swing music. All Hop-sh-Bam musicians swing with their whole body, heart and soul! Be prepared: Heavy swing and Hot jazz that will make your feet move like never before!

The Hop Sh Bam Connection

Susana Sheiman & The Connection Bam

Saturday – Casino

susana sheiman swing

Susana Sheiman is one of the most personal and acclaimed voice of current Spanish jazz. Born in Madrid on 1973, she has not stopped playing in bands, orchestras and musical projects since she began singing at just 16 years old.

In 2004 she moved to Barcelona. Focused to the fullest with Jazz, she came in contact with the most relevant musicians of the city, and being invited to participate in bands like Barcelona Jazz Orquestra and big projects like Homenaje a Duke Ellington or Remembering Ella.

The warmth of her voice, the variety of tones, her wide register, the force of her performance and her intense expressiveness of her interpretations make her concerts transform into unique moments, a powerful gospel, swing and soul performance, through her incomparable voice.

Susana Sheiman

Dani Alonso & Friends

Sunday – Plaça del Poeta Boscà (Mercat Barceloneta)

dani alonso

Dani Alonso, one of the indisputable liders of the Barcelona Jazz Orquestra and other bands like Shaking All, will present us another band with his musician friends that will be the grand finale of this BLE 2018.

Used to play on either stages or the streets with the best New Orleands style, he will make us tremble during the last afternoon-night of the festival.