Skip to main content

Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Event Details

Friday, August 4, 2017
5-7 p.m.
The Terrace, Memorial Union
Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble is an instrumental acoustic jazz group based in Madison, Wisconsin. They are primarily influenced by the legendary Roma Gypsy Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. The ensemble also pulls influences from American jazz, European Folk Music, traditional Latin, Parisian waltz, and other vintage-jazz sources. Expect a range of tunes from the “Hot Swing" repertoire, originals, and standards done in uniquely arranged styles. Christo Ruppenthal - Acoustic GuitarScott Hlavenka - Acoustic GuitarKevin Tipple - Upright BassGreg Smith - Clarinet / Saxophone / Aux. PercussionJohn Henry - ViolinThis free event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Union member.