To celebrate our communities love of Jazz during Jazz and Beyond the Swan at Nashville Social Club welcomes one of the finest swing bands in the country. Ultrafaux Ensemble crosses the boundaries between style and genre, performing original music inspired by Gypsy swing, be-bop, Balkan music, Bluegrass, swing, funk, blues, choro, and musette. The group has thrilled audiences at top music festivals and concert halls all over the world both as a trio and as a larger ensemble featuring top guest musicians from the jazz, bluegrass, folk, classical, and world music scenes. Band leader, composer and Artistic Director of the Charm City Django Festival in Baltimore MD, Michael Joseph Harris was named one of the city’s best musicians by Baltimore Style magazine.
“These musicians can handle the complexities and breakneck speeds of Roma swing. But what makes Ultrafaux really special is that they play original music. “
– Tom Cole, Pacifica Radio and NPR
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