Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble is an instrumental group based out of Madison, Wisconsin. They are primarily influenced by the legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. The ensemble is also influenced by jazz, swing, traditional Latin, Parisian waltzes, and other vintage-jazz sources.

"Original, energetic and really talented... I love their sound!"
Jonathan Overby, Host of WPR's Higher Ground Radio Show


Live at Sinnissippi Park

December 19, 2011 - In Stock
Recorded live at Sinnissippi Park in Rockford, Illinois, on July 10, 2010. Personnel: Chris Ruppenthal: Acoustic Guitar Ed Fila: Acoustic Guitar Randal Harrison: Violin Kevin Tipple: Acoustic Bass Jim Huwe: Drums and Percussion

An Evening At The Brink Lounge

January 13, 2010 - In Stock
Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble has always enjoyed live performance. Their second CD release is an inspired live recording titled "An Evening At The Brink Lounge." It features live versions of American and French jazz standards, Django Reinhardt classics, and original music. The CD was recorded in front of an intimate crowd of friends, family, and fans at Madison, WI's The Brink Lounge.... [read more]


August 10, 2007 - In Stock
This is the first studio CD by Madison, Wisconsin's authentic gypsy swing band. The recording features an expanded band lineup and includes original music, arrangements of Django Reinhardt classics, jazz standards, and Latin tunes.