African American swing dance duo. We swing to almost all of your genres. We come in and dance like nobody's business. We dance to the fast paced tunes of swing as well as the heart pounding blues. Parties are what we do. We can get you ready for that first dance at your wedding to the last dance of the night.Bringing the energy to any crowd or that special piece to your gig/band. We like to work with live bands but we have track lists also.
D and Bre have a fantastic energy that electrifies any floor they dance on. Whether performing, teaching, or just swinging out, their style is unmistakeable. Having them on the floor makes any event/party/function fun! They performed a special Sam Cooke number at my event, Monday Night Swing at the Dragon's Den, and the crowd loved it!
D and Bre are the best in town; locally famous for turning any venue into a bigger show/party. They are very popular in the swing dance community and with bands and venues on Frenchmen street. I've also been at several events where they teach lessons, including the weekly at Bamboolas on Frenchmen St. Again, one of the best lessons in town; their simple and straightforward approach gets everyone dancing and having a good time. They were hired performers at this years' Jazz and Heritage Festival and have been recognized as ambassadors for the Frankie Manning Foundation in NYC! They are super professional, very talented, kind people, and highly recommended!
Response from D and Bre Swing Hop New Orleans :
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 360 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
Fast paced swing dancing. Charleston, lindy hop, Chicago stepping, gypsy jazz dancing,balboa, tap, Cuban salsa, authentic New Orleans second line dancing (locally dubbed 'footwork')
African American dancers trying to preserve a dance that was popularized by the African American community.
D 26 is a New Orleans native and he comes with all the charisma and unkempt energy you would expect from New Orleans.
Bre 23 is the responsible one! Originally from New Jersey and a bit of Charleston,SC; Bre now calls New Orleans home. Bre is the technical genius and has been working on the dance and stylings of D and Bre. While D is the creative mind behind the combinations, comedy, and drama of the performances. They present a dynamic on the dance floor that has yet to be recreated.
Having known each other for just a year and a half D and Bre have preformed at The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival with the Doyle Cooper jazz band and The Gretna heritage festival with the New Orleans Swinging Gypsies. They are Frankie Manning Foundation ambassadors for Lindy focus dance festival and the New Orleans swing dance festival. Also performing regularly with the Swinging Gypsies. They teach a weekly class at Bamboulas on world renown Frenchman street. D and Bre have performed for schools and private functions around the city and country.
Bre specializes in step,lindy,and soul. D does second line, blues, and Charleston.
How they met is another story... Depends on who you ask D or Bre...
Past Booked Events
|December 26, 2017–January 01, 2018 • 12:00am - 12:00am||Lindy focus|
|December 20, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Lesson at Bamboulas|
|December 06, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Lesson at Bamboulas|
|October 08, 2017 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|August 30, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Bamboulas dance lesson|
|August 23, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Bamboulas dance lesson|
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