"Once-in-a-lifetime voice… A perfect storm of a night... encapsulated the enchantment of ... 1920s dancing, romancing, drinking, grooving, laughing and having the time of their lives.... One for the ages” (Aquarian Weekly)
SVETLANA & THE DELANCEY FIVE
Svetlana (“Exceptional vocalist”, Will Friedwald, Wall Street Journal) and her Delancey Five (“NYC Darlings”, Time Out NY) are an authentic New York Vintage Jazz and Swing band that have played in the most renown private clubs, jazz venues, theatres around the US and the world - as well as packed underground secret speakeasies. They are happy to bring this energy, sophistication, glamour and excitement to your private event!
The band size ranges from 2-13 pieces and can provide the perfect ambiance for an intimate cocktail lounge to filling a dance floor with inspiring swing dancers! Svetlana and her Delancey Five will take you on a memorable carnival of sound reviving hits made famous by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Cole Porter, Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich, Dinah Shore, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis, Jr., Louis Armstrong, The Barry Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, and many more.
Svetlana and her Delancey Five play Swing Era hits and Jazz standards that will transport you to the times of big bands and glamorous evenings of live music, dancing and entertainment! The audience will hum along familiar tunes while dancing to irresistible toe-tapping variety of danceable repertoire.
Svetlana & The Delancey Five is a "very sweet & naughty" (Jazzlives), "energetic" (Wall Street Journal), "delightful" (WRHU Jazz Radio), Golden Age-inspired swing band. Playing hard swinging 1920s-40s jazz standards as well as charismatic originals, and featuring Svetlana's "fine and graceful" (Jazzlives) "made for jazz" (Streetcredmusic) vocals backed by the band members' harmonizing and virtuoso instrumentals - their energy is so infectious, they'll steal your heart and sweep you off your feet!
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we had an honor of playing for
Travel Channel, Kering Americas Luxury Brands, United Way of Greenwich CT, Smithsonian Channel, Guide Point Consulting, Russian Planeta TV, Google TV, Virgin Atlantic, Precision for Value, DataRama (Israel), Bang & Olufsen (Netherlands), Remi Martin (US), Princess Cruises (UK), as well as countless private individuals.
…. and in such renown venues as The Rainbow Room (NYC), Villa Morosini (Rovigo, Italy), Private Rootfop Residency (Yaffo, Tel Aviv, Israel), Casa Viscaya (Miami), The Vanderbilt Mansion (Long Island), Delamar Hotel (Greenwich Harbor, Greenwich CT), Harmonie Club (NYC), Raynold Lake Oconee Golf Club and Resort (Raynold Lake Oconee, GA), Bing Cosbey Estate (San Francisco), Edison Downtown (Los Angeles), Back Room Speakeasy (NYC), Soho House (NYC), Art Studios (Long Island City), Paramount Theatre (Jersey City, NJ), Bouley Test Kitchen (NYC), Ginny Supper Club (NYC), The Roxy Hotel (NYC), The Palace Hotel (NYC), - countless private residencies and many more!
BACK ROOM SPEAKEASY AIRBNB EXPERIENCE IS HERE!
Want to see Svetlana & The Delancey Five in action? We are at the Back Room speakeasy when we are not on tour - and you can take advantage of our exclusive A&BNB tours! These are only offered once a month and spaces are limited! Book yours today!
“Unforgettable! Beautiful event! The night was magical as soon as it began! Everyone had such a great time! Amazing collaboration with other vendors throughout the night” (Wedding, Miami, FL)
“The music was fantastic!” (Holiday Party, Kering Americas)
“We were super fortunate to have this fabulous band - Svetlana & The Delancey Five - play at our wedding at the Vanderbilt a few years back. They were amazing & Svetlana was so lovely to work with. If you are looking for a jazz band for your wedding or event, I highly recommend reaching out to Svetlana. They helped make a wonderful day all the more perfect and special!” (Wedding, Vanderbilt Estate)
“Thank you for your beautiful performance. Even my friends who are not jazz fans at all, all agreed that it was an absolutely perfect ambience and made the event more tasteful, classy and it was pure pleasure listening to you guys” (Wedding, Greenwich, CT)
"I received a lot of compliments on the band's artistry and choice of music for us that night. They did a great job and the atmosphere they created was fun, lively and musical." (New York Swing Dance Society)
"We have been delighted to work with Svetlana and her group" (Birthday Party Celebration, Ginny Supper Club)
"Having Svetlana sing at our wedding was magical! Her performance added a really special touch to our day, and our guests were absolutely enchanted. It was the perfect touch to an amazing day!" (Vintage Wedding, NYC)
"I am so glad we booked Svetlana and the Delancey Five for our wedding, and cannot recommend them highly enough. She and her band are incredible musicians and extremely professional. They added a lovely and elegant vintage element to our party, charmed everyone and if that wasn't enough" (Vintage wedding, Long Island City)