Betty Booom and La PetitOrchestre teamed up for a new collaboration single from the 50’s swing and jazz classic Mr. Sandman. With the authentically played instruments and smooth vocal lines of the Italian band “La PetitOrchestre”, this fresh Electro Swing release got exactly the right mix of club beats, groove and Roaring Twenties feeling.
DJ Betty Booom from South Africa is known for her Swing House productions and with influences from House, EDM and Glitch Hop this new Mister Sandman cover version is perfect for the upcoming winter and colder days to warm up with and bring us a dream! #MrSandman
01. Betty Booom & La PetitOrchestre – Mr. Sandman
02. Betty Booom & La PetitOrchestre – Mr. Sandman (Club Mix)
03. Betty Booom & La PetitOrchestre – Mr. Sandman (Instrumental)
Release Date: 2021-11-26
Composer & Lyricist: Pat Ballard
Publisher: MORRIS-EDWIN-H-CO INC
Producer & Arranger: Lennart Vonau
Label: Electro Swing Thing / Catalog No: ESTSP020
© + ℗ 2021 Electro Swing Thing
Vocals: Elisabetta Zamberlan, Sandhya Nagaraja, Monica Dellavedova
Piano: Giuseppe Cesaro
Guitar, Vibraphone: Simone Del Baglivo
Double Bass: Massimo Pierini
Drums: Mauro Mengotto
Betty Booom is 27 years old, comes from Cape Town in South Africa and loves electronic but also handmade music. She started playing in bars and clubs 10 years ago and has played at several festivals in her country. As a DJ, she has a penchant for combining techno and house with old music elements and integrating them into her sets.
In her childhood she had piano lessons for years and her whole family consists of musicians who play all instruments. Her father’s passion for collecting vinyl and the genres of jazz, swing, soul and disco shaped her taste in music. the last years she has been able to improve her skills as a producer so that she now publishes her own music. It’s an interesting mix of styles, something completely new, you could possibly describe it with techno swing.
As a DJ, she has a penchant for combining Techno and House with vintage music elements and integrating them into her sets. In her new track “Balkan Bang” she made it with Klezmer brass sections, a touch of Electro Swing, Gypsy and a very deep bass line in combination with an absolutely club beat in pure Balkan beat style. And it always keeps boooming and boooming again!
La PetitOrchestre was more than once guest in the programme LifeVintage on Lifegate Radio and in 2011 has recorded the first self-produced CD, “RetròGusto”.
In 2015 the italian national network RAI3 devoted a TV programme to the PetitOrchestre in the section entitled “Persone”. In 2016 a second CD supported by Vintage Roots Records and entitled “Caravan” is launched and reviewed on Musica Jazz magazine.
In 2017 the band is more than once guest in Nino Frassica’s programme “Programmone” on the italian national radio RAI Radio2.
The repertory includes songs originally arranged such as: Tulipan, Maramao, Il pinguino innamorato, Mr Sandman, J’ai deux amours, Tico Tico, Crapa pelada, Un bacio a mezzanotte, Just a Gigolo, Bilbao Song, Amado mio, Scettico blues, Quizas quizas quizas, La Foule, Caravan, Ritmomania, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Java Jive and many others…
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