Wolfgang Lohr & Free Shots – Volare (Electro Swing Mix)
Electro Swing Thing #211

Berlin-based producer Wolfgang Lohr and Italian Neo swing maestros Free Shots teamed up again to rework the timeless classic ‘Volare’. 🎹🎷💿

Originally penned by Domenico Modugno in 1958 (Nel blu, dipinto di blu) and iconically performed by the Gipsy Kings in 1989, ‘Volare’ gets a modern Electro Swing makeover. The track brilliantly blends real played instruments with club beats, vintage vibes and modern effects, while retaining that irresistible Italian holiday flair with the brillant voice of the singer Giuditta Frigerio and rapper Theo Rem. It’s the perfect soundtrack for summer, a dreamy escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with Roaring Twenties feelings on the Italian lifestyle! 🇮🇹🍹🌞

Get ready to swing to the rhythm of this mesmerising Electro Swing rendition of ‘Volare’! A seamless blend of old and new, it’s a must-have for your summer playlist! 🎧

01. Wolfgang Lohr & Free Shots – Volare (Electro Swing Mix)
02. Wolfgang Lohr & Free Shots – Volare (Instrumental)

Release Date: 2023-07-28

Label: Electro Swing Thing / EST211
Composer: Domenico Modugno
Lyrics: Domenico Modugno, Franco Migliacci
Publisher: Curci Edizioni S R L
Producer: Wolfgang Lohr
© + ℗ 2023 Electro Swing Thing

Vocals: Giuditta Frigerio
Rapper: Theo Rem
Piano: Alberto Ansaldo
Bass: Luca Caracciolo
Guitar: Gigi Magnozzi, Guglielmo Cassinelli
Saxophone: Francesco Mascardi
Trumpet: Mario Martini
Recording: Mattia Cominotto
Producer, Arranger & Mixing Engineer: Wolfgang Lohr
Mastering Engineer: Tinush Salehi

Biography – Wolfgang Lohr

Wolfgang Lohr is a Berlin based producer, composer, remixer, artist, and DJ whose career spans way back and encompasses a vast variety of different musical projects. Born in Bad Segeberg and raised in Lübeck (GER) by the Baltic Sea, where he served as a trumpeter, singer, and songwriter for the ska band “DaSKArtell”.

He finally moved to Berlin in 2007 and dove right into its colorful and flourishing electro scene. Till this day he’s involved in several groups and productions, such as the Disco-House duo “DINKS” and the Tech House outfit “Dorade”, making him a mainstay of the scene who has created remixes for well known, fellow artists like Felix Jaehn, Parov Stelar, Alle Farben, The Manhattan Transfer and In-Grid.

His cover of Ray Charles’ “Hit the Road Jack” has surpassed a total of 60 million plays and has turned Lohr into one of the most sought-after Electro Swing artists worldwide, with a catalogue that now spans about 150 own tracks and remixes.

In addition to his musical endeavors, he has founded the “FDF” music blog, turned House-label, as well as the “Electro Swing Thing” label that has become a home to the versatile cross-over genre and amplifies the voices of its artists.

Biography – Free Shots

The Free Shots excite the audience thanks to a fresh sound mixed with the reinterpretation of contemporary pop and shaken with the energy of modern Swing.

The concerts at Goa Boa, JazzMi, Andersen festivals, the opening act for Caravan Palace and the collaboration with The Sweet Life Society made their way to the debut album Vorrei Tanto Dir, published in May 2017 with the singles Lo Swing Inarrestabile and Bella Di Notte.

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