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Fun and upbeat, Brooklyn’s The Bailsmen play Gypsy Jazz and Vintage Swing. Their sound is straight from New York by way of New Orleans and Paris, nodding to Django Reinhardt, Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Classics and originals are all given a fresh spin by these young musicians. With over 200 events and concerts a year, and a weekly residency at Dante’s, The bailsmen are New York’s busiest jazz band. Recently featured in Martha Stewart’s Weddings, Vogue Weddings, The Bailsmen have performed for The Rainbow Room, Conde Nast, New York Fashion Week, The Gramercy Park Hotel, Huffington Post, and many private concerts weddings, summer rooftop parties, and events everywhere from the 5 boroughs, the Hudson Valley, the Hamptons, to all the way down the East Coast to New Orleans. This vibrant collection of young Brooklyn musicians is sure to charm the crowd anywhere and everywhere.


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Leslie T

Wedding Reception - 2014-09-06

We asked The Bailsmen to come play at a small wedding party in Brooklyn. Every encounter we had with them up to the event, planning the party and on the day of the party was professional. They are a...

David S

Wedding Reception - 2014-09-20

We hired the Bailsmen to perform at our wedding at the Museum of the Moving Image. From the initial contact to the night of the wedding, they were the friendliest, most accommodating, and thoroughly p...

Tim S

Wedding Reception - 2015-04-25

These guys were great. Easy to deal with before and during the event. Great depth to the 3 hour set list we asked for our wedding celebration. I did not hear a negative remark from the 100+ guests; ev...