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Gypsy Jazz And Swing in the Bay

  • Norwegian Church Arts Centre Harbour Drive Cardiff CF10 4PA (map)

Tatiana Eva-Marie vocals
Adrien Chevalier violin
Ben Creighton Griffiths harp
Donnie Sweeney double bass

Join Ben Creighton Griffiths with special guests Adrien Chevalier and Tatiana Eva-Marie from New York for an exciting evening of gypsy jazz and French swing. They are also delighted to be joined by American bass player Don Sweeney for the evening. 

Tickets £12  |



Tatiana Eva-Marie is a singer and actress living in New York City. She is the lead singer of the Gypsy-French Avalon Jazz Band and was recently included, alongside Cyrille Aimée and Cecile McLorin Salvant, in a list of 37 rising jazz stars by the magazine Vanity Fair.

Named “one of the best young singers around” by the Wall Street Journal, she performs regularly in New York and on tour around the world. Past shows include “Divas of the Silver Screen” at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Midsummer Night Swing Festival at Lincoln Center, The NYC Winter Jazzfest, the New York Hot Jazz Festival, “The Edith Piaf Centennial” at the Iridium (as performer and musical director), concerts at the CarlyleJoe’s Pub, The Rainbow Room Opening Night, concerts for the French Embassy on Bastille Day, the New York City Opera gala at the Plaza, opening night of George Clooney’s “Monuments Men” and the Los Angeles premiere of “Mad Men”.

“One of the finest rising jazz vocalists“ Vanity Fair



Adrien Chevalier is a violinist and composer from Avignon, in the South of France, classically trained at the Avignon Conservatory. After discovering a passion for jazz and Gypsy music, he went on to study with jazz violin master Didier Lockwood in Paris. His style is reminiscent of Stéphane Grappelli but also greatly influenced by klezmer, tango and Balkanic music.

Currently based in New York City, Adrien Chevalier is the founder and band leader of the Hot Club of New York and the Avalon Jazz Band, who have performed extensively in New York City and around the United States.