Hornstagan Ramblers (Sweden)
Global Swing Broadcast
Global Swing Broadcast, broadcasts live swing performances, parties and events. GSB aims to serve its listeners the opportunity to listen and enjoy exceptionally significant events they were not able to attend.
On monthly basis, GSB has more than 125.000 listeners from more than 130 different countries that loyally tune-in to the broadcast.
We're happy to say tha Global Swing Broadcast will be with us during Crossover istanbul 2016, broadcasting live music and capturing moment right from the heart of the festival.
Ahter Sönmez (a.k.a. Dr. A) is an international swing DJ. He particularly enjoys DJing for Lindy Hoppers and other swing dancers.
Being one of the founders of the Global Swing Broadcast radio, since 2010, Dr. A has been touring around the world; performing at jazz festivals, dance camps, events etc, to share his passion about swing jazz with dancers and hundreds of thousands of swing music lovers around the world who tune in GSB’s broadcasts.
Dr. A started his professional DJing career as an EDM DJ in 2004 by performing in local dance clubs and events. With a sudden twist of change in his musical taste, he switched his main commercial performance style to swing jazz.
Dr. A has his unique sound. In his sets he likes to play authentic sounding, high energy, hot swing jazz. In his music choice you can hear sounds of big bands, fast swinging blues with warm intimate melodies and flavours of New Orleans jazz. His inspiring selection of tunes will surely push the limits of your musicality.
Frank Lutz (Franky Doo)
DJ FrankyDoo (from Stuttgart, Germany) can make you believe that laptops were a common gadget in the 30-ies or 40-ies. He is delivering the oldtime heritage in his nonchalant style and loves to lead the crowd through different emotions that range from sinister blues to frantic euphoria.
DJ Big B.
DJ Big B is swinging the Istanbul Lindy Hoppers since the very baby steps. Her authentic style takes you to the roaring 20s, 30s, and 40s and lifts you up. Since she is also a trumpet player, her passion for swing tunes is also affected by her musical background. The last but not the least she loves to improvise with the rhythm of the dance floor.