Biography

A warm, mellow voice with a contagious life force are the words an Italian arts magazine recently used to describe Irish singer and showman Jude Lindy.

Jude Lindy’s singing is energetic and involving, his timbre deep and dreamy, recalling the voices of early Jazz artists. His connection with his audience is potent and honest.

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Jude Lindy

Jude has a trained voice, and has several years’ experience as a professional actor. He first studied at the Zach Theatre in Austin, Texas, where he discovered Swing. He is a graduate of the prestigious Gaiety School of Acting’s Diploma course in Dublin. He also trained at Walton’s School of Music. Today, he takes classes in studies vocal repertoire privately with coach Patrizia Gallo in Rome.

During his artistic schooling he also studied dance and movement and has been a fervent dancer of Lindy Hop (the energetic 1930’s Swing dance) for several years, having first discovered the dance in 2006 in Marseille, France, where he lived for three years.

He has had the honor to sing and perform with various highly-acclaimed artists in the Jazz and Swing world in Europe and the United States.

An international artist in spirit and experience, Jude Lindy affirms his passion every time he goes on stage, delivering a unique experience which leaves a smile on audiences’ faces.

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Events

Oct
1
Sat
Saturday 1st October 2016 – Jude Lindy’s Hot 5 @ Spirit de Milan
Oct 1 @ 22:00 – 23:45
Saturday 1st October 2016 - Jude Lindy's Hot 5  @ Spirit de Milan | Milano | Lombardia | Italy

Spirit de Milan is a really cool venue. On Saturday 1st October I’ll be there with an excellent hand-picked group.

Here’s the release for the gig (in Italian):

“Il prossimo sabato sera, 1 ottobre alla “Holy Swing Night” di Spirit De Milan, sarà il (tanto atteso) turno del pluri-amato crooner italo-irlandese JUDE LINDY insieme ai suoi HOT 5 milanesi… (il gotha dello Swing nordico: Claudio Perelli – sassofono, Sandro Di Pisa – chitarra, Luca Garlaschelli – contrabbasso, Massimo Caracca – batteria).
Il noto cantante/intrattenitore/showman vi allieterà con dell’ottimo repertorio ballabile dal ’20 al ’40
Diffondete il verbo!” -Mauro Porro.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/557424631110779/

100% Hot Jazz & Swing
100% for dancers of Lindy Hop, Balboa and Collegiate Shag

Jude Lindy- vocals
Claudio Perelli- reeds
Sandro Di Pisa – guitar
Luca Garlaschelli- double bass
Massimo Caracca – drums

Hope you can come!

Oct
7
Fri
7th October 2016 – Jude Lindy Special Guest Singer – Swing Mood, Pistoia @ Swing Mood
Oct 7 @ 21:00 – 23:45
7th October 2016 - Jude Lindy Special Guest Singer - Swing Mood, Pistoia @ Swing Mood

Delighted and excited to be going to Pistoia to sing classic jazz with new musicians for dancers of Swing !

More info soon !

Nov
12
Sat
Saturday 12th November 2016 – Jude Lindy & His Hot Swing Propellers @ Pinispettinati Rome
Nov 12 @ 23:00 – Nov 13 @ 02:00
Saturday 12th November 2016 - Jude Lindy & His Hot Swing Propellers @ Pinispettinati Rome | Roma | Lazio | Italy

The return of the Propellers to Pinispettinati in Rome! A fantastic venue. A fantastic night.

The Propellers are now a sextet, with two reeds…. all the pieces are arranged by the band giving an even more powerful, smooth and colorful sound.
We will have you dancing ALL NIGHT to little-known songs from the 1920s and 1930s. Are you ready?

It’s going to be huge!!!!

See you there.

Blog

panificio danelli 28th July 2016- A little bit of New Orleans in Milan….. Classic Jazz brings people together - Our aperitif gig at Panificio Danelli in the Lambrate area of Milan in July really brought home a few things to me. I realised all over again the magic of Classic Jazz – it makes people come out of their houses, get involved, dance and sing. Perhaps classic jazz is really at its most powerful […]
jazzascona 28th-29th June 2016 – thoughts on…. Ascona Jazz Festival, Switzerland - It was my first time to visit Ascona Jazz Festival. To be honest the warnings I had received about speed traps, cameras etc., left me arriving a little tired and wary. A magical, though expensive location, where 1 CH Franc is presumed to be equal to 1 Euro, we heard Classic Jazz in the distance […]
Ryanair_Lindyhoppers 24th May 2016 – The spontaneity and joy of Lindy Hop & Swing at 37,000 feet leads to worldwide coverage - I can’t express how delighted and proud I was when I saw the video of Lindyhopper friends from Milan, Florence and elsewhere as they did an impromptu Shim Sham at 37,000 feet, returning to Italy from the “Harlem” festival in Lithuania…. The magic is in the simplicity and honesty of the action…. Moments like this […]
cuscito 10th April 2016 Translation into English of Giorgio Cùscito’s interview with Jazz Agenda about Swing, classic Jazz and their inter-dependence - In this post, I am putting my own translation in English (from Italian) of the interview which my friend, musician and maestro Giorgio Cùscito – a pillar of classic Jazz and Swing in Italy – did a few days ago with journalist Carlo Cammarella of Italy’s Jazz Agenda. I feel what Giorgio has to say […]
logo-ipiniswing 2nd April 2016 “Feeling” the dance floor – a sea of Bounce and Smiles – Pinispettinati, Rome - Really cool energy last night at our Propellers gig ( #hotswingpropellers)  at Pinispettinati in Rome, organized by iPiniSwing. Delighted that the brand new repertoire was applauded and danced to all night long….  such an amazing thing to FEEL the energy of the dance floor… a sea of bounce and smiles… Jude Lindy & His Hot […]
Jude_Lindy-Hot Sugar Band_TURIN 2016 18th March 2016 – The Hot Sugar Band at Swing Train Festival, Turin - There’s something really special about the musicians in the Hot Sugar Band from Paris. They’re not just excellent musicians with an ensemble work that swings so hard, they’re generous and humble artists. Being invited again  to sing with them was an honour this weekend at the fantastic Swing Train Festival’s Saturday night show. hotsugarband.fr dustyjazz.com […]
King-s Head London STILL 3th and 4th March 2016- Busy weekend in London! - Just back from a busy weekend in London. On Thursday night I went for the first time to the Jamboree club in Limehouse. Great energy and a very warm welcome. There I met some friends who I know from Italy, including Krystal, Elisabetta and Judy. It’s always cool to meet people you know in a […]
DSC_0012 13th February 2016 – On stage with The Chicago Stompers in Milan - 13th Feb 2016 – Fantastic to be invited on stage to sing with the Chicago Stompers. Many thanks to bandleader Mauro Porro, all the boys , and especially Elena Paganuzzi. This band is tight, playing excellent Hot Jazz from the late 20s….  Idolizing ! The Chicago Stompers are currently raising funds for their latest album […]
SpiritdeMilan January 22nd 2016 : a special moment together …. in Spirit de Milan…. at 4am ! - What a pleasure to have a fantastic venue all to yourselves for a few minutes…. at four in the morning…. with Giorgio Cùscito on piano and Alice Capoani dancing…
compagna 24 November 2015: La Compagna di Classe – short film in post production with Jude Lindy - Just got word that the short film La Compagna di Classe by Nocte Film is nearing the end of post-production. It was great to put on my actor’s hat again and get into a dramatic role. Here are two links: the film’s website page and the “Backstage” video to : La Compagna di Classe. I’ll […]

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