Benoit Viellefon is one of the outstanding band leaders at work in Europe today, backed by an all star cast of the UK's finest swing musicians. Like the man himself, Benoit's music is characterized by its distinctive elegance and boundless energy. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, swing, jive, Russian folk, charleston, Latin American and Cuban dance music have captivated audiences all over the world, who revel in the nostalgia and elegance of a bygone era.
At Twinwood, on the Main Arena and at the Control Tower Stage, Benoit leads a full orchestra, with a magnificent repertoire consisting of the most beautiful and uplifting songs from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, with originals in the same classic style. In our smaller venues - the Casablanca Club and Le Café de Bois de Jumeau, Benoit presents his Hot Club, playing the swinging music that emerged from the infamous Parisian Cafes and nightclubs of the 1930s and 1940s.