Swing DeVille


Blending stringed instruments and a myriad of musical styles, this ensemble creates a unique, "unplugged" listening experience.   They draw their musical influences not only from the early Western Swing sound, but also from Old-Time Fiddle,  Bluegrass, Big Band, Gypsy Jazz, New Orleans Jazz, Pop Music of the 20's through the 40's, and a variety of traditional and contemporary styles.  In addition, the band continues to compose original songs and add them to its repertoire.  Swing De Ville has a stage presentation designed to delight concert audiences and dancers alike.  Their lively stage show is known for it's musical energy and is sure to make you pat your foot.  They play acoustically, with or without a P.A. system, on quality vintage instruments, and can quickly adjust to fit any volume level or ambiance. 


MATT WYATT - (Fiddle, Mandolin)

Matt grew up listening to fiddling and developed a love and respect for music at a young age. Fiddling goes back generations on both sides of his family and there was always music at family get-togethers. Matt has played for hundreds of dances and won many fiddle contests including the Missouri State Championship, Illinois State Champion- ship, Branson Fiddle Championship, Kentucky State Championship, and the top 3 in others all over the country. Matt has a B.A. degree in Commercial Music performance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tn. While Living in Nashville, Matt had the opportunity to work with many artists including playing on the Grand Old Opry and at the Ryman Auditorium. 

Matt travels the country buying, selling, and trading fine violins and bows. He also spends a lot of time “at the bench” doing repair work. He runs the Wyatt Violin Shop and teaching studio with his father in Independence, Missouri.