Teachers, organizers, DJs and staff who help to make all this happen.
They are dancers, friends, great people we like to work with. We are a family business and we like to have the festivals small enough that you can meet us all!
This time we present:
They all wanted something different, rather than just big band music. So they decided to do a little band. A wonderful sound of a small jazz combo – that is Coffee Time only yet a little smaller. They’re one of those bands that Prague dancers just started discovering a little more.
Miss Mikey May
Born with the blues and paid her dues, Mikey is a powerful, soulful
vocalist, and a natural entertainer with a background in theatre,
cabaret, burlesque, and social dancing. Her mission is to serve up a
wild ride to the roots of blues, jazz, and gospel in a dancer-friendly
In 2016 Mikey founded The Organ Grinders, a Hammond-organ based swing
and blues project. Armed with some of Prague’s top blues and jazz
musicians, expect some serious dancing with good ol’ fashioned tunes, a
few new ones, and a groove-it-or-lose-it good time!
ZDENĚK PILECKÝ/ MR.ZZ
He is the BIG BOSS! The founder of Prague Swing Xmas as well as Prague Spring Swing Festival and Zig-Zag dance studio.
With professional dance career backround and with real passion for tap, jazz and swing he is the head of what we do.
Very modest but proud and thankful to the people who help him at the same time. And he likes to talk to the people at the festival so don’t hesitate to ask him questions. If you catch him…
Our “Little boss”
She is responsible for most of the production and also web sites, Fb and PR.
Working in TV/ movie production. Teaching at Zig-Zag dance studio (special passion for Balboa and Lindy Hop).
Matěj/ Foto, Video
Our main person for photo and video. Always being around catching nice shots!
Professional photographer. Also drummer with passion for swing and rockabilly music. DJ.
Teacher at Zig-Zag dance studio with special passion for tap and Lindy Hop.
As son of one of the musicians from Melody makers is also playing many instruments and has great feeling for rhythmin all his dance, specially tap dance.
During the festivals he is responsible for sound systems and helps with all “heavy” stuff to do.
Also DJ and photographer. And we like him a lot!