All about (English) the band


Info Text (Deutsch) über die Band

Johannes-Sebastian Strauss voc (Wikipedia), GER

Axel Rosenbauer - lap steel git, GER
Alan Sommer -  trumpet (Homepage), DNK
Malte Tönissen - upright bass, GER
Martin "Duke" Herzog - git, GER
Daniel Lunkenheimer - drums, GER

Paul Griesbach - sax, USA

K.C. Miller - piano (Homepage

Christian Magnusson - trp (Homepage), CHE

Lutz Fussangel - sax

Dieter Stelzer - bass

Hendrik Nehls - bass (Homepage)

Pippa Don - voc

"Andy" Paul Dino Crocchetta - voc (the voice of Dean Martin, "Dino 100" tribute)


(Former) Special Guests: Huelyn Duvall (USA), Andrew Carrington (live vid, AUS), Claudia Lahmann, Rolf Zacher, Bettina Labeau, David Hermlin, Lenard Streicher, Michael "Twango" Niedzwetzki, Julie Sue, "RIO the voice of Elvis".



The songs from the band's repertoire fit all kind of different standard dances e.g. foxtrot, swing, jive, mambo, samba as well as walz and boogie woogie; and of course lindy hop, jitterbug etc.

VIDEO Medley (promo footage)


The vid contains several songs and video clips. (More videos... on booking, repertoire.)


CD Compilation

"So Cool", written by Long John
VÖ / publishing 2017 t.b.c. 

(Note: This CD contains swing & jive music of several European bands) 

7" vinyl single, 45 rpm 

"Pucker Paint", duet feat.: Huelyn Duvall, USA, www.huelynduvall.com 
"Marty The Duke's Blues" (instrumental), written by Martin "the Duke" Herzog

Feel free to order in England or using the contact on this homepage 
VÖ / publishing April 2017, CJRO Rec., England
VID Teaser, 1:59 min.

CD Compilation

"Blue Suede Shoes" (without Huelyn Duvall) 
"60 Minute Man" 

VÖ / published Nov. 2016, Zerberus Music, Germany. Feel welcome to set your direct order to Long John & his Ballroom Kings. (Note: This CD contains swing, jive, rockabilly, folk and medieval music of several bands.)

7" vinyl single, 45 rpm

"Blue Suede Shoes", duet feat.: Huelyn Duvall, USA, www.huelynduvall.com
"Is It True what They Say About Dixie" 
VÖ / published April 2015, Rydell's Rec., France,
Distribution RALL
VID Teaser, 1 min.

7" vinyl single, 45 rpm

"Hep Cat Baby", written by JS Strauss (aka Long John) 
"Dragnet" (instrumental) 
VÖ / published 2012, Migraine Rec.
VID Teaser/Soundie, 3:15 min.

CD Compilation

"Rip It Up"
VÖ / published: 2010, Part rec., Germany, various artists of the "Walldorf Weekender 2010". (Note: This CD contains rockabilly, jive and rock'n'roll.) 


Photos you'll find on facebook. Here are some pre-selected pictures

PHOTOs  - Special Vocal Guests and Friends

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