The Swing Swindlers is a (13-17 strong) ballroom / swing orchestra. The group consists of young musicians who are also members of the Estonian National Opera.
The Swing Swindlers attempts to recreate the sound of the thirties, using authentic recording locations and experimenting with sonic landscapes and sound equipment.
In 2005, the Swing Swindlers issued an album in the UK called Five-Fifteen: A Tribute to the BBC Dance Orchestra,which was nominated as Jazz Album of the Week.
The orchestra also features a ballet troupe and was the official orchestra of the Estonian version of Dancing With The Stars.