BANDS

….in alphabetical order

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BARRIO MANOUCHE – www.barriomanouche.com

Barrio Manouche

Flamenco Gypsy JazzBarrio Manouche is an acoustic San Francisco-based international septet (Spain, Quebec, France, Brazil and California) playing music that will take you on a magical journey, frequently joined by artists from around the globe.
The San Francisco based ensemble has been recognized for its surprise concerts, innovative style, complex technique, and their passion for their musical improvisation. The band performs a repertoire of original instrumental compositions with a unique sound that it’s difficult to classify but instantly recognizable deeply influenced by a range of musical traditions, from the swing of Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, to the hot jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, the gypsy soul of eastern Europe, the flamenco of Paco de Lucía to the avant-garde sounds of Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane…

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BROTHERS GADJO – www.facebook.com/brothers.gadjo

Gypsy Americana –Brothers Gadjo are 3 members of the band Dgiin; Gabe Pirard, Chris Le Dief on guitars and vocals along with Jimmy Inciardi on Saxaphone. Your ears are going to be happy!

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DGIIN – www.dgiin.com

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Gypsy FunkDgiin (pronounced GIN) is known as a band with a unique style encompassing various cultures and influences and songs sung mainly in French. Front man, Gabe Pirard, strums and picks the guitar in a seriously French-Roma-Flamenco style with a twist. Singing in French, Gabe is joined on stage by members of Dgiin: Jomial Jones, Magali Sancartier, Jimmy Inciardi, Chris LeDief, Zach Morris on bass, violin, saxaphone, guitar, drums and occasionally by his wonderful sister, Mimi, on vocals. The Flamenco-Django-esque band, also winner of the North Bay Music Awards on numerous occasions, puts on one memorable show accessible to all types of tastes and ages. Their energetic performance is not to be missed!

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FREE PEOPLES – www.freepeoples.com

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American Roots – Free Peoples currently is, Tim Sawyer, Michael DiPirro, James Foster and Nick Hasty with special guest Jason Thor on horns. The horns bring a shift in the band’s musical evolution. New Orleans and bebop come into the foreground. Sawyer and DiPirro, whom have always been the principle songwriters, maintain an acoustic, vocal-based context in the songwriting and performances overall. Free Peoples have been called “ Porch rock pros” and their songwriting is” sophisticated with twists and turns that take the music several steps from the unexpected”. They have quietly become one of the best American roots bands.  As of 2013, they have three studio albums and one live album to date.

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FRENCH OAK GYPSY BAND –  www.stellaheathmusic.com/french-oak.html

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French American Swing – French Oak Gypsy Band gives a fresh spin on French and American Swing Era classics. With repertoire derived greatly from French Chanson, Gypsy Jazz, Dixieland Jazz, they also play with Traditional World Folk music, and Modern tunes from around the world. North Bay Native and vocalist, Stella Heath, and French/American guitar player, Gabriel Pirard, lead this group of gypsies in their undeniable fun performances. Reed player, James Inciardi, rounds out the trio. With their French-inspired sound, spotlighting Heath’s magnetic vocals and the band’s tight rhythms they’ll transport you straight into the bygone era of swing .

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JUNK PARLOR –http://www.junkparlor.com

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Jazz, Rock Junk Junk parlor is gypsy junk rock band born from the mind and musical wanderings of Jason Vanderford. Sounds of rock, underlying gypsy jazz rhythms and a 50’s tinge create a familiar yet twisted up sound that steers you off the beaten path. Vanderford has a throaty howling voice that ranges from a cool low croon to an all out bawl, alluding to tales of fantastical love, late night betrayal and wily satisfaction.

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TUMBLEWEED SOULwww.tumbleweedsoul.com

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Tumbleweed Soul is an American roots project based in West 
Sonoma County, led by Stephanie Salva and Adam Walsh.  The pair have been rocking the West Coast music scene in various projects for over a decade, best known for their joint role in the beloved SF North Bay band the Jug Dealers.  With powerful harmonies and eclectic songwriting that is both familiar yet fresh, their growing catalogue of original songs reflects their love of the deep city juke joints and country shacks where Americana was born.  Jazz, Blues, R&B, Country, Funk, Soul, and Old Timey Traditionals all find a home at a Tumbleweeds show.

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Please email: sooz@soozmusic.com for more information on any of these bands. Visit SoozMusic page and like here: https://www.facebook.com/SoozMusic

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