The Award winning Texas Gypsies compose and perform original and classic music influenced by the Vintage Jazzy Swingin cool hep cat sounds of the 20's-30's, along with a taste of it's sister sound, Western Swing, and a mix of Gypsy Jazz magic sprinkled over the top! The band mixes passionate violin, heartfelt vocals, a blazing horn section, rocking swingin guitars, slappin upright bass, virtuoso clarinet, and retro style drumming to harmoniously create their own unique, fun and artistic sound!
This new CD's has many new and fresh sounding originals such as the Jump Blues/ Rockabilly influence "Retro Deco Baby", the Vintage but almost pop like "Lights Up The Sun" and the Western style tribute to Bob Wills and Django Reinhardt track "DjangoBob" , the 1920's style shines through on "Just Like Me" featuring period instruments like a 1919 Bass Sax .. the 1930's gangster sound of Nothing to Worry About!...also check out several classics including a great horn arrangement on Sway, and a Celtic violin influenced Norwegian wood.
The Texas Gypsies are a collection of well seasoned players comprised of Grammy winners and musicians who have backed many of today's top performers which include: The Jacksons, Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Texas Playboys, Wynton Marsalis, Tony Bennett, Barbara Mandrell, Blues Brothers and many more!!
They are known for their unique take on Classic Vintage Jazz and Swing, Gypsy Jazz , Western Swing , New Orleans, and there own take on Pop ! This "Retro - Electric" award winning band has established itself as a classy, unique and fun group with many great songs that have been used in feature films and on several TV shows!