The Texas Gypsies: Description
The award winning Texas Gypsies perform â€œVintage Jazzy Swingin " cool hep cat sounds of the 20's-30's-40â€™s along with a taste of its sister sound Western Swing, some Gypsy Jazz magic sprinkled over the top and finish up with a pinch of Retro Deco Rhythms!
The band perform classic songs and also original music and mixes passionate violin, a blazing horn section, swingin guitars, slappin upright bass, and retro style drumming to harmoniously create their own unique, and fun sound!
They are available from a 4pc to a 7pc band and have several shows they perform including the popular 1920's Gatsby style music show that has taken them all over the US and internationally. Many presenters invite the audience to dress in 1920's costume to attend this show and turn the event into a roaring 20 party!
We can also provide a pre recorded virtual concert for streaming events now.
The Texas Gypsies: Pandemic Performance Options
The Texas Gypsies: Description of Provisional Touring Options
For 16 years the Texas Gypsies have performed over a thousand shows for many presenters all over the USA. The band has performed internationally as far away as Dubai! We can do outreaches for students from grade school to elementary and also enjoy playing for seniors.
- We offer hybrid/video events
- Touring will resume on 1/2021
The Texas Gypsies: Tech Requirements
4 pc jazz drum kit with white coated heads ) (Gretsch, Yamaha, Slingerland, DW, Ludwig all good brands)
and throne and hardware, kick pedal, 3 cymbal stands,hi hat stand, 20â€ ride cymbal, 16â€ and 14â€ crash cymbals and hi hats(Zildjian K or similar)
Tube Guitar ampâ€¦Fender 65 Deluxe or Mesa Boogie Express 25 or 50....Best to let me know what is available for approval if those amps are not available. 1 Guitar stand and 3-15 or 20ft guitar cables.
Upright Bass -an upright 3/4 size bass with medium action, and if possible, wrapped strings (example: Evah parazzi, velvet anima, etc.)
The Texas Gypsies: Fee Ranges
Fee Range for public performances: 5000-7500
Fee Range for residencies and workshops: open