Eli Bishop, Guinness World Record holder for fastest clapping and our most talented string-man performs on Amazingness show on MTV. One of the hosts calls it, "tap dancing for your hands." … [Read More...]
Dr. Lonnie Smith says "I love Occidental Gypsy’s new CD 44070. The compositions and arrangements are uniquely creative. They perform with enormous heart and soul and have an original groove that is definitely worth checking out."
David Bromberg says "... great singing, fantastic guitar and violin work, with high energy originals that leave the crowd crazy. An awesome band."
LA Times says “…irresistible, a virtual definition of an era when jazz was often described as “hot” music. Occidental Gypsy’s rhythm section, usually driven by the surging rhythm guitar of Brett Feldman, hit one irresistible rhythmic groove after another, “hot” was the best applicable adjective. » » »More Raves
L.A. Times says “…irresistible, a virtual definition of an era when jazz was often described as “hot” music.”
Chicago Tribune says “celebrates the optimistic spirit that made Reinhardt-Grappelli an antidote to the tough times of pre-World War II Europe (and beyond)… the music-making – proved carefully considered and nimbly delivered."
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Occidental Gypsy plays an exhilarating blend of gypsy swing, jazz and world music that enraptures the listener with a complex acoustic sound, burnished by smooth vocals reminiscent of the first era of … [more]
9/8/2017, The Radio Bean, Burlington Vermont 9/9/2017, The Colonial Theater, Bethlehem, New Hampshire 9/21/2017 at 8:00PM, Northwest Django Festival, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA), … More Tour Dates