Hot Club Of Cowtown
The interplay is as sleek as ever." – The Times (London) "The hot jazz is what Hot Club do best, and this is a staggering return to form for the band I once said I could listen to forever. That still stands." – Country Music People * * * Adapted from "The Chemistry and Magic of Hot Club of Cowtown" by Terry Roland, No Depression, January 14, 2015 Since 1998, the Western swing-gypsy jazz trio Hot Club of Cowtown has traveled the world bringing their own brand of magical musical chemistry to audiences far and wide. Along with Elana James, guitarist Whit Smith and bassist Jake Erwin are equal partners in this original marriage of gypsy-jazz-inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt — which accounts for the "Hot Club" portion of their name — with the hoedowns, traditional tunes, and Western swing-inspired music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, represented in the "Cowtown" of their name. They have created a legacy of the preservation of musical traditions that have often been overlooked by the mainstream and alternative music worlds. Even Americana and roots enthusiasts have only scratched surface of the multitude of musicians, past and present, who continue to inspire the Hot Club of Cowtown. Coming to see the show from out of town? Please visit our friends at the Adams Mark Hotel.
Venue: Sportsmen's Tavern
326 Amherst St, Map
Moon Hooch at The Bowery Ballroom
Thu | 7PM
Age Limit: 18 and Over In just a few short years, the explosive horn-and-percussion trio Moon Hooch—Mike Wilbur (horns), Wenzl McGowen (horns), and James Muschler (drums)—has taken their exhilarating...
The Music of Nina Simone & First Ladies of Jazz & Blues at Club Bonafide
Thu | 8PM
First Ladies of Jazz & Blues: The Music of Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More feat. Emilie Surtees Jazz has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emilie Surtees will pay homag...
Jacques Brel Chansons in French with the Story of Brel Feat. Alfredo Merat at Club Bonafide
Thu | 5:30pm
Alfredo Merat interprets "Chansons" Of the Belgium/French Giant Jacques Brel, gone to soon. After his discovery of "Jacques Brel is Alive & Well in Paris", Alfredo decided to set the record straight…....