This performance is an exceptional display that shows that three talented musicians and a looper pedal can sound orchestral. The beaming smiles on their faces indicate the passion they have for this distinctive sound.
Xonxaro Baro means “the great trick.” This live performance of the Gypsy Love Show at Amsterdam Bar and Hall features music by the Bourgeoisie Bohemians—Balkan and Gypsy performers with a touch of French circus—with storytelling by Tansy Undercrypt. Also included are three recordings by Gypsy Mania from their self-titled release, including “Butterfly,” “East Hennepin” and “Blues de Paris.” Gypsy Mania is Glen Helgeson (guitar), Gary Schulte (violin), Reynold Philipsek (guitar/vocals), Jeff Brueske (acoustic bass), Michael Bissonnette (percussion) and James Allen (guitar).
Tribute to Dave Ray (Koerner, Ray & Glover) who passed on away Thanksgiving 2002. Paul Metsa stopped by with his new release. Music included Dave Alvin, JJ Cale, Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook, Blue Rodeo, Tom Petty and our weekly segment by Flo & Eddie. To review the playlist and listen to the archives, click “Episode Details”.