A beautiful and eclectic Album incorporating jazz, classical, latin and contemporary writing sensibilities.
Urban Gypsies are a finalist (14 out of 16,000 entries) in the International Songwriting Competition and the only Aussies.
The track ” The Prophet” is in the finals with 13 other finalists from around the globe.
Urban Gypsies Quartetare an instrumental Jazz/Latin/contemporary band featuring nylon string guitars, cello and percussion. They represent an exciting direction in Latin / jazz mixed with world music influences, exploring a wide range of styles and genres from breezy Bossa Novas to fiery improvised virtuosity. Each instrumentalist is a master of his medium and the results are imaginative, mesmerising and highly evocative.
Urban Gypsies Quartet have been performing for over 15 years at numerous concerts, festivals, clubs and special events. They have supported Buena Vista Social Club, Cassandra Wilson, and many more world famous acts. They have held residencies and concerts in exclusive Sydney venues including The Basement, The Vanguard, Venue 505, Camelot, Cafe Sydney, Side on Cafe, the Ivy and the Establishment. They have released three highly acclaimed Albums to date: Gypsy Fever (2000), Sauvage (2003) and Beautiful Catastrophe (2009). The fourth Album “Samsara” is due for release in late 2015.
Urban Gypsies Quartet are available for your special event or program as a full band or offer options of solo guitar, duo, trio, quintet, even combination DJ/live jazz jam sessions. Contact Us now for more information.