Formed by experienced professional musicians including GRAMMY winners and musicians from many famous recording artists, this "ECLECTIC" band has established itself as a classy, unique and fun full time professional band with hundreds of successful performances and has sold thousands of their 3 CD's!
The band averages between 150-200 performances a year!
This AWARD winning band plays many styles of music from Swing/Jazz BIG BAND standards (Sinatra, Tony Bennett,Nat King Cole) to Parisian Swing( Django Reinhardt)traditional NEW ORLEANS jazz,Texas WESTERN SWING(Bob Wills), Rockabilly, and classics from the 20's-70's!
This band can perform from a trio to 9 pieces with our HORN section added! We have also added and used female vocals, accordion and keyboards in the band and that instrumentation is available too!
Recent Highlights for Tx Gypsies are:
Many of are original music has been used in Movies and on TV!
WE JUST RAISED $5000 TO DONATE TO "WIPE OUT KIDS CANCER"!
Winner of "The 2008 Swing Group of the Year"...by The National Academy of Western Artists!
Selected to The National Endowment For The Arts for the American Masterpieces Program!
Accepted to the Texas Commission on the Arts touring roster so a grant may be available to non profits in Texas to assist with the bands fees!
Also now on the Midwest Arts Alliance so a grant is available to have the band in OK, Ark, MO, Kan, Nebraska!
Now on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Artist Roster! A grant is available to assist with our booking fees for Non Profit Orgs, City Governments and more!
Voted "Best Of Bands" by The Knot Magazine!
Many National and Regional Newspaper,TV and Magazine Press! Featured Band in INTERNATIONAL MUSICIAN Mag June 2007, The Dallas News Morning News Nov 2007...for new CD "Cafe du Swing" On the 3rd Don't mess with Texas Cd !
The First Tx Gyp CD was in the Grammy voting 2005!
"I Will Survive" (Yes the Disco song) was a #1 download on ITUNES!
Currently on Fox TV daily in North Texas performing the Theme song for Good Day! Fox 4 Holiday promo shown in December using our original Christmas song!
Headlining many festivals and concert series like Taste Addison, Brickfest, Wildflower, voted #1 act at Wildflower Festival 2006 in Dallas Tx above many famous Rock bands!