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Gipsy Kings - band/ensemble Begin in Catalonia and follow the coast into France, curving through fishing villages, farming communities, wild lands where white horses run free and huge black bulls are bred for fighting. Nearby stand the ancient cities of Perpignan, Montpellier and Arles. This is fertile terrain, fought over across millennia, home to Roman aqueducts and amphitheatres, once host to Cezanne, Van Gogh and Gauguin, long renowned for fine wines and fierce people. And today the region's celebrated as the land of Gipsy Kings. The Gipsy Kings are that rare thing - an international household name famous solely for their music; the most successful French musical outfit ever, are big in Brazil and popular (extremely so) in Persia, honored at The Alamo in Texas and celebrated in China


Article: Book Review

Gypsy Jazz: In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing

Read "Gypsy Jazz: In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Gypsy Jazz: In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing Michael Dregin Paperback; 332 pagesISBN: 978019975625-4Oxford University Press2010 Midnight, Pigalle. The red-light district of Paris glows in a nocturnal carnival of neon and incandescent color.... Welcome to Michael ...


News: Performance / Tour

Gipsy Kings at the Conga Room

Gipsy Kings at the Conga Room

The Gipsy Kings turn the new L.A. Live club into party central with their infectious, unbridled sounds of Rumba Catalana. 'Otra!' indeed. Culturally speaking, we're all turning into global nomads. We roam far and wide through the alchemy of cinema, TV and, if we're feeling really ambitious, foreign literature. We wander to the ends of our ...



Label: Nonesuch Records
Released: 2007


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