Beso plays Freight and Salvage in Berkeley!
Sounds Like: Jean Baptiste (Django) Reinhardt, Hot Club of Cowtown, Gogol Bordello, Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Beso Negro has an all-star lineup of internationally experienced musicians who have brought drive and passion to Gypsy Jazz. Taking the hint dropped by the great folk punk bands The Pogues, Gogol Bordello and Flogging Molly, Beso Negro has transformed a genre in...See Full Bio
“For those unfamiliar with Gypsy Swing, the sound might first seem reminiscent of some kind of rockabilly jazz gone wild with strumming magic. The numbers by Beso Negro developed into a full bodied delight of romantic undertones, heated statements, cultural explorations, and passionate numbers. Their tempo and approach was intoxicating as well as darkly seductive. The "black kiss" is aptly named for its haunting surges of passion that catch listeners unaware as they might initially believe its all about lighthearted string action only to be drawn into a dance of love that weaves an inescapable web. Beso Negro draws in fans who never want to escape their net.”