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Lou-Lou and the Gypsy Jivers

Lou-Lou and the Gypsy Jivers

Jazz / World Music / Gypsy, African, Swing, Latin, vocal Oakland, CA  US
Teasing Fella
Teasing Fella
Something new in Africa
Something new in Africa
Geri's Gallop
Geri's Gallop
Violets Dance
Violets Dance
Indian Summer at the bay.
Indian Summer at the bay.


  • 2014

    Aug 28

    Berkeley, CA, US | 5:30pm

    Lou-Lou & the Gypsy Jivers UC Botanical Amphitheatre opening for Rupa and the April Fishes

  • 2014

    May 31

    Alameda, CA, US | 8:30pm

    The Jivers at Speisekammer! Our debut performance at Alameda island's famous German watering hole and fine traditional German eats. Come on out and get your swinging groove on with Lou Lou and the Gypsy Jivers!!

  • 2014

    Apr 6

    Oakland, CA, US | 3:30pm

    This is a great spot for a Sunday afternoon show. Come and join us for acoustic mayhem at it's finest!

  • 2014

    Jan 24

    San Francisco, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Doors open at 7pm show starts at 7:30 ends at10pm. We'd love to see you there! http://redpoppyarthouse.org/event/lou-lou-and-the-gypsy-jivers/

  • 2013

    Mar 21

    San Francisco, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Join Lou Lou and his tight little trio for a knock out set at Blush Wine bar! Nick Christie on rhythm guitar and Kenan O'Brien on upright bass.


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  • Molecular Voyage (Artist)
    Molecular Voyage
    Love New Years in Cape Town. That's some fiery gypsy licks.
  • Mike de Sousa (Artist)
    Mike de Sousa
    Very much enjoyed Teasing Fella - some music just makes you smile! Thanks for a great sound...
  • Benita Baugh (Artist)
    Benita Baugh
    Great Music,like Gypsy High Life very much. regards from BENITA here in Scotland.
  • Kevin M. Thomas (Artist)
    Kevin M. Thomas
  • Kathryn Keats (Artist)
    Kathryn Keats
    Oh Oh yes!!!
  • Ghosts of Dixie (Artist)
    Ghosts of Dixie
    Great sounding music :) it really made my day! Wishing you the best in your wildest endeavors, cuz where would this world be without dreamers like us!?! We also 'like'/follow back to keep the dream alive ;) http://www.facebook.com/Ghosts.of.Dixie https://www.reverbnation.com/ghostsofdixie


  • Die Berg
  • Debut CD
  • Louis Matthee


Sounds Like: David Grisman Quintet, Robin Nolan, Django Reinhardt, Abdullah Ibrahim, Musician, Township swing

Bio: Louis "Lou Lou" Matthee teamed up with Joe Kyle Jr., Tom Griesser, and Ralph
Carney to create a joyful expression of acoustic bliss on “Gypsy Jive,” the debut
album from the Oakland-based Lou Lou and the Gypsy Jivers. This album is a
fresh upbeat hybrid blend of South African Jazz and Gypsy Jaz...See Full Bio

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Louis Matthee


Tom Griesser


Nick Christie


Joe Kyly Jr.


Ralph Carney




Recent Blogs

Vocal for the Jivers!
Jul 27, 2013

Check it out! https://soundcloud.com/gypsyjiver/sugamama & https://soundcloud.c... [more]

Gypsy High Life
Aug 15, 2012



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