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Texas band brings Paris to Genoa

Texas-based band Hot Club of Cowtown is playing music from their new CD “Rendevous in Rhythm” at the Genoa Cowboy Festival on May 3-5. Their latest release is a collection of Gypsy songs and American Songbook standards played acoustically and recorded in the hot jazz style of violin and guitar masters Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. Recorded last July at the Zone Recording Studio in Dripping Springs, Texas, it’s the Hot Club’s first-ever dedicated foray into the Gypsy jazz and French swing of Paris in the ’30s, and features the band’s sparkling spins on standards in the style of Reinhardt …

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