Season Theater Archives Donation

FRIDAY, January 20th 2017 at 07:30PM



A few words about the event…

Barrio Manouche’s, Javier Jimenez guitarist/composer from Spain, and his incredibly skilled musicians,(Magali Sanscartier on violin, Alex Zelnick on rhythm guitar, Luis Jimenez on cajon,Cyrill Guiraud on saxophone and Scott Lindorfer on upright bass).will perform their own instrumental repertoire to take you on a magical journey.

The San Francisco based ensemble has been recognized for its surprise concerts, innovative style, complex technique, and their passion for theatrical and musical improvisation. For this event, a special appearance by local performers from the Bay Area will accompany the band with a collaboration with the Jimenez brothers and stories leading to inspiration and the process of creation through "La Vida de un Ruso''.

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A few words about the band…

Barrio Manouche is an acoustic San Francisco-based international septet(Spain, Quebec, France and California) playing music that, founder Javier Jiménez explains, “is inspired by the places we come from and the places we have lived, those that have come before us, and the nomadic Gypsy spirit. We believe that music is a primary form of expression, and we use it to describe the world as we see it. The band performs a repertoire of original instrumental compositions with a unique sound that it's difficult to classify but instantly recognizable, deeply influenced by a range of musical traditions, from the swing of Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, to the hot jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli,The gypsy soul of east Europe, the flamenco of Paco de Lucía to the avant-garde sounds of Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane.

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