Type of Band: Folk
Number of Musicians: 3
Instruments: Guitars, violin, bass
Music Styles Performed: Gypsy, jazz, world
Performance Attire: Event-appropriate
Other Comments: The collaboration of 12-string
guitarist Neil Jacobs, Ukranian violinist Arkadiy Gips, and bassist John
Douglas, is truly an intriguing musical combination. Together they blend
gypsy, jazz and world folk into exciting new American music. Neil Jacobs
is recognized as both composer and performer across Europe and the U.S.
Arkadiy Gips is a world-class violinist, recently emigrated from the Ukraine,
he was trained at the Conservatory of Music in Kiev. John Douglas draws
from his extensive background in blues, rock and jazz to form the rhythmic
backbone of the group.
about each of the performers displayed and described, was obtained directly
from each performer, and is therefore believed to be accurate.