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August 27, 2001 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The recent swing revival proved to be somewhat of a burden for the Austin-based Hot Club of Cowtown. Because the acoustic yet fiery combo does play swing music, promoters and club owners likened the trio to such trendy revivalists as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Cherry Poppin' Daddies. But the swing that the Hot Club plays is of the western, vintage kind pioneered by Bob Wills.
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August 27, 2001 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The recent swing revival proved to be somewhat of a burden for the Austin-based Hot Club of Cowtown. Because the acoustic yet fiery combo does play swing music, promoters and club owners likened the trio to such trendy revivalists as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Cherry Poppin' Daddies. But the swing that the Hot Club plays is of the western, vintage kind pioneered by Bob Wills.
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February 10, 1999 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Words such as "fierce" and "explosive" rarely describe acoustic-powered, string-band music. But they're an apt description of the music of Hot Club of Cowtown, an Austin-based trio that mixes the western swing of Bob Wills with the hot jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli into something downright combustible. With members in their late 20s and early 30s, this three-piece combo brings a youthful spirit to the traditional music of a bygone era.
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February 10, 1999 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Words such as "fierce" and "explosive" rarely describe acoustic-powered, string-band music. But they're an apt description of the music of Hot Club of Cowtown, an Austin-based trio that mixes the western swing of Bob Wills with the hot jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli into something downright combustible. With members in their late 20s and early 30s, this three-piece combo brings a youthful spirit to the traditional music of a bygone era.
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