Local gypsy jazz quartet brings a taste of France to the Rubber City in their return to BLU! Featuring Jeremy Jones, Brent Hamker, Brad Wagner, Matthew DeRubertis.
Moustache Yourself is an gypsy quartet based in Akron, Ohio. Gypsy jazz, also known as gypsy swing, hot club jazz, or by the French name, “jazz manouche” is a style of jazz music made famous by guitarist Django Reinhardt in the 1930s. Its infectious rhythm and exotic but familiar melodies will capture your soul and transport you to a different time and place!
Band members are (nearly all of whom bear moustaches, a staple in the gypsy jazz lifestyle) Jeremy Jones (guitar), Brent Hamker (guitar), Brad Wagner (clarinet and sax), and Matthew DeRubertis (acoustic bass) are on a mission to incorporate the entire history of gypsy jazz into an eclectic mix of songs from ranging from the style’s beginnings to present day, which includes originals written by members.
Join us as Moustache Yourself brings a taste of France to the Rubber City in their return appearance to BLU Jazz+, get your tickets today!