Americana flavored Gypsy Jazz on full tilt! Harmonious Wail combines the searing wit, humor and mandolin virtuosity of vintage Jethro Burns performances, the Continental panache of Django and charm of Edith Piath inspired vocals to create a unique musical journey.
“In the gypsy jazz field, no one does it any better than the Madison, Wisconsin based group Harmonious Wail.”
”Intense playing & sense of purpose that never wavers… a mind altering experience.”
-The Washington Examiner
MAMA awards include:
Best Jazz CD – Bohemian Tango 2014, Vegan Zombie’s Lament 2011
Best Jazz Song – Bohemian Tango
Best Jazz Performer
Best Ensemble Vocalists of the Year
Favorite Jazz Band – Isthmus Readers Poll
Best World Artist and Best World Song
If This doesn’t set your toe to tapping and put a smile on your face, you should probably get medication.
No one does it any better…careful you won’t combust.
Popping-hot, double-roasted folk-jazz…
They lithely bop… tight harmonizing… spicy… romantically old-fashioned…
One of the few outstanding bands…