Gaucho Featured in Andrew Gilbert's article
"S.F. Jazz Festival: 10 shows you need to see" in the Mercury News!

Gaucho: It's fair to call guitarist Dave Ricketts' Gaucho a Gypsy jazz band, but the Bay Area combo has always drawn on a far wider palette of influences than just Django Reinhardt's classic Manouche swing recordings with violinist Stephane Grappelli. It is particularly influenced by early New Orleans jazz. Performing as a sleek quartet, this incarnation of Gaucho features bassist Ari Munkres, percussionist Steve Apple and Rob Reich on accordion, a formidable bandleader and composer in his own right. To read more of Andrew Gilbert's article CLICK HERE

Gaucho voted 'Best Jazz Band' by SF Weekly Reader Poll 2016

Thanks to everyone who voted for us! SF is filled with hot musicians, so it means a lot to us. SF Weekly Reader Poll 2016

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