Beso Negro

333 11th St

San Francisco, CA 94103


With: Matt Jaffe & The Distractions, April & The Paradigm

Thursday May 15, 2014 @ Slim's

DOORS - 7:30pm / SHOW - 8:00pm


PRICE : $13.00
Dinner & Admission: $37.95

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Beso Negro has an all-star lineup of internationally experienced musicians who have brought drive and passion to Gypsy Swing. The love for tradition has collided with a modern sensibility and has transformed the genre into a vibrant new beast. Darker, faster, more danceable, more blues, more Gypsy, Beso Negro’s indelible fingerprint brings Jazz Manouche to a new generation and to the 21st century.

Javier Jimenez of Madrid adroitly conjures the ghost of Django with his phenomenal guitar playing. Adam Roach’s vocals are singular, soulful and penetrating. Steve Gardner’s fiddle playing is fluid and dark. Cheyenne’s Bass playing locks with Ethan Turner’s hard swinging drums, driving the rhythm and laying down the foundation. One night with Beso Negro and you will understand what is means to get the "Black Kiss."