Gypsy Soul - Band - Ashland, OR (and Seattle, WA)
One of Gypsy Soul' sold out shows (4x) at The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
GYPSY SOUL is an awarding winning international duo that masterfully blends their distinctive Celtic / Americana Roots with a generous infusion of Blues, Jazz and Folk stylings. They are based in Ashland, OR (and Seattle, WA). Awarding winning (independent Grammy) writers and performers par excellence. With 60+ "Critic's choice" mentions in national press it is no wonder they consistently sell-out theaters in the Western Region via their memorable, passionate and exquisite performances. Gypsy Soul has an avid fan base and mailing list of 12,000 supporters.
LOCATION: The band splits their time between Ashland, OR and Seattle, WA.
MEMBERS: Cilette Swann and Roman Morykit (DUO) also up to FIVE PIECE BAND
TRAVEL: Will travel the US, CAN, S. AMERICA, ASIA and EUROPE. Call BOOKER for fees.
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The seasoned, international duo masterfully blends their distinctive Celtic / Americana Roots with a generous infusion of Blues, Jazz and Folk stylings.
Cilette Swann's (Canadian/US) exquisitely ethereal, yet powerful four-octave range vocals are partnered with Roman Morykit's (UK) masterful bass and innovative guitar counterpoint. Compared by critics to artists such as Sarah McLachlan, Eva Cassidy, Kate Bush, David Gray, Fleetwood Mac and Bonnie Raitt, these independent mavericks have produced ten critically acclaimed CD. Their 9th Cd, Beneath The Covers: A Rediscovery just won Best International Cover Song CD in the worlds largest music awards at Just Plain Folks (aka: the independent Grammys) out of 42,000 CDs from 150 plus countries.
Gypsy Soul has been hailed as "one of the most brilliantly instrumented and vocally adept bands alive and kicking," by the OC WEEKLY. Despite their unique, multi-cultural sound, they have managed to earn a Top 40 hit at Adult Contemporary radio, the #5 position on the International New Age Charts and both a #1 and #8 slot on the Folk DJ Charts. They've also won many independent music awards including Lilith Fair. With their unique ability to connect deeply with their audiences and through their performing excellence and memorable shows, Gypsy Soul has garnered "Critics Choice" in over 60 plus publications nationally including: LA Times, San Francisco Examiner, Seattle Post Intelligencer, The Standard Examiner, SLC Weekly, OC Weekly, OC Register and numerous others.
"Cilette Swann's voice is haunting and Roman Morykit's musicianship is superb. Their music stirs the soul and moves the spirit." - Monica Rizzo, PEOPLE MAGAZINE
"Four Stars." - ALL MUSIC GUIDE
"It is impossible not to be touched by the magic and the wonder of the Gift of Story and Song given so gently and generously by these beautiful angels of music. The music of Gypsy Soul IS a Conversation with God." - NEALE DONALD WALSCH, NY Times Best Selling Author.
"A gorgeous mix of rich female folk, pop, jazz with touches of bluegrass. This is highly enriched folk that nourishes the dried up gardens of the soul." - CD BABY
?An exquisite slice of Celtic-influenced, groove-abundant modern pop.? - PERFORMING SONGWRITER (Top D.I.Y - 3 times)
Searching for a musical soul mate, Swann traveled to Europe chasing her Celtic roots. After a few years singing in French jazz clubs, her quest took her to Scotland where she met world-class musician and producer, Morykit. The duo has since recorded ten CDs over a decade. Through their relentless touring and unforgettable performances, these esteemed performers have sold over 110,000 CDs in the U.S. alone without label support. Their music has aired in numerous countries and over 120 times in films and TV shows including Providence, Felicity, Roswell, After Sex, Quicksand and others. Like an exquisite dessert, Gypsy Soul's eclectic sound and acoustic excellence is a rich, multi-layered experience that has been described by KLOS RADIO as "Gourmet Music." For song clips and live video: www.gypsysoul.com