Harmonious Wail draws from the rich influence of the European gypsy musicians, most notably Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli who from the 1930s on created and developed what came to be known as Gypsy Swing. What sets the Wail apart from other wonderful talent in this growing genre is the vocal excellence of Maggie Delaney-Potthoff. The intoxicating arrangements and the shear joy the Wail brings to every performance is downright addictive.
Harmonious Wail is smoothly sailing into it's second quarter life with the release of the new CD "Bohemian Tango" and 11 solid years of producing the Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest. Much more traveling/touring in store for the upcoming year(s) and another recording already in the works. Too much fun going on to slow down now!
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