Gypsy Ska Orquesta (VE)

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Gypsy Ska Orquesta (VE) Short Info

The Gypsy Ska Orquesta is a street band from Caracas, Venezuela that combines different musical styles like ska, latin, jazz and gypsy-balkan music. With an instrumental and explosive proposal, literally turn on the party, whether in the street, a nightclub or at a theater, the listener is never indifferent to this experience.

The Gypsy Ska Orquesta was born in 2009 from a street musical proposal of Sebastian Leon (sax), and Mauricio Vivas (accordion). In the beginning, the goal was simple: Go out and play in the street to share with strangers in a regular enviroment the musical work that we were developing. So, in a rushed and chaotic rythm (as our city), between the street, jam sessions and musical experiments, the project was taking shape, friends joined and so, once or twice a week for a few hours the sidewalks of Caracas became our makeshift stage.

In mid-2011, begin to emerge numerous invitations to play at local parties, exhibitions, weddings, dance performances and from there then this gathering Consolidates as an ensamble, being so far nine stable musicians.

In the Summer of 2014 the Gypsy Ska Orquesta made its first international tour in Europe, playing in different Music Clubs in countries such as Germany, Spain, French, Belgium, Poland and Czech Republic, as well as in diverse festivals like the Burg Herzberg Festival (Fulda, Germany) and the Römersee Open Air (Bad Rappenau, Germany).

In 2015 the GSO made its second tour in Europa, named “The Goat Tour”, playing in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia and Italy, in diverse festivals like the Mighty Sounds Festival (CZ), Skaville (CR), Colour Meeting Festival (CZ), Vrbove Vetry (SK) and for the second time in the Burg Herzberg Festival (DE). This Tour was entirely filmed by Krzysztof Gajewski, director of the documentary film “Ska Delight” and at the moment they are working in the creation of a film about this last adventure.

For this year the GSO is organizing 2 more Tours in Europa, a short Spring-Tour in March and their 3rd Summer-Tour in July and August, with dates already confirmed with the “Warsaw Balkan Madness” Crew, the “This is Ska” Festival in Dessau, Germany, and many more.

The Gypsy Ska Orquesta is a street band from Caracas, Venezuela that combines different musical styles like ska, latin, jazz and gypsy-balkan music. With an instrumental and explosive proposal, literally turn on the party, whether in the street, a nightclub or at a theater, the listener is never indifferent to this experience.

The Gypsy Ska Orquesta was born in 2009 from a street musical proposal of Sebastian Leon (sax), and Mauricio Vivas (accordion). In the beginning, the goal was simple: Go out and play in the street to share with strangers in a regular enviroment the musical work that we were developing. So, in a rushed and chaoti...

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Past Gigs Gypsy Ska Orquesta (VE)

  • 08 | 2016 Cottbus, Germany Wilde Möhre Festival 2016
  • 07 | 2016 Czeremsza, Poland Festival Z wiejskiego podwórka 2016
  • 06 | 2016 Dessau-Rosslau, Germany This is Ska! Festival 2016
  • 03 | 2016 Luxembourg Die Gudde Welle
  • 03 | 2016 Leipzig, Germany Felsenkeller
  • 03 | 2016 Hamburg, Germany Hafenklang
  • 03 | 2016 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw Balkan Maddness Party
  • 03 | 2016 Köln, Germany Sonic Ballroom
  • 07 | 2015 Vrbové, Slovakia Vrbovské vetry Festival 2015
  • 07 | 2015 Tabor, Czech Republic Mighty Sounds Festival 2015
  • 07 | 2015 Frankfurt a.M, Germany Das Bett
  • 07 | 2015 Pula, Croatia Goulash Disko Festival 2015
  • 07 | 2015 Fulda, Germany Burg Herzberg Festival 2015
  • 07 | 2015 Berlin, Germany Klub Balkanska Party
  • 08 | 2014 Bad Rappenau, Germany Römersee Festival 2014
  • 07 | 2014 Berlin, Germany Danza Globalistan Party
  • 07 | 2014 Fulda, Germany Burg Herzberg Festival 2014

Discography Gypsy Ska Orquesta (VE)

  • 2012 EP02 EP | GSO
  • 2011 EP01 EP | GSO

Media

  • Video Gypsy Ska - Toston Swing
  • Video GYPSY SKA ORQUESTA - Gypsy ...
  • Video GYPSY SKA ORQUESTA - Balkan...
  • Sound Balkan Ska - Gypsy Ska Orqu...
  • Sound Toston Swing - Gypsy Ska Or...
  • Sound Gypsy 1 - Gypsy Ska Orquest...
  • Sound Ska Salseao - Gypsy Ska Orq...

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Origin

  • Caracas VE

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Mauricio Vivas Accordion
  • Sebastian Leon Saxo
  • Luis Leston Guitar
  • Joe García Drums
  • Manuel Rodriguez Trombon
  • Luis Daniel Ducharne Trumpet
  • Victor Quero Bass