Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack
Jazz guitar virtuoso Doug Munro has an insatiable appetite for all things jazz. Doug's Gypsy Jazz group La Pompe Attack, demonstrates his long standing love affair with the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Working with his basic trio of two guitars and acoustic bass Doug can add violin virtuoso Howie Bujese, swing clarinet king Ken Pepelowski and youg vocal phenom Cyrille Aimee to create one of the most unique and agressive Gypsy bands in the US. 2011's "A Very Gypsy Christmas" received overwhelming critical acclaim including a best holiday pick by the Wall Street Journal. La Pompe Attacks latest release, "The Harry Warren Songbook", features the music of Doug's great uncle Harry Warren. Harry Warren is one of the most celebrated American composers of the 20th century. Some of the songs included on the CD are "Lullaby Of Broadway", "At Last", "Chatanooga Choo Choo", "There Will Never Be Another You" and many more instantly recognizable songs arranged and played in an updated version of the swinging Hot Club sound of the 1930's. The CD features special guests Howard Alden, Vic Juris, Vinny Raniolo, Ted Gottsegen, Howie Bujese and Andre Matorin.