Jason Anick and the Gypsy Jazz All-Stars Feat. Henry Acker, Max O'Rourke and Greg Toro
Violinist Jason Anick has assembled an all-star group of musicians to celebrate the music Gypsy jazz, pioneered by guitarist Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.
Jason Anick - Violin
Henry Acker - Guitar
Max O'Rourke - Guitar
Greg Toro - Bass
"Jason's compositional voice is as distinctive as his virtuoso playing."
-The Boston Globe
One of the youngest violin professors at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, Anick is considered “a rising star in the world of jazz violin and mandolin” (Downbeat Magazine). In addition to leading various groups under his own name and performing with the Rhythm Future Quartet, Anick has been touring and recording with Grammy award-winning Nashville guitar virtuoso John Jorgenson since 2008 when he was recruited while still a senior at the Hartt Conservatory.
Henry Acker is a seventeen year old gypsy jazz guitarist who performs in the style of Django Reinhardt. A child prodigy who began playing at age 8 and performing professionally at age 9, his talent and abilities have developed into nothing short of astonishing. Henry has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage, Bireli Lagrene as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard and Joscho Stephane. He is the winner of the 2017 Djangofest North West Saga Award and a four time winner of the Downbeat Magazine Student Award for jazz guitar soloist. Based In Boston, MA, he also dazzles audiences at Jazz Festivals across the United States and Europe.