Gypsy Sound Revolution

A tantalizing blend of global sounds

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About Gypsy Sound Revolution

The Gypsy Sound Revolution mixes South of France rumba with Indian alap to create a stunning new global sound that ignites audiences wherever they go. Drummer Cédric Leonardi grew up and toured with the Gipsy Kings in France. After moving to Los Angeles, he formed a new band celebrating gypsy culture and the preservation of this musical tradition with ancestral roots in Northern India. Building on a core team of friends from France, Spain, Afghanistan, and India, including fellow Gipsy Kings alums, Cédric is interested in making music with gypsies all over the world. A documentary film, PBS special, and philanthropic projects about the band are also in progress.

Gypsy Sound Revolution is: Alfredo Caceres, Hadrien Feraud, Arleen Hurtado, Nehru Khan, Manjoor Khan, Dilawar Khan, Cédric Leonardi, Hedda Leonardi, Salar Nadar, Mario Reyes, Georges Reyes, and Naga Valli.

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Gypsy Sound Revolution, led by drummer C├ędric Leonardi and fellow Gipsy Kings alumni, mixes rumba with Indian raga. They play a unique fusion of Indo-Gypsy music that is both meditative and joyful.

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