Gitan is a live performance act specializing in traditional acoustic guitar styles known for ring punch and melodic beauty. Celtic Jigs, Gypsy Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Swing, Latin Jazz (João Gilberto), Flamenco, and Bossa Nova.
Price Range: $140-500
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Gitan is a live performance act specializing in traditional acoustic guitar styles known for ring punch and melodic beauty.
Gitan is an instrumental acoustic act specializing in guitar styles known for ring, punch and melodic beauty. Jason “J” Smith, a classically trained guitarist and professional performer, imbues live sets with the familiar sounds of Celtic Jigs, Gypsy Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Swing, Latin Jazz (João Gilberto), Flamenco, and Bossa Nova. As the producer of GITAN he is credited with the 2010 E.P. featuring “Minor Swing” and “Sweet Georgia Brown”. Smith produced the 2008 ambient LP ASTRAH -“Delta Waves” and received great press from the Austin Chronicle. The track “Nimbus” off “Delta Waves” is currently being used by SiriusXM Canada in steady rotation. DREAMLAND DAYS -“Dreamland Days” L.P. (Rock, Pop) is another one of Smith’s creations. The electric guitar instrumental track “Lotus” from the self titled LP is featured on Latchkey Record’s Indy Route: Austin compilation, representing the state of Texas.
Additional Booking Notes
Power outlet required.
Depends on occasion
Influences & Inspiration
Django Reinhardt, Eric Johnson
Power supply, 3 chairs, min. 6x6 stage or floorspace for act.
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