Ranger and the "Re-Arrangers" WITH Tovi Newman and Jackie Schafer
Thu, May 4 at 7:30pm
Advance tickets can only be purchased online-we do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event. Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. We are now accepting reservations for diners! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a table. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm. All our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that our patrons be vaccinated as well.
Ranger and the "Re-Arrangers" evoke the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Romani campsite with their version of Hot Club Swing. At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca's sweet violin playing... his sense of melody and daring improvisations. The band's repertoire includes swing standards, traditional European melodies, the music of Django Reinhardt, and Ranger's unique originals.
Jackie and Tovi arrived in 2015 from Alaska, where they led the group Swing 49. Jackie's soulful and improvisational singing charmed even the most gruff Alaskan fishermen—and the judges at the 2017 Seattle Jazz Vocalist Competition, where she was a finalist! Tovi studied classical and jazz guitar at the University of Alaska—he plays hard-swinging rhythm and playful solos. According to Ranger: "Our groove is never better than when Tovi plays with us!"