Tickets Multi-format chart topping artists The Black Market Trust are an American pop/vocal jazz band whose current release, “Just One Of Those Things," combines the sound of the great American crooners and vocal groups with the gypsy fire of acoustic jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Consisting of five world class musicians who have traveled the globe recording and performing on the world’s biggest stages and with music’s most renowned artists, The Black Market Trust capitalizes on their experience and pedigree to deliver “ just One of Those Things”. Their third album that brings a new and exciting sound to 12 tried-and-true classic songs along with one brand new original hit.
The band’s all-instrumental debut studio album, The Black Market Trust, released in 2012, is widely regarded as a milestone in the gypsy jazz world. Through their debut album, lead guitarist Jeffrey Scott Radaich was acclaimed for his songwriting as well as technical prowess and musicality. He has been touted as one of the most innovative and influential American acoustic gypsy jazz guitarists today. With their first release, the band established themselves as leaders and innovators by combining 1960s pop sensibilities with the traditional sounds of Django Reinhardt’s Hot Club of France Quintet. The animated Pencilmation video, A Hole New World featuring their original song Referential Integrity has garnered over four million YouTube views.
Both critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful, The band’s second album “II”, took fans to new heights with their stylized and modern take on the Great American Songbook. The addition of vocals and drums gave the band their first top 10 radio hit with their version of “Route 66”. Drawing inspiration from their love of The Beach Boys, Sinatra, and Lennon/McCartney, the band arranged lead and 3 part vocal harmony lines for 12 of their favorite Great American Songbook standards. Radaich’s emotive, light baritone is the focus, surrounded by Netzley’s pure tenor and Irwin’s resonant, rich bottom-end. The band’s music synthesize two distinctly different vibes - one of the gypsy campfire, the other a slick metropolitan nightclub - into a cohesive, stylish sound.
With “Just One Of Those Things” ,The Black Market Trust have managed to build and improved on their daring, fresh and exciting sound. Combining old world romance with new world form, The Black Market Trust delivers a simple, elegant and well-defined masterpiece.
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