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“Gipsy Jazz” on Brunswick Street- Downtown, Jersey City

madame_gipsy20jazzDowntown Jersey City is where I was born,and raised, and Brunswick Street was a very important part of the Village community when I was growing up.

That is why as a homeowner in the village and Publisher of the River View Observer, I am excited to post this item from Rob Crow of JC Village- Thanks Rob!

(Sep 05, 2009) They call this style of music in Europe “Manouche”. In Jersey City, Mattias Gustafsson, co-owner of Madame Claude Cafe,and fellow musician Bryan Beninghove, call it “Gipsy Jazz”. As I sit with my eight year old daughter in my very own neighborhood on an absolutely perfect late summers evening, I would call it nothing short of astonishing.

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