ARTICLE: “Two Gents swing” (Two Man Gentlemen Band)
Caught the Two Man Gentleman Band last Friday at Gypsy Joynt, which just relocated from mini-strip-mall-land to downtown in Great Barrington. This review ran in today’s Berkshire Eagle. BTW, the band responded to the review by tweet and noted that Andy Beane has indeed purchased a house in Great Barrington.
“It’s easy to assume the two are working their way through forgotten chestnuts of a earlier era, what with endorsements of “reefer” and songs about William Howard Taft and feasting on rabbit—a harder-edged history of Roaring 20’s swing in which plans to pop amphetamines and drink chocolate milk all night are eagerly detailed. But then you notice a reference to Ritalin, and begin to realize these are all original tunes.