Awards and Honors
Prestigious Arts Programs:
The National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces touring program.
The Touring Artist Program of the Texas Commission on the Arts. As a result of these designations, your organization can apply for grant money to assist in bringing us to your performance venue or event. For more information, visit the TCA Website at www.arts.state.tx.us and click the link titled "Grants Information".
Named "Best Western Swing Group" by The Academy of Western Artists
Voted #1 act at Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival in 2006
Debut CD "The Texas Gypsies" in 2005 Grammy® voting for "Best Jazz Album".
Magazine Articles and Awards
Featured in Downbeat Magazine December 2009
Named "Best of Bands" by The Knot Magazine
"Band of the Year 2010" Wedding Wire
Featured band in the June 2007 issue of "International Musician Magazine"
Movies / TV / Commercials
Our original music has been used on many TV shows from the Kardashians, MTV, Nickelodeon, Oxygen and Food Network, A&E, Fox, BBC and more!
Original song "Maxwell Swing" was used in the movie "The Smell of Success" (starring Billy Bob Thornton and Tea Leoni).
Featured on 2 Fox KDFW commercials performing the theme song for "Good Day" morning show and a Holiday promo.
Featured as a Hot New Artists on Audiosparx.
The Texas Commission on The Arts has accepted the Texas Gypsies to the 2010-12 Touring Artist Roster to: 2008-2018.
The Texas Gypsies Theme Song included in "Texas Music Project/Don't Mess With Texas, Vol. 3" CD
Recently raised over $5000 for the Wipe out Kids Cancer Foundation!