Boom Boom Room (Canyon Records CR-6498, 2011)
Gentlemen’s Club is an all-star group of American Indian singers from the Great Lakes area of North America. They perform the increasingly popular Round Dances, accompanied by hand drums, with lyrics that reflect modern life.
The line-up includes Opie Day-Bedeau (Bois Forte Band of Minnesota Chippewas), Jason Kingbird (Ojibway), Joe Rainey, Sr. (aka Lil Red) (Red Lake Band of Ojibwe), Crow Bellecourt (Little Earth Ojibwa), Wayne Silas, Jr. (Menominee/Oneida), Mike Sullivan, Sr. (Lac Corte Orielles Ojibwe), Wanbli Charging Eagle (aka “Bleezy”) (Lakota/Ojibwa), Thomas “Two Braidz” Butcher (Dakota/Ojibwe), Buffalo Campbell (Dakota/Ojibway), Ahsinees Larson (Lac Corte Orielles Ojibwe).
Boom Boom Room is an album of passionate Round Dances with a Midwestern perspective.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.