Acoustic Gangsters started as a music project of guitarist Peter Luha and mandolin player Jozef Scheiner. The first concert program includes mostly compositions from their successful instrumental albums Viaje del Alma and Perinmama. The common project of these musicians includes the top-notch Slovak bass guitarist Juraj Griglák, one of the most influential bass player in Slovakia and percussionist Dino de Valeria.
Viaje del Alma – nominated for the best instrumental album of the year in the 12th annual Independent Music Awards, won the award Harvest Prize in the 6th annual Tais Awards 2012. It reflects the inner music journey influenced with jazz, folk, flamenco and rock.
Perinmama – the only Slovak album and one of few albums from Europe which released by Acoustic Oasis, the label of mandoline legend David Grisman.
Jozef has explored various musical styles including tango, newgrass, new acoustic music and jazz.
Driven by enthusiastic audience reactions, the band is committed to start an international concert tour and perform. Acoustic Gangsters are ready to share their music ideas with ease, humour and above all, instrumental mastery and delight.
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