For many of us, the name “Hot Club of Cowtown” doesn’t necessarily conjure up visions of a sophisticated, original world music band.
You may think of North Carolina hoedowns.
You may think of Colorado Springs’ own Flying W Wranglers.
You may, like me, end up with the “Woody’s Roundup” theme from Toy Story 2 stuck in your head as you prepare to interview the band.
Boy, don’t you feel dumb?
Within two minutes of talking with Elana James, fiddler and vocalist for Hot Club of Cowtown, it was plain that I needed to stop thinking “regional music” and start thinking “global phenomenon.” Hot Club’s sound is nothing if not international…