The Red Hot Chachkas Perform With Shamalamacord
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Featured review from GregBulmash
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The opening act, Shamalamacord, was interesting at first, but the novelty was over before their set was. They could have benefitted from better soundboard balancing (or the accordionist stepping back from the mic a bit) because the accordion tended to overpower the shamisen and sped up the process of their shtick getting tired.
Then we got to the Chachkas. LOVED them. Their playing was nice and tight, their energy was infectious, and the music was great. A lot of the pieces were original compositions by the band members and you got tastes of other styles in there. Can't remember which song it was, but one of them seemed to blend in some Zydeco, and that was especially fun.
All in all it was a great evening and I cannot recommend the Triple Door more. The menu comes from Wild Ginger, the service is friendly and attentive, the seating was comfortable, and the showroom is well designed and decorated.
My only gripe was that the showroom was maybe 1/8th full. Considering the joyfullness of their music, the artistry of their composition and arrangements, and the quality of their performance, the Chachkas deserved a bigger audience.
Led since 1997 by Julie Egger, whose violin playing is inspirational, emotional, and contagious, the Chachkas have performed at concerts, dances, festivals, clubs, theaters, galleries, community centers, schools, and Jewish congregations, as well as private parties and simchas in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shamalamacord is Mike Penny on tsugaru shamisen (a style of Japanese lute) and Aaron Seeman (Duckmandu) on accordion.