Ranger & the 'Re-Arrangers': Press Quotes
“At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca's sweet violin playing… his sense of melody and daring improvisations”.
Innovative Gypsy Jazz... a spiced up rhythm section that brings a syncopated slant to Django's great music.
Ranger never loses sight of the melody…yet there is enough flair and dare in his improvisations to keep the enthusiast interested and the casual listener comes away with pleasure and not confusion.
"Ranger And The Re-Arrangers deliver guitar work so sharp it cuts in an ensemble as tight as piano wire. The marriage of violin and guitar here is exquisite."
Ranger’s playing “features frantic staccato runs, pizzicato plucking that keeps one on the edge and an overall sense of tone that reveals many shades and moods.”
"(Ranger) plays it like the old kings of swing jazz did."
Impressive because not many people can play a fiddle so well, and comforting because it’s nice to know that there’s a community of musicians keeping an old, storied genre alive.