Paris Texas



Paris Texas performs an eclectic repertoire of vintage bluegrass, western and gypsy swing music.    The band features the jaw-dropping guitar playing of Bobby Henrie who performs Doc Watson and Django Reinhardt with equal passion and precision. He recently released Doc Remembrances, a tribute to one of his musical heros Doc Watson, and performs rockabilly with Bobby Henrie and the Goners and gypsy swing with the Djangoners.   Bobby is not only a fine jazz, rockabilly and bluegrass guitarist but also an accomplished old time fiddler.   Rick Manning performs bluegrass, swing and contradance fiddle and mandolin with Paris Texas, the Falling Waters Trio (Grietzer-Hodgson-Manning), the Contradictions and, formerly, Cornerstone in the Ithaca and Finger Lakes area.   Rick has recorded five CD’s – three in Nashville with Cornerstone in the 1990’s and most recently two  with the Falling Waters Trio. He is also the founder and director of the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival and the Falling Waters Music Camp, both held during January at La Tourelle.