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There are far too many young musicians who think the way to achieving success is to release a recording as early as possible. This misguided method usually finds the musician displaying a lack of musicianship, technique and musical maturity. The problem is that even if the musician goes on to develop adequately they will always have to stand behind their first release; one done when they weren't musically ready. Thankfully that is not the case with Seth Ford-Young's first release as a leader.
The gypsy-jazz sextet, Gaucho bring back the jangly country-swing grooves of riverboat bands and the emotive nature of Russian-based folk dances on their latest album, D…