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Piedmont Blues, Delta Blues, Rag Reels and Spiritual Music

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Try To Give you a sence of elation. try to give you a sence of feeling.

"New York City's finest itinerant bluesmen team up as New Moon Acoustic Blues."

-Ticket Master


Singer-guitarist Karl A. Schwarz has dug deep into African-American roots music, becoming fluent in styles growing out of Mississippi Delta and Piedmont blues, as well as traditional gospel and spirituals.


His musical partner and New York native David A. Barnes blows a mean harmonica, and is probably most familiar as a member of the Grammy-nominated group Memphis Blood, led by James "Blood" Ulmer. Together they're about as authentically acoustic as it gets." - Gold Star

Matt Cross is a talent of the guitar; a seasoned veteran musician who carries a variety of musical qualities, providing a high energy and colorful embellishment to the live excitement of New Moons traditional sound.

André ‘Dré Glo’ Lassalle is from Hempstead Long Island N.Y. & has played guitar for over forty-five years. A host of styles in his arsenal from rock to reggae to rhythm and blues, and all styles has allowed Dré to hit the studio & stage with Miles Davis, Robert Irving III, Darryl Jones, John Schofield, Buddy Williams, Jerry Jemmott, Huey Lewis & Melvin Sparks.


New Moon has also included many widley talented New York accompanists through out the Years. Nw Moon has featured: Baker Lee(guitar), Matt Cross(guitar), David French(guitar), Amos Rose(guitar), Jerry Dugger(guitar), Smidge Malone(trumpet), Seaton Hancock(trumpet), Doug Hinrichs(percussion), Steve Remp(drums), Mark Greenberg(drums), Alex Tisch(drums)


New Moon Acoustic Blues Band performs traditional blues, and spiritual tunes. Performing songs by artists such as the Reverend Gary Davis, Robert Johnson and Mississippi John Hurt, in effort to emulate this feeling of the early 1900's in its prevalence today.


New Moon Acoustic Blues studio recording released March 20th 2019:


New Moon Acoustic Blues Band Featuring André Lasalle, Matt Cross, Karl A Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A Barnes:



New Moon Live on LittleThings (43 minutes)

Minnie The Moocher by Cab Calloway (196K Views)



New Moon Acoustic Blues Band perform Airbnb intimate concert series premier:

(Video Filming At The Cutting Room recording studios NYC)


New Moon Live on LittleThings: (performance)





New Moon Acoustic Blues Band’s website:


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