Going stronger than ever The Django Reinhardt NY Festival and The Allstars have taken the US by storm. They are headed again to NY from Paris, landing at Birdland, their official home, where it all started in 2000, with an ‘idea’ inspired by Producers Ettore Stratta and Pat Philips due to their work with famed Jazz Violinist Stephane Grappelli, Django’s partner, back in the 30’s and 40’s. 41 more words
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The Rhythm Future Quartet—composed of virtuosos Jason Anick on violin, Olli Soikkeli and Max O’Rourke on guitars, and Greg Loughman on bass—extends beyond its Django Reinhardt roots for a sophomore, but in no way sophomoric, set of mostly original compositions. 304 more words
Woah! We are back!
SLAM! Program Los Angeles is officially rolling into Fall 2016. Currently, we have 3 university partners, UCLA, USC, and Musicians Institute. Talented, passionate university students volunteer to teach Guitar, Voice, Piano, Drums, and Rock Band all over Los Angeles! 140 more words