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Django Reinhardt NY Festival in November | French Culture

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


Uzès - I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Gypsy jazz ala Django in Uzès

It was so cool to run into this gypsy jazz quartet performing at Place aux Herbes, in Uzès last July. 175 more words


Rhythm Future Quartet: Travels

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

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show preview: Leyla McCalla at Davis Square Theatre on Friday, October 6 at 7pm

The sophomore album–A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey— from multi-instrumentalist, multi-lingual singer Leyla McCalla is an emotional, stunning and impressive album to listen to again and again. 120 more words


Gypsy Jazz Licks at the Strawberry Music Festival

My pops started me playing gypsy jazz bass around 2010 . . . here we are at the Strawberry Music Festival, Fall 2016.  Here’s a couple gypsy jazz riffs I’ve picked up recently.   33 more words

Gypsy Jazz

Music Mentorship: SLAM! continues at UCLA, USC, & MI

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

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Sounds like “Opa!” right? But it’s the name of a restaurant. Check out this gem in the Campo di Gheto Novo. I haven’t eaten a meal there, only had drinks and snacks, but I wanted to share it today for the artwork. 114 more words