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Migrant tunes: a Klezmer-ish night out at the local synagogue

A Klezmer-ish night out? Why not – especially when the venue is one of the most beautiful buildings in our neighbourhood. Klezmer-ish are a group of four musicians whose day job is with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. 1,400 more words


The Jazz Originators

We’re kicking off our Jazz Guitar week with the Big Three, as probably no-one has ever known them, but certainly should.  Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, and Wes Montgomery.   640 more words


Remi Harris Trio, 13th January 2017

In his brief introduction to the evening’s music, Remi Harris explained that ‘gypsy jazz’ was American jazz with a French accent. But if Django Reinhardt created an enduring musical hybrid, succeeding generations have incorporated it into their own listening and playing; and because the guitar is now truly a global instrument, it has hybridized again, many times over. 498 more words

Ultra Faux - January 21, 2017

Chestnut House Concerts is happy to welcome Baltimore gypsy jazz trio Ultra Faux on Saturday, January 21, 2017.  Potluck at 6 pm and music at 7 pm. 17 more words

Upcoming House Concert

Etienne Comar's "Django Melodies"

I’m greatly anticipating the upcoming release of Etienne Comar’s film,”Django Melodies,” which aims to tell a chapter from the extraordinary life story of legendary French jazz guitarist… 430 more words

A Gypsy Jazz Christmas!

The Lost Fingers are another Canadian band (and another Juno nominee). They released their new holiday record, Christmas Caravan just a few weeks ago.

Their take on… 54 more words

Alternative Christmas Music

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