PATRICK SAUSSOIS – Le Jazz Gitano Parisien

Guitarist Patrick Saussois was born in Paris as the son of a Breton/Basque father and a mother with gypsy origins. As a child he became fascinated by the guitar thanks to his father and he mastered the instrument over the years as a true autodidact. It should be noted that he, a left-hander, learned to… Continue lendo PATRICK SAUSSOIS – Le Jazz Gitano Parisien

Hommage à Django Reinhardt (1960)

RTF, Jazz Memories n°16: "Hommage à Django Reinhardt"Présentation: Simon Copans, Maurice Culaz, Charles Delaunay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs1OksZnBqs Nuage 00:05Biographie de Django (par S. Copans) 00:48Valse en La (ou "Montagne Ste Geneviève", ou "Valse à Django" ) 01:59Matelo & Maurice Ferret, (guitare), Jean-Baptiste "Mac Kac" Reilles (batterie), Emmanuel Soudieux (basse)Biographie de Django (suite) 03:28Tears 04:19Matelo Ferré, Maurice Ferret… Continue lendo Hommage à Django Reinhardt (1960)

Les Yeux Noirs – DJANGO REINHARDT / TCHAVOLO SCHMITT

“Dark Eyes” is a well-known Russian romance folk song. The lyrics were written by the Ukrainian poet and writer Yevhen Hrebinka. The first publication of the poem was in Hrebinka’s own Russian translation in Literaturnaya Gazeta in 1843. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua-MWLJvGvM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oF275_DXP1o

TCHAVOLO SCHMITT – After You’ve Gone

Tchavolo Schmitt (born 1954 in Paris) is a gypsy jazz guitarist. Schmitt performed as a member of various ensembles in the 1970s. Then he settled in Strasbourg and left the professional circuit for a time, releasing solo albums in 2000. He played the role of Miraldo in Tony Gatlif's Swing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB47s5a-g9k "After You've Gone" is… Continue lendo TCHAVOLO SCHMITT – After You’ve Gone

GOLEM – Chervona Ruta (Червона рута)

NYC klezmer-rock band Golem performs Ukrainian song "Chervona Ruta." "Chervona Ruta" (Червона рута) is a popular Ukrainian song written by Volodymyr Ivasyuk in 1968. Chervona ruta (Monarda) (Ukrainian: Червона рута) may refer to a mythological or actual species of flowering plants in the rue genus of the citrus family, Rutaceae, or the rhododendron genus of… Continue lendo GOLEM – Chervona Ruta (Червона рута)

GOGOL BORDELLO – Focus (Benefit for Ukraine)

Gogol Bordello is an American punk rock band from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, formed in 1999 by musicians from all over the world and known for theatrical stage shows and persistent touring. Much of the band's sound is inspired by Romani music mixed with punk and dub, incorporating accordion and violin (and on… Continue lendo GOGOL BORDELLO – Focus (Benefit for Ukraine)

FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

Farmers Market is a Norwegian band founded in Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, in 1991. They have released four studio albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uJbzh7QS8g The band started out as a free jazz quintet sprung out from the conservatory in Trondheim, but now incorporates a wide variety of genres, such as jazz, rock, pop music, bluegrass, classical and – most significantly… Continue lendo FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA: A Genre-Defying Supergroup Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard (Or Imagined)

For those who fancy bands and musicians such as Mr. Bungle, Estradasphere, Secret Chiefs 3, Fantômas, Traun, Umlaut, Farmers Market, Atomic Ape/Red Fiction, John Zorn, among other musical specimens as exotic as they are sublime, High Castle Teleorkestra is a sure tip. If you’re not familiar with any of these names, allow us to introduce… Continue lendo HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA: A Genre-Defying Supergroup Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard (Or Imagined)

ESTRADASPHERE – Fvll show | Live in Austin, Texas (2004)

Estradasphere was an American experimental band that originated in Santa Cruz, California, during the late 1990s. The band, which in its last incarnation was based in Seattle, consisted of six multi-instrumentalists from a variety of musical backgrounds trained in disciplines ranging from classical music and jazz to heavy metal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o9LtwK_pyg Estradasphere were influenced by many… Continue lendo ESTRADASPHERE – Fvll show | Live in Austin, Texas (2004)