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

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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

Les Fils du Vent (2012): Moreno, Tchavolo, Debarre, Ninine

They hold a "travel permit" instead of an identity card; they are free, poignant and brotherly. They are the "Brothers of the Wind" as filmed by Bruno Le Jean in a music documentary: Angelo Debarre, Ninine Garcia, Tchavolo Schmitt and Moreno. Django-style swing permanently caresses their guitars. It is not so much the concerts that… Continue lendo Les Fils du Vent (2012): Moreno, Tchavolo, Debarre, Ninine

Les Enfants de Django [fvll film]

Gypsy jazz inherited of Django Reinhardt, sometimes called Gypsy swing, is the only non-american form of jazz recognized by the people who created Jazz. A purely French Jazz, that has crossed many borders, a festive and happy music that now belongs to more than a people’s patrimony. Different generations of his most brilliant heirs shares… Continue lendo Les Enfants de Django [fvll film]

Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]

Latcho Drom is a 1993 French film directed and written by Tony Gatlif. The movie is about the Romani people's journey from north-west India to Spain, consisting primarily of music. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3IqHvk3f28 The use of music in the film is… Continue lendo Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]

TCHAVOLO SCHMITT – Tchavolo’s Spleen

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 Miraldo in the Tony Gatlif film Swing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzM9WsG-zpc In 2000, he released the… Continue lendo TCHAVOLO SCHMITT – Tchavolo’s Spleen