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