Ultimate jazz event at five Broughty Ferry venues

Dundee star band Havana Swing will present their feelgood mix of Django Reinhardt and 30s jazz.Dundee star band Havana Swing also feature presenting their feelgood mix of Django Reinhardt and 30s jazz. Singers Alison Affleck and Cindy Douglas, swing band The Big Easy and blues guitarist Sandy Tweeddale are more major names from the jazz and blues world coming to the Ferry.

via Ultimate jazz event at five Broughty Ferry venues – Forfar Dispatch.

Kyle Reid reviving old-time jazz style

Reverse engineering the soundReid explored early Rock, like Chuck Berry, dove into Classic Rock, transitioned into Blues. Then he found his way into traditional Jazz, Dixieland Jazz and Gypsy Jazz, which is where he’s currently at. His project, Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin’ Chariots, is a small combo jazz band with horns, guitars, upright bass and drums, “playing original swing music and traditional standards,” he said.

via Reverse engineering the sound: Kyle Reid reviving old-time jazz style – Norman Transcript: Entertainment.

Rare hot club footage

This is quite a Reinhardt gem of a video clip. Check out how the rhythm guitar in particular, but also the whole rhythm section really lifts the energy in the second violin chorus.

Caravan of Thieves

“There’s something about the band’s witty, spirited gypsy folk-jazz that is so new and yet so familiar all at once.”–Washington Post

Everything I’ve heard about this band makes me want to see them live.

via Washington Post.

Watch “Woody Allen plays jazz at The Carlyle in NYC” on YouTube

Woody Allen plays jazz at The Carlyle in NYC: http://youtu.be/NmJ_I3ubcCk

The moment you’ve been waiting for! Google Play takes Scandinavia by storm! Take a look at “Swing 41″

https://play.google.com/store/music/album?id=Bv6cjt7z73slbwmv4scbyr6nvyy

Revival for the art of Hungarian Song

Great article here about Tcha Limberger, who is apparently, the latest light of jazz Magyar Nota.

The Budapest Gypsy Orchestra

Revival for the art of Hungarian Song – Yorkshire Post.

Guitarist Patrick Berrogain to perform at Carmel Valley Library

This is a style of jazz often said to have been started by guitarist Jean “Django” Reinhardt in the 1930s. He was foremost among a group of Romani guitarists working in and around Paris in the 1930s through the 1950s, and was noted for combining a dark, chromatic gypsy flavor with the swing articulation of the period.

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http://www.delmartimes.net/2014/03/09/guitarist-patrick-berrogain-to-perform-at-carmel-valley-library/

sarah-smith-quartet

The Sarah Smith Quartet plays Gypsy jazz with authentic passion, fire and virtuosity, keeping alive the spirit of the great Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/sarah-smith-quartet-guests-north-6767904

Nepal Gypsy Jazz Festival in March

The first Nepal Gypsy Jazz Festival 2014 is taking place in March at different places in the Kathmandu Valley.

via Nepal Gypsy Jazz Festival in March MYREPUBLICA.com – News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual, POLITICAL AFFAIRS, BUSINESS & ECONOMY, SOCIAL AFFAIRS, LIFESTYLE, SPORTS, OPINION, INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL, THE WEEK news in English in Nepal.