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.

Fort Worth Weekly – News, Entertainment, Restaurants, MusicA5A Presents Django Reinhardt Festival 2014 » Fort Worth Weekly

Arts Fifth Avenue (1628 Fifth Ave, FW) presents its2014 Django Reinhardt Festival FW Fri-Sun Jan 24-26. Tix are $20-$45 and include food, documentaries, guitar lessons, and live performances by the likes of Gypsy Moon, Ginny Mac, String Theory Manouche, and Slim Richey’s Stray Gypsies. http://www.fwweekly.com/2014/01/23/a5a-presents-django-reinhardt-festival-2014/

Hot Club of San Francisco mixes gypsy jazz and vintage films on Saturday in Germantown — Gazette.Net

The tradition has died out, but the Hot Club of San Francisco band preserves the memory in its show “Cinema Vivant,” featuring Gypsy jazz music and vintage shorts on Saturday at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown via Hot Club of San Francisco mixes gypsy jazz and vintage films on Saturday in Germantown […]

French documentary about jazz manouche

This film takes a look at the lifestyle and learning tradition of gypsy jazz by following four guitarist from the manouche community. Seems like a must for any string swing fan. http://m.hollywoodreporter.com/review/sons-wind-colcoa-review-446568

GYPSY JAZZ – Stephane Wrembel


Eddy Davis


Swing 41 on P4

Swing 41 were in P4 today at 13.40, and if you didn’t listen to the radio you can hear it once more on http://www.dr.dk/P4/Programmer/madsen/podcast.htm .

Midnight In Paris Soundtrack Wins Grammy

‘Midnight In Paris‘ beat out ‘The Descendants‘, the Bob Marley documentary ‘Marley‘, ‘The Muppets‘ and the musical ‘Rock Of Ages‘. The soundtrack features music from various artists including Allen’s band mate, Conal Fowkes, and the actual recipient of the award is to be determined. The award was one of many that was awarded before the […]

Grammy til københavnsk jazzmusiker

Da den 55. udgave af Grammy Awards forleden løb af stablen vandt soundtracket til Woody Allen-filmen Midnight In Paris en pris for ”Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media”. På filmens lydspor finder man bla. danske Swing 41’s udgave af Seul Ce Soir. Bandets bassist Peter Williams er bosiddende i København og medlem af DMF’s københavnsafdeling. […]

Grammys: Trent Reznor, Midnight in Paris, Taylor Swift and Civil Wars win film categories

The soundtrack to Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” meanwhile, won the Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album, beating out “The Descendants,” “Marley,” “The Muppets” and “Rock of Ages.” http://m.hitfix.com/news/grammys-trent-reznor-midnight-in-paris-taylor-swift-and-civil-wars-win-film-categories