Ultimate jazz event at five Broughty Ferry venues

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Cyrille Aimée to fuse Gypsy, jazz spirits in Santa Cruz show

The daughter of a French father and Dominican mother, Cyrille Aimée grew up near the French village Samois-sur-Seine. She found her calling as a singer by sneaking out at night to meet with Gypsy musicians setting up camp in nearby meadows for the annual Django Reinhardt Festival. via Cyrille Aimée to fuse Gypsy, jazz spirits in […]

Gypsy jazz trio set to appear at Arnold’s Bonington Theatre

Robin Nolan has played with every top gypsy jazz artist and headlined every major gypsy jazz festival across the globe.Based in Amsterdam, he’s been lauded by great musicians including Beatle George Harrison, who named Robin as his favourite guitarist and booked Robin for private parties. via Gypsy jazz trio set to appear at Arnold’s Bonington […]

Musical surprises promised when trio comes to town – Spalding Guardian

In his time, virtuoso violinist Tim Kliphuis has shared the stage with some of the finest musicians around: from folk fiddle legend Frankie Gavin and jazz accordionist Richard Galliano to iconic electric guitarist Les Pau via Musical surprises promised when trio comes to town – Spalding Guardian.

Battersea Arts Centre transformed into Parisian music hall in Orpheus (From Your Local Guardian)

Orpheus follows the character of Django Reinhardt on the 80th anniversary of the founding of jazz group Quintette du Hot Club de France. http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/11012815.Battersea_Arts_Centre_transformed_into_Parisian_music_hall_in_Orpheus/?ref=var_0

‘Sunday Concert Series’ in Waynesville, Canton

Gypsy jazz band One Leg Up will perform at the Canton Public Library. The trio plays “hot club” jazz selections from the 1930s and 1940s Parisian café scene, with numbers also from the “American Songbook” and the Big Band era. via ‘Sunday Concert Series’ in Waynesville, Canton.

Gypsy Jazz comes to Cayman – Cayman 27

  self-taught guitarist is praised for his swift and precise style and sense of ‘pompe’ via Gypsy Jazz comes to Cayman – Cayman 27.

Steampunk bluegrass

If the words “bluegrass music” conjure images of old men in overalls and flannel and women wearing aprons over housedresses, Harpeth Rising is here to challenge those preconceptions, with a sound that takes bluegrass, classical, rock and blues and throws it in a Gypsy-jazz blender, to create a sound that is truly unique http://www.springvillejournal.com/journal_scene/405-Harpeth_Rising_brings_its_particular_brand_of_steampunk_bluegrass_to_Springville_Center_for_the_Arts.html