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.

Revival for the art of Hungarian Song

Great article here about Tcha Limberger, who is apparently, the latest light of jazz Magyar Nota. Revival for the art of Hungarian Song – Yorkshire Post.

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.

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

Caravan Gypsy Swing returns to the Holiday | Door County Advocate | doorcountyadvocate.com

Caravan is an instrumental group based out of Madison and primarily influenced by legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, who was at the forefront of an entirely new sound called “Gypsy jazz”  http://www.doorcountyadvocate.com/article/20140127/ADV05/301270336/Caravan-Gypsy-Swing-returns-Holiday

January 24 – 26: Turtle Island Quartet and other SF events | Calendar | San Francisco | San Francisco Examiner

Crossover strings: The Bay Area’s Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet appears in a special program of original works and music inspired by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli http://m.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/january-24-26-turtle-island-quartet-and-other-sf-events/Content?oid=2685883

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 […]

Gipsy Kings album review: ‘Savor Flamenco’ – The Washington Post

The Gipsy Kings recently received a Grammy nomination for their latest album, “Savor Flamenco,” and they earned it the hard way…. http://m.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/music/gipsy-kings-album-review-savor-flamenco/2014/01/16/54204f36-794d-11e3-b1c5-739e63e9c9a7_story.html

Fiona Pears in concert

Fiona Pears is such a versatile musician. Her concert in Old St John’s completed the christening of the venue for the Nelson Jazz Festival.

She was joined by her husband, Ian Tilley, on piano and keyboard, and the exciting gypsy-jazz duo from Christchurch, La Petite Manouche. It is 20 years since she first played in the Nelson festival and she was very happy to be back

First Church in Marlborough to host gypsy jazz swing concert