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Blues Clair Django Reinhardt. Django Reinhardt was a phenomenon of 20th Century music, a gypsy boy who lost the use of two left-hand fingers in a caravan fire but went on to become the greatest guitar player in the world. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data.

The takes are short and sweet generally under three minutesand the arrangements can be a bit repetitive — hear proiect snappy double-time transition and you’ve heard them all, it could be argued.

Recording Date May 14, – May 21, Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity. Jazz Latin New Age. Je Suis Seul Ce Soir. For all that, the overriding group atmosphere is of spontaneity and bonhomie, the only inconsistent note being Henri Salvador’s vocal on “Envie De Toi”, one drip of honey too many in some ears, perhaps.

Viper’s Dream Fletcher Allen. Prodigious guitarist returns to his Djangological roots for this evocation of the Hot Drinking Hanging Out In Love. You can add or edit information about Gypsy Project and Friends at musicbrainz.

An increasingly albatross-like rep as a very particular kind of child star may well have been the spur that drove Lagrene toward other forms of jazz in subsequent years, as much as natural inclinations to explore and develop as a musician per se. Much lagrehe has been given to the prodigious nature of Lagrene’s early career.


Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. Reinhardt’s life held a surfeit of event, anecdote and music and his story has been told many times, but perhaps never more meaningfully than through the work of his true artistic heir, Bireli Lagrene.

While some people live in legends, other have legends live in them. Find out more about our use of this data. He may sound quite a bit like Django just as he did laggene age 13but he manages to imbue the session with his own brand of flash and interpretive finesse. This page has been archived and is no longer updated.

A gypsy boy himself, as an year-old he released Routes to Django, a virtuoso interpretation of Reinhardt’s signature pieces. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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Acknowledging Lagrene’s place among the latter, it’s a delight to witness this return to his original metier on an uplifting new collection of Reinhardt standards and choice Gallic swing. Joined by Holzmano Lagrene and Hono Winterstein on rhythm guitars, Diego Imbert on birel bass, and the Romanian virtuoso Florin Niculescu on violin, an older and wiser Lagrene leaps acrobatically through a propulsive set of Reinhardt originals and Reinhardt -associated vehicles.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Swing 42 Django Reinhardt. Lagrene asserts his individuality within it with lead lines and improvisations of the utmost piquancy and sweetness, spraying supernaturally fast runs across full-blooded readings of his mentor’s “Minor Swing” and “Djangology”. Release Date November 20, Links Reviews lagrenr at www.


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And if one may find Bireli Lagrene a little too close gipsh Django himself to be appreciable in his own right, we offer: The stylistic template of Reinhardt’s Hot Club Quintet was so tightly constructed as to be essentially unalterable, and its multiple guitars-plus-violin configuration supplies the framework here.

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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Introspection Late Night Partying. But it’s on bluer cuts like “Ou Est-tu Mon Amour” that the depths of his tenderness are revealed, feather-edged single-note statements rising and falling in alternating breaths of heartbreak and resignation.

The sound of gypsy jazz has laggene co-opted by so much toothpaste and so many Awaydays that it’s possible to forget that it’s real Rusticana we’re listening to here – passionate, bucolic music made by extraordinary players. Find out more about page archiving. With Gypsy ProjectBireli Lagrene returns triumphantly to the acoustic, Django Reinhardt -influenced sound that first won him accolades as a teen prodigy in the early ’80s.

But Djangology was never too far from his fingertips.

Gipsy Project & Friends

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