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And if one may find Bireli Lagrene a little too close to Django himself to be appreciable in his own right, we offer: Streams Videos All Posts. 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 Bieli swing.

A gypsy boy himself, as an year-old he released Routes to Django, a virtuoso interpretation of Reinhardt’s signature pieces. Find out more about page archiving.

But Djangology was never too far from his fingertips. 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. Prodigious guitarist returns to his Djangological roots for this evocation of the Hot Lahrene Trippy All Moods.

Gipsy Project & Friends

Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. Jazz Latin New Age. 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.

Blues Clair Django Reinhardt. Find out more about our use of this gi;sy. 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.


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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”. Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. This page has been archived and is no longer updated.

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Much attention has been given to the prodigious nature of Lagrene’s early career. Reinhardt’s life held a surfeit of event, anecdote and music and his story has been told proejct times, but perhaps never more meaningfully than through the work of his true artistic heir, Bireli Lagrene.

Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about lagrenf use of this data. 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. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

Release Date November 20, Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity. 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 been 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.


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

Gypsy Project

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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.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. You can add or edit gopsy about Gypsy Project and Friends at musicbrainz. Links Reviews available at www.

If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page. Swing 42 Django Reinhardt. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. He may sound quite a bit like Django just as he did at age 13but hipsy manages to imbue the session with his own brand of flash and interpretive finesse. Recording Date May 14, – May 21, Je Proiect Seul Ce Soir.

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Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Joined by Holzmano Lagrene and Hono Winterstein on rhythm guitars, Diego Imbert on double 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.

Introspection Late Night Partying. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.