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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 […]

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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 […]

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Bennie Maupin

Here’s a great article about Bennie Maupin. ” It’s not often you get to play on a classic jazz album, but Bennie Maupin has played on two – Miles’s Bitches Brew and Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters.” http://www.thelastmiles.com/interviews-bennie-maupin.php

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A Rip-Roaring Ride Full of Gypsy Jazz and Meaty Balkan Brass | World Music Central.org

the combo of Canadian guitarist Adrian Raso’s and Romania’s brass band Fanfare Ciocarlia for their February 11th release Devil’s Tale, recorded on the Asphalt Tango Records label, wowed me and had me begging for more via A Rip-Roaring Ride Full of Gypsy Jazz and Meaty Balkan Brass | World Music Central.org.

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10 things you should know about Meschiya Lake

Her modest height combined with her great gift for music makes her, along with Reese Witherspoon and Truman Capote, one of the most concentrated sources of talent ever to grace the streets of New Orleans She has travelled the world, not just as a singer, but as a circus performer As a circus performer she would […]

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10 things you should know about Reve Boheme

Reve Boheme have been at the forefront of the Danish Gypsy Jazz scene for well over a decade. Django Reinhardt visited Copenhagen just before the outbreak of World War II (I don’t mean to imply it was his fault), and must have left a strong impression, as the music is still alive and well there […]

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New Bop Soup Tour being planned

We are now taking bookings for Bop Soup between the 11th and 15th of April 2014. This time we aim to suceed in booking enough gigs to get our friend and colleague Bert Boeren to come over from Holland and add his virtuoso trombone magic to an already remarkable quartet.

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Phoenix from the flames

Bert Boeren was all set to come to Copenhagen next week for a series of Bebop concerts that would blow the socks off of anyone lucky enough to be in the audience. We are still playing two of the concerts with a superb quartet that was put together to feature the world renowned trombonist. Bert, however, will not […]

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Bert Boeren to Jam in Copenhagen

Bert Boeren is coming over to Denmark to wow audiences again with his Trombone Technique. In addition to playing three concerts with myself, Simon Thorsen, Marko Martinovic and Mikkel Find, he will be playing at Kroteket’s Monday night jam session on the 15th April 2013.

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Jazzy Shorts

By Peter Williams, featuring Jakob Svensson Purchase Jazzy Shorts Purchase Jazzy Shorts as a digital download from Purchase Jazzy Shorts on CD via Gateway Music In the summer of 2008 a few, short, video clips of an acoustic jazz duo received over 100,000 views on YouTube and the attention of American Express with regard to […]

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