Second title from The Dime Notes, London's blues-drenched, clarinet-driven 1920’s New Orleans jazz, hard-swinging and very stylish vintage jazz band with its customary repertoire of stomps, blueses, and forgotten gems of the era.
More of the hallmarks of the great US clarinetist Evan Christopher... virtuosity, immaculate taste, great tone and a deep commitment. This time extended to the legacy of early Creole clarinet hero Sidney Bechet
Jérôme Etcheberry won the bronze medal for cornet à piston, obtained the classical jazz prize from the Académie du Jazz, the Grand Prix du Hot club de France in 2017. This CD is his tribute to Louis Armstrong.
Fapy Lafertin, musician, composer, legendary figure. Studied by many and widely thought of as the rightful heir to Django’s crown. Here fronting his New Quartet featuring the cream of the young guard of “string jazz” in Belgium.
Vinyl version of The Dime Notes first recording. 1920’s New Orleans jazz from London's blues-drenched, clarinet-driven, hard-swinging and stylish vintage jazz band with it’s customary repertoire of stomps, blueses.
Remastered 2xCD of the iconic albums by Fapy Lafertin & Lejazz, 'Swing Guitars' 1994 and 'Hungaria' 1996. Viewed by many as the finest Gypsy jazz albums since the last recorded releases of Quintet of the Hot Club of France.
Kellso's first album as leader in five years and only his eighth overall. A recording focus on the New Orleans roots of his trumpet style with his frequent partners Evan Christopher, Don Vappie, & Peter Harris
Second recording of Les Violons from Brussels and their original take on the string orchestra. The traditional set-up of the legendary Hot Club de France Quintet, of violin, solo guitar, rhythm guitars & bass, turn on its head.
Vappie’s first opportunity to be part of a string ensemble with a Crescent City vibe. Think Hot Club of France with a Spanish tinge, a phrase used by Jelly Roll Morton to describe early New Orleans jazz.
A London band born out of a admiration of Django Reinhardt and all that swings, the word Latchepen is an exclamation of happiness in the Romani language. String jazz with influences ranging from Romani music to bebop.