Stephane Grappelli


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French jazz violinist (1908-1997)

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O'Connor later auditioned for the late legendary French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and toured with him.
Le jazz hot of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli is their north star, but they use that beacon to navigate through a wide range of genres, blending Western swing, classical, reggae, d00-wop, and "anything else we damn well please" into strikingly original compositions and audaciously reworked standards alike," the band's website says.
I A night of superlative and varied music covering the Gypsy Jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, celtic airs and standards from The Great American Songbook and more.
The 120-acre site, in the city's 20th arrondissement and served by several metro stations, was established by Napoleon in 1804 and is the resting place of thousands of French notables, including actress Sarah Bernhardt, jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli, mime artist Marcel Marceau and novelist Marcel Proust.
Garrick has played with Etheridge in the Sweet Chorus band, which concentrated on paying homage to the music of Stephane Grappelli.
It's the only video in circulation of Django and the legendary band he formed with the sublime violinist Stephane Grappelli, called the Quintette du Hot Club de France.
He chose Yehudi Menuhin and Stephane Grappelli playing Rodgers and Hart, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and Edith Piaf, but his one disc to preserve above all was Beethoven's Emperor concerto, played by Ashkenazy.
Since then Julian has collaborated with an extraordinary array of musicians from Yehudi Menuhin, Lorin Maazel, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Georg Solti to Elton John and Stephane Grappelli.
Some of them, like Roy Orbison, The Three Degrees, Nana Mouskouri, Howard Keel and Stephane Grappelli were internationally famous and unlikely to have seen the inside of such a club for many years, if ever.
Mark O'Connor: My two most influential mentors were Benny Thommason and Stephane Grappelli.
Adriana Costa and Anne Legrand present different viewpoints on the Hot Club de France: while Costa focuses on the musicianship of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, whose string quintet gave the Hot Club its distinctive style, Legrand takes a fresh look at the work of Charles Delaunay, the promoter, archivist, and editor for Jazz Hot, the club's official journal.
We hear a jazz rift in "Passeggiata" that could have been fashioned by Stephane Grappelli or Django Reinhardt.
Although the repertoire of both players leans toward jazz standards, they could hardly be more different in their stylistic approaches: Asmussen favors a light, elegant tone with moderate vibrato and lots of elegant flourishes; his overall sound owes quite a bit to Stephane Grappelli.
This shift in focus also marked the appearance of French jazz's first significant indigenous artists, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli.
They chat about art and girls well past the last Metro, listening to Stephane Grappelli.