Stephane Grappelli

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French jazz violinist (1908-1997)


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His 'hot club' style band, Sweet Chorus, is a personal homage to Stephane Grappelli and takes the gypsy jazz form to new and inspiring places.
The queue of players wishing to acknowledge his eminent position is a long and stylistically varied one; Jeff Beck, Tommy Emmanuel, Bill Wyman, Chet Atkins, Stephane Grappelli, David Grisman and George Harrison are just a few.
O'Connor later auditioned for the late legendary French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and toured with him.
Now in its 17th year of performing, Pearl Django aims to incorporate the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli with American swing.
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.
43 Jazz documentaries featuring Stephane Grappelli, Nat King Cole,
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.
Etheridge is a bit of a legend on guitar, having toured and recorded with artists from many different areas of music, notably Stephane Grappelli and The Soft Machine.
Mark O'Connor: My two most influential mentors were Benny Thommason and Stephane Grappelli.
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.
Berendt, contributed a performance to the soundtrack of French filmmaker Claude Lelouch's A Man and a Woman, recorded with violinist Stephane Grappelli, and performed in many of Europe's leading concert venues.
Given that climate, out gays such as French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli have been the exception.
Among the top names in the "Warner Starbreak" programme are Stephane Grappelli, Frankie Vaughan, Joe Pasquale, Humphrey Lyttelton and Helen Shapiro, Jim Bowen, Chas & Dave, Adrian Walsh and Acker Bilk.