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Christy Bennett's Fumee Gypsy Project: Lost Lyrics

Read "Lost Lyrics" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


Django Reinhardt's Gypsy-flavored jazz compositions have been played all over the world for decades. A few modern musicians have added words to his melodies but few know that some of Reinhardt's works were originally written with lyrics. Vocalist Christy Bennett has spent years tracking those lyrics down. This CD presents the results of her research, Reinhardt's tunes sung with the original words. This is one Django tribute that does not contain the guitar and violin chug of his ...


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