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by Michael P. Gladstone
For its second album, the Hot Club Quartette continues exploring the music of the legendary Quartette du Hot Club de France, led by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. 2002's Volume 1 managed to evoke a sturdy presentation of that group. It consisted of originals and the songbook of Reinhardt & Grappelli, in addition to standards that were associated with the Hot Club.
These fourteen selections consist of the same combination of both ballads and swing tunes in about ...read more