All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Gypsy Swing

Content by tag "Gypsy Swing"

MUSICIAN Born:

AZ Lindy Hop Society

The Arizona Lindy Hop Society is dedicated to preserving vintage vernacular Jazz and Blues dance and music within the Arizona community through social dance and education in order to bring joy into people's lives. Founded in 1996, the AZ Lindy Hop Society promotes jazz dance and music through live concerts, workshops, classes, and exchanges. We also have an education outreach program teaching dance in the public schools.

MUSICIAN Active since:

Gypsy Vendetta

Gypsy Vendetta plays the vibrant and expressive Gypsy Jazz style, which has its origin in the 1930's swing music and the legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. The band has been performing and touring for years – and with a record of hundreds of concerts, the band offers a unique interplay between the highly skilled musicians.

MUSICIAN Born:

Cristobal Pinto

Cristobal Pinto is a Mexican jazz composer and guitar player. Pinto has a specialization in General Music Studies (Berklee Online), having Joe Mulholland, Bruce Saunders, and Rick Peckham as instructors. He is one of the main elements of the Guatemala jazz scene since 2017 when he published his first álbum: Deja Vu. With that record, he was invited to participate in large-scale events, such as: Guatemala Jazz Festival (February 2018), Sofar Sounds GT, Jazztronomy (Wine and jazz music festival), Jalisco Jazz Festival (Guadalajara, 2018) In the local scene, Cristobal has played with many great jazz players like Germán Giordano (Berklee Magna Cum Laude), Alejandro Álvarez, Antonio Monterroso (Mcnally Smith College) and several members of Imox Jazz Band

MUSICIAN Born:
ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ismael Reinhardt: Gypsy Swing

Read "Gypsy Swing" reviewed by William Grim

Gypsy Swing is a thoroughly delightful album that features the violin and guitar virtuosity of Ismael Reinhardt, a relative of the legendary Django Reinhardt. Building on the legacy of Django and Stephane Grappelli's Le Quintette du Hot Club de France, Ismael Reinhardt takes the basic structure of gypsy jazz (or jazz manouche) and embellishes it with ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harmonious Wail: Gypsy Swing

Read "Gypsy Swing" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

It is fairly impossible to discuss "gypsy swing" without discussing Django Reinhardt. The two entities are synonymous. Reinhardt, along with violinist cohort Stephane Grappelli, made a significant contribution to the development of American jazz with their Quintet du Hot club de France. The music, produced between the 1930s and 1950s, was firmly grounded in the American ...