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The Hot Club of Philadelphia was started in 2001 by guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig. They are an acoustic ensemble, dedicated to playing 'Gypsy Jazz.' That's the term used to describe the music pioneered by the legendary original 'Hot Club of France Quintet,' which was led by guitarist Django Reinhardt and Violinist Stephane Grappelli. Django and Grappelli were attempting to do their own version of American 'Hot Jazz,' as played by stars like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. They used acoustic guitars, bass and violin, rather than horns and drums. Grappelli and Django added some French and Gypsy flavor and created a blend of music that is quite popular and accessible

Album

Gypsy Routes

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015

Album

Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing: Song d’Automne; Exactly Like You; La Gitane; Someone to Watch Over Me; Tchavolo Swing; Nuages; Nature Boy; You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To; Chez Jacquet; Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams; While We’re Young

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Article: Album Review

Hot Club of Philadelphia: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

Read "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams" reviewed by Wade Luquet


Gypsy jazz has had a resurgence of late with Hot Club bands and Django Reinhardt-style guitar strummers and pickers popping up in major cities world-wide. Philadelphia boasts one of the hottest of these bands-- The Hot Club of Philadelphia. More than a Django cover band, this group adds a gypsy twist to a multitude of tunes ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Hot Club Of Philadelphia @ Kennett Flash, Kennett Square Pa On Wednesday, March 6th

Hot Club Of Philadelphia @ Kennett Flash, Kennett Square Pa On Wednesday, March 6th

Jazz Bridge in Kennett Square! presents the Hot Club of Philadelphia, appearing at Kennett Flash—102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square—on Wednesday, March 6th. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337. Guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig and violinist Mark Campiglia founded the Hot Club of Philadelphia in ...


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