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Gypsy Jazz Guitarists

John Etheridge joins Alyn Shipton to suggest the best recordings by three generations of gypsy guitarists whose work is often overshadowed by Django Reinhardt. Artists covered include the Ferre family, Bireli Lagrene, Fapy Lafertin and the Rosenberg dynasty.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 18 Jun 2011 16:00

Music Played

  • Guerino et son orchestre musette de la boîte à matelots

    Brise Napolitaine

    Composer: trad. Performers: Guerino, acc, ldr; Pierre Pagliano, v; Pierre Baro Ferret, g solo; Django Reinhardt, g; Lucien Gallopain, g; Tarteboulle, b; unidentified, vo. Paris March 19, 1933.

    • Accordeon, Musette, Swing, Paris, 1913-41.
    • Fremeaux.
    • DH002.
  • Le Trio Ferret

    Gin Gin (Chez Jacquet - A la Petit Chaumerie)

    Composer: Reinhardt Performers: Baro Ferret, solo g; Matelot Ferret, Challain Ferret, g; Maurice Speilleux, b. 2 March 1939.

    • Les Freres Ferret: Baro, Sarane, Matelot.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 5247.
  • Sarane Ferret et le Quintette de Paris

    Tiger Rag

    Composer: Le Rocca Performers: Robert Bermoser, vn; Sarane Ferret, solo g; Baro Ferret, Matelot Ferret, g; Maurice Speilleux, b. 23 June 1941.

    • Les Freres Ferret: Baro, Sarane, Matelot.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 5247.
  • Jean (Matelot) Ferret et Son Sextette

    La Vipère Du Trottoir

    Composer: Vincent Scotto Performers: Sylvio Sobud, cl; Camille Martens, vib; Matelot Ferret, solo g; René Duchossoir, g; Marcel Fabre, b; Jacky Bamboo, d. 15 Dec 1943.

    • Les Freres Ferret: Baro, Sarane, Matelot.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 5247.
  • Joseph Reinhardt et son ensemble

    Un Peu de Reve

    Composer: Reinhardt Performers: Claude Laurence (André Hodeir), v; Joseph Reinhardt, solo g; Baro Ferret, g; Emmanuel Soudieux, b; Gaston Leonard, d. Dec 1943.

    • Gypsy Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 128.
  • Henri Crolla

    Yardbird Suite

    Composer: Parker Performers: Maurice Meunier, reeds; Michel Hausser, vib; Henri Crolla, solo g; Emmanuel Soudieux, b; Jacques David, d. June 1955

    • Gypsy Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 128.
  • Etienne 'Patotte' Bousquet

    Le Yeux Noirs (Dark Eyes)

    Composer: trad arr Bousquet Performers: Etienne “Pattote” Bousquet, solo g; Gérard Cardi ,g.

    • Gypsy Jazz School – Django’s Legacy.
    • Iris.
    • 3001 845.
  • Jacques Montagne

    Charmaine

    Composer: trad Performers: Jacques Montagne, solo g; Jean Maille, g.

    • Gypsy Jazz School – Django’s Legacy.
    • Iris.
    • 3001 845.
  • Boulou et Elios Ferré, et Alain Jean-Marie

    Invention a Deux Voix

    Composer: J. S. Back (BWV 772) arr Ferré Performers: Boulou Ferré, Elios Ferré, g; Alain Jean-Marie, p. Oct 2001.

    • Intersection.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 306.
  • Christian Escoudé

    After You've Gone

    Composer: Creamer / Layton Performers: Christian Escoudé, Paul Challain Ferret, Frederic Sylvestre, g. May 1992.

    • Holidays.
    • Polygram France (Gitanes).
    • 514 304-2.
  • Fapy Lafertin

    Twelfth Year

    Composer: Reinhardt Performers: Fapy Lafertin, g; Dave Kelbie, Pete Finch, g; Tony Bevir, b. August 1996.

    • Hungaria.
    • Le Jazzetal.
    • LJFL 02.
  • Biréli Lagrène

    Si Tu Savais

    Composer: Ulmer, Antoni, Salvet Performers: Florin Nicolsecu, vn; Bireli Lagrene, solo g; Holmana Lagrene, Hono Winterstien, g; Diego Imbert b. 2001.

    • The Gipsy Project.
    • Dreyfus.
    • 36626-2.
  • Stephane Grappelli and the Rosenberg Trio

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    Composer: Pinkard and Casey Performers: Stephane Grappelli, vn; Stochelo Rosenberg solo g; Nous'che Rosenberg, g; Nonnie Rosenberg, b. 3 June 1993.

    • Live at Carnegie Hall.
    • Angel.
    • 54918.
  • Jimmy Rosenberg with The Hot Club of Norway

    Shine

    Composer: Dabney, Mac Performers: Jimmy Rosenberg, g; Andreas Oberg, g; Per Frydenlund, Rhythm Guitar; Jon Larsen, Rhythm guitar; Svein Aarbostad, b.

    • Django’s Tiger.
    • Hot Club Records.
    • HCRCD 146.
  • Angelo Debarre

    Feerie

    Composer: Unknown Performers: Christian Garrick, vn; Angleo Debarre, solo g; Dave Kelbie, g; Andy Crowdy, b. June 2007.

    • Live at Le Quecumbar.
    • Le Jazz et al.
    • LJCD 07.

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