Django meets Stéphane Grappelli. A key event in Django’s life came about in November of that year. The Place was supposed to be under the eye of the government, but the government looked elsewhere. Your email address will not be published. Looking for a violinist interested in jazz, he invited Grappelli to play with him in his caravan. Ultimate Collection [Audio CD] Reinhardt, Django and Stephane Grappelli Track Listings Disc: 1 1. In May 1935, Grappelli had a brief affair with Sylvia Caro that resulted in a daughter named Evelyne. Reinhardt and Grappelli were joined by rhythm guitarists Roger Chaput and Joseph Reinhardt (Django’s brother), and double bassist Louis Vola. Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli ‎– Souvenirs Label: Decca ‎– 844 896-2 Series: Jazz: The Verve Collection – 844 896-2 Format: CD, Compilation, Reissue Country: Spain Released: Genre: Jazz. Blue La Voix De Son Maitre labels with Gravure Universelle box. By the late 1930s, Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli and the Quintette du Hot Club de France were the most famous European jazz musicians. The outbreak of war in 1939 put an end to the Hot Club’s touring schedule, with Grappelli remaining in England after a concert in London and Reinhardt returning to Paris, where he was fortunate to survive the horrific treatment of Gypsies during the Nazi occupation. The group disbanded when the war broke (Grappelli went in London while Django stayed in France). [8], Also located in the Montmartre district was the artistic salon of R-26, at which Grappelli and Reinhardt performed regularly.[9]. Avec Deezer, musique en streaming, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez vos propres playlists, téléchargez-les et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Grappelli began playing the violin at the age of 12 on a three-quarter-sized violin, which his father purchased by pawning a suit. Sweet Chorus 6. Lambeth Walk 14. The … Meanwhile, both Django and Grappelli continued freelancing and recording elsewhere. Later, he met Django Reinhardt.Reinhardt was a guitarist.Together, they founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France.. Discography Albums. In 1928, Grappelli was a member of the orchestra at the Ambassador Hotel while bandleader Paul Whiteman and jazz violinist Joe Venuti were performing there. Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli: I Got Rhythm (Past … After being exposed to American jazz, he combined the influence of this with Roma-style guitar playing to help create Gypsy Jazz, popularising and becoming the figurehead of this movement. When appropriate, these musicians are quoted and name-checked inside the article itself! ‘Minor Swing’, ‘Swing 42’ and ‘Djangology’ and many others have become Gypsy jazz standards, while ‘Nuages’ has been played outside of this sphere by musicians including Paul Desmond and Sidney Bechet. Recorded in Paris on 30 September 1935 (1), 13 October 1935 (2, 3), 21 October 1935 (4 to 8), 14 June 1938 (9 to 13), 21 March 1939 (14, 15). There are two distinct periods covered by this compilation of sessions Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France recorded for a number of French labels. In 1949, Reinhardt and Grappelli reunited for a brief tour of Italy.While they were there, they recorded about 50 tunes with an Italian rhythm section, and although they didn't know it at the time, these sessions would mark the last time the Gypsy guitarist and the French violinist recorded together.. Although the two played for hours that afternoon,[7] their commitments to their respective bands prevented them from pursuing a career together. On recordings like ‘Dinah’ and ‘Tiger Rag’ from 1934, the interaction between Reinhardt and Grappelli is magic, with the pair trading ideas on top of the bouncy swing of the rhythm guitarists and double bass. No sharing. Grappelli continued touring with great success up to the last year of his life; in 1997, although his health was by now poor, he toured the United Kingdom in March and then played concerts in Australia and New Zealand, giving his last public performance in Christchurch, New Zealand, before returning to Paris via Hong Kong. In 1940, jazz pianist George Shearing made his debut as a sideman in Grappelli's band. Sweet Georgia Brown 11. Violin – Stéphane Grappelli; Written-By – Django Reinhardt (tracks: 10, 13 to 15), Stéphane Grappelli (tracks: 10, 13 to 15) Notes Digitally remastered on 24-bit. The typical jazz small group includes drums and usually a … [13] From 1952 to 1980 he shared much of his life with a female friend, Jean Barclay, for whom he felt a deep brotherly affection. 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Throughout the 1950s, Grappelli made occasional visits to the recording studio, but the opportunities for a swing violinist of his generation were becoming limited; despite attempts to modernise his style, Grappelli was never particularly interested in the bebop style which was then fashionable in the jazz world. Stéphane Grappelli, Soundtrack: The Matrix. He was involved in an automobile accident that resulted in several deaths, and fled to South America to avoid arrest. Tracklist . The Quintette du Hot Club de France disbanded in 1939 upon the outbreak of World War II; Grappelli was in London at the time, and stayed there for the duration of the war. This is made all the more remarkable by the fact that he was forced to develop an unorthodox fingering system as a result of being badly burned in a caravan fire aged 18. Honeysuckle Rose Grappelli was born at Hôpital Lariboisière in Paris, France, and christened with the name Stéfano. 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