Havana swing band dundee

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Inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt and his fellow gypsy jazzers, Havana Swing may not have any gypsy blood flowing through the veins of its band members one of whom was absent last night but it certainly conjures up the spirit of Django and co. In order to learn that authentic style, he stayed with the gypsies in Dundee.

Havana swing band dundee

For three years. Made a man of him.

Havana swing band dundee

This was easygoing, easy-to-enjoy jazz served with a healthy dose of humour and, latterly, a dollop of panache. Leave a comment. Filed under Concert reviews.

Havana swing band dundee

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Havana swing band dundee

Like this: Like Loading The Dundee band Havana Swing was halfway through its first set of Django Reinhardt-associated and inspired music when all hell broke loose at the back of the room. As for the music? Well, it was — ironically enough — happy, jaunty, feelgood jazz executed with great panache by the quartet who seemed quite chuffed by the fact that a fracas had kicked off at one of their concerts.

Havana swing band dundee

Indeed, the band, which was really cooking from the get-go, seemed to up the ante even more after the drama. Er, hello, amazonmusicukwhere's the Jazz category?! Just turned up a piece I wrote about Louis Armstrong 20 years ago - and since every word still holds true, I've published it on my blog, on the th anniversary of his birth. Recently unearthed treasure Mm, don't think there was an edition of the New York Jazz Festival in - anyone know?

Havana swing band dundee

Maybe they should have made it Newport! Today's listening pleasure. Gerry lives!

Havana swing band dundee

We thought we had found a way to help Zuzu cope with Brian being away playing his first gig in Edinburgh for over a year The marriage of the cool My "President" The great Pee Wee Russell, possessor of one of the quirkiest and most distinctive clarinet sounds in jazz Search for:. Blog at WordPress. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by. Loading Comments Required Name Required Website.

Havana swing band dundee

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