Django Reinhardt


Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France - First Recordings!

  • Release Date: 12 Sep 1997
  • OJCCD-1895-2

The earliest of these recordings from the mid-1930s capture Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli shortly after they formed the Quintet of the Hot Club of France. When Reinhardt performances like "Dinah" and "Oh Lady, Be Good" were released, musicians and laymen alike were astounded by this virtuoso French gypsy's mastery of jazz, an idiom he had absorbed by listening to records. Soon, Reinhardt was radiating influence as his recordings made their way around the world an… MORE