Tag Archives: Django Reinhardt

Review: San Jose Jazz Festival delivers serious fun

By David Becker Many other jazz festivals seem to encourage the musicians to act like brain surgeons, egging on their artistic sensibilities and treating the work as high art. Not the San Jose Jazz Festival, which just wound up its 25th…Continue reading

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Who would have expected the accordion to sound so hip?

Here is a review from our concert in Winnipeg with Hot Club of Detroit, Chris Smith from the Winnipeg Free Press had some really nice comments. The Hot Club of Detroit is a tight, tight band that swings like crazy…Continue reading

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Words from the Modern-Day Hot Club

Vindicating Jazz’s Most Famous Gypsy by Paul Brady Check this article by my friend & bandmate Paul Brady in Downbeat Mag. (Jan. 2012), it’s a great piece on Django Reinhardt. 

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HCOD on Dee Dee Bridgewater’s JazzSet NPR

Extract from our live performance @ the 2010 Detroit Jazz Fest. http://www.npr.org/2011/08/18/131751957/hot-pepper-hot-club-of-detroit-on-jazzset

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An Interesting Review from Recent Performance at the Jazz Aspen June Festival

By Stewart Oksenhorn / The Aspen Times Review: Why jazz actually ruled at the Jazz Aspen June Festival JULY, 8 2011  ASPEN — I don’t generally go to music festivals looking for any big-picture messages. I go to hear the…Continue reading

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Julien Labro & Paul Brady from HCOD on Wine & Jazz Magazine (April 2011 Issue)

By Jonathan Widran Both Labro and Brady attribute their love of wine to spending key developmental years in France. Labro grew up in Rodez, near the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region (which boasts three times the combined area of vineyards in Bordeaux) and…Continue reading

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