Tag Archives: Hot Club of Detroit

Julien Labro Expresses Love for Jazz Through the Accordion

By J.C. Lee When Julien Labro was a young boy in Rodez, France, he never thought his accordion would take him around the world. But in the last year, the 34-year-old’s music has taken him throughout the Middle East, to…Continue reading

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Review: Cleveland Orchestra Fridays@7 with Lang Lang and Hot Club of Detroit

by Carlyn Kessler On Friday, October 10, The Cleveland Orchestra presented its first Fridays@7 concert of the 2014-15 season. Creating a more informal concertgoing experience, these concerts feature an earlier start time and shorter duration bookended by pre- and post-concert…Continue reading

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Labro’s Residency at Oberlin Conservatory of Music

by Jarrett Hoffman This past Thursday, October 9, Oberlin welcomed acclaimed jazz group Hot Club of Detroit for the first Performance and Improvisation (PI) guest recital of the year. Clonick Hall was packed for the occasion, all seats filled and…Continue reading

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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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Labro’s seemingly nonchalant virtuosity…

Review: Exuberant jazz from the Hot Club of Detroit by Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune There may be hope yet for the great city of Detroit. If it can drive through bankruptcy proceedings the way one of its leading…Continue reading

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New HCOD Live Video

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Review: The Hot Club of Detroit @ the Van Dyck, 2/1/13

Review by J Hunter Photographs by Rudy Lu Some music just needs to be seen in a small space. For instance, even though Troy Savings Bank Music Hall was acoustically perfect for Hot Club of San Francisco, both the band and the…Continue reading

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JazzTimes Interviews Julien Labro: Accordion & the Hot Club Tradition

Gigi Brooks interviews accordionist and composer about his instrument of choice, the Hot Club of Detroit and the music of Django Reinhardt Accordionist and composer Julien Labro and member of the band Hot Club of Detroit, spent some time talking…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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From concept to recording: the coming together of Azica records’ “The Music of Astor Piazzolla”

By Mike Telin and Daniel Hathaway Article on a recent interview with Jason Vieaux for Classical Cleveland, a weekly online journal, on how our Piazzolla project came to life. Access the interview here

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