Tag Archives: Jazz
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
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
Concert Review: Praise for Fresh Ways with Vieaux and Labro by David Patterson Rounds of praise are due a brand new duo that made its Boston debut last night at The Roxbury Latin School. Guitarist Jason Vieaux and accordionist Julien Labro each…Continue reading
Brazilian jazz, Mussorgsky on DSO bill By Lawrence B. Johnson Exotic Brazilian jazz in a lush symphonic setting awaits patrons of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s third annual weekend of outdoor concerts at the Edsel and Eleanore Ford House in Grosse Pointe…Continue reading
Genre defying vocalist Cassandra Wilson’s latest album, Another Country, represents a strong departure from her previous material focusing largely on guitar-oriented sounds. To foster this new musical direction she again collaborated with jazz guitarist/producer Fabrizio Sotti, with whom she worked…Continue reading
A once in a lifetime gathering of accordion and bandoneon virtuosos explores music from Bach and Weber to jazz, blues and Zydeco, including an all-hands-on-deck breakdown of a polka. Featured musicians include Julien Labro from France; Alexander Sevastian from Russia; Jimmy Keane…Continue reading
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.
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
Check out a recent interview with Stephen Kopfinger from the Lancaster Sunday News. Read it by following this link: A bit of the Motor City and a bit of gay Paris.
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