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Labro featured on The Sound of Applause

Dee Perry chats with Emily Anthes author of Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts who speaks Friday night at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History for the Explorer Series. Plus we share the music of local country crooners Rachel &…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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Pablo Aslan Quintet rejuvenates the work of the great Piazzolla

By Sarah Ritzmann Last Monday night, the Pablo Aslan Quintet performed in Brooks-Rogers Auditorium as part of the Ernest Brown World Music Series. The group, headed by Argentinian-born artist Pablo Aslan, delighted a diverse audience ranging from current students to…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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Review: Labro/Vieaux @ The Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival

By Mike Telin June 3, 2014 The evolution of classical guitar music continued at 7:30 when guitarist Jason Vieaux was joined by his frequent collaborator Julien Labro on bandoneón, accordion and accordina. One always hopes the final concert of a…Continue reading

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The next accordion star: Julien Labro

by Howard Reich May 13, 2014 The accordion doesn’t get much respect in the United States – not since “The Lawrence Welk Show” and uncounted polka bands placed the instrument well outside the realm of chic. Nevertheless, the glorious squeezebox…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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