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NEW ORLEANS SWING WITH DJANGO à la CRÉOLE IN LETTERKENNY

first_imgRenowned clarinettist Evan Christopher leads Django à la Créole in aninspiring fusion of Gypsy swing with hot rhythms from the streets ofNew Orleans, the Caribbean, Cuba and Brazil at an intimate gig atLetterkenny’s Regional Culture Centre on Wednesday night.Don’t miss it.This quartet has already played sell-put gigs across the Uk andIreland as part of its 2012 tour.Steeped in the tradition of early jazz masters, Django à la Créolecelebrates the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt and enlivensswing-era classics with fresh interpretations and virtuosicimprovisation. Describing the style,  Evan Christopher said recently “…plays aDjango Reinhardt tune and adds New Orleans flavours or takes a NewOrleans tune and Django-ises it”.As well as Christopher, Django à la Créole is acclaimed musiciansrhythm guitarist Dave Kelbie, David Blenkhorn, solo guitar and bassistSebastien GirardotTheir first CD, Django à la Créole was released to critical acclaim inNew Orleans during the 25th anniversary of the famous French QuarterFestival and the quartet’s second album  ‘Finesse’ was the 2010 SundayTimes jazz album of the year.Django à la Créole: Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Wednesday17th  October 8pm. Tickets 12/10 euro. Booking:07491 20777 NEW ORLEANS SWING WITH DJANGO à la CRÉOLE IN LETTERKENNY was last modified: October 15th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:NEW ORLEANS SWING WITH DJANGO à la CRÉOLE IN ETTERKENNYlast_img read more

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