After paying vibrant tributes by candlelight to the best names in jazz akin to Louis Armstrong, Sydney Bechet or Nina Simone, Candlelight invitations you to dive into the universe of one other monument of jazz music: Django Reinhardt! Within the distinctive acoustics of the Grévin Museum, let your self be carried away in a timeless second to the rhythm of one of the best jazz on the guitar…
(Re)uncover the musical universe of Django Reinhardt by candlelight!
In April, the candlelight concert events of Candlelight pays an distinctive tribute to a French music legend, and one of many first European jazz stars: Django Reinhardt. Probably the most influential and revered jazz guitarists in musical historical past, he and his band have been among the many first to play jazz with the guitar as their main instrument. His most well-known compositions like “Minor Swing”, “Nuages” or “Djangology” are pillars of gypsy jazz. American guitarist Frank Vignola even asserts that every one pop-music guitarist artists have essentially been influenced by Django. It’s to a real musical monument that Candlelight pays tribute on April 1, 2022 across the trio of guitarists of the proficient Antoine Boyer, and you might be invited!
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Bathed within the mushy glow of the candles that can fill the stage of the Grévin Museum, the Antoine Boyer trio, made up of two proficient guitarists and an professional double bass participant, will play you Django Reinhardt’s biggest hits. On this room with excellent acoustics, all of the feelings of jazz music will envelop you with this distinctive and unmissable live performance! A bit anecdote to salute the genius and expertise of the French guitarist: in 1928, the person who would later play alongside Duke Ellington misplaced using two fingers on his left hand after a hearth which left him badly burned. He should then relearn how one can play the notes on his guitar with solely three operational fingers, two of which can be found to play the chords. On this Candlelight live performance devoted to Django Reinhardt, uncover the complexity of his creations, retaining this anecdote in thoughts, and perceive why the artist is taken into account a monument of jazz!
Candlelight Jazz: Django Reinhardt, Tribute to the Candle