Django Reinhardt NY Festival: Live at Birdland 2004 (DVD)
Featuring: Dorado Schmitt,Lead Guitar
With: Peter Beets (Piano),Mayo Hubert (Rhythm Guitar), Brian Torff (Bass & Musical Director)
With special guests: James Carter (Sax), Winard Harper (Percussion), Dan Levinson (Clarinet), David Langlois (Washboard)
Festival Producers and Executive Producers: Pat Philips and Ettore Stratta; Music Produced by: Dennis J. D'Amico; Video Production: The American Movie Company Video; Directed by: Bill Milling; Audio Production: I do Music Company
I do Music Company, Stratta Phillips Productions, American Movie Company, LLC.
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Brian Torff is the Musical Director and plays the Bass on this DVD.
Recorded live at Birdland in NYC 2004
"Pat Phillips & Ettore Stratta launched the first-ever DJANGO REINHARDT FESITVAL in 2000 at Birdland in NYC which has become its home. Now entering its sixth year, the fesitval serves to preserve and cary forward the musical legacy of Django Reinhardt and the myriad possibilities that grow from his prodigious talent and inspiration. The festival presents the world's top players of this 'hot gypsy jazz', and invites America's jazz greats as guests to create new musical friendships in a thrilling expansion of the music" -- from DVD insert.
Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie, K. Casey, M. Pinkard) 6:04 Daphne (D. Reinhardt) 5:11 Indiana (J. Hanley, B. McDonald) 4:41 Stompin' at Decca (D. Reinhardt) 6:50 Melodie Au Crepuscule (D. Reinhardt, L. Riesner) 8:46 It Don't Mean a Thing (D. Ellington, I. Mills) 4:58 How High The Moon (N. Hamilton, W. Lewis) 6:23 Limehouse Blues (P. Brahan, D. Furber) 6:18 Swing 49 (D. Reinhardt) 3:14 Swing 39 (S. Grappelli, D. Reinhardt) 5:02 Minor Swing (S. Grappelli, D. Reinhardt) 6:55 Caravan (J. Tizol, D. Ellington, I. Mills) 8:25
Django Reinhardt NY Fesitval: Live at Birdland 2004 - the Django Reinhardt New York Festival. 2005 I do Music Company, Stratta Phillips Productions, American Movie Company, LLC.
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