The Django Reinhardt Festival Allstars featuring Dorado Schmitt
The DJANGO REINHARDT FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, from the Django Festival at Birdland in NYC,produced by Pat Philips & Ettore Stratta
Dorado Schmitt, legendary Manouche gypsy guitarist from the Strasbourg region of France, has returned to Birdland to adoring fans. Schmitt started coming to the US in 2002 and has been a star attraction at major festivals and at Birdland in NY, home of the Django Reinhardt NY Festival, and played alongside some of the US's most important jazz artists, James Carter, Paquito D'Rivera, George Benson, Joe Lovano, Harry Allen, and so many others. Dorado carries on the legacy of Django with the help of other gifted musician and is a legend of 'GYPSY JAZZ'. .
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Hailed as "the best Jazz show in town" by the Wall Street Journal, the French jazz group DORADO SCHMIDT & THE DJANGO REINHARDT ALL STARS carry on the tradition of Gypsy Jazz and the famous “Quintet of the Hot Club of France” that featured Jango Reinhardt and Stephan Grapelli. You’ll recognize many favorites that were trademarks of the group.
"The Nascar of jazz....the audience up on their feet and cheering...a musical worldcup" - Will Friedwald of The Wall Street Journal
Tickets: $28 early show, $25 later show