Matelo Ferret was one of the central figures in the history of Gypsy
jazz. He was the youngest of the guitar playing Ferret family which
included Sarane Ferret and Baro
Ferret. They all served an apprenticeship accompanying Django, and
later had careers of theirs own.
For more Matelo Ferret see his CD: Tziganskaia and Other Rare Recordings 1960-1978 and Manouche Partie.
The video archive is dedicated to Mary Honcoop. She generously shared her large collection of Gypsy videos with nearly anyone who asked. The video archive aims to continue her generosity now that she is gone.
The Video Archive is devoted surviving video of Django Reinhardt and other masters of the Gypsy jazz genre. If you enjoy these videos consider making a donation.