Gypsy Jazz Jams in Paris

DjangoBooksDjangoBooks Seattle✭✭✭ All of them!
edited June 2014 in Europe Posts: 446
imageGypsy Jazz Jams in Paris

By Michel Mercier In France amateurs and local pros can find some regular Jams in big cities like Lyon, Lille, Nantes, and Toulouse, but the Eldorado definitely remains in Paris. Any non-Parisian Jazz manouche fan visiting the French capital is thrilled by the amount of jams sessions and the...

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  • MichaelHorowitzMichaelHorowitz SeattleAdministrator
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    The latest from our Parisian correspondent, Michel "Mitch" Mercier!
  • kevingcoxkevingcox Nova Scotia✭✭✭✭ Dupont MD50
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    I drooled my way through that... to be able to find a jam nearly every night fo the week? No wonder these dudes have such crazy chops.
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    I was confused a bit with a "crazy be-bop fingerstyle players".
    Something lost in translation of sorts?
    But what a gem of the article though!
    Makes me wanna visit Paris for a couple of weeks so bad.

    Every note wants to go somewhere-Kurt Rosenwinkel
  • adrianadrian AmsterdamVirtuoso
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    Fantastic article, full of great information. Thanks for writing this!
  • JSantaJSanta NY✭✭✭ Dupont, Gaffiero, AJL
    Posts: 262
    Really fantastic article! I like that this is becoming regular. Looking forward to the next one.
  • MatteoMatteo Sweden✭✭✭✭ JWC Modele Jazz, Lottonen "Selmer-Maccaferri"
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    Yes, highly interesting! Many thanks for this! I realise that I need to plan a trip to Paris soon. At the french forum someone was jealously complaining about not having a similar article available "in the language of Molière". We should feel very lucky.
  • Dario NapoliDario Napoli Milano✭✭✭✭ Hahl Gitano Deluxe
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    Supercool and supertimely since I'll be there next week till Samois, thanks Michel!
  • MitchMitch Paris, Jazz manouche's capital city!✭✭✭✭ Di Mauro, Lebreton, Castelluccia, Patenotte, Gallato
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    You're much welcome gentlemen! I'm really glad you liked the article.
    Buco, I was thinking about Emile Melenchon when I mentionned "Crazy bebop fingertsyle players"... Look for him on the internet, you'll see he can be a pretty insane player
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    I just looked him up. OMG!! There's nothing lost in translation, it's exactly like you said; fingerstyle bebop. It's just that I've never seen one before. A guy with flamenco chops speaking bebop language. Pretty cool.
    Every note wants to go somewhere-Kurt Rosenwinkel
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