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Red Rock Hot Club / Bio

The award winning Red Rock Hot Club is recognized as one of the top American based
Gypsy Jazz Ensembles. Founded in 1999 and led by the swinging guitar stylings Rich D’aigle,
the group specializes in the music of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France.
With the added help of Pat Terry’s guitar and Dave Bowen on Bass, the core of this Jazz group
skillfully delivers the sound of Paris ala 1930’s and 40’s. Masters of Swing Jazz they’re not afraid
to bring you the added tastes of Bourbon Street in New Orleans, maybe a trip to San Antonio for a taste of Western Swing!

The Red Rock Hot Club Live with Special Guests Vol. 1 & 2 is thier 4th (and 5th) release, and proves to be their most exciting yet,
as it’s packed with over TWO hours of Smoking Hot Vintage Jazz Swing, and is filled with many surprises for Gypsy Jazz fans old and new!
Most noticeable is the addition of D’aigle’s vocals; simply put, Rich’s voice is a smoky, throaty growl that evokes the tones of Louis Armstrong,
Fats Waller and Tom Waits, adding a completely new dimension to his group. Somewhere between studying music, playing live and teaching, Rich
has found the time to become an accomplished luthier, and has started D’aigle Handcrafted Instruments, and builds replicas of the Selmer/Maccaferri
style guitars made famous by Django Reinhardt .

The featured special guest, is Los Angeles based guitarist extraordinaire, Mike Miller, from such groups as Chick Corea’s Electric Band, The Yellow
Jackets, Bette Midler, Queen Latifah and The Grandmothers of Invention. Mike is a “guitarist’s guitarist”, his ability to go from incredible Jazz Fusion
style, to Swing Guitar styles is amazing, and is captured beautifully on this new Live Red Rock Hot Club CD set.

The new recordings also includes special guests Scott Harris on Clarinet, whose credits include the Utah Symphony Orchestra, Burbank Symphony
Orchestra, He has performed with numerous popular and Jazz artists including: Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis,
Ray Charles as well as artists such as Itzhak Perlman and Barbra Streisand. Dan Salini on Violin, A child
prodigy, Dan was born into the Legendary “Salini Strings” classical ensemble of suburban Minneapolis. When
not in his shop building violins, Dan is a veteran swing player and multi instrumentalist who can comfortably
switch to Lap Steel, Pedal Steel and any other guitar as well.

General Info

Band Members
Rich Daigle, Pat Terry, Dave Bowen
Artist Name
Red Rock Hot Club
Home Page
Active Since
Jazz / gypsy jazz / gypsy swing

Contact Info

Salt Lake City, UT

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