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Back at Lehigh Valley's hippest spot, with our good friend Johnny Peppercraft on his multitude of saxes. Jim Stager-Bass, Barry Wahrhaftig-Guitar & Vocals. No cover, great atmosphere, awesome food and drinks. 9-1:00 [The Reverbnation form requiteres a 'doors open time,' which doesn't really apply].Tickets Save
Come and join us for a very special show in honor of Django's Birthday, Saturday. Our special guest will be guitarist Howard Alden, of 'Sweet and Lowdown,' movie fame. Vocals by Phyllis Chapell. Joe Arnold-violin, Jim Stager-bass. @ Roller's in Chestnut Hill. $20 Cover, $10 food-beverage minimum. Limited seating for tickets email Barwarren@aol.com or call 215-380-2588 or purchase via paypal thru Hot Club Philly website.Tickets Save
Sounds Like: Django Reinhardt, Biréli Lagrène, Stephane Grappelli, Howard Alden, Stephane Wrembel
Label: self-produced indie
The Hot Club of Philadelphia was founded in 2001 by guitarist and vocalist Barry Wahrhaftig, They are an acoustic jazz quartet, mainly influenced by the music of the original Hot Club of France, which was led Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.We add our own style and arrangements.
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“Philadelphia can claim another Hot Swing act besides the great Joe Venuti. Saw the Hot Club of Philadelphia last night at the World Cafe, and their show was a killer! The warmed up for John Jorgenson, but could have easily passed for the headliners. Picked up there latest CD: "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams", which puts them right up there. There is a good article on them and the Django Centenial at: http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/88549292.html”
Ask Hot Club Philly anything...
Q: Do you think there will ever be a Djangofest in this area? Whidbey Island was great but a long way away....
A: Yes, I co-hosted a3 day DjangoFest at the Sellersville theatre in 2004 with Dan Kinter. We had Ritary Ganguinetti from France, Stephane Wrembel, Hot Club Philly, Amerinouche and John Jorgeson Quintet and others.
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