NY Lavender Festival. A Taste of Provence.
Stompology 2015 Summer Beach Party & Dance
Playing at Kennelley Gazebo, 4:00-5:00pm
Inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt and his "Hot Club of France".
Featuring special guest Brian Earle on Clarinet.
Sounds Like: Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli
Bio: Today, Django Reinhardt’s music is enjoying a resurgence in popularity and The Djangoners are carrying on his legacy true to its tradition featuring Bobby Henrie on lead guitar, Eric Aceto on violin, Harry Aceto on "Manouche" rhythm guitar and Brian Williams on upright bass. These fine players ha...See Full Bio
“The Djangoners' first-ever album, "En Direct et Endiablé," is as much about Django Reinhardt's legacy as it is about the Rochester quartet's own. Drawing from Reinhardt's Hot Club of France, The Djangoners painstakingly and elegantly recreate the sweet café swing produced by the legendary gypsy guitarist and his violinist, Stephane Grappelli. And as the band has grown increasingly popular around town due to its exuberance and jaw-dropping fleet finger work, it would make sense that the generous 14-track "En Direct Et Endiable" is just that: "alive and swinging." With gems like "Songe d'Automne," "Troublant Bolero," and "Douce Ambiance," it's live, it's swingin', and it's terribly romantic. (The Djangoners will host a CD release party Sunday, March 23, 7 p.m. at Lovin' Cup.)”