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      Django Reinhardt Festival Dorado, Samson & Amati Schmitt, Pierre Blanchard & Ludovic Beier in New York


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      June 28, 2019

      Friday  11:00 PM (on various days)

      315 West 44th Street
      New York, New York 10036

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      Django Reinhardt Festival Dorado, Samson & Amati Schmitt, Pierre Blanchard & Ludovic Beier


      Gypsy legend Dorado Schmitt Returns to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars Feat. Sons Samson & Amati - + Soloists Ludovic Beier and Pierre BlanchardDjango Reinhardt NY Festival HOT JAZZProduced by Pat Philips Co-Founded with Ettore StrattaThe hot swing musical style of DJANGO holds the crowd like a magnet. The Django Reinhardt NY Festival continues at Birdland for the 19th successful year, Nov. 6-11.Legendary gypsy great Dorado Schmitt from the Alsace region of France returns with the joy of playing alongside his two sons Samson & Amati, guitar virtuosos of the style. Dorado turns more and more to violin, taught to him by his father as in the gypsy tradition and is passing the torch. The Band is on fire, ripping thru hot swinging numbers and will break your heart with a ballad, influenced musically by the top French Jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli as well as Americas Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.Dorado Schmitt (Guitar & Violin) Buoyont rhythm, blinding techniquesolid entertainment Nate ChinenNY TimesSamson Schmit (Guitar) Lightening licks and melodic geniusFeatured soloists:Ludovic Beier (accordion& Accordina) Played like an angel..reminiscent of Toots Thielemans at his zenith.. Allen Morrison, Downbeat MagazinePierre Blanchard (violin)- Prodigy of Stephane Grappelli lights the fire all night Best Jazz Show in town..Will Friedwald, Wall Street JournalSpecial Guests: Edmar Castaneda (Jazz Harp): Nov. 6 Evan Sherman (Percussion): 7 Joel Frahm (Sax): 8 & 9 Grace Kelly (Sax and Vocals ): Nov. 10 & 11The Band is joined by gypsy cousins Francko Mehrstein on Rhythm Guitar and Gino Roman on Bass. Thanks to our loyal sponsors: DOUGLAS REETZ & JOHN PEARSE STRINGSAnd THE ROW HOTEL, 315 W. 44th Street *at 8th avenue)BIRDLAND: 315 w. 44TH Street (Bet. 8TH and 9th avenues)Reservations: 212 581-3080 or www. Birdlandjazz.comFull Dinner Menu and Parking nearby.

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