Various Artists / Rough Guide Gypsy Swing
Album:Rough Guide Gypsy Swing Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:Mar 2004
Label:World Music Network 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-03-29 Pull Date:2004-05-31 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:May 30May 16May 9May 2Apr 11Apr 4

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Album Review
Reviewed 2004-03-25 
Oh the debt that music owes to Django Reinhardt! He’s well represented here, as are contemporary musicians (mostly French) carrying on Django’s legacy, or using his style to inspire new creations. It’s hot, it’s fun, it’s all good (especially the tracks below). Waiter, more wine s’il vous plait.

1. La-la-la. Happy, happy. A fast romp to start things off.
2. Nice blend of guitar & violin in this lightly romantic piece.
4. Fast, w/vocals in Rom.
5. Good lord, the guitarist was only 14 when this was recorded!
7. Nostalgic male vocals add romance to this café sound.
8. Old recording of the master in an accordion & guitar duet.
9. Django & Stephane Grapelli on one of their classics. Yay!
10. Deliciously fun w/Freddy Taylor vocals in a 1936 track.
11. Soft, introspective, dramatic. Sigh…
13. Uptempo ‘30s jazz w/nice blend of guitar/sax.
14. Classic bal musette accordion sound.
15. Fast & sharp w/just a hint of nostalgia.
21. Django & Stephane reunited at the end of WWII and played this controversial, jazzy version of La Marseillaise.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Romane Acoustic QuartetSymphonie
2.Lafertin, Fapy Quinntet & TimeFleur De Lavande
3.Saussois, Patrick & Alma SintiRythmes Gitans
4.Moreno TrioDu Dja Yal
5.Lagrene, Bireli EnsembleBlack Eyes
6.Sesaunay, SergeLa Valse Des Niglos
7.Les Primitifs Du FuturLa Belle Et La Manouche
8.Guerino Et Son OrchestraGallito
9.Quintette Du Hot Clube De FraeMinor Swing
10.Reinhardt, DjangoI'se a Muggin
11.Reinhardt, DjangoImprovisation 47
12.Mele, Jean-FredRendez-Vous Sous La Pluie
13.Orchestre Musette Swing RoyalPhilippe's Stomp
14.Privat, JoJava Manouche
15.Schmitt, TchavoloHaide Tchavolo
16.Winterstein, Ziroli EnsembleAutumn Leaves
17.Raffalli, RodolpheHistorie De Faussaire
18.Swing GadjeKriss Romani
19.New Quintette Du Hot Club De EMicro
20.RomaneRythme Future/Django Tiger
21.Reinhardt, DjangoEchoes of France