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Information for French Fest - Paris 1934: Medland, Wheatcroft and Dall'asta Quintette at Crazy Coqs Cabaret, Inner London (Cabaret). Five of the UK's finest Gypsy Jazz musicians come together in homage to the band of Parisian Jazz legends Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli: le Quintette du Hot Club de France. They will perform some of the Quintette's best loved compositions as well as jazz standards of the era and a selection of some of the modern Gypsy Jazz repertoire. Django and Stephane's Quintette du Hot Club de France provided the iconic soundtrack to Jazz age Paris. To this day, they remain two of the most influential and loved figures in European music history.
Performers Tobie Medland (violin), John Wheatcroft (guitar), Filippo Dall'Asta (guitar), Cornelius Corkery (rhythm guitar), Simon Read (double bass).