Date: May 21, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Where: Yoshi's - Jack London Square, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, California, United States, 94607
Event Type: Concerts & Music
Ticket Price: N/A
This ensemble of accomplished and versatile musicians celebrates the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappellis pioneering Quintette du Hot Club de France. The HCSF borrows the instrumentation of violin, bass, and guitars from the original Hot Club while breathing new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions from the groups superb lead guitarist, Paul Mehling. Featuring the silken violin of twice GRAMMY Award-winning Evan Price, the velvet vocals of Isabelle Fontaine, and a swinging rhythm section, the group never fails to surprise and delight.To hear the ensemble live or on any of their 14 albums is to be carried back to the tight,smoky jazz clubs of 1930's Paris and to the refined lounge of the famous Hotel Ritz.Often called gypsy jazz, the music of The Hot Club of San Francisco has entrancedaudiences around the globe for over 25 years. Acoustic Guitar has hailed the groupsplaying as intricate, scorching and often brilliant. With frequent national andinternational toursfrom Iceland to Lincoln Center and the Monterey Jazz FestivalThe Hot Club of San Francisco keeps this historic music fresh and alive.