DjangoSphere at The Sound Room


The Sound Room
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA


Fri, May 10, 2019
8:00 pm

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"What would have happened if legendary Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt wandered into Mintons Playhouse during his only tour of the US in 1946 and jammed with pianist/composer Thelonious Monk at the Harlem nightspot that served as an essential forum for the birth of modern jazz? The resulting encounter might have sounded something like what jazz violinist Kit Eakle delivers on DjangoSphere, a rhythmically dexterous rollercoaster ride that artfully melds the sounds of two irreducibly brilliant artists."
Andrew Gilbert

Django Reinhardt was the first European to truly 'get' jazz. In the process of adapting jazz to the guitar and his Gypsy ethnic and cultural background, he developed what has become a new genre of jazz, often labelled,"Gypsy Jazz."...

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