Bel-Ami – Digital Stream
The Martin Blanchet Jazz Quintet returns once again to bring you this jazz-inspired virtual performance. Featuring several pieces written by Django Reinhardt, who was the first hugely influential jazz figure to emerge from Europe and remains one of the most influential Europeans to this day, plus other favourites like Myron’s Blue Drag, Leclerc’s Le Petit Bonheur, and Félix Leclerc’s Le Petit Bonheur. This live-streamed concert will be sure to captivate your attention from start to finish.
Martin Blanchet, bass and vocals; Kathlyn Stevens, violin; E-Chen Hsu, clarinet; Kevin Brohman, drums; Mario Potestio, guitar
Django Reinhardt: Swing de Paris Hubert Giraud: Sous le Ciel de Paris
Romane: Gypsy Fire Django Reinhardt: Blues en Mineur
Kosma/Prévert: Les Feuilles Mortes Félix Leclerc: Le Petit Bonheur
Reinhardt/Grappelli: Black and White Django Reinhardt: Swing 39
Joe Myron: Blue Drag