Bel-Ami – Digital Stream

22 January 2022 - 7:30 pm


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

Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.