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DJANGO in ROME 1949-1950 - Django Reinhardt Volume 3 - 4 CD set

DJANGO in ROME 1949-1950  - Django Reinhardt Volume 3 - 4 CD set
CD / Product Number: JSP919

This 4CD, 90 track collection brings together sides cut by the legendary gipsy guitarist Django Reindhardt while in Rome at the start of the 1950s. All of the tracks show his total mastery of his instrument in a variety of settings, alongside his long time musical partner Stephane Grapelli. At this time, european musicians were at something of a crossroads, with the first wave of bop players making their presence felt not only in the US but beyond. Django had totally mastered the new style (and it could be argued he was an inspiration for it), but he was reluctant to make the jump over to new repertoire, so these recordings are fantastic examples of an artist going through a time of change, adapting the swing tunes of the 30s to the sounds and improvisational style of the 40's and 50's. This release is presented to the usual high standards of other JSP releases, with crystal clear remastering of the source material, erudite liner notes and a selection of photos. Reviews are expected in the jazz and general music press.


Disc 1

1. Over The Rainbow
2. Night And Day
3. Minor Blues
4. Nature Boy
5. Word Is Is Waiting For The Sunshine
6. Vous Qui Passez Sans Me Voir
7. Hallelujah
8. Nagasaki
9. I'll Never Be The Same
10. Swing '39
11. Clopin Clopant
12. Honeysuckle Rose
13. All The Things You Are
14. Djangology
15. Liza
16. For Sentimental Reasons
17. Daphne
18. La Mer
19. Sweet Georgia Brown
20. Lover Man
21. Marie
22. Stormy Weather
23. Minor Swing

Disc 2

1. To Each His Own
2. What Is This Thing Called Love
3. Ou Es-Tu Mon Amour
4. Undecided
5. Swing '42
6. I Surrender Dear
7. After You've Gone
8. I Got Rhythm
9. I Saw Stars
10. Artillerie Lourde
11. It's Only A Paper Moon
12. Time On My Hands
13. Brick Top
14. Tchaikovsky's Starry Night
15. My Blue Heaven
16. Menilmontant
17. Swing Guitars
18. My Melancholy Baby
19. Webster
20. Micro
21. Micro
22. Dream Of You
23. Begin The Beguine

Disc 3

1. How High The Moon
2. Nuages
3. I Can't Get Started
4. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
5. Man I Love
6. Peanut Vendor
7. Just A Gigolo
8. Troublant Bolero
9. Rosetta
10. Blue Skies
11. It Might As Well Be Spring
12. Blue Lou
13. Brazil
14. What A Difference A Day Made
15. Pigalle
16. Manior De Mes Reves
17. Improvisation No. 4
18. Anniversary Song
19. Stormy Weather
20. Russian Songs Melody
21. Jersey Bounce

Disc 4

1. Dinette
2. Sophisticated Lady
3. Micro
4. Dream Of You
5. Nuages
6. Darktown Strutters Ball
7. Greig's Norwegian Dance
8. Tisket A Tasket
9. Manior De Mes Reves
10. Place De Broukere
11. September Song
12. Royal Garden Blues
13. St Louis Blues
14. Sweet Georgia Brown
15. Minor Swing
16. Double Whisky
17. Artillerie Lourde
18. St James' Infirmary
19. C Jam Blues
20. Honeysuckle Rose
21. Debussy's Reverie
22. Black Night
23. Boogie Woogie