CD’s and Books

 

alt-album-front-cover  The latest album, released in October 2016 – a tribute to the life and music of the Great Parisien Jazz Violinist, Stephane Grappelli. Features ten of Grappelli’s favourite concert pieces, including “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Nuages”, “Don’t Mean a Thing” amongst others.

 

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STEPHANE GRAPPELLI – A PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT JAZZ VIOLINIST AND HIS MUSIC,a tutorial book including 6 transcriptions of genuine Grappelli Solos, Tips and hints on Jazz bowing and tone, archive images of Grappelli from the early 1930’s to mid 1990’s, and a brief glimpse of Grappelli’s early life and rise to fame with Django Reinhardt in the early 1930’s. This book is currently in production and will be available for sale by late January, 2016. Pre orders available now at the reduced fee of £10 plus post and packing

 

 

 

 

 

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KASIENKA – Trio Gitan’s most recent album, released in 2015, contains 12 tracks featured in the 2015 show ORIENT EXPRESS – A MUSICAL JOURNEY. European gypsy music, classical themes and gypsy jazz, songs and instrumentals. Please contact through web site –  £10 plus postage

 

 

 

 

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EASTERN HORIZONS – Songs and Music from Trio Gitan’s second Album, recorded and produced in 2014, 11 tracks featuring the best of European Gypsy Jazz and folk songs, features several original compositions. £10 plus postage, please contact through web site.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dragging the Bow – A solo instrumental album, all instruments played by Andy Lawrenson, including Violin, Guitar, Mandolin, Tin Whistle and didgeridoo,  firmly rooted in traditional music from the British Isles, featuring Jigs, Reels and Airs from Scotland, Shetland, Ireland, with a few American and Klezmer tunes. Adventurous arrangements and improvisations a-plenty. £10 plus postage, available through contact on web site.