Label: Deja Vu - DVCD 2067 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Italy • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing
Considering that Django Reinhardt recorded prolifically in the quarter-century between andit might a bit presumptuous to title this collection The Essential Django Reinhardt. For All The Things You Are - Django Reinhardt - 20 Golden Greats two-CD, track anthology is drawn entirely from recordings made in Rome in and That's a relatively narrow time frame of work from a musician acknowledged as one of the masters of jazz guitar, and indeed one of the most influential guitarists of all time.
It's fair enough to concede that this certainly comprises some of the essential recordings he laid down, however, and that listened to with or without comparison to his entire oeuvre, they're very good.
Regardless of the context, Reinhardt 's playing is excellent and the bands sympathetic, the guitarist showing himself capable of adapting to changing times in jazz with arrangements that swing, but in a more modern way than his earlier efforts.
A good number of his own compositions some written with Plastic People - Filthpact / Sufferinfuck - Filthpact / Sufferinfuck are included, along with some popular standards and jazz classics by the likes of Ella FitzgeraldDuke Ellingtonand Fats Waller. Some material goes beyond these boundaries, such as a "Russian Songs Medley," an improvisation on a Tchaikovsky piece, and W.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Stream or buy on:. Release Date March 15, Genre International Jazz. Recording Date January, - May, Track Listing - Disc 1. Minor Swing. Django Reinhardt. Beyond the Sea. The World is Waiting For the Sunrise. Dream of You. It's Only a Paper Moon. I Saw Stars. Swing Guitars. All the Things You Are. A Tisket a Tasket. September Song. Heavy Artillery Artillerie Lourde.
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky. Where Are You My Love? Ou-Es-Tu Mon Amour? Russian Songs Medley. Track Listing - Disc 2. I'll Never Be the Same. Irving Berlin. Efter Festen - Sneakers - Sneakers Bounce.
I Surrender Dear. Anniversary Song. After You've Gone. Swing Stormy Weather. Brick Top. I Got Rhythm. All The Things You Are - Django Reinhardt - 20 Golden Greats Rose.
Saint-Louis Blues. Sophisticated Lady. Duke Ellington. Darktown Strutter's Ball. Royal Garden Blues. Spotify Amazon. Dream of You Lunceford. Nuages D. Heavy Artillery Artillerie Lourde D. Russian Songs Medley Traditional. Marie Irving Berlin.
Swing 42 D. Saint-Louis Blues W. Sophisticated Lady Duke Ellington.