Les doigts de l’homme

Les Doigts de L’Homme, 1910

A delight­ful, joy­ous record­ing, great fun and deep plea­sure from begin­ning to end. This band doesn’t recre­ate the sound of the immor­tal Quin­tette du the Hot Club of France, although the instru­men­ta­tion is almost the same, the three gui­tars and bass line-up miss­ing only a vio­lin. No musi­cian in their right mind would try and(…)

2011 Year’s Best Jazz

2011 Year’s Best Jazz, a baker’s dozen (and more) …