Stéphane Grappelli (French pronunciation: ; 26 January 1908 – 1 December 1997) was a French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1934. It was one of the first all-string jazz bands. He has been called "the grandfather of jazz violinists" and continued playing concerts around the world well into his 80s.
Improvisations is a jazz album recorded in 1956, in Paris, by Stéphane Grappelli (violin), Maurice Vander (piano), Pierre Michelot (double bass) and Baptist "Mac Kac" Reiles (drums). It consists of mostly jazz standards. The Lady Is a Tramp" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 3:05. Fascinating Rhythm" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:55. Dans la Vie" (Louiguy) – 3:54. Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) – 3:10. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" (Maschwitz, Sherwin) – 3:11.
One the greatest violin jazz prebop player (but also pianist), Stéphane Grappelli is known for his legendary collaboration with Django Reinhardt in the '30s and '40s in their Quintette Du Hot Club De France. The group disbanded when the war broke (Grappelli went in London while Django stayed in France). In England, he played with pianist George Shearing.
STÉPHANE GRAPPELLI is a jazz related soundtracks, latin jazz, hard bop, fusion swing music artist. STÉPHANE GRAPPELLI Jazz in Paris: Improvisations. Album · 1957 · Swing. Jazz is the bleu cheese of popular music.
Grappelli in 1976, by Allan Warren. Background information. STÉPHANE GRAPPELLI - Stardust (Full Album). Stephane Grappelli Plays "How High The Moon". Stephane Grappelli - Tributo to Django Reinhardt (Full álbum). Stéphane Grappelli - Stardust.
The Nearness of You
Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington
You Go to My Head
J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie
The Talk of the Town
Jerry Livingston / Al J. Neiburg / Marty Symes
Fine and Dandy
Paul James / Kay Swift
Hoagy Carmichael / Mitchell Parish
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Oscar Hammerstein II / Jerome Kern
We'll Be Together Again
Carl Fischer / Frankie Laine
Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen / E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers
Eden Ahbez - Composer Harold Arlen - Composer Hoagy Carmichael - Composer Alan Clare - Celeste, Piano J. Fred Coots - Composer Carl Fischer - Composer Haven Gillespie - Composer Stéphane Grappelli - Composer, Primary Artist, Violin Oscar Hammerstein II - Composer E.Y. "Yip" Harburg - Composer Lorenz Hart - Composer Earl Hines - Piano Paul James - Composer Jerome Kern - Composer Frankie Laine - Composer Jerry Livingston - Composer Al J. Neiburg - Composer Mitchell Parish - Composer Richard Rodgers - Composer Kay Swift - Composer Marty Symes - Composer Traditional - Composer Ned Washington - Composer
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