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The Django Reinhardt NY Festival feat. Dorado, Samson & Amati Schmitt
with Anat Cohen, Edmar Castaneda, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Randy Brecker, Madeleine Peyroux, Peter Beets
Birdland Jazz Club
Fri, Nov 17 Doors: 7:30 pm | Shows: 8:30 pm


Pat Philips Presents The Django Reinhardt NY Festival. DORADO SCHMITT And Sons SAMSON & AMATI SCHMITT with PETER BEETS

After several years, legendary gypsy violinist/guitarist DORADO SCHMITT returns with his two sons, Virtuoso Guitarists, Samson and Amati Schmitt.

"Buoyont rhythm, blinding technique, solid entertainment" -- NY Times

Dorado, Samson, and Amati, along with Francko Mehrstein on rhythm guitar and Gino Roman on bass carry on Django’s legacy. All are from the Lorraine region of France where Django’s music reigns supreme. The band has toured the US every year to top festivals, concert halls and clubs such as The San Franciso Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Thee Kennedy Center, Carnegie hall, and 24 years at Birdland!!

Special Guests: Anat Cohen (clarinet 11/14), Edmar Castaneda (harp 11/15), Madeleine Peyroux (11/17 - 8:30), Ken Peplowski (11/17 - 10:30), Randy Brecker (trumpet 11/18),  Houston Person (tenor sax 11/19). 

Sponsored by: Intercontinental Hotel 44th Street, John Pearse Strings, D'Addario Foundation