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Event Archive - Seattle's Gypsy Jazz Quintet: Pearl Django

Fri. January 20th 2017 Upstairs Lounge - Recreation Oak Bay (All Ages)
7:30 pm doors at 6:00 pm
$20 advance | $25 at the door
With a performance history spanning more than two decades, Pearl Django endures as one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today. Although the band’s roots are firmly in the music made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, its extensive repertoire includes traditional jazz classics and original compositions.

Pearl Django has performed at festivals, dances and nightspots throughout the U.S. and abroad. They have played at the prestigious Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois sur Seine and have been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” The band’s signature style is marked by pristine and dexterous string work, colors of Bal Musette, the steady pulse of rhythm guitar and an unmistakable swing that delights audiences of all musical sensibilities. Throughout the years, Pearl Django has cultivated a devoted and enthusiastic following and they continue to play to packed houses wherever they perform.

"Pearl Django play(s) gypsy jazz…and they do it with such verve, skill and pleasure that they're pretty much irresistible to jazz and non-jazz listeners alike." - Seattle Weekly

“Pearl Django: The gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt done to perfection!” - Paul de Barros, The Seattle Times (2002) http://www.pearldjango.com

Please note The Upstairs Lounge at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre is a licensed restaurant and bar, doors open at 6:00 pm for dinner service, the concert starts at 7:30 pm

Advance tickets at Ivy's Bookshop and the Oak Bay Recreation Centre
For more information and to purchase tickets online visit: http://www.beaconridgeproductions.com

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