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The Jimmy Grant Ensemble: The Music of Django Reinhardt
April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $15 - $20
The Jimmy Grant Ensemble infuses swing-era pieces, originals, and traditional Roma tunes with Django Reinhardt’s crunchy rhythms and hot harmonies, creating a signature mix that includes Russian folk, bluegrass, Celtic, and classical music while remaining true to Django’s innovative guitar technique.
Jimmy Grant – guitar
Javi Jiménez – guitar
Sascha Jacobsen – bass
Northern California native Jimmy Grant has performed with artists such as David Grisman, Gonzalo Bergara, Ludovic Beier, Andreas Oberg, Tim Kliphuis, Paulus Schafer, Robin Nolan, Trio Dinicu, Rhythm Future Quartet, and the Hot Club of San Francisco. Jimmy, who has recorded two albums under his own name, was a finalist in the 2016 John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his original song “Insomnia.”
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.