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Le Jazz Hot (the Quartet/Trio of the Hot Club of San Francisco) is an ensemble of accomplished and versatile musicians celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s pioneering Hot Club de France. The ensemble borrows the all-string instrumentation of violin, bass and guitars from the original Hot Club, but breathes new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions from the group's superb lead guitarist Paul Mehling. Hearing the ensemble live, or on any of their 13 albums, carries the listener back to the 1930's and to the small, smoky jazz clubs of Paris or the refined lounges of the famous Hotel Ritz. Often called gypsy jazz, the music of Le Jazz Hot has entranced audiences around the globe for over 22 years. Critics have hailed the group's playing as "intricate, scorching and often brilliant…" Acoustic Guitar. From festivals in Mexico and France to concert halls across North America, The Hot Club of San Francisco keeps this historic music fresh and alive.

One Night Only!
April 19th, 2014 at 8pm

 
The Marvelous Wonderettes PDF Print E-mail

Paying homage to the high school song leader squads of days gone by, “The Marvelous Wonderettes” using favorite songs from the ‘50s and '60s to tell its story,  Called upon to perform at their senior prom as a last minute replacement, Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, rally to entertain their classmates in four-part harmony. Includes favorites like "Lollipop"; “Dream Lover”; “Stupid Cupid”; “Lipstick on Your Collar”; “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me”; "It’s My Party"; and "It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)".

Directed by Michael Ross.
On stage May 16-June 8