An engaging summit session chaired by the estimable seven-string guitar master Bucky Pizzarelli, Hot Club of 52nd Street brings together four generations worth of original talents to celebrate the enduring vision of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. Pizzarelli is joined by Michael Moore (bass), Johnny Frigo (violin) and Howard Alden (acoustic guitar).
Main Artists Bucky Pizzarelli, Johnny Frigo, Howard Alden, Michael Moore
Howard Alden, guitar (acoustic)
Johnny Frigo, viola
Michael Moore, bass, double bass
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar (acoustic)
Producer David Chesky
Executive Producer Norman Chesky
Co-Producer Bryn Chernoff, Matthew Epstein
Engineer Rick Eckerle, Barry Wolifson
Recorded July 19, 2003.
This album was made with the purest audio path, using the very best microphones, mic preamps, analog-to-digital converters, recorders, and cables with careful attention to detail to produce the most transparent and natural sound available today.
Hot Club on 52nd Street (JD271)
- Rosetta [Earl Hines/William Henri Woode]
- On The Sunny Side Of The Street [Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh]
- Tangerine [Victor Schertzinger]
- Nuages [Spencer Williams]
- Strike Up The Band [George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin]
- Some Of These Days [Shelton Brooks]
- Avalon [Buddy DeSylva/Al Jolson]
- Melancholy Baby [Ernie Burnett]
- I've Got Rhythm [George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin]
Liner notes by Chip Stern.
Art Direction by Andrij Borys.
Cover Art by Joel Nakamura.
Reviews"...the quartet of Hot Club of 52nd Street reminds the listeners of the possibilities for acoustic string instruments to excite audiences." - Jazz Review