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Here is a great review from Jazz Profiles! I am feeling grateful! "Sometimes coincidences are just that - coincidences, this despite the oft-repeated cliche to the effect that there “aren’t any coincidences.” I mean what’s the likelihood of a recording that “touches on the tradition of the legendary gypsy guitar of Django Reinhardt” crossing the threshold of the editorial offices at JazzProfiles while said group is working on a feature about Peche à la Mouche, the great Blue
Luke Hendon: Silk & Steel by George W. Harris • October 31, 2016 • 0 Comments Guitarist Luke Hendon delivers a winning and swinging album that mixes gypsy jazz with deft ensemble work The team includes rhythm guitarists Josh Kaye, Ted Gottsegen and Hendi Looze, and along with violinist Pooquette, reedist Adrian Cunningham and bassist Ben Rubens, they swing like the breeze on “Nothin’ But A Groove” and the Django-inspired “Dinner With Paulus.” Pooquette’s violin is rich, warm
Silk and Steel; Luke Hendon, guitar If you lean in the direction of the charm, intimacy and very high musicianship of guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli, you are going to derive much pleasure from this delightful, honest session. Hendon makes clear his mentor is Reinhardt, playing flawless acoustic guitar to polished perfection. The Grappelli role is played by a violinist simply known as “Pooquette.” Because they play a nearly all-original program, th