It’s a Music Under the Stars event at the Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 16th at 7pm Django’s Kitchen will be performing a family friendly concert that will be sure to get people dancing in their seats or out of them. In the tradition of Django Reinhardt and The Quintette du Hot Club de France, performing Gypsy Jazz interpretations of traditional standards and contemporary compositions.
Following in Django’s footsteps, songs include a healthy portion of improvisation to accompany the strong guitar-based rhythm. Typical songs might include Minor Swing, Bossa Dorado, Under Paris Skies and Menilmontant. Our five piece band includes violin, accordion, bass and guitar, in addition to our vocalists.
Admission is $3 per person. No registration is required. Live at the Macpherson House happens throughout July and August under the event tent, in the gardens of the Macpherson House. For more information, call 613-354-3027.
Please bring your own lawn chair.
Django’s Kitchen are from Kingston, Ontario and play the Gypsy Jazz (Jazz Manouche) style of music created by Django Reinhardt in France in the 1930’s. In addition to charitable functions, private gatherings and celebrations, we have performed at local events including open air markets, The Skeleton Park Festival, Art Among the Ruins and the Homegrown Festival. The band is comprised of Ron Heidebrecht (guitar/vocals), Andy Rush (bass), Suzanne Becker (violin/vocals), Ray Desrosiers (harmonica/accordion/vocals), and Gary Greer (guitar).