Blue Reed

Gypsy/Swing/Jazz Band

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Blue Reed

Blue Reed pays homage to Gypsy Swing, the music pioneered by Django
Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s.
In that band, acoustic guitar became a lead instrument for the first time
in a jazz bands.
The tunes are often fast paced and in a minor key as befits a music form
that began in small Parisian dance halls and hotel bars.
Old time songs with that 2/4 swing rhythm get a showing as well.
David Breeze and Steve Baker on guitars and Dave Hart on double bass form
the basis of this Far Northern Gypsy Swing band.

Upcoming events for this artist 'Blue Reed'
Tue, 5th Oct 2021
Tuesday Night Djam
Blue Reed (Gypsy / Swing / Jazz Band)
6:00PM McGinty's Irish Bar
Fri, 15th Oct 2021
Friday Knock Offs
Blue Reed (Gypsy / Swing / Jazz Band)
5:00PM Brother Jenkins
Sun, 17th Oct 2021
Blue Reed
Blue Reed (Gypsy / Swing / Jazz Band)
1:00PM Ellis Beach Bar & Grill
   
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Set list
Swing 39 , Swing 42 , Swing 48 , Minor Swing , Nuage's , Sweet Sue , Caravan , Sweet Georgia Brown , After Your Gone , I can't give you anything but love , Blue Bossa , Summertime , Nature Boy , Joseph Joseph , Django's Castle , Moonlight in Vermont , China Boy , Limehouse Blues , Autumn Leaves , Swing Gitan , Anniversary Song , Noto Swing ,Topsy,Out Of Nowhere , All of Me , Coquette , Artillerie Lourde , Smile . Dark Eyes , I'll see you in my dreams , J'Attendrai , Hungaria , Night And Day
Influences
Django Reinhardt , Stephane Grappelli , Miles Davis , Joe Pass , Ernest Ranglin , Wes Montgomery , Bireli Lagrene , JJ Cale , Bob Dylan , The Specials , Hellecasters , Danny Gatton , Bach , Nigel Kennedy ,
Gig Highlights
Ochre Restaurant , Cairns Festival 2017 , Support for Bombay Royale , Jazz Under the Stars
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