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Howard Alden/Johnny Frigo/Michael Moore/Bucky Pizzarelli: Hot Club of 52nd Street

Chesky continues their run of theme recordings with Hot Club of 52nd Street, a follow-up to their 4 Generations of Miles Project and a live recording constructed around-if you haven’t figured it out already-the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s Hot Club. Violinist Johnny Frigo plays the role of Stephane here, while seven-stringer Bucky Pizzarelli and six-stringer Howard Alden share the role of the temperamental gypsy. Bassist Michael Moore stars as himself.

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