Los Angeles Django Reinhardt Festival
Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, 2017
Celebrating the music of legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. Festival includes Master Classes, Film Screening, Lecture, Alfresco Open-Jam, Guitar Displays and Vendors, Live Concerts and All-Star Finale Performance.
Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, the innovative performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles is proud to present the first edition of The Los Angeles Django Reinhardt Festival. Named after the pioneer of jazz guitar and the originator of “Gypsy Jazz”, the festival carries on his profound legacy with an all-star list of instrumental artists who elevate the genre to the next level. Our headliner is Yorgui Loeffler, French Manouche guitarist in the style of Django, and rounding out the bill (also from France) are Samy Daussat, Noé Reinhardt, Frank Anastasio, Aurore Voilqué, Claudius Dupont, and Trio Dinicu.
Saturday, June 17
10am - noon - Master Class with Yorgui Loeffler, 2 hours, Main Stage, Tickets $50.
10am: Workshops by Frank Anastasio, or Aurore Voilque, one-hour class, TRK campus, Tickets $25.
11am: Workshops by Claudius Dupont, or Noé Reinhardt, one-hour class, TRK campus, Tickets $25.
1:00pm – Film Screening: Documentary Les fils du vent by Bruno Le Jean, Main Stage, Tickets $15.
3:00pm – Open Jam + guitar displays + vendors outside in the TRK courtyard FREE
7:00pm – TRK presents: Yorgui Loeffler Trio (with guest Tommy Davy) 75 minute Concert, Main Stage, Tickets $30-40.
9:00pm – Samy Daussat Quintette (Noé Reinhardt, Samy Daussat, Frank Anastasio, Claudius Dupont, Aurore Voilqué) Main Stage, Tickets $30-40.
Sunday, June 18
10am-Noon – Workshop Samy Daussat 2 hours, Main Stage Tickets $50.
2:00pm – Lecture by Michael Dregni: Django and History of Jazz Manouche, with original artifacts exhibition, Main Stage, Tickets $20.
3:30pm – FREE Open Jam + guitar displays + vendors TRK courtyard + Lounge- FREE!
7:00pm – Concert, Trio Dinicu and company, Yorgui Loeffler Trio, Tickets $30-40.
9:00pm – Finale All-Star Session: With Samy Daussat, Frank Anastasio, Noé Reinhardt, Aurore Voilqué, Yorgui Loeffler, Tommy Davy, 75 minutes, Tickets $30-40.
* Master classes not included in pass.
No limits as to how many raffle tickets you can buy. You don’t need to be present either. The name of lucky winner will be drawn at the beginning of the All Stars concert Sunday June 18th. All proceeds will benefit the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz.