Reunion with Grappelly

and

The Electric Django

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31/1/46 - London - "QHCF" - Stephane Grappelly (v), Django Reinhardt, Jack Llewellyn, Allan Hodgkiss (g), Coleridge Goode (b)
OEF 25-1 Coquette Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Jazz Time 789103, EMI 780671-3, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OEF 26-1 Django's Tiger Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Jazz Time 789103, Blue Note 7243837138-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OEF 27-1 Embraceable You Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Jazz Time 789103, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OEF 28-1 Echoes of France Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Jazz Time 789103, EMI 780671-3, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).

1/2/46 - London - As above

DR 10026-1 Loves Melody Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Verve 516 931-2, Decca 820 591-2
DR 10027-2 Belleville Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Verve 516 931-2
DR 10028-1 Nuages Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Verve 516 931-2
DR 10028-2 Nuages (no intro) Decca 820 591-2
DR 10028-2 Nuages (with intro) Fremeaux FA 313, Comet MCPS CD 433150
DR 10029-1 Liza Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Decca 820 591-2, Verve 516 931-2

15/5/46 - Paris - QHCF - Hubert Rostaing (cl,as), Django Reinhardt (g),
Jaques Dieval (p), Lucien Simoens (b), Arthur Motta (d)

OSW 416-1 Swing Time In Springtime Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 417-1 Yours And Mine Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 418-1 On The Sunny Side Of The Street Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945 , Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 419-1 I Won't Dance Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 945, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).

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10/11/46 - Chicago - Duke Ellington and his Orchestra featuring,Django Reinhardt (elg)

10/11/46 - Chicago - Duke Ellington and his Orchestra featuring
Django Reinhardt (elg)
Improvisation on Tiger Rag (Ride Red Ride) Fremeaux FA 313, Suisa JZCD 376, Vogue 228E 6005, RCA 74321 237692, Vogue 668003-1
Blues Fremeaux FA 313, Suisa JZCD 376, Vogue 228E 6005, RCA 74321 237692, Vogue 668003-1
Honeysuckle Rose Fremeaux FA 313, Suisa JZCD 376, Vogue 228E 6005, RCA 74321 237692

Same date - Django Reinhardt (elg solo)

Improvisation No.2 Fremeaux FA 313, Suisa JZCD 376, Vogue 228E 6005, RCA 74321 237692

Paris 1947 - Rendez-vous In Paris Radio Programme
Django Reinhardt (g), Eddie Barnard (p).

No Name Blues Fremeaux FA 313,
Loves Melody (Melodie au Crepuscule) Fremeaux FA 313,
Manoir de mes Reves Fremeaux FA 313,

26/3/47 - Paris - QHCF - Stephane Grappelly (v), Django & Joseph Reinhardt,
Jean Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b)

OSW 449-1 R-Vingt-Six Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 450-1 How High The Moon Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 451-1 Lover Man Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 452-1 Blue Lou Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 453-1 Blues Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).

16/4/47 - Paris - Django's Music

ST 1984 Minor Blues Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Vogue 228E 6005, Verve 835 418-1

Same date - Django Reinhardt (g), Michel de Villers (cl,as), Eddie Bernard (p),
Joseph Reinhardt (g), Willy Lockwood (b), Al Craig (d)

ST 1985 Clair de Lune Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Vogue 228E 6005
ST 1986 Peche a la Mouche Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1
ST 1987 Lentement Mademoiselle Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Vogue 228E 6005
ST 1988 Melodie au Crepuscule Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Vogue 228E 6005, Dejavu CD 32

21/5/47 - Brussels - QHCF - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl),
EugeneVees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Pierre Fouad (d)

Fo 1782-R Porto Cabello Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473,Musidisc 403222,Dejavu CD 32, HEP CD 66
Fo 1783-R Duke and Dukie Pt.I Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473,Musidisc 403222,Dejavu CD 32, HEP CD 66
Fo 1783-RB Duke and Dukie Pt.II Fremeaux FA 313, DRG 8473, Musidisc 403222
Fo 1784-RC Song d'Automne Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473,Musidisc 403222,Dejavu CD 32, HEP CD 66
Fo 1785-R Babik Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473, Dejavu CD 32, HEP CD 66
Fo 1785-RC Babik Fremeaux FA 313, DRG 8473
Fo 1786-R Del Salle Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473, Dejavu CD 32
Fo 1786-RB Del Salle Fremeaux FA 313, DRG 8473, HEP CD 66
Fo 1787-RC Just One Of Those Things Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,DRG 8473,Musidisc 403222,Dejavu CD 32, HEP CD 66

6/7/47 - Paris - QHCF - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl),
Joseph Reinhardt (g), Ladislas Czabanyck (b), Andre Jourdan

ST 2086-2 For Sentimental Reasons Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1
ST 2087-1 Danse Norvegienne Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1, Legacy 411
ST 2088-1 Blues For Barclay Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1001, Kardum GLO 139
ST 2088-2 Blues For Barclay Fremeaux FA 313, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1
ST 2089-3 Folie a Amphion Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1
ST 2090-1 Vette Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1
ST 2091-1 Anniversary Song Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1,
Verve 516 931-2
ST 2092-1 Swing '48 Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1001,Verve 835 418-1,
Verve 516 931-2
18/7/47 - Paris - QHCF - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl), Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)
ST 2104-1 September Song Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1, Kardum GLO 139
ST 2105-1 Brazil Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1
ST 2106-1 I'll Never Smile Again Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1
ST 2106-2 I'll Never Smile Again Fremeaux FA 314,
ST 2107-3 New York City Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1
ST 2108-1 Django's Blues Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1, Kardum GLO 139
ST 2109-1 Love's Mood Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1
ST 2112 I Love You Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-1
25/8/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django - Django Reinhardt (g), Maurice Meunier (cl), Eddie Bernard (p), Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Jacques Martinon (d)
Swing Guitars Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 670205, Kardum GLO 139
Babik Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Legacy 411
This Kind Of Friend Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2
Nuages Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Vogue 228E 6006, Kardum GLO 139
Viper's Dream Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 670205
Same date - Meunier out  
Blues Clair Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Legacy 411("Gypsy With A Song")

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29/8/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django - Django Reinhardt (elg), Maurice Meunier (cl), Eugene Vees (g),
Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)
Minor Swing Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Legacy 411("Swinging Down")
Swing '41 Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Kardum GLO 139
Swing '39 Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 670205
Del Salle Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2
Les Yeux Noirs Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 670205
7-15-22/9/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl), Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)
Louise Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 670205
Django's Dream (Reverie) Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006
Swingtime In Springtime Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 668003-2
Stockholm Fremeaux FA 314, Classics 1046, Vogue 228E 6006, Legacy 411("Scandinavia")
Feerie Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Legacy 411
Vendredi 13 Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 668003-2, Legacy 411("Lucky 13")
Sweet Chorus Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007
Crepuscule Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-2, Vogue 668003-2,Legacy 411
Songe d'Automne Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-2
For Sentimental Reasons Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007
Just One Of Those Things Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-2
Billet Doux Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-2
7-15-22/9/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl), Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)
Porto Cabello Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3
Swing Dynamique (Micro) Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3
Lover Man Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 655611
Rhythme Futur Fremeaux FA 314, Vogue 228E 6007
4/10/47 - Paris - QHCF - Django Reinhardt (elg), Hubert Rostaing (cl), Joseph Reinhardt (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)
Part 4763-1 Topsy Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2
Part 4764-1 Moppin' The Bride Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2, Legacy 411("Moppin' TheBlues")
Part 4765-1 Insensiblement Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2
Part 4766-1 Mano Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2
Part 4767-1 Blues Primitif Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2
Part 4768-1 Gipsy With A Song Pt.II Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2, LP Columbia KC 31479**
Part 4769-1 Gipsy With A Song Pt.I Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Verve 835 418-2

** LP Columbia KC 31478 ( Django Reinhardt - Swing It Lightly - with Guitars Unlimited ) is an album of Django recordings on which new backing arrangements have been overdubbed in 1968 by Guitars Unlimited, the French five guitar group, and rhythm section.

8-13/11/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django Reinhardt - Django Reinhardt (elg), Gerard Leveque (cl),
Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)

Artillerie Lourde Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3, Legacy 411
Peche a la Mouche Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Legacy 411
Belleville Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 670205, Legacy 411("Belltown"!!)
Douce Ambiance Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3
Swing de Paris Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Kardum GLO 139, (Vogue 668003-3 "Swing de Paris" is Swing '41)
It Had To Be You Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3
I Can't Give You Anything But Love Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007
September Song Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6006, Vogue 655611
Blues en Mineur Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6007, Vogue 668003-3, Vogue 670205, Kardum GLO 139(Blues),Legacy 411("Paris Blues")
Manoir de mes Reves Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Kardum GLO 139
Melodie au Crepuscule Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3, Kardum GLO 139
Dinette Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3, Vogue 670205, Legacy 411("Diner's Swing")
Folie a Amphion Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3, Kardum GLO 139

8-13/11/47 - Paris - Souvenirs de Django Reinhardt - Django Reinhardt (elg), Gerard Leveque (cl),
Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d)

Symphonie Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3
Place de Brouckere Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008
Improvisation sur la Danse Norvegienne Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 655611
St. Louis Blues Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3, Vogue 670205

14/11/47 - Paris - QHCF - Stephane Grappelly (v), Django & Joseph Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g),
Fred Ermelin (b)

OSW 482-1        What Is This Thing Called Love Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Jazztime 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 483-1        Ol' Man River Fremeaux FA 315, Classics 1046, Jazztime 789103-2, EMI 746 5012, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 484-1        Si Tu Savais Fremeaux FA 315, Jazztime 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 485-1        Eveline Fremeaux FA 315, Jazztime 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 486-1         Diminushing Fremeaux FA 315, Jazztime 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).

21/11/47 - As above - RTF Broadcast

Ol' Man River Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121, Vogue 670205
R-Vingt-Six Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121
How High The Moon Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 668003-3, Collectables CD 7139
Swing Guitars Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121
I Love You Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121

Nov. 1947 - As above - RTF Broadcast

Tears Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121
Dinah Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121, Vogue 670205
Tiger Rag Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121
Them There Eyes Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6008, Vogue 600121
Improvisation No.5 Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6009, Vogue 600121, RCA 74321 237692
How High The Moon Fremeaux FA 315, Vogue 228E 6009, Vogue 600121
Daphne Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, Vogue 600121, Vogue 670205
Manoir de mes Reves Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, Vogue 600121
Danse Nuptiale Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, Vogue 600121
Crazy Rhythm Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, Collectables CD 7139
Tiger Rag (alt) Fremeaux FA 316

10/12/47 - Paris - Rex Stewart (tpt), Hubert Rostaing (as), Django Reinhardt (g)
Ladislas Czabanyck (b), Ted Curry (d)

ST 2220-3 Night And Day Fremeaux FA 316, Verve 835 418-2
ST 2221-3 Confessin' Fremeaux FA 316, Verve 835 418-2

1029/02/48 - Festival de Jazz de Nice - Stephane Grappelly (v), Django & Joseph Reinhardt,
Challun Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b)

Swing 48 Fremeaux FA 316
Nuages Fremeaux FA 316

10/3/48 - Paris - QHCF - Stephane Grappelly (v,p), Django & Joseph Reinhardt,
Challin Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b)

OSW 500-1 Mike Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 501-1 Lady Be Good Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Blue Note 7243837138-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 502-1 Festival 48 Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 503-1 Fantaisie Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 504-1 Brick Top Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 505-1 Just For Fun Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).
OSW 506-1 To Each His Own-Symphony Fremeaux FA 316, Jazz Time 789103-2, Blue Note 7243837138-2, Mosaic MD6-190(6 CD Set).

 

Fremeaux FA 316 (track 17) lists a version of ODETTE at this point with the guitarist being possibly Django or Joseph Reinhardt. In my opinion it is not Django - any other opinions welcomed?

October 10 1948 - Paris - Jazz Parade - Hubert Rostaing and his Sextette featuring Django Reinhardt.
Rostaing (cl); Roby Poitevin (vib); Armand Motta (p); Django Reinhardt (eg); L Gallopain / J-P Sasson (g);
L Czabanyck (b); Arthur Motta (d).

Announcement Fremeaux FA 316
Diminishing Fremeaux FA 316
Festival 48 Fremeaux FA 316

Dec 1948 - Concert in Brussels - Hubert Rostaing (cl), Django Reinhardt (g), Henri "Louson" Baumgartner (g),
Louis Vola (b), Arthur Motta (d)

Artillerie Lourde** Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Moppin' The Bride Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Troublant Bolero Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Cadillac Slim Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Nuages Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Place de Brouckere** Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Improvisation sur une Danse Norvegienne Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Festival '48 Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Minor Swing Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692
Symphonie Fremeaux FA 316, Vogue 228E 6009, RCA 74321 237692

** On all the versions of this concert which I have listened to the original concert versions of Artillerie Lourde and Place de Brouckere have been replaced with the corresponding tracks from the 8-13/11/47 sessions. This is confirmed by Jochen Schulteis, the author of the book "CHRONIK von DJANGOS MUSIK".


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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