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The Hot Club Of Philadelphia

The Hot Club of Philadelphia was started at the end of 2001 by guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig, and violinist Mark Campiglia. We are an acoustic jazz quartet, dedicated to playing and preserving the music of Django Reinhardt Django, adding our own style to the process.

The quartet includes Jim Stager on acoustic bass and rhythm guitar by Joe Ellis and/or Rich Yescalis. Barry plays a Manouche Modele Jazz, 14 fret oval hole guitar. Manouche Guitars are built from the plans of the original Selmer guitars built in France in the 1930’s. The picture of the band above was taken at a performance by the HCPhilly at the World Cafe Live, Feb 8, 2008 in Phila. The Clarinet player is Bob Butryn. In addition to playing great clarinet and sax, Bob is a terrific swing dancer. He also teaches and performs swing dance.

 

The Hot Club Of Philadelphia
Event Category: Jazz Blues
When: May 30, 2014
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