2 Seminars: https://cjc.edu/workshops/
HOT CLUB JAZZ GUITAR
The Metronome is Your FRIEND
with Paul Mehling
Jazzschool Community Music School, Berkeley, CA | Show Map
2:00-4:00pm This workshop focuses on various aspects of Gypsy jazz guitar in the tradition of the legendary Django Reinhardt. Topics include rhythm, picking, scales, arpeggios, chords, soloing, and more. One-on-one evaluation is available to all attendees, with a directed jam at the conclusion of the workshop, time permitting. Bring your instrument, recording device (or paper and pencil) and questions! https://cjc.edu/workshops/?eid=20868
THE METRONOME IS YOUR FRIEND @ 11:30-1:30pm Returning with his hugely popular workshop for musicians and singers of all levels, Mehling demonstrates a range of practice techniques making creative use of the metronome. Improve your productivity and increase your musicianship! Open to all. https://cjc.edu/workshops/?eid=20878
Guitarist Paul Mehling is the leader of the Hot Club of San Francisco.
Fire up your holidays with Hot Club Cool Yule, a swinging gypsy wagon trip to the North Pole featuring many of your favorites and some rarer seasonal gems. Performed by The Hot Club of San Francisco in their inimitable style, reminiscent of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, this dazzling holiday offering has something for everyone. Make your holiday season bright with the flames of gypsy jazz!
Fire up your holidays with Hot Club Cool Yule, a swinging gypsy wagon trip to the North Pole featuring many of your favorites and some rarer seasonal gems. Performed by The Hot Club of San Francisco in their inimitable style, reminiscent of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, this dazzling holiday offering has something for everyone. Make this season bright with the flames of gypsy jazz!
the Quintet is 30! We're celebrating the year with a compilation CD featuring a sampling of our venerable contribution to gypsy jazz!
Celebrate Valentine's day with a VERY romantic trip to Paris with our French chanteuse Isabelle Fontaine!
Featuring tunes from our LIVE AT YOSHIS cd and tunes from Isabelle's CD "Meet Me in Paris" - this is a night to remember!
The quintet will be offering our JOHN PAUL GEORGE & DJANGO show. Our best-selling CD to date and a popular show with audiences worldwide.
The quintet of the HCSF plays in Scottsdale,AZ with our Postcards From Gypsyland show, a sampling of gypsy jazz, musette, and more!
Join us for a night of balboa dancing in this beautiful vintage ballroom!
8:00 Drop-In dance lesson with Jeff Kroll & Kristin Wojkowski
8:30-9 DJ Jeff Kroll
9p-12a Live Music with Le Jazz Hot
DJ'd band breaks by Jeff Kroll
This venue has old school glam and features an awesome throwback bar & vintage cocktails & restaurant/ family style Italian dinner from 5-9 (reservations required and can only be made by phone: 415-585-8059).
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Cross street: Mission.
Buses 14, 49, 29. Nearest BART is Balboa Station:)
2 PARKING LOTS:
1st parking lot is across the street from the venue
2nd parking lot:It's okay to park in the parking lot of the Valente Marini Perata Funeral Home on Mission Street adjacent to Safeway.
ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE RECOMMENDED:
A rare appearance for the Quintet in Berkeley! We're celebrating our 30yrs with a CD compilation featuring highlights from our 14 CD releases!
Ticket URL: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3594076
Our silent film show Cinema Vivant!
magine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930’s. Sometime before dark, a gypsy caravan sets up camp in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening’s fun. The wanderers travel with a film projector, pointing it at the side of a barn. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on the screen with characteristic virtuosity, passion and humor. Reviving this lost entertainment, The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing.
Cinema Vivant is a celebration of imagination and innovation. Before World War I, European filmmaker Ladislaw Starewicz pioneered stop-action animation, creating a never-before-seen movie experience. A gifted storyteller who used the new medium of animation to illuminate his fantastic imaginings of the secret lives of ordinary objects, Starewicz has become an obscure cult hero. Two Starewicz films are featured in Cinema Vivant—The Cameraman’s Revenge, a charming piece about the marital troubles of beetles and The Mascot, an adventure story about lost toys. On the other side of the Atlantic, American Charley Bowers revolutionized the industry in the 1920’s by combining animation with live action. There It Is, a recently rediscovered film by Bowers, is a whimsical comedy about a mysterious
The Quintet presents our best show: "Postcards From Gypsyland" a sampling of our favorite gypsy-jazz-and-beyond compositions, songs and more. Find out what makes the HCSF the longest-running gypsy jazz ensemble in the US!