Stéphane Grappelli

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    Masters Sessions '87

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    Oh! Lady Be GoodStéphane Grappelli
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    Funny FaceStéphane Grappelli
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    They All LaughedStéphane Grappelli
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    They Can't Take That Away From MeStéphane Grappelli
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    He loves and She LovesStéphane Grappelli
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        One of the all-time great jazz violinists (ranking with Joe Venuti and Stuff Smith as one of the big three of pre-bop), St+¬phane Grappelli's longevity and consistently enthusiastic playing did a great deal to establish the violin as a jazz instrument. He was originally self-taught as both a violinist and a pianist, although during 1924-28 he studied at the Paris Conservatoire. Grappelli played in movie theaters and dance bands before meeting guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1933. ... Read more

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