Hot Jazz From Paris, France, and Carmichael, California!
The Hot Club de Carmichael primarily plays swing music from the 20's, 30's and 40's more likely to be heard on the banks of the Seine than on the banks of the Sacramento. The Hot Club de Carmichael plays swing music in the style made famous by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, "Quintette du Hot Club de France".
Born on January 23, 1910, in Liberchies, Belgium, Django Reinhardt became famous for his unique musical sound, which blended elements of American jazz with traditional European and Roma music. Reinhardt's father was a musician and entertainer and his mother was a dancer -
The Hot Club de Carmichael has been performing twice monthly at the Lido Cafe & Bakery in Carmichael since November, 2015. We have also entertained at Vintner's Cellar, Casque Wines, Naked Lounge, Luna's Cafe and Juice Bar,and Marilyn's on K. The band consists of two guitarists, one string bassist and one clarinetist. Vocals will be sung in French in French although all band members speak English. The song list includes but is not limited to: Je Suis Seul Se Soir, Noto Swing, Minor Swing, La Javanaise, I Love You, J'Attendrai, Cest Si Bon, La Vie En Rose, Swing Gitan, Gypsy Fire, Dinette. Any of these songs may be scratched and band descretion. See more information about the Hot Club de Carmichael at and
If you like what you hear, let us bring hot Jazz to your party, winery, lounge, restaurant, bistro, cafe, or club.