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Guitar quartet gives night of jazz manouche

Update: March, 02/2017 - 09:00
Guitar man: Thịnh Fla Quartet will perform a music night of jazz manouche at L’Espace on March 11. — Photo hanoigrapevine.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A music night presenting jazz manouche, also known as Gypsy jazz, will be held on March 11, at 8pm, at L’Espace. 

The night will be presented by Thịnh Fla Quartet, consisting of Doãn Việt Dũng and Lương Xuân Thịnh on guitar, Hoàng Hải Bằng on bass guitar, and Hà Đình Huy on drums. The quartet’s repertoire will include some music pieces as well as some pre-war Vietnamese romantic songs played in this style. Audience will have chance to enjoy an exceptional evening during which the improvisation of jazz tunes will be mixed with the reinterpretation of Vietnamese lyrical songs by the best guitarists in Việt Nam.

Jazz manouche is rooted in the 1930s-40s recordings of guitarist Django Reinhardt and typically features guitar-centric swing tunes.

Tickets cost VNĐ170,000. For L’Espace members and students, the cost is VNĐ100,000 and VNĐ80,000, respectively. Tickets are available at L’Espace, 24 Tràng Tiền Street. — VNS

 

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