Swing Time Quintet

"Minor swing"  
...is a popular Gypsy jazz tune by Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli. It was first recorded by The Quintet of the Hot Club of France in 1937. It was recorded four other times throughout Reinhardt's career and is considered to be one of his most covered compositions, as well as Gypsy jazz standard.

Swingtime Quintet playing "Minor Swing" at Mylos Club, Thessaloniki, Greece on 4 of October 2009. 

The Swing Time Quintet was formed in the summer of  2007 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Their current line up is Stergios Loustas (violin) Lakis Tzimkas (double bass) Thanasis Tsintsifas (acoustic guitar) Kostas Liagouras (acoustic guitar) and Sakis Bardouniotis (acoustic guitar).They enjoy playing Gypsy Swing (or Gypsy Jazz) music, a musical style that was mostly popularized by the Quintette of the Hot club of France in the 1930’s, the band in which guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli initially demonstrated their innovative, powerful yet lyrical style of interpreting popular jazz tunes and their own original compositions.
Their repertoire comes largely from the recorded music of Django Reindhart although it includes several other arrangements of tunes they find interesting and fun to perform.

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