The Django Festival "A Family Affair" @ Birdland November 1-6

Article Contributed by Jazz Promo Services | Published on Friday, October 14, 2022

Birdland will be alive with “Hot Gypsy Jazz” featuring the Django Festival Allstars and Lead Guitarist, Samson Schmitt’s two talented daughters as special guests. It's the first time they both appear alongside their Dad to bring their enormous talent to Birdland, Stefi (17) and Stenli (7)

The The Allstars swing like crazy and will break your heart with a ballad, true virtuosos of Django’ style, carrying his legacy to today. The Band perform all over the country to standing ovations!

George Benson says “Sensational”

“Hardest swinging band at The Newport Jazz Festival”… Downbeat Magazine  

Samson Schmitt, Lead Guitarist, part of the famous Schmitt French ‘gypsy’ Manouche musical family  brings his 2 daughters Stefi, Vocalist, and Stenli, Guitar and Vocals. Step into “the gypsy life of family, where music reigns supreme. Regulars, Ludovic Beier/Accordion-Accordina, Pierre Blanchard/Violin, Antonio Licusati/Bass and guest, Michael Harris/Rhythm Guitar, will be in ‘full swing’ – HOT GYPSY JAZZ at its best


Django October/November Tour Into
October 30: Rosen Performing Arts Center, Wayne, N.J,
November 1-6: Birdland, NYC
8: Boca Black Box, Boca Raton, Florida
9: Faena Theatre, Miami, Florida
12: Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild , Pittsburgh, PA.
13: Bach Dynamite & Dancing, Half Moon Bay, Ca.
15: Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, Calif.
18: Vitellos, Los Angeles, Calif.
19: The 222, Healdsburg, Calif.