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The Complete Django Reinhardt HMV Sessions (#190)


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The Complete Django Reinhardt HMV Sessions (#190)
6 CDs - $96.00


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THE COMPLETE DJANGO REINHARDT AND QUINTET OF THE HOT CLUB OF FRANCE SWING/HMV SESSIONS 1936-1948.
Mosaic MD6-190

DISC ONE

1. I'se A Muggin' (A) 3:04
(Stuff Smith)
2. I Can't Give You Anything But Love (A) 3:20
(J. McHugh-D. Fields)
3. Oriental Shuffle (A) 2:37
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
4. After You've Gone (A) 3:04
(H. Creamer-T. Layton)
5. Are You In The Mood? (A) 2:47
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
6. Limehouse Blues (A) 2:44
(P. Braham-D. Furber)
7. Nagasaki (B) 2:47
(H. Warren-M. Dixon)
8. Swing Guitars (B) 2:23
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
9. Georgia On My Mind (B) 3:11
(H. Carmichael-S. Gorrell)
10. Shine (B) 2:53
(Dabney-Mack-Brown)
11. In The Still Of The Night (B) 3:02
(H. Carmichael-J. Trent)
12. Sweet Chorus (B) 2:42
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
13. Exactly Like You (C) 2:27
(J. McHugh-D. Fields)
14. Charleston (C) 2:50
(C. Mack-J. Johnson)
15. You're Driving Me Crazy (C) 2:52
(Walter Donaldson)
16. Tears (C) 2:35
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
17. Solitude (C) 3:07
(Ellington-DeLange-Mills)
18. Hot Lips (D) 3:02
(Busse-Lange-Davis)
19. Ain't Misbehavin' (D) 2:51
(Razaf-Waller-Brooks)

DISC TWO
1. Rose Room (D) 2:42
(Hickman-H. Williams)
2. Body And Soul (D) 3:24
(Green-Hayman-Sour-Eyton)
3. When Day Is Done (D) 3:10
(Katscher-De Sylva-Ballentine)
4. Runnin' Wild (E) 2:52
(Wood-Gibbs-Grey)
5. Chicago (E) 3:23
(Fred Fisher)
6. Liebestraum No.3 (E) 3:18
(Franz Liszt)
7. Miss Annabelle Lee (E) 2:46
(Clarke-Richman-Pollack)
8. A Little Love, A Little Kiss (E) 3:16
(Ropes-Silesu-Fysher)
9. Mystery Pacific (E) 2:17
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
10. In A Sentimental Mood (E) 2:58
(Ellington-Kurtz-Mills)
11. The Sheik Of Araby (F) 3:03
(Smith-Wheeler-Snyder)
12. I've Found A New Baby (F) 2:00
(J. Palmer-S. Williams)
13. Alabamy Bound (F) 2:47
(DeSylva-Brown-Henderson-Green)
14. Improvisation (F) 2:54
(Django Reinhardt)
15. Parfum (F) 2:58
(Django Reinhardt)
16. St. Louis Blues (G) 2:40
(W.C. Handy)
17. Bouncin' Around (G) 2:42
(Gus Deloof)
18. I've Found A New Baby (H) 2:33
(J. Palmer-S. Williams)
19. Brick Top (I) 3:01
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
20. Speevy (I) 2:50
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)

DISC THREE
1. Minor Swing (I) 3:13
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
2. Viper's Dream (I) 3:13
(F. Allen)
3. Swingin' With Django (J) 2:48
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
4. Paramount Stomp (J) 2:34
(Reinhardt-Grappelli-Romans)
5. Bolero (K) 4:01
(Django Reinhardt)
6. Bolero (alternate take) (K) 3:56
(Django Reinhardt)
7. Mabel (alternate take) (K) 4:01
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
8. Mabel (K) 4:08
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
9. My Serenade (K) 2:59
(Django Reinhardt)
10. You Rascal You (L) 3:03
(Sam Theard)
11. Stephen's Blues (L) 3:14
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
12. Sugar (L) 3:01
(Pinkard-Mitchell-Alexander)
13. Sweet Georgia Brown (L) 3:14
(Bernie-Pinkard-Casey)
14. Tea For Two (L) 2:47
(I. Caesar-V. Youmans)
15. Stockholm (M) 2:45
(Django Reinhardt)
16. Younger Generation (M) 2:22
(Noel Coward)
17. I'll See You In My Dreams (M) 2:29
(I. Jones-G. Kahn)
18. Echoes Of Spain (M) 3:05
(Django Reinhardt)
19. Out Of Nowhere (M) 3:13
(J. Green-E. Heyman)
20. Baby (M) 2:35
(J. McHugh-D. Fields)
21. Naguine (M) 2:25
(Django Reinhardt)

DISC FOUR
1. Nuages (N) 3:16
(Django Reinhardt)
2. Rhythm Futur (N) 2:37
(Django Reinhardt)
3. Begin The Beguine (N) 2:50
(Cole Porter)
4. Blues (N) 3:06
(Django Reinhardt)
5. Coucou (N) 2:39
(A. Mathas-Feline)
6. Indecision (Undecided) (N) 3:01
(Charlie Shavers)
7. Swing 41 (O) 3:05
(Django Reinhardt)
8. Nuages (O) 3:15
(Django Reinhardt)
9. Pour Vous (Exactly Like You) (O) 3:05
(Django Reinhardt)
10. Fantaisie Sur Une Danse Norvegienne (O) 2:30
(Edvard Grieg)
11. Vendredi 13 (O) 3:01
(Django Reinhardt)
12. Liebesfreud (O) 2:37
(Fritz Kreisler)
13. Mabel (O) 3:16
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
14. Petits Mensonges (Little White Lies) (O) 3:14
(Walter Donaldson)
15. Les Yeux Noirs (Dark Eyes) (O) 2:12
(trad.)
16. Sweet Sue, Just You (O) 2:48
(V. Young-W. Harris)
17. Swing De Paris (P) 3:00
(Django Reinhardt)
18. Oiseaux Des Iles (P) 2:48
(Django Reinhardt)
19. All Of Me (P) 2:46
(G. Marks-S. Simons)

DISC FIVE
1. Festival Swing (Q) 4:07
(A. Combelle-F. Combelle)
2. Dinette (R) 2:48
(Django Reinhardt)
3. Crepuscule (R) 2:58
(D. Reinhardt-F. Blanche)
4. Swing 42 (R) 2:45
(D. Reinhardt-Riesner)
5. Festival Swing 1942, Part Two (S) 3:38
(Hubert Rostaing)
6. Belleville (T) 2:29
(Django Reinhardt)
7. Lentement Mademoiselle (T) 3:15
(Django Reinhardt)
8. Douce Ambiance (U) 2:17
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
9. Manoir De Mes Reves (U) 3:17
(Django Reinhardt)
10. Oui (U) 2:06
(A. Combelle-L. Gaste)
11. Cavalerie (U) 2:33
(Django Reinhardt)
12. Fleur D'Ennui (V) 2:30
(D. Reinhardt-F. Blanche)
13. Blues Clair (V) 3:00
(Django Reinhardt)
14. Improvisation No. 3-Part 1 (V) 2:59
(Django Reinhardt)
15. Improvisation No. 3-Part 2 (V) 2:44
(Django Reinhardt)
16. Coquette (W) 3:00
(Lombardo-Green-Kahn)
17. Django's Tiger (W) 2:35
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
18. Embraceable You (W) 3:06
(G. & I. Gershwin)
19. Echoes Of France (W) 2:44
(Rouget de I'lsle)

DISC SIX
1. Swingtime In Springtime (X) 2:50
(Django Reinhardt)
2. Yours And Mine (X) 2:54
(A. Freed-N. Brown)
3. On The Sunny Side Of The Street (X) 2:46
(D. Fields-J. McHugh)
4. I Won't Dance (X) 2:50
(Kern-Fields-McHugh-Harbach-Hammerstein)
5. R-Vingt-Six (Y) 2:27
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
6. How High The Moon (Y) 2:29
(N. Hamilton-M. Lewis)
7. Lover Man (Y) 3:12
(Davis-Ramirez-Sherman)
8. Blue Lou (Y) 2:16
(E. Sampson-I. Mills)
9. Blues (Y) 2:35
(Django Reinhardt)
10. What Is This Thing Called Love? (Z) 2:10
(Cole Porter)
11. Ol' Man River (Z) 2:40
(J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)
12. Si Tu Savais (Z) 2:45
(Ulmer-Antoni-Salvet)
13. Eveline (Z) 2:15
(Stephane Grappelli)
14. Diminushing (Z) 3:18
(Django Reinhardt)
15. Mike (AA) 2:47
(Django Reinhardt)
16. Oh, Lady Be Good (AA) 2:56
(G. & I. Gershwin)
17. Festival 48 (AA) 2:36
(Django Reinhardt)
18. Fantaisie (AA) 2:51
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
19. Brick Top (AA) 3:03
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
20. Just For Fun (AA) 3:05
(D. Reinhardt-S. Grappelli)
21. To Each His Own/Symphonie (AA) 3:02
(R. Evans-J. Livingston/A. Alstone-J. Lawrence)

DISCOGRAPHY

(A) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Pierre Ferret (g), Lucien Simoens (b), Freddy Taylor (vcl).
Paris, May 4, 1936

OLA 1057-1 I'se A Muggin' (FT-vcl) HMV K-7704
OLA 1058-1 I Can't Give You Anything But Love (FT-vcl) HMV K-7706
OLA 1059-1 Oriental Shuffle HMV K-7704
OLA 1060-1 After You've Gone (FT-vcl) HMV K-7707
OLA 1061-1 Are You In The Mood? -
OLA 1062-1 Limehouse Blues HMV K-7706


(B) same as (A) except Louis Vola (b) replaces Simoens.
Paris, October 15, 1936
OLA 1290-1 Nagasaki (FT-vcl) HMV K-7843
OLA 1291-1 Swing Guitars HMV K-7898
OLA 1292-1 Georgia On My Mind (FT-vcl) HMV K-7790
OLA 1293-1 Shine (FT-vcl) -
OLA 1294-1 In The Still Of The Night HMV K-7898
OLA 1295-1 Sweet Chorus HMV K-7843


(C) same as (B) except Joseph Reinhardt on -1 only; add Marcel Bianchi (g) and omit Freddy Taylor (vcl).
Paris, April 21, 1937
OLA 1702-1 Exactly Like You -1 HMV B-8629
OLA 1703-1 Charleston Swing 2
OLA 1704-1 You're Driving Me Crazy HMV K-8396
OLA 1705-1 Tears HMV B-8718
OLA 1706-1 Solitude HMV B-8669


(D) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Pierre Ferret, Marcel Bianchi (g), Louis Vola (b).
Paris, April 22, 1937
OLA 1707-1 Hot Lips HMV B-8690
OLA 1708-1 Ain't Misbehavin' -
OLA 1709-1 Rose Room HMV B-8718
OLA 1710-1 Body And Soul HMV B-8598
OLA 1711-1 When Day Is Done HMV B-8669


(E) same as (D).
Paris, April 26, 1937
OLA 1712-1 Runnin' Wild HMV B-8614
OLA 1713-1 Chicago Swing 2
OLA 1714-1 Liebestraum No.3 HMV B-8737
OLA 1715-1 Miss Annabelle Lee HMV B-8614
OLA 1716-1 A Little Love, A Little Kiss HMV B-8598
OLA 1717-1 Mystery Pacific HMV B-8396
OLA 1718-1 In A Sentimental Mood HMV B-8629


(F) same as (D)
Paris, April 27, 1937
OLA 1737-1 The Sheik Of Araby HMV B-8737
OLA 1738-1 I've Found A New Baby -1 previously unissued
OLA 1739-1 Improvisation -2 HMV B-8587
OLA 1740-1 Parfum -2 -
OLA 1741-1 Alabamy Bound -1 Swing 21
-1 Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt (g) only
-2 Django Reinhardt (g) only


(G) Django Reinhardt, Louis Gaste (g), Eugene d'Hellemmes (b).
Paris, September 9, 1937
OLA 1952-1 St. Louis Blues Swing 7
OLA 1953-1 Bouncin' Around -


(H) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt (g).
Paris, September 29, 1937
OLA 1738-2 I've Found A New Baby Swing 21


(I) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Louis Vola (b).
Paris, November 25, 1937
OLA 1987 Brick Top F&A (F) FA306 (CD)
OLA 1988 Speevy -
OLA 1990-1 Minor Swing Swing 23
OLA 1991-1 Viper's Dream -


(J) same as (I) except add Michel Warlop (vln).
Paris, December 7, 1937
OLA 1994-1 Swingin' With Django Swing 40
OLA 1995-1 Paramount Stomp -


(K) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Louis Vola (b).
Paris, December 14, 1937
OLA 1996-1 Bolero -1, -2 HMV L-1046
OLA 1996-2 Bolero (alternate take) -1, -2 F&A (F) FA 306 (CD)
OLA 1997-1 Mabel (alternate take) -1 -
OLA 1997-2 Mabel -1 HMV L-1046
OLA 1998-1 My Serenade Swing 77
-1 omit Stephane Grappelli (vln) and add Phillippe Brun, Gus Deloof, Andre Cornille (tp), Guy Paquinet, Josse Breyere (tb).
-2 add Maurice Cizeron (fl), Michel Warlop, P. Bartel, Joseph Swetschin (vln).


(L) Django Reinhardt (g).
Paris, December 21, 1937
OLA 2215-1 You Rascal You -1 Swing 35
OLA 2218-1 Stephen's Blues -2 Swing 69
OLA 2219-1 Sugar -2 -
OLA 2220-1 Sweet Georgia Brown -3 Swing 35
OLA 2221-1 Tea For Two Swing 211
-1 add Louis Vola (b).
-2 add Stephane Grappelli (vln).
-3 add Stephane Grappelli (p).


(M) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees, Pierre Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b).
Paris, June 30, 1939
OPG 1719-1 Stockholm Swing 128
OPG 1720-1 Younger Generation Swing 77
OPG 1721-1 I'll See You In My Dreams -1 Swing 211
OPG 1722-1 Echoes Of Spain -2 Swing 65
OPG 1723-1 Out Of Nowhere -3 Swing 199
OPG 1724-1 Baby -3 -
OPG 1725-1 Naguine -2 Swing 65
-1 omit Grappelli and Vees.
-2 Django Reinhardt (g) only
-3 Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt (g) only


(N) Hubert Rostaing (cl, ts -1), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt (g), Francis Luca (b), Pierre Fouad (d), Josette Dayde (vcl).
Paris, October 1, 1940
OSW 127-1 Nuages Disques Swing SW8420 (LP)
OSW 128-1 Rhythm Futur Swing 83
OSW 129-1 Begin The Beguine Pathe CO54-10395 (LP)
OSW 130-1 Blues Swing 83
OSW 131-1 Coucou (JD-vcl) Pathe CO54-16010 (LP)
OSW 132-1 Undecided (Indecision) -1 Swing 87


(O) Hubert Rostaing (cl), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt (g), Tony Rovira (b), Pierre Fouad (d).
Paris, December 13, 1940
OSW 145-1 Swing 41 -1 Swing 95
OSW 146-1 Nuages -1 Swing 88
OSW 147-1 Pour Vous (Exactly Like You) -1 Swing 118
OSW 148-1 Fantaisie Sur
Une Danse Norvegienne
HMV FELP-236 (LP)
OSW 149-1 Vendredi 13 -1 Swing 123
OSW 150-1 Liebesfreud HMV FELP-236 (LP)
OSW 151-1 Mabel Swing 137
OSW 152-1 Petits Mensonges (Little White Lies) Swing 103
OSW 153-1 Les Yeux Noirs (Dark Eyes) Swing 88
OSW 154-1 Sweet Sue, Just You Swing 118
-1 add Alix Combelle (cl, ts)


(P) same as (O)
Paris, December 17, 1940
OSW 155-1 Swing De Paris -1 Swing 176
OSW 156-1 Oiseaux Des Iles -1 Swing 103
OSW 157-1 All Of Me -1 Swing 218


(Q) Aime Barelli, Pierre Allier, Severin Luino, Christian Bellest (tp), Maurice Gladieu, Guy Paquinet (tb), Christian Wagner (cl), Georges Jacquemont, Alix Combelle (ts), with the QHCF: Hubert Rostaing (cl) Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt (g), Tony Rovira (b), Pierre Fouad (d), Charles Delaunay (announcer).
Paris, December 26, 1940
OSW 173 Festival Swing Swing 91


(R) Hubert Rostaing (cl), Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Tony Rovira (b), Pierre Fouad (d).
Paris, September 11, 1941
OSW 227-1 Dinette Swing 146
OSW 228-1 Crepuscule Swing 123
OSW 229-1 Swing 42 Swing 137


(S) First section: Aime Barelli et son orchestra: Aime Barelli, Alex Caturegli (tp), Maurice Gladieu (tb), Charles Hary (ts), Joseph Reinhardt (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Armand Molinetti (d).
Second section: Michel Warlop Trio: Michel Warlop (vln), Joseph Reinhardt (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b)
Third section: Dany Kane Combo: Dany Kane (hca) Willy Kett (vib), Joseph Reinhardt (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b)
Fourth section: QHCF: Hubert Rostaing (cl) Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Pierre Fouad (d) with Django's Music: Aime Barelli, Alex Caturegli, Christian Bellest (tp), Maurice Gladieu, Guy Paquinet (tb), Christian Wagner (as), Georges Jacquemont, Charles Hary (ts).
Paris, September 28, 1941
OSW 235-1 Festival Swing 1942, Part 2 Swing X-129
note: This is the second part of a 12" 78. Django is present only on the final segment by the quintet with his big band coming in for the ending. He is credited as arranger for the whole performance.


(T) Hubert Rostaing (cl), Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b), Andre Jourdan (d).
Paris, March 31, 1942
OSW 265-1 Belleville Swing 162
OSW 226-1 Lentement Mademoiselle Swing 146


(U) Andre Lluis, Gerard Leveque (cl), Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Jean Storne (b), Gaston Leonard (d).
Paris, February 17, 1943
OSW 322-1 Douce Ambiance Swing 183
OSW 323-1 Manoir De Mes Reves Swing 158
OSW 324-1 Oui -
OSW 325-1 Cavalerie Swing 183


(V) Gerard Leveque (cl), Django Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Jean Storne (b), Gaston Leonard (d).
Paris, February 26, 1943
OSW 327-1 Fleur D'Ennui Swing 176
OSW 328-1 Blues Clair -1 Swing 254
OSW 329-1 Improvisation No. 3-Part 1 -2 Swing 225
OSW 329-2 Improvisation No. 3-Part 2 -2 -
-1 omit Leveque.
-2 Django Reinhardt (g) only

note: The first tune of this session, a first version of "Vette" (OSW 326), is unissued and no longer exists.


(W) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Jack Llewelyn, Allan Hodgkiss (g), Coleridge Goode (b).
London, January 31, 1946
OEF 25-1 Coquette Swing 242
OEF 26-1 Django's Tiger -
OEF 27-1 Embraceable You Swing 229
OEF 28-1 Echoes Of France -


(X) Hubert Rostaing (cl, as), Django Reinhardt (g), Jacques Dieval (p), Lucien Simoens (b), Arthur Motta (d).
Paris, May 15, 1946
OSW 416-1 Swingtime In Springtime Swing 218
OSW 417-1 Yours And Mine Swing 266
OSW 418-1 On The Sunny Side Of The Street Swing 249
OSW 419-1 I Won't Dance -


(Y) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Jean Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b).
Paris, March 26, 1947
OSW 449-1 R-Vingt-Six Swing 259
OSW 450-1 How High The Moon Swing 253
OSW 451-1 Lover Man -
OSW 452-1 Blue Lou Swing 259
OSW 453-1 Blues Swing 266


(Z) Stephane Grappelli (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Fred Ermelin (b).
Paris, November 14, 1947

OSW 482-1 What Is This Thing Called Love? Swing 283
OSW 483-1 Ol' Man River Swing 270
OSW 484-1 Si Tu Savais Swing 283
OSW 485-1 Eveline Swing 274
OSW 486-1 Diminushing -


(AA) Stephane Grappelli (vln, p-1), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Challin Ferret (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b).
Paris, March 10, 1948
OSW 500-1 Mike Swing 287
OSW 501-1 Oh, Lady Be Good -
OSW 502-1 Festival 48 Swing 280
OSW 503-1 Fantaisie -
OSW 504-1 Brick Top Swing 283
OSW 505-1 Just For Fun VSM FELP 208 (LP)
OSW 506-1 To Each His Own/Symphonie -1 VSM FELP 247 (LP)



Original sessions produced by Charles Delaunay
Produced for release by Michael Cuscuna
Executive producer: Charlie Lourie
Transfers and mastering: Malcolm Addey

Design direction: Richard Mantel
Design production: InkWell,Inc.
Photo research: Cynthia Sesso

Special thanks to Mike Peters for his historical, photo and source reseach, Scott Wenzel, Nicolas Pflug, Dan Morgenstern, The Institute Of Jazz Studies at Rutgers, Eric Bogart, Walter Schaap and Phil Schaap.



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