The John Jorgenson Quintet Celebrates the Music of Django Reinhardt
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The last date listed for The John Jorgenson Quintet was Saturday February 25, 2012 / 8:00pm (Wine Tasting at 6:00pm).
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For his Segerstrom Center debut, the "King of Romance" will sing his greatest hits, including "Release Me" and "Quando, Quando, Quando," as well as perform a virtual duet with Sir Elton John and other songs from his latest album, Engelbert Calling, his first duets CD. With four Grammy nominations, 24 platinum records, 63 gold records, a Golden Globe Award for Entertainer of the Year and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Engelbert Humperdinck is a legend in the music industry. The "premier voice of the 20th century" (London Times) -- he's sold more than 150 million records to date -- has recorded everything from romantic ballads like "After the Lovin'" to the platinum-selling song "Lesbian Seagull" from Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Dori A.Red Velvet
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We knew nothing about this group and only heard a few minutes of their music online before going to see them. We're so glad we've been introduced to them. What an awesome group! And the next time they perform in the Southern California, we'll be sure to see them again. John's guitar playing was to the level of Eric Clapton and the violinist was incredible. He made that violin sing.
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It was a fantastic show. John Jorgenson is one of the greatest guitarists around as well as clarinetist. While a lot of the music is original it clearly is influenced by Django Reinhart. The young and talented vionlist was amozing and sounded so...continued
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Learn more about John Jorgenson on his website .
Walk the streets of 1930s Paris, be transported to Greece, Latin America and back home, in one night, live at the Curtis! Grammy winner John Jorgenson and his Quintet enthrall audiences with original and classic “gypsy jazz” – the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris. Virtuosic guitar, clarinet, violin, bouzouki, bass, vocals and percussion take center stage in this upbeat, luxuriant evening of live music.
Wine Tasting Option
Between the two shows at 6:00pm, enjoy an evening of food, wine and entertainment amidst the backdrop of beautiful artwork in the Brea Gallery. Several distinctive wine selections will be paired with foods that complement and enliven the senses.