Django A Gogo 2021 Music Festival

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Django A Gogo 2021 Music Festival

Django A Gogo 2021 Music Festival

June 3 - June 6, 2021

Tickets for tonight are available at the door!

 

3 Concerts Series & Guitar Camp

Concerts are limited to 90 persons, and we will follow all the strict official sanitary guidelines.


Thursday, June 3rd – The Woodland

From Tarrega to Django: The Art of Guitar

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Michael Sheridan: guitar

Django Reinhardt was not only perhaps the greatest master of Jazz guitar who ever lived, he was also an accomplished composer and classical musician. Classical guitar is totally embedded in his playing. Together Stephane and Michael will present a repertoire including classical guitar pieces by Tarrega, Sor, Albeniz, Sanlucar as well as a collection of Reinhardt’s compositions from Django L’mpressioniste. The concert will end with the traditional Django Gypsy Swing and French Musette repertoire. Be prepared for a journey through the true soul of the guitar!


Friday, June 4th – The Woodland

CD Release Show, The Django Experiment VI
The Django Experiment

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Thor Jensen: guitar
Daisy Castro: violin
Nick Driscoll: saxophone-clarinet
Ari Folman-Cohen: bass
Nick Anderson: drums

The band will present their new CD, The Django Experiment VI in its entirety.!

 

Saturday, June 5th – The Woodland

Django New Orleans

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Thor Jensen: guitar
Nick Driscoll: saxophone-clarinet
Joe Correia: tuba
Scott Kettner: drums
David Langlois: washboard
TBD: trumpet/vocals

This is a very unique and special project. New Orleans meet Django and the Gypsies! The traditional sounds of our beloved New Orleans will cross paths with the voices of the guitars. The band will perform traditional New Orleans songs with the Reinhardt touch, and traditional Gypsy songs with the New Orleans touch. From swing to second lines, be prepared for a true NOLAexperience!

 

Guitar Camp

Saturday, June 5th from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM
Sunday, June 6th from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM

Limited to 2 groups of 10 students

Stephane Wrembel and his band will present a series of workshops focusing on rhythm and improvisation in the style of Django Reinhardt. Guests will join us. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and play with the full band! It is also a great time to reconnect and jam!

 

About Stephane Wrembel:

Stephane Wrembel is one of the preeminent guitarists specialized in the Django Reinhardt style. Born in France and now based in New Jersey, Wrembel is most known for his Grammy Award®-winning composition “Bistro Fada” from the Academy Award®-winning Woody Allen movie "Midnight In Paris." Since 2001, Wrembel has released over a dozen critically acclaimed releases including a series of recordings in tribute to Reinhardt under the nom de plume, The Django Experiment. Wrembel is also the producer of the annual Django A Gogo Festival in Maplewood, New Jersey, and New York City. Since 2003, he has brought together some of the finest musicians in the world equally influenced by Reinhardt to celebrate the Sinti guitar style to perform in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and The Town Hall.


The Woodland

Located in the heart of Maplewood Village, this Georgian Revival style mansion and adjoining auditorium have been a hub for Maplewood's vibrant cultural and civic life for over eight decades. Completed in 1930 as an elegant home for the Maplewood Woman's Club, The Woodland is owned and operated by the Township of Maplewood which is dedicated to its use for cultural, educational and recreational activities that reflect the diverse character of this unique community.


Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture

Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture organizes and facilitates performances and cultural activities throughout the Township of Maplewood, New Jersey. Working independently and in conjunction with local arts and civic groups such as the Strollers Community Theatre, Maplewood Arts Council, Rent Party Pantry, and the Springfield Avenue Partnership among others, DAC strives to establish Maplewood as a cultural outpost and arts destination. The mission of the Division of Arts & Culture, under the Community Service Department is to foster a creative community of artists and organizations, enhancing the quality of life for residents of Maplewood by ensuring that artistic and cultural experiences are inclusive and accessible to all.

Details

Django A Gogo 2021 Music Festival
This event is 
Age Limit: 

Tickets for tonight are available at the door!

 

3 Concerts Series & Guitar Camp

Concerts are limited to 90 persons, and we will follow all the strict official sanitary guidelines.


Thursday, June 3rd – The Woodland

From Tarrega to Django: The Art of Guitar

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Michael Sheridan: guitar

Django Reinhardt was not only perhaps the greatest master of Jazz guitar who ever lived, he was also an accomplished composer and classical musician. Classical guitar is totally embedded in his playing. Together Stephane and Michael will present a repertoire including classical guitar pieces by Tarrega, Sor, Albeniz, Sanlucar as well as a collection of Reinhardt’s compositions from Django L’mpressioniste. The concert will end with the traditional Django Gypsy Swing and French Musette repertoire. Be prepared for a journey through the true soul of the guitar!


Friday, June 4th – The Woodland

CD Release Show, The Django Experiment VI
The Django Experiment

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Thor Jensen: guitar
Daisy Castro: violin
Nick Driscoll: saxophone-clarinet
Ari Folman-Cohen: bass
Nick Anderson: drums

The band will present their new CD, The Django Experiment VI in its entirety.!

 

Saturday, June 5th – The Woodland

Django New Orleans

Stéphane Wrembel: guitar
Thor Jensen: guitar
Nick Driscoll: saxophone-clarinet
Joe Correia: tuba
Scott Kettner: drums
David Langlois: washboard
TBD: trumpet/vocals

This is a very unique and special project. New Orleans meet Django and the Gypsies! The traditional sounds of our beloved New Orleans will cross paths with the voices of the guitars. The band will perform traditional New Orleans songs with the Reinhardt touch, and traditional Gypsy songs with the New Orleans touch. From swing to second lines, be prepared for a true NOLAexperience!

 

Guitar Camp

Saturday, June 5th from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM
Sunday, June 6th from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM

Limited to 2 groups of 10 students

Stephane Wrembel and his band will present a series of workshops focusing on rhythm and improvisation in the style of Django Reinhardt. Guests will join us. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and play with the full band! It is also a great time to reconnect and jam!

 

About Stephane Wrembel:

Stephane Wrembel is one of the preeminent guitarists specialized in the Django Reinhardt style. Born in France and now based in New Jersey, Wrembel is most known for his Grammy Award®-winning composition “Bistro Fada” from the Academy Award®-winning Woody Allen movie "Midnight In Paris." Since 2001, Wrembel has released over a dozen critically acclaimed releases including a series of recordings in tribute to Reinhardt under the nom de plume, The Django Experiment. Wrembel is also the producer of the annual Django A Gogo Festival in Maplewood, New Jersey, and New York City. Since 2003, he has brought together some of the finest musicians in the world equally influenced by Reinhardt to celebrate the Sinti guitar style to perform in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and The Town Hall.


The Woodland

Located in the heart of Maplewood Village, this Georgian Revival style mansion and adjoining auditorium have been a hub for Maplewood's vibrant cultural and civic life for over eight decades. Completed in 1930 as an elegant home for the Maplewood Woman's Club, The Woodland is owned and operated by the Township of Maplewood which is dedicated to its use for cultural, educational and recreational activities that reflect the diverse character of this unique community.


Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture

Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture organizes and facilitates performances and cultural activities throughout the Township of Maplewood, New Jersey. Working independently and in conjunction with local arts and civic groups such as the Strollers Community Theatre, Maplewood Arts Council, Rent Party Pantry, and the Springfield Avenue Partnership among others, DAC strives to establish Maplewood as a cultural outpost and arts destination. The mission of the Division of Arts & Culture, under the Community Service Department is to foster a creative community of artists and organizations, enhancing the quality of life for residents of Maplewood by ensuring that artistic and cultural experiences are inclusive and accessible to all.

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The Woodland  
60 Woodland Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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