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HOT CLUB OF BALTIMORE - GYPSY JAZZ

  • Sotto Sopra Restaurant 405 N. Charles Street Baltimore (map)

HOT CLUB OF BALTIMORE - guest vocalist, Lynn Veronneau

Sunday, May 5th - 6 pm to 9 pm

Open Reservations – (410) 625-0534 or www.OpenTable.com - $10 cover plus dinner reservations / ala carte menu

 Hot Club of Baltimore is returning once again to Sotto Sopra Restaurant, considered the premier gypsy jazz group of the region, featuring guitarist Michael Joseph Harris, John Previti on the bass and a special guest vocalist for this evening, Lynn Veronneau.

 Hot Club of Baltimore is the premier gypsy Jazz group of the region specializing in the vast repertoire of vintage jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt including early swing, musette waltzes, show tunes, be bop, and French standards from the 30's and 40's.

In 2012, Michael Joseph Harris dove into the music of legendary French Manouche guitarist Django Reinhardt which led to the creation of Hot Club of Baltimore. He also produced the popular HD concert video titled "Ultrafaux & Hot Club of Baltimore," and his original song "Latcho Dromo" was chosen for inclusion on an International compilation produced by Jon Larsen called Django Festival #9.

Bassist John Previti is a DC native who has worked with Charlie Byrd, Paul Simon, Herb Ellis, Doc Cheatham, Buddy Emmons, Dave Chappell, and Tommy Lepson. He started his professional career as bassist with legendary guitarist Danny Gatton, with whom he played over a span of 18 years. Previti is now a freelance musician performing in wide variety of contexts in the DC/MD area with occasional forays abroad.

Lynn Veronneau grew up near Montreal, completing her voice studies in France where her classical training helped her develop a seemingly effortless technique. Lynn moved beyond classical to sing folk, blues and funk before settling on her jazz and pop repertoire, performing in France as a member of the Cernettes, an all-female vocal group. Veronneau is sometimes compared to Stacy Kent, Astrud Gilberto and Gretchen Parlato.