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Grappelli

, Grappelly
St?phane . 1908--97, French jazz violinist: with Django Reinhardt, he led the Quintet of the Hot Club of France between 1934 and 1939
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O'Connor had auditioned as a guitarist, but Grappelli essentially became his violin mentor, a role Grappelli rarely took on.
But the fretless violin Grappelli played would not have been so easy to adapt, requiring as it did fleet fingers for quick, precise changes.
She was the Stephan Grappelli to the nimble fingered jazz guitar of Paul, who was once a member of the National Youth Orchestra.
Mark O'Connor: My two most influential mentors were Benny Thommason and Stephane Grappelli. From about age 12 to age 14, I was around Benny Thommason when he retired in Seattle.
We hear a jazz rift in "Passeggiata" that could have been fashioned by Stephane Grappelli or Django Reinhardt.
Stephane Grappelli began playing jazz and the violin after seeing a performance by American jazz violinist `Snuff' Smith.
They chat about art and girls well past the last Metro, listening to Stephane Grappelli. Next thing you know, she's inviting him into the boudoir for a glance through her coffee-table Kama Sutra -- and Bob's-your-uncle, as the Brits say, Carl is a virgin no more.
Given that climate, out gays such as French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli have been the exception.
Among the top names in the "Warner Starbreak" programme are Stephane Grappelli, Frankie Vaughan, Joe Pasquale, Humphrey Lyttelton and Helen Shapiro, Jim Bowen, Chas & Dave, Adrian Walsh and Acker Bilk.
With which musical instrument is French jazz musician Stephane Grappelli associated?
Loyko has performed with legends Ronnie Wood, Stephane Grappelli and Ravi Shankar.