The Beatles meet Jazz – New video with Simone Craddock

I recently partnered up with a great singer, Simone Craddock, to record our arrangement of “Something” by the Beatles, in Jazz style. We are really happy with the outcome, hope you enjoy this little video! ​Here’s a little about Simone, make sure you check her out! Simone Craddock’s varied career has taken her across her native Australia,  Asia, America and…

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Playing with Lollo Meier Quartet @ Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Looking forward to performing with Lollo Meier Quartet, Gypsy jazz guitar master, at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on 28th April 2018. You can now book your tickets here: http://www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/djangos-legacy-vi-lollo-meier-quartet Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/459252401141569/ Legendary Dutch Gypsy Swing Guitar Master Lollo Meier comes from an elite family of Gypsy musicians. His goal: to carry on the music of Django,…

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Daryl Kellie & Filippo Dall’Asta – Gypsy Jazz Meets Travis Picking

I started a new musical collaboration with Daryl Kellie, a superb acoustic guitarist. Daryl’s style is very different to mine, and yet we spotted some similarities in our playing, hence we decided to have a jam to see how our sounds would blend. We are more than happy with the outcome! Daryl lives on a…

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Playing with Harp Bazaar at Le QuecumBar on October 8th

Hi everybody, After last Sunday’s great gig  at the Lamb in Surbiton, I am very looking forward to another gig with Harp Bazaar at Le QuecumBar – Hot Club of London, this Sunday October 8th. Harp Bazaar are: Tara Minton: Harp & Vocals Filippo Dall’Asta: Guitar Duncan Menzies: Violin & Mandolin Ed Babar: Double Bass You can…

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Gypsy Dynamite feat. The Ayoub Sisters – Django’s Castle

Very excited to share this new musical collaboration between my band Gypsy Dynamite and The Ayoub Sisters. Finally my dream came true, we combined Gypsy jazz and classical music! Here we perform “Django’s Castle” by the master Django Reinhardt himself. The Scottish – Egyptian multi-instrumentalist sisters Sarah and Laura Ayoub are being heralded as the new…

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Gypsy Dynamite Quintet @ Brasserie Zédel – 07/09/2017

Looking forward to a great gig with Gypsy Dynamite on September 7th at Brasserie Zédel in Soho, a striking art deco space for intimate cabaret and jazz performances, serving beautiful cocktails. “The Gypsy Dynamite Quintet deliver a true explosion of sounds and vibrant melodies from the pure jazz of the early days’ to popular songs arranged…

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Touring Italy with Harp Bazaar

Really excited to be going on tour in Italy with Harp Bazaar in two weeks. We’ll be playing 11+ shows from north to south in my native peninsula and we are getting ready for a very long – but exciting –  drive. If you happen to be in Italy over the next few weeks, make…

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Filippo Dall’Asta Quartet at The Lantern Jazz Club – 24/06/2017

Hi Everybody, I am really excited to be playing tonight with my Gypsy jazz quartet at the Lantern Jazz Club in Raynes Park, London. It will be a special night, we’ll be playing Django classics as well as some surprises 😉 Show starts at 19:45 Tickets are on sale here: http://www.lanternjazzclub.com/tickets Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/895732770565919/ And…

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Off To Malta With Gypsy Dynamite

Hi Everybody, It’s tour time! Really excited about this small tour with Gypsy Dynamite  in Malta from tomorrow. We will be featuring the great Dom Durner on vocals and play two gigs tomorrow and Saturday. -July 16th: Bongo Nyah, Triq Tal Gardiel -July 17th: StrEat Whisky & Bistro, Valletta It’s my first time in Malta so can’t…

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