The 13th album recorded by the Hot Club of San Francisco, featuring Isabelle on vocals and Jeff on rhythm guitar (and Dobro for the grand finale) is out and available on Amazon, iTunes, and Azica Records. You can also order it directly from HCSF.com the official Hot Club of San Francisco site, or come and get your own copy at any of our performances.
Bonne Année à tous!
May this new year be filled with Peace, Love, Joy and Music for all!
Thanks to your generosity, your friendship and your
unfailing support, we'll be celebrating this year
the 10th anniversary of our arrival here in the
San Francisco bay area. What a wonderful
it has been,
how fortunate we feel to be part of this thriving music scene and
for all of you!
So, from the bottom of our hearts: un grand merci,
meilleurs voeux à tous et à très bientôt!!
Thank you so much, Best wishes for 2014,
hope to see you soon!!
For a complete list of our upcoming performances, click on the Calendar page.
From French Cafe music to the French Quarter
She was born in France. He was born in San Francisco. She listened to Piaf, Montant, and Trenet. He listened to Louis Armstrong and Muddy Waters.
She is Isabelle Fontaine He is Jeff Magidson. Together they are known as Duo Gadjo. Their music celebrates the union of two cultures, largely inspired by the sounds of the 20's and 30's, when jazz was the thing and Paris was the place to be.
They accompany themselves on guitars, revisiting the American songbook Gypsy style. They also pay tribute to the music of New Orleans featuring Jeff on slide guitar and Isabelle on Washboard. They perform as a duo, trio (add upright bass,) or a quartet (add violin, or accordeon). Jeff and Isabelle are members of the band The Hot Club Of San Francisco.