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.
First of all, thanks for your continuing support in 2014.
And now, here's the good news: 2015 is off to a great start in
We are thrilled to announce our return to the Casbah Cafe in its
new location on Main Street Pleasanton!
Please join us for the Grand Opening on Valentine's Day!!!
Also in the news, a new brunch gig at the Terrace Room at Lake Merrit Hotel in Oakland
on Super Bowl Sunday (2/1), JMBB is back at Armandos'( 1/29), and
Duo Gadjo is back at the The Danville Village Theater (2/12).
For a complete list of our upcoming US 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.