The string-bending frontman of Austin's fabulous western swingers Hot Club of Cowtown, playing a three-night stand at the Top o' the Senator Wednesday through Saturday (April 10-13)
JACK TEAGARDEN Stars Fell On Alabama "I really love his vocal recordings, particularly this version of Stars Fell On Alabama he recorded for Columbia on September 18, 1934. I think Jack was a big influence on the singing of Tommy Duncan."
BOBBY HACKETT Coast Concert "His trumpet and cornet playing is beautifully melodic and relaxed. Far-out licks played really fast don't do anything for me -- I always prefer a stylized melody."
DJANGO REINHARDT Clair De Lune
"I was just checking this later version of Clair De Lune. It's interesting to hear Django adopting some of the 40s-style harmonies into his playing."