Join a night of dancing and French jazz as Christophe Chagnard and his group TOUCHÉ! recreate music made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli.
Late at night in Paris in 1934 a totally new sound was heard. With this new music, a blend of American jazz and European Gypsy songs, the Quintet of the Hot Club of France became "one of the most original bands in the history of recorded jazz."
Enjoy French wine with hors d'œuvres and dessert. Dance your heart out, or just relax and listen to fantastic music in historic Town Hall in Seattle.
Christophe Chagnard, founder and Music Director of Northwest
Sinfonietta, Music Director of Lake Union Civic
Orchestra, and Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra
of the University of Puget Sound, is one of the most
sought-after conductors in the Pacific Northwest, he is
an all-around musician acclaimed for his finely etched
performances and charismatic approach to music.
Mr. Chagnard received his musical training in
composition and conducting from Berklee College
of Music and New England Conservatory where he
graduated with Academic Honors. From 1992 to 1994,
Mr. Chagnard served on the faculty of the Berklee
College of Music, and in 1993 he became the first
Music Director of the New England String Ensemble in Boston. His passion for French Jazz began when
a friend gave him a guitar and he learned to play this
Town Hall Members are eligible for the Seattle-Nantes Member prices
Town Hall, downstairs cabaret (View)
1119 Eighth Avenue, enter on Seneca St.
Seattle, WA 98101
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|