Stephane Grappelli - A Life in the Jazz Century

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BAFTA Nominated | 1st Prize Roma Intl DocFest | US Intl Creative Excellence Award


Fanfare (USA) declared this BAFTA nominated DVD as
“The finest documentary of a musician's life I have ever seen”


PAL only, but Region free - see more information


  - superb production values
- BBC Music Magazine

"Immaculate … a fine film with music that has a lifetime guarantee"
- Mojo 

"One of the best DVD releases I've yet seen"

- Jazz Journal International


Stephane Grappelli tells his own story of a 77 year career with:
Django Reinhard, Yehudi Menuhin, Nigel Kennedy, Martin Taylor, George Shearing, Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang, The Paul Whiteman Orchestra, Diz Disley, John Etheridge, Bing Crosby and the Rhythm Boys, Gregor et ses Gregoriens, Lew Grade, Michael Parkinson, Duke Ellington and rare footage of Art Tatum.  

Contains all known film footage of Django Reinhardt including 7 minutes of the Hot Club Quintet of France.


The essential manual for beginners. Simple to follow instructions on how to buy, set up, maintain and ‘hot-rod’ your first electric guitar.  That first guitar is the most important you will ever own.  It shapes how you play and may also define whether you ever learn at all.

Stephane Grappelli - A Life in the Jazz Century DVD (2 disks)

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Stephane Grappelli - A Life in the Jazz Century DVD (2 disks)


 Digital "Chapter" Downloads will be available soon.


BAFTA Nominated | 1st Prize Roma Intl DocFest | US Intl Creative Excellence Award


    The unheralded quality of material and cinematic grace of Paul Balmer’s documentary raise the art to a new level … makes excellent use of the DVD format"
 - The Strad


 Recorded to the highest quality image and audio standards, this really is about as close as anyone’s likely to get to a definitive collection that marks one of the great eras in modern music"  
- Guitar Magazine


Not shown on TV - 2-hour feature-length profile PLUS 1 hour of additional features including a Music on Earth Timeline – ‘Jazz Comes to Europe’.

Bonus Material:


*  11 Bonus Chapters
*  7 Music Archive Clips – Rare & Unedited
*  A Story-teller’s Chronicle
*  Promo
*  Alternative Commentary
*  Research Notes
*  Bibliography / Discography
*  Key Websites
*  Multiphone Selection (programmable audio CD)
*  Music on Earth Timeline – ‘Jazz Comes to Europe’
*  Rare Stills Photo Montage
*  Stephane’s Montmartre Map


From the multi-award-winning team behind ‘Stephane Grappelli – 80 Years on the Fiddle’ R2 – BBC’s Pick of the Week /The Times ‘Critic’s Choice’ and BBC Television’s ‘Africa I Remember’ – Creative Excellence

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Music Biography of Stephane Grappelli


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