Stéphane Grappelli

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Stéphane Grappelli
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The French jazz violinist, born 26 January 1908 in Paris, France, died 1 December 1997 in Paris, France. He was born Stéfano Grappelli but had his first name gallicized to Stéphane. He was billed as Stéphane Grappelly at first (probably by a record label) but reverted to Grappelli in the 1960s.
One the greatest violin jazz prebop player (but also pianist), Stéphane Grappelli is known for his legendary collaboration with Django Reinhardt in the '30s and '40s in their Quintette Du Hot Club De France.
The group disbanded when the war broke (Grappelli went in London while Django stayed in France).
In England, he played with pianist George Shearing.
After the war, he appeared on hundreds of recordings including sessions with Oscar Peterson, Jean-Luc Ponty, Gary Burton and countless other great musicians (including few recordings with Django Reinhardt again)
He never stopped playing worldwide until his death at the age of 89.
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334, A-334 Stéphane Grappelli - The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France - Volume 2 album art The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelly* The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelly* - The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France - Volume 2 (Album) Decca, Decca 334, A-334 US 1943 Sell This Version
LF 1139, LF.1139 Stéphane Grappelli - Paris - Swing album art Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* Featuring Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grapelli* Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* Featuring Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grapelli* - Paris - Swing (Album) Decca LF 1139, LF.1139 UK 1953 Sell This Version
45 Stéphane Grappelli - Piano à Gogo album art Stephane Grappelly* Piano à Gogo (Album) Le Club Français Du Disque 45 France 1956 Sell This Version
84.034 Stéphane Grappelli - Improvisations album art Stephane Grappelly* Improvisations (Album) Barclay 84.034 France 1957 Sell This Version
V 30 S 805 Stéphane Grappelli - Notre Ami Django Hommage De Ses Compagnons album art Henri Crolla / André Ekyan / Stéphane Grappelly* / Hubert Rostaing Henri Crolla / André Ekyan / Stéphane Grappelly* / Hubert Rostaing - Notre Ami Django Hommage De Ses Compagnons(LP) Vega V 30 S 805 France 1958 Sell This Version
TLF 25027 Stéphane Grappelli - Música Azul album art Franck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre, Roger Bourdin Et Son Orchestre, "Valentino" Orchestra, Jean Bonal & Son Orchestre, Noel Chiboust Et Son Orchestre, Henri Crolla, Stéphane Grappelli, Virginie Morgan, Dany Kane, Ida Brun Franck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre, Roger Bourdin Et Son Orchestre, "Valentino" Orchestra, Jean Bonal & Son Orchestre, Noel Chiboust Et Son Orchestre, Henri Crolla, Stéphane Grappelli, Virginie Morgan, Dany Kane, Ida Brun - Música Azul(10", Mono) Telefunken TLF 25027 Spain 1958 Sell This Version
CLP 1491 Stéphane Grappelli - Django Et Stéphane - 14 Enregistrements Inédits album art Django* & Stephane* Django* & Stephane* - Django Et Stéphane - 14 Enregistrements Inédits (Album) La Voix De Son Maître CLP 1491 UK 1961 Sell This Version
RD 27236 Stéphane Grappelli - Djangology album art Django Reinhardt And The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Stephane Grappelly* Django Reinhardt And The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Stephane Grappelly* - Djangology (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor RD 27236 UK 1961 Sell This Version
FP 1135 , FP 1135, 33 FP 1135 Stéphane Grappelli - Nocturne album art Pierre Spiers Sextette Avec Stéphane Grapelly* Pierre Spiers Sextette Avec Stéphane Grapelly* - Nocturne(10", Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia FP 1135 , FP 1135, 33 FP 1135 France 1961 Sell This Version
84089 S Stéphane Grappelli - Django   album art Stephane Grappelly* Django (Album) Barclay 84089 S France 1962 Sell This Version
1391 Stéphane Grappelli - Feeling + Finesse = Jazz album art Stéphane Grappelli Feeling + Finesse = Jazz (Album) Atlantic 1391 US 1962 Sell This Version
321066 Stéphane Grappelli - Dansez Sur Vos Souvenirs  N ° 3 album art Monsieur Hubert Clavecin Et Ses Rythmes ,avec Stephane Grappelly* Monsieur Hubert Clavecin Et Ses Rythmes ,avec Stephane Grappelly* - Dansez Sur Vos Souvenirs N ° 3(LP, Album) Bel Air 321066 France 1962 Sell This Version
ACL 1158 Stéphane Grappelli - Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly Avec Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France album art Django Reinhardt - Stephane Grappelly* With Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France, The* Django Reinhardt - Stephane Grappelly* With Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France, The* - Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly Avec Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France (Album, Comp) Disques Decca ACL 1158 Netherlands 1964 Sell This Version
84 110, XBLY 84110 Stéphane Grappelli - Stuff And Steff album art Stuff Smith & Stéphane Grappelly* Stuff Smith & Stéphane Grappelly* - Stuff And Steff (Album) Barclay, Barclay 84 110, XBLY 84110 France 1965 Sell This Version
168.004 Stéphane Grappelli - Swing De Paris album art Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Quintette Du Hot Club De France Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Swing De Paris (Album, Comp) Decca 168.004 France 1965 Sell This Version
PR 7631 Stéphane Grappelli - Violin-Summit album art Stuff Smith / Stéphane Grappelli / Svend Asmussen / Jean-Luc Ponty Stuff Smith / Stéphane Grappelli / Svend Asmussen / Jean-Luc Ponty - Violin-Summit (Album) SABA PR 7631 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
236502 Stéphane Grappelli - Two Of A Kind album art Stephane Grappelly* & Svend Asmussen Stephane Grappelly* & Svend Asmussen - Two Of A Kind (Album) Polydor 236502 UK 1968 Sell This Version
740.038 Stéphane Grappelli - Le Toit De Paris album art Stéphane Grappelly* Le Toit De Paris (Album) RCA Victor 740.038 France 1969 Sell This Version
7108010, 7108 010 Stéphane Grappelli - Stephane Grappelly & Friends album art Stephane Grappelly* Stephane Grappelly & Friends(Cass, Album) Philips, Philips 7108010, 7108 010 UK 1970 Sell This Version
BYG 529122 Stéphane Grappelli - Venupelli Blues album art Stéphane Grappelli - Joe Venuti Stéphane Grappelli - Joe Venuti - Venupelli Blues (Album, Comp) BYG Records BYG 529122 France 1970 Sell This Version
05(0131)01611 Stéphane Grappelli - In Paris album art Stéphane Grappelli In Paris(LP, Album) RCA Victor 05(0131)01611 Colombia 1970 Sell This Version
SF 8184 Stéphane Grappelli - I Hear Music album art Stephane Grappelly* I Hear Music (Album) RCA Victor SF 8184 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SLDPY 800, SLDPY. 800 Stéphane Grappelli - Stephane Grappelli 1971 album art Stephane Grappelli* Stephane Grappelli 1971 (Album) Pye Records, Pye Records SLDPY 800, SLDPY. 800 France 1971 Sell This Version
BL-105 Stéphane Grappelli - I Remember Django album art Stéphane Grappelli / Barney Kessel Stéphane Grappelli / Barney Kessel - I Remember Django (Album) Black Lion Records BL-105 US 1970 Sell This Version
21 20876-1 Stéphane Grappelli - Afternoon In Paris album art Stéphane Grappelli Afternoon In Paris (Album) MPS Records, BASF 21 20876-1 Japan 1971 Sell This Version