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The Sparrows of Paris is a jazz-musette band headed by Parisian singer Carolyn Saint-Pé. They are known as Les Moineaux de Paris by their francophone fans
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The Sparrows of Paris repertoire includes vintage french chansons from the 1920s to 50s as well as the authentic musette of the 1930s and 40s as played by Django Reinhardt, Gus Viseur, Emile PrudHomme, the Péguri brothers, Emile Vacher, Tony Murena and other great accordionists and jazz-musette musicians of the authentic musette music genre. The Sparrows of Paris continue the tradition of the bal musette, the vintage french jazz-musette social dance of the beginning of the 20th century which is enjoying a revival. The Sparrows of Paris also write their own songs in the same retro style
Band/artist history
Jazz-musette band The Sparrows of Paris is headed by Parisian jazz singer Carolyn Saint-Pé. The band is composed of accordion (Josh Middleton, Pete Watson), guitar (Joe Perkins, Yûr Yesli and Tim Ellis), double bass (Julie Doyle, Julie Walkington, Pascal Seixas) and clarinet (Lucy Tasker)
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Based in London in the UK, The Sparrows of Paris have been playing in Europe for more than 6 years including at BOZAR in Brussels, Fête du Commerce Montrouge in Paris, and in London at The Green Note, The Quecumbar, The Troubadour, Jamboree,Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec, The Royal Albert Hall Verdi Room, The Royal Academy of Arts and many more venues, festivals and private functions
Your musical influences
Edith Piaf, Fréhel, Mistinguett, Arletty, Damia, Lucienne Delyle, Lucienne Boyer, Django Reinhardt, Gus Viseur, Emile PrudHomme, the Péguri brothers, Emile Vacher, Tony Murena
What equipment do you use?
vocal, accordion, guitar, double bass and clarinet
Anything else?
The Sparrows of Paris' new album, Javas, is available to buy on www.thesparrowsofparis.com and to stream / download on i-tunes / apple music, spotify, deezer, tidal, google play, amazon and claromusica (Latin America)
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