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Les Chauds Lapins

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Les Chauds Lapins (“the hot rabbits”), lead by New York’s Kurt Hoffman and Meg Reichardt, specialize in a repertoire of French swing from the 1920’s through the 40’s. The group has re-arranged long-forgotten French classics for banjo-ukes, string trio, guitar and winds, mixing the rootsiness of early American jazz with the lushness of a Bernard Hermann film soundtrack.


‘Amourettes’ on Barbes Records
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Listen to “Je t’aime”

 


Les Chauds Lapins' debut album, 'Parlez-moi d'amour'.
Listen to "Mon reve c'etait vous"

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LP $14.95  BUY NOW

libretto $2.95  BUY NOW
lyrics in French w/ English translations

 


upcoming performances


saturday aug 2, 8 pm
barbès
 376 9th St near 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
barbesbrooklyn.com

friday september 5, 8 pm
barbès
 376 9th St near 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
barbesbrooklyn.com

saturday october 11, 8 pm
barbès
 376 9th St near 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
barbesbrooklyn.com

saturday november 8, 8 pm
barbès
 376 9th St near 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
barbesbrooklyn.com


video

video still Presque Oui
"Presque Oui" directed by Pei-fu Chen
Official video for the Amourettes album.
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Les Chauds Lapins performance at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC., August 2011.

Les Chauds Lapins at WNYC

Les Chauds Lapins interview and performance at WNYC, on John Schafer's "Soundcheck"