TK Essentials

Tim’s playlists

Tim’s favourite tracks from his early days with Fapy Lafertin, hit songs with the Rosenberg Trio and Paulus Schäfer, and a selection of Tim’s Trio career (2007-now) including the orchestral hit “Reflecting the Seasons” 

Must-hear tracks from current guitar greats on the gypsy jazz scene

An overview of some important players who put Violin on the map in the Jazz world: Stuff Smith, Eddie South, Svend Asmussen, Michel Warlop, Dutchman Frans Poptie and … last but not least, Joe Venuti!

After his start with the Quintette of Django Reinhardt in 1934 and Django’s eventual death in 1953, Stéphane Grappelli’s solo career waned before he became truly world-famous again in the seventies. Stéphane’s best playing was in the sixties and seventies: listen to his timing, phrases and classic licks in this selection of the absolute peak recordings.

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