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Randy Stein

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About Randy Stein

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    Heavyweight Boxer
  • Birthday 04/15/1953

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    My Family, Live Music, Reading, Talmudic Studies, Cooking, Golf. Art, Theater. ect
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    Washington, DC

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  1. HYMNES À L'AMOUR Songs of Love and Hope for the New Year Performed and arranged for solo English Concertina. Thursday, Dec 31st 6:00PM EST in US (may start a little later). GMT-5:00 https://happyholidayopolis.com/event-schedule/
  2. Based on the classic gypsy jazz standard Bossa Dorado by Dorado Schmitt. I had a dream that my group played this as a tango. Woke up and played it as I heard it. I used the recording app Soundtrap to record a rhythm and then lead. Listen to Tango Dorado EC by user827948939 on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/j56b
  3. Moonlight In Vermont Written by Karl Suessdorf in 1944 Needed an election distraction.
  4. This is a gypsy jazz version with my band DC Ambiance. In concert in 2018 Listen to Midnight In Moscow_I Found a New Baby.mp3 by Randy Stein 1 on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/wPfK
  5. Gypsy Jazz Jamm Porch Concert Featuring Lezards Des Salon Sunday, Oct 18th. 3:00-4:30 pm 1109 Crestwood Drive Alexandria, VA Facemasks and Social Distancing Apply No charge
  6. Harbour Lights by Hugh Williams. 1937 (same year my Wheatsone was made).
  7. I am very fortunate to have studied with both Boris and Sergei Matueswitch. The method that Boris used to teach is invaluable and I use the same method and materials he did to teach. It stands the test of time and my students can offer testimony to it. That said, all of his music was hand written. Many of my students have a lot of difficulty with the hand written music. So recently I've been using the program MuseScore and notating his music in a printed format. I've primarily focused on music for my students and a few for some more advanced players I know that appreciate the challenge.
  8. This isn't my regular band. There was a weekly Monday night gypsy jazz jam in a church in Bethesda MD. We haven't played together in probably 5-6 months. My regular band mates were unavailable so I called these guys. I made a set list from the Django Fakebook and some tunes we all know and we just jammed. I know it's odd for an EC in this genre but man do I love to swing! Thanks for your comments.
  9. Gypsy Jazz Jam Porch Concert on Aug 30th. Excuse the misspelling on YouTube. Auto spell.
  10. That's a very cool story. One more then though I can't top this one David. I was playing in Brooklyn Heights when a guy asked if I could play some sea shanties and hornpipes. I played a few and he asked for my contact info. A few weeks later he called and we recorded music for an off Broadway play called Sea Scape (I think). Didn't pay much but seemed like Kizmet at the time.
  11. I've had several. Recitals at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. Playing onstage for the Broadway show Carmelina. My 15 minute moment is recording with John Lennon and Yoko Ono for their LP Double Fantasy. Spending 2 hours in the recording studio Fantasy Factory with John and Yoko and his producer Jack Douglas. Yoko and young Shaun used to come hear me play at Cafe Trilussa in the Village in NYC in the 80s.
  12. Gypsy Jazz Jam Porch Concert When: Sunday August 30th 3:00 - 4:30 Where: 1109 Crestwood Drive, Alexandria,VA James Key and James "Bo" Boberg - Guitars Stephen Barrett - Upright Bass Randy Stein - English Concertina Seating is limited so bring your portable chairs. Mask wearing and social distancing apply and required. This concert is free to the public
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