With old and original instruments, I try to recreate (and not to reproduce) the sound and spirit of the first blues, from 1920 to 1950, with my son Gilles bringing a rock turning point. I am sometimes accompagnied by harp, mandoline, piano, bass and drums…









 







ARMAND MEIGNAN (EUROPA JAZZ) - HISTOIRES DE JAZZ - 22 - ELMORE D.




WITH LAZY HORSE, BIG DAVE AND GILLES D. - PHONOGRAPH BLUES (ROBERT JOHNSON)




WITH LAZY HORSE AND BIG DAVE - LITTLE RED ROOSTER (HOWLIN' WOLF)


 

Bohemian parlour around 1920-1930 (Schönbach?)
This all solid wood birch flatop guitar looks like the H929, “sunburst, vertical faux flame”, produced from 1945 to 1970…


Gilles Stella H929 or H929 ¾ (1965)
This all solid wood birch flatop guitar looks like the H929, “sunburst, vertical faux flame”, produced from 1945 to 1970…


Stella Harmony H912 n° 2 (1964-1968)?
Like the Stella Harmony H912 n° 1, I bought this guitar in the seventies or eighties to Subway Guitars (1800 Cedar Street, Berkeley, USA). It shows the same problem…


Stella Harmony H912 n° 1 (1964-1968)?
I bought this guitar in the seventies or eighties to Subway Guitars (1800 Cedar Street, Berkeley, USA)… and it is a part of the problem…


Levin Model 60 1945
I bought this very cool parlour guitar through the famous Reverb site to Archtop Heroes, “private seller enthusiast in London with large collection of European and US archtops”…
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