TO TREND ON TWITTER: The Orchestra On Camera!

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2015 has already seen us faced with some exciting new ventures and changes; our new residencies, fresh material, new members and the opportunity to star in several television and film productions. The most high profile of which is short film about … Continue reading

Music Week Presents: Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

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by Karma Bertelsen Thursday, Sep 4th 2014 at 10:00AM – (Link to the original article) Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra take you back to the 1920’s and 1940’s, a time of swinging jazz and dance music. They’ve played a vast variety of shows … Continue reading

OXFORD MAIL REVIEW: Mon Amour: “Sophisticated swing”

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Album review: Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra “Mon Amour”: By Stuart Macbeth, Opera Correspondent – (Link to the original article) Benoit Viellefon’s suave, sophisticated French jazz has been packing out UK venues for the past five years. He’s an enigmatic vocalist … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Mon Amour, Ein wunderbares Album!

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Album review (Germany): Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra “Mon Amour”: Autor Nathan Nörgel, Muzik editor – (Link to original article) Zwischen Ellington und Frankreich, Gypsy-Swing und den 20er Jahren spielt die Musik von Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra. Sein neues Album „Mon … Continue reading

Ici-Londres Magazine. Interview of Benoit Viellefon

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BENOIT VIELLEFON, FRENCH CROONER – Écrit par Amandine Jean Musicien, chanteur, producteur… Benoît Viellefon est incontournable sur la scène swing et vintage. Il s’apprête à sortir un nouvel album consacré à la musique des années 30 à 50. Nœud papillon, costume, … Continue reading

Vintage Life Magazine. Interview with Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra

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Ladies and Gentleman. The excellent Vintage Life Magazine (www.vintagelifemagazine.com) had the marvellous idea of interviewing Benoit Viellefon in their September 2013 issue. Known as “The voice of Vintage”, there is no better place to be read about. A four pages interview … Continue reading

Future cinema presents: “Casablanca” at the Troxy, featuring Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

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After having played 56 shows in 2012 for Future Cinema & Secret Cinema’s productions  “A Brief Encounter“, and “Bugsy Malone“, Benoit is proud and thrilled to announce that the orchestra will be part of the next Other Cinema series of events: … Continue reading

Review: Jazz Shaped

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Benoit Viellefon Hot Club – Live At The Quecumbar( Listen and buy the CD ) Performing at Battersea’s Manouche jazz hot-spot ‘Le Quecumbar‘, this record sees gypsy jazz aficionado ‘Benoit Viellefon’ and his substantially sized hot club ensemble look back at … Continue reading

Review: R2 Rock’n’reel November-December 2012

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BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB  Live at the Quecumbar( buy/listen the album ) If good humoured crowd-pleasing, toe-tapping, happy-sounding entertainment brings you out in hives, better not give Benoit Viellefon’s Hot Club a miss for that’s what’s on offer on Live … Continue reading

Review: Vintage Rock Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.vintagerockmag.com/tag/vintage-rock-magazine/ Live At The Quecumbar,( listen and buy the CD ) BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB “It’s okay, you can keep talking…” delcares an affable Benoit at the beginning of this live recording. The man’s safe in the knowledge that his … Continue reading

Review: Songline Magazine Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.songlines.co.uk/ Live at Quecumbar.( Listen and buy the CD ) Djangophile Daper dans get Battersea swinging. Benoit Viellefon is a 30-something French guitarist who resided in the UK. Viellefon is a dapper dresser – his look is that of an … Continue reading

Review: Blues Matters Record of the month!

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Read full article at: http://www.liveblues.info/home/reviews/august-2012/ RECORD OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2012 BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB Live at the Quecumbar JohnJohn Records JJR-CD-005 Genre – Vintage Swing and Jazz Star rating 9/10 Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra are one of the most … Continue reading

Erotic Review: Live at the Quecumbar

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Read full article at http://www.eroticreviewmagazine.com/content/live-quecumbar Live at the Quecumbar By C.J. Lazaretti · 20th July, 2012 With his orchestra, French guitarist Benoit Viellefon enjoys a solid reputation in the British vintage jazz circuit for frantic music for swing dance balls. Live … Continue reading

Erotic Review: Benoit at the Royal Albert Hall!

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Read full article at: http://www.eroticreviewmagazine.com/content/vintage-dance-society Vintage Dance Society By C.J. Lazaretti · 16th July, 2012 Nostalgia is never far away when you walk the grandiose interiors of the Royal Albert Hall. Capitalising on the history-soaked legacy that brought Frank Sinatra, Ella … Continue reading

Review: Benoit Hot Club in Bebop Spoken Here!

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Read full article at: http://lance-bebopspokenhere.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/cd-review-benoit-viellefon-hot-club.html Benoit Viellefon (vcl/gtr), Pedro Velasco (gtrs); Geoffrey Threadgold (dbl bs); Dave Shulman (sax/clt); Peter Horsfall (tpt); Peter Watson (acc). (Review by Lance). The Quecumbar is London’s and possibly Europe’s most renowned Gypsy Jazz venue so it was a natural place for … Continue reading

Review: Big in Germany!

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Read full article at: http://wasser-prawda.de/platten155-2/swing164/6963-benoit-viellefont-hot-club-live-at-the-quecumbar-johnjohn.html?hitcount=0 Ob mit seinem Orchestra oder dem akustischen Hot Club – der in London lebende Gitarrist und Sänger Benoit Viellefon gehört zu den besten Musikern im Bereich der Swingmusik in Europa. Sein zweites Album “Live at the … Continue reading

Review: Benoit Viellefon in London Macadam!

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Read full article at: http://www.londonmacadam.com/sorties/concert-vintage-benoit-viellefon-his-orchestra-de-l-elegance-du-romantisme-et-du-swing-au-royal-albert-hall-le-12-juillet-5450.html The Vintage Dance Society est l’évènement que tous les nostalgiques attendaient. Faites donc un petit détour dans les années 1920 avec Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra sur la scène du Royal Albert Hall le 12 juillet … Continue reading

Review: Benoit and Jamie Cullum!

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Read fill article at:http://jamiecullumfans.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/introducing-benoit-viellefon.html Listen to the talented Benoit and his band and you will be immediately transported to the time of real dance music, as he masterfully re-creates the elegance, romance and excitement of the music from the 1920’s-1940’s. Old fashioned … Continue reading