Benoit takes on at Upstairs at the Ritzy

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Benoit will be playing a memorable one off gig at the Ritzy Brixton on Satursday the 16th of February. The orchestra will share the bill with Swing Patrol, here to teach any newcomers to the world of swing dancing its marvelous … 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: Froots Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.frootsmag.com/ BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB Live at the Quecumbar.( Listen and buy CD ) Johnjohn Records JJR-CD-005( Limited 500 copies ). Benoit Viellefon is a charismatic, witty Frenchman who owns a fine white jacket, a bow tie, and a guitar. … 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

NEW ALBUM RELEASE ! Benoit Viellefon Hot Club Live at the Quecumbar !

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Mesdames et Messieurs, M.Benoit Viellefon is delighted to annouce that his second album,Benoit Viellefon & Hot Club “Live at the Quecumbar“, will be released next Thursday, the 12th of July at the Royal Albert Hall, no less ! Benoit was … Continue reading

Being loved for being a gangster: Bugsy Malone

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Benoit and his Orchestra performed a series of 39 shows at the Troxy for the latest Future Cinema super production: Bugsy Malone. Gangsters, corrupted prohibition agents, newspapers boys, fake prostitutes, bees knees, a made up prohibition speakeasy hosted in an … Continue reading

Benoit and his Orchestra on the BBC

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Original article: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18313953 Benoit and his Orchestra played in cardiff last sunday to celebrate the Queen’s diamond Jubilee. Despite the heavy rain, the quartet kept the party going on St Mary’s street, playing two explosive sets. People challenged the terrible weather … Continue reading

The Vintage Dance Society | The Arbuturian

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Read the article at: www.arbuturian.com/2012/vintage-dance-society Get those old bones moving to the nostalgic sounds of the Vintage Dance Society playing at The Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room on Thursday 12th July 2012. An evening filled with vibrant live music and dance … Continue reading

The Vintage Dance Society

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Read the original article: http://www.vintageseekers.com/calendar/the-vintage-dance-society”The Vintage Dance Society Date:                 Thursday 12th July 2012 Time:                 8pm, doors 7.15pm Place:             … Continue reading

Enjoy a night of 20s music and dance with the Vintage Dance Society : The Vintage Guide to London

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Read this article at: www.thevintageguidetolondon.com/enjoy-night-20s-music-dance-vintage-dance-society Get those old bones moving to the nostalgic sounds of the Vintage Dance Society who will bring you an evening filled with vibrant live music and dance from the roaring Twenties. Hosted by the dashing … Continue reading

Benoit Viellefon headlines the premiere of The Other Cinema at The Troxy.

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Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra have delivered a great perfomance at  The Troxy for the launch of The Other Cinema, a unique movie experience concept, created by Future Cinema, designed to give back the venue it’s opening glory bringing community, passion and … Continue reading