CD-Review: Sandro Roy - Souvenir de Paris

sandroroy souvernirdeparisThe second Soloalbum of the outstanding talent Sandro Roy from Augsburg/Germany with the Titel "Souvenir de Paris" has been released. Sandro Roy, who´se already caught to eye at the young age of 15 by his virtuose and deep Violine-playing, meanwhile has morphed to a young man, fullfilling a complete metamorphose into a worldclass star.

Today, at age of 25, Sandro Roy has reached the absolute top worldclass of Violineplaying and one may without any doubt say that Sandro Roy has already now become one of the worlds best  Jazz-violinists, sharing the stage with all the greats of the Jazz-business like Stochelo Rosenberg, Bireli Lagrene and Wawau Adler!

Attack on a Roma-family in Rome: 3 sisters die in a caravan

anschlag auf romafamilieIn the mid of night an unknown person throws a burning bottle onto a camper at the borders of Rome. Inside the camper 5 of the children of a Roma-family are sleeping. Three sisters cannot escape fast enough and die torturous inside of the camper. Even the pope talks about this horrorfiying attack.

The three sisters at the age of 4, 8 and 20 years died burning alive inside of a caravan was reported by the italian news-agency Ansa. In this camper the Roma-family lived with 11 children.
According to the news-agency the crown attorney of Rome is investigating at murder and derelict fire-raising.

Supposedly the attack was done as an act of revege or caused as kind of rasistical background. Italian newspapers say that members of the Roma-family have been threatened by residents of the street the attack happened in a couple of days before the attack. The officials meanwhile have evaluated a surveillance-video that shows a person throwing a burning bottle onto the camper and escaping after that.

(Source: N-TV-News, Rai 1 Uno)

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New CD: Sandro Roy - Where i come from

sandro royVisitors of the "Django Reinhardt Memorial" Festival in Augsburg / Germany already know Sandro Roy since some years, did he already play with greats like Martin Taylor or Bireli Lagrene. And already at his young age did he inspire and gain interest of many visitors as musicians the same at many Jam-Sessions at night.

Now Sandro Roy has released his first Solo-CD and one can say: already this one is a little masterpiece!

sandroroj where i come fromContaining 13 songs, the young 20 year old Sandro Roy presents a blend mix out of original compositions (J.L. Swing), Jazz-Titels by Miles Davis, Trad Jones or Phillip Braham, classical interpretations like "Zigeunerweisen" (by P. Sarasante), "Caprice Vienois" (F. Kreisler) or "Banjo and Fiddle" by W. Kroll - a great mix that shows his full talent and all of his musicality.

Jazz, Swing, classic, Samba/Bossa or Modern - Sandro Roy knows how to play all the musical history and presenting them with highest precision and fun. You dig every note he is playing, feeling that there is playing a real musician with all of his heart and feel.

For sure this cd will not be his last, but surely yet it is one oif his best!

Here we present some extraits of Sandro´s website about him and the new cd, written so well that one can´t do it better, that why we like to print it here:
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