Amazon.com Widgets

Django Bates

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 2, 1960    

Django Bates

Django was born in a house near New Beckenham Station. A ropy, semitone flat D'Almaine Piano was the most fascinating toy in the house. He found the clatter of railway workers working throughout the night comforting, but had reoccurring nightmares about a Hippopotamus head slowly moving from one side of the ceiling to the other, and of having fluttering moths stuck between his toes. When he was three and a half, Django and sister Paddy were taken by their parents, Frances and Ralf, on a tour of Europe. They travelled in a motorbike and side-car. The door kept flying open as they trundled through France, Austria, Italy, Romania and Yugoslavia. They lived on stolen maize blackened over fires, and Icecreams given to Django in exchange for having blond hair. At one point Romanian Gypsies gave the Bates family a wooden mug full of warm frothy milk which they had just pulled from a cow....
read more

  • BUY

    Confirmation

    Lost Marble
    2012
  • BUY

    Django Bates: Like Life


    2011
  • BUY

    Beloved Bird

    Lost Marble
    2011
  • BUY

    Beloved Bird

    Naxos Jazz Legends
    2009
  • BUY

    Spring Is Here (Shall We Dance?)

    Lost Marble
    2008
  • BUY

    Winter Truce (And Homes Blaze)

    Winter & Winter
    2005
  • BUY

    You Live And Learn... (apparently)

    Modern Hot Records
    2004
View More Albums

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Artist Profiles

CD/LP/Track Review

Extended Analysis

CD/LP/Track Review

Interviews

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “Confirmation”

Latest Release

Confirmation

Lost Marble (2012)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Django Bates events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 1,105 Views: 10,807 Fans: 1
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW