Gitane (album)

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Studio album by Charlie Haden and Christian Escoudé
Released September 22, 1978 (1978-09-22)
Recorded September 22, 1978
Studio Studio Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France
Genre Jazz
Length 40:37
Label All Life
Producer Alain Boucanus, Eymeric Adam
Charlie Haden chronology
The Golden Number
(1976)The Golden Number1976

Gitane is an album by American jazz bassist Charlie Haden and French gypsy jazz guitarist Christian Escoudé that was released in 1978. Most of the album's compositions were written by guitarist Django Reinhardt.


The Allmusic review by Brian Olewnick gave the album three stars, stating, "A warm, unhurried session, one that Haden fans will enjoy for both his prominence and creativity as well as for Escoude's carefully considered contributions".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Django Reinhardt except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Django" John Lewis 8:56
2. "Bolero"   4:25
3. "Manoir de Mes Reves"   5:57
4. "Gitane" Charlie Haden 3:15
5. "Nuages"   9:00
6. "Dinette"   6:07
7. "Improvisation" Christian Escoudé 2:55



  1. ^ a b Olewnick, B. Allmusic Review accessed December 8, 2011