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Caravan

1. Mademoiselle de Bucharest/Tziganskaia (M. Ferret/Traditional) A very special dedication to Andrew Martin and Chris Froeter for their great talents and generosity.

2. Tuesday Night (A. Ponticelli) Inspired by the vibrant tuesday night Chicago Gypsy Jazz scene. Special thanks to Katerina's, Martyrs', Mojo's, Bad Dog Tavern, and the Ten Cat for their support.

3. Micro (D. Reinhardt)

4. Black Cat, White Cat/Puttin' On the Ritz/I Love Paris (D. Sparavalo/I. Berlin/C. Porter)

5. C'est Magnifique (C. Porter) To Matt Sharkey, our web designer. Thanks so much for the great work on the web site, c'est magnifique!

6. Django's Tiger (D. Reinhardt, S. Grappelli)

7. Munsters/Rythmes Gitans (J. Marshall, B. Mosher/J. Privat)

8. Milko (T. Winterstein)

9. Distraction (I. de Bie)

10. Torna a Surriento (E. De Curtis, G. De Curtis) This year I returned to one of the most beautiful spots in the world near Napoli with my wife, my cousin Mario, and his two friends Francesca and Pasquale. This song is dedicated to all my loving family in Italy. Thank you for making my return after 22 years to Napoli feel like home. Anna, your cooking is heavenly!

11. Ravelnikov (S. Gibons)

12. Melancholy Tango (A. Ponticelli) Dedicated to my loving wife Michelle. Her love and support are an endless source of inspiration.

13. Rhythme Futur (D. Reinhardt) This song is dedicated to all the wonderful and giving people in Samois who always graciously make us feel at home. A special thank you to Keith, Sylvia, Mathieu and all your family. I look forward to the future when we will all be together again and share this beautiful gift of music and friendship.

14. Sweet Harmony (A. Ponticelli) Dedicated to Tina O'Brien. A song she helped keep alive. Thank you Tina for all your help and support over the years.

15. Under Paris Skies (J. Drejac, H. Giraud) A very special thank you to Lee and Sandy, my friends from the Mount Prospect Bible Church. It is a wonderful CD, thanks to all your hard work and patience. I hope someday you can spend some time with the band under Paris skies. Much Love.

16. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (D. Ellington, I. Mills)

17. Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie, K. Casey, M. Pinkard) Dedicated to the Marini family. In loving memory of a wonderful musician. Recorded with the original Hot Club of Chicago minutes before Jimmy Marini's passing. Thank God for the precious time we had together.

18. Swing Gitan (Traditional)

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