Swipe
The singer and jazz drummer François-Alexandre Galepides was better known as Moustache, a nickname he owed to the magnificent whiskers that helped make this debonair personality highly popular with the French public. In the Fifties he appeared in jazz clubs in Saint-Germain des Prés with Claude Luter and Sidney Bechet, and then became known to younger audiences for his own versions of popular rock pieces. Never did a jazz musician have such a contrasting career, ranging from traditional jazz to hilarious spoofs. This retrospective compiled by Jean-Baptiste Mersiol puts the spotlight on the man's jazz legacy as well as his humanity.
The singer and jazz drummer François-Alexandre Galepides was better known as Moustache, a nickname he owed to the magnificent whiskers that helped make this debonair personality highly popular with the French public. In the Fifties he appeared in jazz clubs in Saint-Germain des Prés with Claude Luter and Sidney Bechet, and then became known to younger audiences for his own versions of popular rock pieces. Never did a jazz musician have such a contrasting career, ranging from traditional jazz to hilarious spoofs. This retrospective compiled by Jean-Baptiste Mersiol puts the spotlight on the man's jazz legacy as well as his humanity.
3561302580425

More Info:

The singer and jazz drummer François-Alexandre Galepides was better known as Moustache, a nickname he owed to the magnificent whiskers that helped make this debonair personality highly popular with the French public. In the Fifties he appeared in jazz clubs in Saint-Germain des Prés with Claude Luter and Sidney Bechet, and then became known to younger audiences for his own versions of popular rock pieces. Never did a jazz musician have such a contrasting career, ranging from traditional jazz to hilarious spoofs. This retrospective compiled by Jean-Baptiste Mersiol puts the spotlight on the man's jazz legacy as well as his humanity.

Monday -Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

267 East Main St. Branford, CT 06405

(203)483-6228

Contact us via email.


back to top