“A rewarding release” by Los Angeles Jazz Scene

“Fremeaux & Associates is one of the top jazz labels from France. While Fremeaux is a wide-ranging company that also releases other kinds of music, it has several jazz series that are quite notable including previously unreleased live sessions of American greats in Europe, career retrospectives, and a complete Django Reinhardt series. (…) Integrale Django Reinhardt is a series of 20 two-CD sets that include every recording by the great gypsy guitarist, not just the studio sides but also the surviving radio broadcasts. There have been several “complete” Django reissue series but this seems to be the most comprehensive one. (…)
Integrale Django Reinhardt 6 (Swinging With Django) covers June 13, 1937-Dec. 14, 1937, a particularly busy period for the guitarist. Every top jazz musician, whether they were from the U.S. or Europe, wanted to use the guitarist and he was eager to comply. In addition to the studio performances of the Quintette and a better recorded radio broadcast, Django is heard on sessions led by trombonist Dickie Wells, altoist Andre Ekyan, trumpeters Phillipe Brun and Bill Coleman, and violinists Eddie South, Michel Warlop and Stephane Grappelli. Classic versions of such songs as “Bugle Call Rag,” “Tiger Rag,” “Bouncing Around,” “Lady Be Good,” “Daphne,” “Swing Guitars,” “Bill Coleman Blues,” “Bolero” and “Minor Swing” are among the highpoints of this rewarding release.”