Häns'che Weiss (1951 – 2 June 2016) was a German gypsy jazz and modern jazz guitarist in the tradition of Django Reinhardt. From 1969-1972 he played with the Schnuckenack Reinhardt Quintett, after which he made five albums with his own ensemble playing acoustic gypsy jazz along with self-composed and traditional gypsy tunes.
Guitarist Häns’che Weiss died June 2 following a long illness. The German Sinto musician was a significant interpreter of so-called gypsy jazz, the style of music developed and first brought to a worldwide audience in the 1930s by the great Django Reinhardt (1910-1953). Weiss was born into a West Berlin Sinti family in 1951 and began playing the guitar at an early age. Prior to the Second World War, his father, Gono, had been a versatile musician who mastered the violin, guitar, accordion and zither
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Schnuckenack Reinhardt Quintett, Häns'che Weiss. This first Quintett consisted of Schnuckenack on violin and vocals, Daweli Reinhardt and Bobby Falta (who had also played with Joseph Reinhardt in the 1960s) on solo guitars, Spatzo Weiss on rhythm and Hojok Merstein on double bass. In 1967 and 1968, the group performed at the International Waldeck Festivals. In 1969, Bobby Falta and Daweli Reinhardt were replaced by Holzmanno Winterstein on rhythm guitar and the then 18-year old guitar virtuoso Häns'che Weiss, who hailed from East Germany, on lead acoustic guitar
|A1||As Long As I Live||4:07|
|A3||Valse À Trajo||2:01|
|A6||Mulatok Mert Jo Kedvem Van/Roma Tschawo/Dui, Dui||2:39|
|B4||I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me||2:38|
|F 666 928||Häns'che Weiss Quintett||Das Häns'che Weiss Quintet (LP, Album)||Songbird||F 666 928||Germany||1975|
|1C 062-31 137||Häns'che Weiss Quintett||Das Häns'che Weiss Quintet (LP, Album)||Songbird||1C 062-31 137||Germany||Unknown|