Yves Riquet; half Gatsby, half Midnight in Paris, Yves Riquet has brought back to Paris the style and magic of the 1930s and '40s. With his regular private invitation gatherings to Paris Boogie Speakeasy at 256 rue Marcadet, Yves gathers the greatest jazz players and singers in Paris, with an eclectic and elegant group of guests, bringing together a wide range of artistic talents including musicians, singers, artists, theatre producers, mixologists (makers of coctails), even photographers! Yves Riquet, the official historian of the Crazy Horse, and director of Cervin, the last remaining manufacturer of women's silk stockings, is proposing to find larger premises and open Paris Boogie Speakeasy as a top quality night club in Paris, bringing back the artistic style and glamour of St Germain des Près and Montparnasse as they were between the wars. The present portrait of Yves Riquet was taken by Andrew Lyndon-Skeggs during an evening hosted by Yves Riquet, at Paris Boogie Speakeasy, given as a fairwell party for Christian (American military defence) and Bridget Griggs prior to their return to America, following their three year posting to Paris. Jazz was played by Christopher Benz, Jean-Baptiste Franc, Stephane Lébé, Nirek Mokar and others, and sung by Gabrielle Jeanselme and Laure Poasevara. Sunday 23rd June 2013.