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Django Reinhardt

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Django Reinhardt: music, mischief and magic

Django Reinhardt: music, mischief and magic. Django Reinhardt was a Gypsy jazz genius who kept on living in his caravan long after he found fame. Guitarist and devotee Martin Taylor explains why he has written a Prom in his honour


Django Reinhardt... best guitar player in history- was severely burned as a child and only played guitar with a few fingers and yet was incredible. Don't let your physical limitations put a limit on your DREAMS!!! - Hannah


Hot Jazz du France: Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli,1935 by Erwin Blumenfeld. Django and Stephane were the nucleus of Quintette du Hot Club de France and single-handedly established European jazz. Virtuoso guitarist Reinhardt has influenced nearly every jazz guitarist since the early '30s, and others like Willie Nelson.