Saturday, January 23, 2010

Django Reinhardt, Gypsy Jazz Guitarist

Today marks the 100th birthday of European jazz great Django Reinhardt. Reinhardt, a Gypsy jazz guitarist, was one of the first prominent European jazz musicians and remains one of the most renowned jazz guitarists of all time. For more about Django Reinhardt, check out:

Django Reinhardt and the Illustrated History of Gypsy Jazz by Michael Dregni with Alain Antonietto and Anne Legrand

If you'd like to listen to Reinhardt's music, consider:

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