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Django Reinhardt

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

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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.

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popculturehypnotizedmycat: rotor25: Django Reinhardt Wow, a colour photo of one of my heroes. Loses the use of two fingers in a caravan fire and just casually decides to become one of the greatest guitarists who ever lived.

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Django Reinhardt - A French, Guitarist and Composer :: Django is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time. His third and fourth fingers were paralyzed, and he played with only his index and middle finger, creating a new technique for jazz guitar playing. #GraveyardGreats #DjangoReinhardt

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