110 Years Ago Today -The Late Great Django Reinhardt Was Born (Watch Jattendrai Swing”)

110 years ago today – jazz guitarist and great Django Reinhardt was born (1/23/10). The  Belgian-born Romani-French jazz guitarist and composer, has practically invented his own genre of gypsy jazz and remains today a highly influential figure in jazz, indie rock and world music. His two-fingered guitar style is imposingly unique and has created a distinct sound and style purely Django. Reinhardt died of a stroke on 15th May 1953. Check out rare live footage of the master performing “Jattendrai Swing” live in 1939..

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