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Django Reinhardt

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: January 23, 1910 | Died: May 16, 1953    

Django Reinhardt

The man who became the 1st European jazz giant was born Jean Baptiste Reinhardt on January 24 1910 in a Gypsy encampment at Liberchies Belgium. His father was a traveling entertainer so he lived with his mother and her tribe. His early childhood was spent in and around Liberchies. At age 8 he moved with his mother and her clan to France and settled in a camp outside the gates of old Paris. He first started playing music on an old banjo/guitar at age 12 and soon started playing in cafes and dance halls in Paris accompanying and accordionist. He made his first recordings under the name of Jiango Reinhardt when he was in his late teens....
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    Swingin' With Django

    Modern Hot Records
    2012
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    Modern Hot Records
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    Modern Hot Records
    2012
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    Modern Hot Records
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    Modern Hot Records
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    Are You In The Mood?

    Modern Hot Records
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