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Happy Birthday, Django!

Posted on Jan 23, 2010 by billsimmon in awesome, guitar, music | 0 Comments

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Today is guitar genius Jean Baptiste “Django” Reinhardt’s 100th birthday.

Treat yourself and listen to some of this music. Django was incredible — and only had two usable fingers on his left hand (that’s the hand that makes chords). Django is on my short list of greatest guitar players of all time.

Seriously, take a few minutes and play some tracks below…

The Best Of Django Reinhardt (…

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