Celebrating Django Reinhardt

It was 101 years ago this week that pioneering jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt was born to a family of Romani gypsies. He would go on to invent a jazz guitar technique that is now a living musical tradition. In fact, in Virginia, devoted fans of Reinhardt are actually calling this month ‘Djangoary.’  Virginia Public Radio’s Connie Stevens has more.

Note: There are Djangoary events scheduled for January 22 at Ashland Coffee & Tea outside of Richmond, and January 29 at Kirk Avenue Music Hall in downtown Roanoke.

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