When rock 'n' roll and R&B were taking over as America's popular music, a California rancher's son defied the odds and made jazz cool again.
Django Reinhardt's name is practically synonymous with gypsy jazz. But Django should be the start—not the end—of your foray
into this uniquely European spin on the music.
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