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Gypsy jazz : in search of Django Reinhardt and the soul of gypsy swing
Dregni, Michael, 1961-
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
xii, 333 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
The guitar with a human voice : in search of Django Reinhardt -- The boy with the banjo : into a zigzag paradise -- Bals musette : music from the dark side of the City of Light -- Jazz modernistique : revisiting the Babylon of gypsy jazz -- Songs of one thousand and one nights : Django Reinhardt, Schnuckenack Reinhardt, and gypsy jazz under the Nazis -- Gypsy bebop : from Dizzy and Bird to Django and the Gibson generation -- Les guitares à moustache : revolutionary jazz guitars for a jazz revolution -- Crossroads : on the road to Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer -- Dynasty : Les Frères Ferret and their musical clan -- La dernière valse des niglos : saints and sinners of the Malha clan -- Au son des guitares : on the trail of Patotte Bousquet -- The unsung master of the gypsy waltz : tracing the legacy of Tchan Tchou -- The lost : the secret history of Lousson Baumgartner and the "other" family -- Minstrel : Bamboula Ferret and the travels of a Romany troubadour -- Resurrection : the new elegance of Biréli Lagrène, Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, and Ninine Garcia -- The music thieves : into America with Danny Fender, Johnny Guitar, John Adomono, and Julio Bella -- Gypsy jazz rap : syntax and the search for "le meilleur chemin--" -- The most dangerous guitar lesson : jamming with David Reinhardt.
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