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Gypsy Jazz World

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THE LEGENDS & HISTORY OF GYPSY JAZZ

We’ve got biographies of the gypsy jazz legends and we’ve added playlists, profiles and a video gallery so you can discover more about the history and the stories behind this great style of music.

Of course, there’s Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli. But there are plenty of other gypsy jazz guitarists and musicians who played their own role in the development of the Jazz Manouche genre.

Biréli Lagrène

Biréli Lagrène

From child prodigy to elder statesmen, Biréli Lagrène did it all by the time he was middle aged....

Stéphane Grappelli

Stéphane Grappelli

Stéphane Grappelli remains, more than twenty years after his death, a quintessential jazz figure....

MUSICIANS

GYPSY JAZZ MUSICIANS & BANDS

Discover the musicians around the world who are continuing the gypsy jazz tradition in 2020 and beyond! Whether it’s labelled Jazz Manouche, Sinti Jazz, Jazz Gitane or Hot Jazz, the thing that ties the music together is that it really swings!

Of course, you’ll discover plenty of great guitarists following in the footsteps of the Django Reinhardt school of playing, but you’ll also discover others who add a range of different influences to create their particular twist on the Gypsy Jazz style.

Gypsy Vendetta

Gypsy Vendetta

The Copenhagen based band Gypsy Vendetta has been around since 2011. The quartet has always played the traditional gypsy jazz repertoire with strong roots in the legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. Along the way the group has composed its own material, which sticks...

Filippo Dall’Asta

Filippo Dall’Asta

Berlin-London based Filippo Dall’Asta is an Italian Gypsy jazz guitarist, composer, bandleader and arranger, mixing the sounds of Gypsy jazz with classical music, bebop and the melodies of his native Italy, to forge his own style of progressive guitar playing.​...

Harry Edwards

Harry Edwards

Based in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Harry Edwards is a guitarist whose core passions are composition and gypsy jazz. He coordinates and performs in numerous jazz ensembles including gypsy jazz band ‘Django’s Tiger,’ original compositions group the ‘Harry Edwards...

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WHERE TO DISCOVER MORE ABOUT JAZZ MANOUCHE

Whether you’re looking for a club to listen to gypsy jazz music in, or you just want to find out more about the stories behind the music, we’ve put together some guides on some common topics.

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