18 Jan 2014

Django Reinhardt: Guitar Hero - Part 2

From Django Reinhardt - Guitar Hero, 1:00 pm on 18 January 2014
Django Rheinhardt

Django Rheinhardt Photo: WP Gottlieb Public Domain

Steve Danby focusses on Django Reinhardt's guitar technique and describes the instruments he played. We hear how Reinhardt fared during the German occupation of France in World War II and how his career declined as the jazz world was overtaken by bebop.

Music details

DONALDSON/ KAHN: Clouds - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Centurion Jazz - IECJ 10009)
LISZT: Liebestraum No 3 - Quintet of the Hot Club of France (Document 222918)
REINHARDT/ GRAPPELI: Sweet Chorus - Quintet of the Hot Club of France (Disques Swing - CDSW 8421)
REINHARDT: Nuages - Django Reinhardt (gtr), Stan Brenders Orchestra (Document 222918)
REINHARDT: Rhythm futur - Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt (gtr), Francis Luca (double-bass), Pierre Fouad (drms) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Manoir de mes Reves - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Blues Clair - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Swing 42 - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
GOODMAN/ MILLS SAMPSON: If Dreams come True  - Django Reinhardt (gtr), Glenn Miller's G.I.'s In Paris (Timeless 582051)
REINHARDT/ GRAPPELLI: Echoes of France - Quintet of the Hot Club of France (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
BETTS: Jessica - The Allman Brothers (Capricorn CD 531262)
REINHARDT: Improvisation No 2 - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Troublant Bolero - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Impromptu - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
REINHARDT: Vamp - Django Reinhardt (gtr) (Not Now Music - NOT3 CD 033)
: Attack of the Clones excerpt - Temuera Morrison  (DVD 9780099410577)
CARMICHAEL: Georgia on my mind  - Quintet of the Hot Club of France (Disques Swing - CDSW 8421)

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