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ARTICLE: RADIO

Django Amsterdam

Read "Django Amsterdam" reviewed by BIMHUIS

Django Amsterdam, an event featuring concerts, jam sessions, workshops and a kids' afternoon, is dedicated to guitarist Django Reinhardt, the originator of gypsy jazz or swing manouche. This style of acoustic swing jazz became part of the Roma and Sinti culture thanks to Django, who's generally considered one of the greatest guitar players of all time. ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Gypsy Jazz In Paradise Added to Crested Butte Music Festival Roster

Jazz has long been part of the 15th annual Crested Butte Music Festival's lineup, but this year the focus is on a truly unique style of music attributed to legendary French/Belgian gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. “Gypsy Jazz In Paradise," presented by the Crested Butte Music Festival and DjangoFest(TM), is slated for the weekend of August ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Robin Nolan Trio: Mediterranean Blues

Read "Mediterranean Blues" reviewed by Derek W. Brown

Every now and then a performer achieves success in the music business without the ‘benefit’ of a major record company. The Robin Nolan Trio is one such story. Drawing their initial style and repertoire from the Django Reinhardt-inspired “gypsy jazz” movement, the group’s genesis dates to 1991 when Nolan, a student at London’s famed Guildhall School ...