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Django Reinhardt Festival: Samson Schmitt, Pierre Blanchard, Lu...

  Sat, Jun 29
08:30 PM

  315 W 44th St
New York, New York,United States 10036

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Gypsy legends Return to Birdland with Django Festival Allstars Feat. Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, Doudou Cuillerier, and Antonio Licusati Special Guests: Veronica Swift - 6/25 - 6/26 Grace Kelly - 6/27 Chris Washburne - 6/28 Cynthia Sayer - 6/29 The Django Festival Allstars The Django Festival Allstars bring the music of the legendary Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Django Reinhardt fully into the 21st century. Their unique, high energy performances pay tribute to Reinhardt who is considered one of the greatest guitar players of all time. Reinhardt’s driving, swinging style became known as ‘hot jazz’ and it continues to grow in popularity throughout the world…in great part to the success of the Django Festival Allstars who honor the traditions of “gypsy jazz” adding their own interpretations, arrangements and original compositions with stunning virtuosity! This internationally renowned group prominently features one o