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Categories of Links
On Django, Stephane and their Quintette Multi-Resource Gypsy Jazz Websites
Local Django in June Sponsors and Friends Out-of-town Django in June Sponsors & Friends
My other big project: Community Guitar  


About Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli

A nice little bio of Django: http://www.redhotjazz.com/django.html

Actual video of Django and Stephane: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD6ZD1Igxr0

The group that started it all: Quintette of the Hot Club of France (includes audio clips)

Wiki on Django: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Django_Reinhardt

Short JazzReview bio of Stephane Grappelli: http://www.jazzreview.com/articledetails.cfm?ID=165

Local Django in June Sponsors and Friends

Downtown Sounds: Northampton's full-service music store

Becker and Cumpiano: Harry Becker works on my guitars; both Bill Cumpiano and Harry are fine builders as well

Turn It Up!: Great CD store with low prices and an eclectic selection

Swing Caravan: local Django-inspired jazz and other fun stuff

Woodstar Cafe: good coffee, treats and real food

Amanouz Cafe: Northampton's Moroccan restaurant

Hans Teensma and Impress Inc: Great graphic design.

Luthier's Co-op : where you are most likely to find me jamming, with lust in my heart for the many cool instruments.

Out-of-Town Django in June Sponsors and Friends

Djangobooks.com: A GJ jackpot:

AcousticMusic.org: An amazing collection of guitars in CT, including beautiful GJ axes. Thanks Brian!

Bernie Lehmann, a terrific Luthier based in Rochester, joins us every year.

DellArte Guitars and GypsyJazz.net have been with us from the start. Thanks Alain!

Paris Swing Mandolins: Django-style!

Saga Music, makers of the popular Gitane line of GJ guitars

Ithaca Stringed Instruments: Fine instruments and amplification solutions.

Rodrigo Shopis, a NY-based maker of fine Spanish and French guitars

Manouche Guitars North America, and their Model Jazz Selmer.

Some of our Dutch buddies, the Dutch Hot Club de France: www.st-hotclubdefrance.nl

Red Bear Trading Company: great picks!

HyperHip Media: Great resources for learing this style, including DVD's by Django Camp staff Denis Chang and Tim Kliphuis

DC Music School : That's DC for Denis Chang, not District of Corruption.

Caravan Guitars : Imagine, an actual brick and mortar shop devoted to just Gypsy jazz guitars. In Chicago!

Websites devoted to Django or Gypsy Jazz

The Django Reinhardt Swing Page: http://www.hotclub.co.uk/

Djangobooks: http://www.djangobooks.com/

Lots more links and interesting commentary at Djangology.net

A little out of date at this point(?), but still full of good stuff: The Django Reinhardt Documentation Center

Try this one: Hot Club Links



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