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Django: The Life And Music Of A Gypsy Legend by Michael Dregni

The excellent biography of Django by Michael Dregni has been released in paperback, so jazz-guitar fans who haven’t read it yet have no excuse for not devouring it posthaste.

This tightly written, slim volume won’t be the definitive word on Django (which means “I awake” in the Gypsy language), but it will be extremely difficult to find or produce a better and more artful treatment in less than 350 pages, given Dregni’s lyrical writing style and his ability to pack germane information into each sentence.

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