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Fapy Lafertin Quintet and Tim Kliphuis: Fleur D’Ennui

In the early ’50s, near the end of his life, Django Reinhardt had switched to electric guitar and was playing in a more bebop vein. He was evolving. Little did he know that it was his acoustic, swing-based Hot Club work of the ’30s that would give rise to vast numbers of imitators.

What would Django have thought? Would he have cared?

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