Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Dregni

Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Dregni year 2006
  • Book name: Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend
  • Author: Michael Dregni
  • Release date: 2006/12/27
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780195304480
  • Rating: 8.98 of 10
  • Votes: 157
  • Review by: Danielle Mcnamara
  • Review rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/2
  • Total pages: 344
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Django Reinhardt was arguably the greatest guitarist who ever lived, an important influence on Les Paul, Charlie Christian, B.B. King, Jerry Garcia, Chet Atkins, and many others. Yet there is no major biography of Reinhardt. Now, in Django, Michael Dregni offers a definitive portrait of this great guitarist. Handsome, charismatic, childlike, and unpredictable, Reinhardt was a character out of a picaresque novel. Born in a gypsy caravan at a crossroads in Belgium, he was almost killed in a freak fire that burned half of his body and left his left hand twisted into a claw. But with this maimed left hand flying over the frets and his right hand plucking at dizzying speed, Django became Europe's most famous jazz musician, commanding exorbitant fees-and spending the money as fast as he made it. Dregni not only chronicles this remarkably colorful life-including a fascinating account of gypsy culture-but he also sheds much light on Django's musicianship. He examines his long musical partners
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H1M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: String Instruments, Plays, Playscripts, Jazz, Guitar, Biography: Arts & Entertainment
  • Available formats: WORD, HTML, BMP, SNB, TXT, PDF, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in Z, RAR, XZ, ZIP, AZW3, 7-ZIP
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, Hotfile, Librevault, Mediafire
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x235x18mm
  • Weight: 480g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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