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Download Django: World's Greatest Guitarist Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (66 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bonnie Christensen Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Live Oak Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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From extreme poverty in a gypsy camp, through a debilitating injury, Django Reinhardt overcame tremendous obstacles to become a world-renowned, much beloved, and highly acclaimed jazz guitarist. This production captures the spirit of the man, his music and his inspiring life story.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Carolynne | 2/14/2014

    " Inspiring story of a remarkable musician who overcame odds that might overwhelm a lesser person, Django Reinhardt. Born to an itinerant gypsy family, he learned at a young age to play musical instruments. When his violinist father abandons him, he experiments with jazz and soon is a sought-after performer. A fire in his caravan causes devastating injury to his hands, but dedicated practice and ingenuity enable him to compensate for his loss, and eventually he is able to perform better than ever. The rhythmic text, evocative of Langston Hughes, echoes the jazz sounds Django creates. The strongly colored oil paintings evoke the smoky gypsy encampment and the lively Parisian jazz clubs. Lexile level 700. Interest level higher. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Andrew Anderson | 12/31/2013

    " How cool! A childrens' book about Django Reinhardt! I was totally surprised to see this sitting on the shelf in the library =D "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Brindi | 12/24/2013

    " 2010 Schneider- Young "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Chan Lee | 12/9/2013

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