Gypsy Swing

Gypsy Swing

Swing! Swing! Swing! A Celebration of Swing Music

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Jazz is a purely American form of music. With one exception. In the 1930s, Hungarian guitarist Django Reinhardt created a unique form of jazz – Gypsy Swing – that mixed traditional Eastern European music with an American beat. In this episode, Gypsy Jazz violinist Tony Ballog introduces us to the music of Django Reinhardt and Gypsy Swing.
Jazz is a purely American form of music. With one exception. In the 1930s, Hungarian guita...Read More