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Minor Swing (left to right): Lorie Gruneisen, violin; Christopher Brown; guitar; Victor Caamano, guitar; David Katz, bass. Photo: Joel Hurd
Minor Swing (left to right): Lorie Gruneisen, violin; Christopher Brown; guitar; Victor Caamano, guitar; David Katz, bass. Photo: Joel Hurd

Listen: Kickin' off summer with gypsy jazz

Minor Swing joined Todd Moe in the NCPR studio this morning to celebrate the start of summer with a taste of what they call gypsy jazz, or gypsy swing. The style was pioneered by French Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, who blended American jazz of the '30s and '40s with European Gypsy styles of music.  Go to full article

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