Django, Grappelli and Sweet Georgia Brown on an open thread

Friday night music with long time jazz guitar favorite, three fingered lightening Django Reinhardt with Stéphane Grappelli doing Sweet Georgia Brown.

The word “genius” gets thrown around a lot in reference to artists and musicians — sometimes correctly, sometimes a little overzealously. But if it applies to anyone, it’s Django Reinhardt. With no formal training, the Roma guitarist created a new style of music in the 1930s and ’40s that came to be dubbed “gypsy jazz.” His...


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