“one of the most remarkable guitar players on this planet.” – London Jazz News
French guitarist Biréli Lagrène is lauded worldwide for his evolving blend of swinging continental jazz, post-bop, and fusion. When his “Routes to Django: Live” was issued in 1980, the 13-year-old jazz guitarist was immediately praised by critics as a protégé of Django Reinhardt. He had already won a prize in a festival at Strasbourg in 1978, and his appearance at a Gypsy festival was broadcast on television. While he has broadened his approach, exploring the sounds of Wes Montgomery and Jimi Hendrix and recording with some of modern jazz’s biggest names, he is best known for his inspired renderings of the hot club style.
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