The swinging gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt

Young listeners can get acquainted with the music and culture of Django Reinhardt and 'the gypsies' on this special family afternoon from Django Amsterdam. Anton Goudsmit is also called the nicest guitarist in the Netherlands. He plays with a swinging band led by guitarist and narrator Christiaan van Hemert.

The festival

Django Amsterdam, with concerts, jam sessions and workshops, is dedicated to the birthday of guitarist Django Reinhardt, the founder of gypsy jazz or swing manouche. This style of acoustic swing jazz became part of the culture of the Roma and Sinti thanks to Django. Django is widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time.