Wednesday, June 8, 2016

June 10-12: Django Jam in Mill Valley

Posted By on Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 6:17 AM

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Belgian-French guitarist Django Reinhardt is widely considered one of the first and most influential players in Europe’s jazz movement, and is celebrated the world over 60 years after his death. This month, the North Bay’s DjangoFest Mill Valley brings together a lineup of all-star musicians for a swinging weekend of concerts and workshops in the spirit of Reinhardt’s legacy. The Rhythm Future Quartet, Stochelo Rosenberg Quartet, Gonzalo Bergara and others perform in concert, while Olli Soikkeli, Jason Anick and others lead workshops on the art of musical improvisation, authentic Gypsy jazz aesthetics and guitar technique on June 10–12 at Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. $45 and up. 415.383.9600.

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