I had inadvertently met a few of the forum members at D in J, but somehow didn't connect with their avatars! My bad- I was sort of preoccupied with my assignment for Jazz.com.
Here are the links to pts 1 and 2 of my article on Django in June:
Part 3 will be posted sometime next week and my feature article on Adrien Moignard will be published sometime this month. When it's up I'll provide a convenient link.
Please overlook any omissions or inaccuracies which were result of editing; nuances, terminology and techniques with which most of you are more than familiar. The purpose was to try to generate more interest in jazz Manouche among the mainstream jazz enthusiasts who, like me a little over a year ago, were blissfully unaware of the genre and its many joys.
"Listen to this, it speaks like a cathedral!"- Django, on the Selmer (from Michael Dregni's Django, the Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend)