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A Foggy Day
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My Kind of Town
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I've Got You Under My Skin
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It's All Right with Me
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Here's That Rainy Day

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When Bir+¬li Lagr+¿ne's Routes to Django: Live was issued in 1980, the 13-year-old jazz guitarist was immediately praised by critics as a prot+¬g+¬ 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. For the next five years, Lagr+¿ne would mime Reinhardt's style, even recording versions of the master's "Nuages" and "Djangology" on Swing '81. Over time, however, his role as a prot... Read more

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