Oscar Alemán
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Nada Mas Que un Poquito de Swing
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Stardust
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Doin' the New Low Down
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Dear Old Southland
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Swingin' On A Star

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Oscar Alemán

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Oscar Alemán, one of the finest jazz guitarists of the 1930s, is a difficult player to evaluate because he sounded like a near-exact duplicate of Django Reinhardt. Since Django was a year younger, some have speculated that he developed his style from Alemán, although the opposite is just as likely. Alemán began playing guitar as a teenager in Argentina and in the late '20s, he moved to Europe, Spain at first. By 1931, he was living in Paris and during 1933-1935, he was a regular... Read more

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