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Django Festival All-Stars featuring Dorado and Amati Schmitt

Monday, November 6, 2017

The Django Festival All-Stars return to the Kennedy Center with two energetic performances in tribute to the swinging style of the Belgian guitarist Django Reinhardt.

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The Django Festival All-Stars travel the world delivering lively performances in tribute to the swinging style of the Belgian guitarist credited with popularizing “hot jazz.” They return to the Kennedy Center for two energetic performances, led by legendary gypsy guitarist and violinist Dorado Schmitt who is joined by his guitar-playing sons Amati and Samson. The performance also includes Pierre Blanchard on violin, Ludovic Beier on accordian, Gino Bernard on bass, and Francko Mehrstein on rhythm guitar.