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Latchès is a group of four French musicians who play in the gypsy/jazz/swing style of Django Reinhardt.  Here are a few of their songs.

Peche A La Mouche.

Reinhardt’s own Minor Swing.




Quintette du Hot Club de France

Quintette du Hot Club de France was a jazz quintet from the 1930s with Django Reinhardt on guitar and Stephane Grappelli on violin.  Django Reinhardt was severely burned at the age of 18 which left the third and fourth fingers on his left hand partially paralysed.

Here is the J’attendrai Swing from 1939.

Minor Swing.

The Sheik Of Araby recorded in 1937.

After You’ve Gone.

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