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Gypsy jazz

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  1. an idiom often said to have been started by guitarist Jean "Django" Reinhardt in the 1930s

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  2. Because its origins are largely in France it is often called by the French name, "Jazz manouche," or alternatively, "manouche jazz," even in English language sources

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  3. thriving today, with fans and practitioners - some faithful copyists, others innovators - found all over the globe

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  4. Django was foremost among a group of Gypsy guitarists working in and around Paris in the 1930s through the 1950s, a group which also included the brothers Pierre "Baro" Ferret, Etienne "Sarane" Ferret, and Jean "Matelo" Ferret and Reinhardt's brother

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  5. Many of the musicians in this style worked in Paris in various popular Musette ensembles

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