Django Rheinhardt’s guitar is on display for limited time!
The cherished guitar had belonged to Les Paul’s friend Django Rheinhardt. Les received the 1950 Selmer Orchestra Model acoustic guitar as a gift from Django’s son after his friend’s death.
Django Rheinhardt was known as the first great European jazz guitarist and the primary force behind the intense, emotional and lyrical gypsy jazz style.
Little Kids Rock (LKR) held a teacher training session in Chicago recently. I didn’t hesitate to accept an invitation to observe the class and to see how this very popular program motivates so many instructors and students.
Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio’s “Science Friday, will be talking about Les Paul during his Friday, September 27th broadcast with Les Paul Foundation Program Director Sue Baker. The program will be broadcast live from Madison, Wisconsin from 1p.m. – 3p.m.Central Time.
“Science Friday” Producer Christopher Intagliata and Associate Producer Alexa Lim decided that since they were in Madison, a mere 70 miles from Waukesha, they should visit the Wizard’s hometown. READ MORE