Guitar Aficionado-Summer 2012-Django Reinhardt

Guitar Aficionado-Summer 2012-Django Reinhardt

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In Guitar Aficionado’s Summer 2012 issue, we celebrate the brief life and brilliant legacy of Django Reinhardt. The Gypsy jazz guitarist revolutionized the role of the guitar in jazz and captured the imagination of the world’s greatest players. Plus, we cover Django’s lifelong affair with Selmer guitars and discover Gypsy jazz in the City of Lights.

Also in this issue:
- Jazz great John Pizzarelli talks about playing with Paul McCartney and Larry Carlton, and how he reinterpreted the rock and roll of his youth for his latest album, Double Exposure.
- When they’re not on the mound, major-league pitches Barry Zito, Jake Peavy, and Bronson Arroyo like to throw some chords with their favorite six-string guitars.
GA presents four celebrated luthiers at the forefront of today’s steel-string acoustic-guitar renaissance.
- Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen talks about his 2004 Martin Herringbone Dreadnought “Negative.”
- When Graham Elliot is not a judge on MasterChef or serving up creative cuisine at Lollapalooza, the Chicago celebrity chef finds time to open some of the city’s most cutting-edge restaurants.

Reviews include the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster, the Framus Diablo Supreme electric guitar, 3rd Power Amplification British Dream 112 amplifier, and the Z.Vex Double Rock! effect pedal. As always, Guitar Aficionado features the best in spirits, luxury watches, and more.

Get your copy of Guitar Aficionado’s Summer 2012 issue today!