Django Reinhardt: music, mischief and magic. Django Reinhardt was a Gypsy jazz genius who kept on living in his caravan long after he found fame. Guitarist and devotee Martin Taylor explains why he has written a Prom in his honour
Django Unchained (2012) Accompanied by a German bounty hunter, a freed slave named Django travels across America to free his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio...TS western
• DJANGO REINHARDT (1910-1953) • Django Reinhardt was a Roma jazz musician. During World War II both Roma and jazz musicians were targeted by the Nazi regime. Over a million Roma were exterminated for presumed racial inferiority and jazz was believed to combine the worst of Blacks and Jews (i.e., “musical race defilement”). Just listening to a jazz record could get you sent to a concentration camp.
French graphic designer Flore Maquin recreates famous digital movie posters. For this, she draws digital portraits depicting main characters such as Django or Mia Wallace and works also on the typography. Here you can find a selection of these creative posters.