Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley —
Duved Dunayevsky is a Paris-based guitarist, composer and band leader. He is recognized by many as the foremost interpreter of Django Reinhardt’s 1930s guitar style. Currently leading the experimental “Prebop Orchestra” and the “Hot-Club” style ensemble “Duved And His Transatlantic Five”.
Duved regularly performs in jazz festivals around the globe, keeping traditional jazz alive not by preserving it but by continuing to expand on its creative legacy. With his acolyte Daniel Garlitsky on violin, they form a duo that captures the very essence of the duo Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.
Information and tickets: www.djangofest.com