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Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo perform on Mountain Stage.
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May 21, 2014 Technically gifted guitarists with considerable on-stage charisma, both men are respected and versatile jazz players. Here, they perform live on stage in Athens, Ohio.
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Versatile guitarist Frank Vignola has clearly studied Django Reinhardt-style jazz.
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October 5, 2012 Decades after Django Reinhardt pioneered his distinct style of guitar-propelled swing, it's being adapted by bands like these. Hear what Frank Vignola, John Jorgensen, the Hot Club of Detroit and others are doing with the idiom.
January 3, 2011 Widely recognized in multiple genres, the violinist and composer never stays in one place too long. The former Stephane Grappelli student performs hot swing standards and a few originals with his jazz band.
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December 7, 2007 Nick Morrison, a DJ at Seattle's KPLU, selects 10 of the year's best jazz CDs from instrumental legends and up-and-coming vocalists.
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