Classically trained violinist Ben Powell makes the leap to jazz in his album New Street, a tribute to the late Stephane Grappelli. Ryan MacDonald/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Powell: In The Footsteps Of Jazz Fiddle Royalty
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Django Reinhardt lost two fingers in an accident, but developed a unique style around his disability. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephane Grappelli On Piano Jazz
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