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Sam Miltich, Rising Star of the Jazz Guitar

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Sam Miltich, Rising Star of the Jazz Guitar

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Sam Miltich, Rising Star of the Jazz Guitar

Sam Miltich, Rising Star of the Jazz Guitar

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Sam Miltich is an 18-year-old who lives in the Minnesota woods and plays jazz guitar in the style of Django Reinhardt. He practiced for nine hours a day to become good enough to play in Amsterdam with one of Europe's hottest swing guitar groups — and also at Lincoln Center. Chris Julin of Minnesota Public Radio reports.