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La Bicyclette by Roland Dyens

La Bicyclette by Roland Dyens (1955-) Dyens is a French/Tunisian classical guitarist, composer, and arranger. He studied guitar with the Spanish classical guitarist Alberto Ponce and analysis with Désiré Dondeyne. As a performer, Dyens is known for his extraordinary capacity for improvisation. Essentially unique among classical guitarists. His guitar music draws on many elements of …

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Tears by Django Reinhardt

Tears by Django Reinhardt (1910-1953) Jean “Django” Reinhardt was a Belgian-born French guitarist and composer of Romani heritage. Reinhardt is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time and was the first important European jazz musician who made major contributions to the development of the genre.