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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

R.I.P. Mito Loeffler.

Guitar enthusiasts must surely be mourning the passing of Mito Loeffler - an outstanding force in contemporary Django inspired Gipsy Jazz. 
Djangophile Kevin Nixon said, "Check out his version of Dark Eyes at the Belleville, absolutely belting. He's got a great party spirit, very Spanish, gitane rather than manouche, reminiscent of flamenco with a very hard hitting right hand. I love players like that, they are so committed, exciting and brave in their playing which I can imagine was an attribute of the great man."
Mito Loeffler died November 6. aged 50.
RIP.
Lance.

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