Umphrey's McGee: Bonnaroo Late Night Full Show 06/10/17 (official) "Settle in for this full show from our late night set at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2017. Courtesy of RedBullTV. Setlist:Bathing Digits -) 1348, Bad Friday, Bridgeless -) Day Nurse, Booth Love -) Frankie Zombie, HIggins -) BridgelessEncore: The FloorSubscribe to Umphrey’s on YouTube http://bit.ly/umvideo"
Django Reinhardt played his solos with two fingers. At the age of 18, in an accident in his caravan, his back and left hand was heavily burned. Being already a reputed musician, his career seemed to be over. In 2 years he recovered and developed the technique that helped him to be the best. Two physicians thoroughly analyzed his hand and according to them:
"Django’s technique was only possible because of the remarkable length and span of his index and middle fingers. Photographs show that he could play a "barre" across the full width of the fret board using just the distal two phalanges of his index finger, and a half barre with the distal phalanx of his middle finger and analysis of film footage shows that he could effortlessly span a distance of at least 120mm [4.7 inches] between the tips of his index and middle fingers."
This event is also a landmark in the history of guitar and jazz. Django created a whole new set of chords and arpeggios and became the mo…