Wawau Adler

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Josef Wawau Adler (born 25 January 1967 in Karlsruhe) is a German gypsy jazz guitarist.[1] Born into a family of Sinti gypsies, he is heavily influenced by Django Reinhardt, but also Wes Montgomery, Charlie Parker, Pat Martino and George Benson.[2] He formed a trio with Holzmanno Winterstein and Axel Miller,[3] and has also played with Andreas Öberg and Joel Locher, the bassist who he released Here’s to Django with in 2010, and many others.


  1. ^ Dregni, Michael (4 April 2008). Gypsy Jazz:In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing: In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing. Oxford University Press. p. 323. ISBN 978-0-19-531192-1. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "In the Style of Wawau Adler". Hyperhipmedia.com. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Südtiroler Wochenmagazin. FF, die Südtiroler Illustrierte. June 2006. p. 50. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 

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