In this month's "Hole Notes," Musician's Institute instructor Dale Turned takes a look at artistry of guitar great and inventor of "gypsy jazz," Django Reinhardt. Because his famed quintet, Hot Club of France, didn't have a percussionist, the rhythmic patterns and chord choices in Django's unique brand of jazz were of paramount importance.
Boss will host the second Boss Loop Station National Championship at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, 6 p.m. Saturday, October 22. The contest will be streamed live on GuitarTV.com, and The Iron Maidens will perform. The event is open to the public.