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Django Bates – You Live and Learn….apparently

John Fordham – The Guardian **** If Django Bates had been around when they were inventing the wheel, you would have put money on him proving it was better off square. Bates does everything inside out and backwards: he writes classical music with 1940s crooners’ riffs wrapped inside it, bursts of swing that turn into precarious one-legged hops, virtuoso bebop …