Knowing what gypsy jazz songs to learn can be daunting when there are so many to choose from. To help get you started, here 10 great gypsy jazz songs, picked for their variety and how they will develop your playing. Click here for free sample guitar lessons from Andreas Oberg! "Minor Swing" (Django Reinhardt).
From Jazzology, combined with info from a guitarist friend who has been playing gypsy jazz as a pro for well over a decade: Become familiar with these scales and how they are applicable to the chords used in gypsy jazz: Also: Spanish Gypsy Scales (Phrygian Dominant) Eight Tone Spanish Scales Romanian Minor Scales
Basic Arpeggio PDFs . I've just finished a new section of my website which lists the basic arpeggios used in gypsy jazz guitar playing. There are pdf's in notation and tab giving a chord followed by the arpeggio across all six strings and in all positions on the neck and in at least four different keys. Hope it's of use to some of you!.
Currently Beijing and San Francisco Bay Area jazz guitarist, Doug Martin, has performed with some of the finest artists on the West coast and abroad including Germany-based gypsy guitarist and composer, Lulo Reinhardt, Grammy award winning guitarist John Jorgenson, gypsy guitarist Mike Reinhardt, guitarist Paul Mehling of the Hot Club of San Francisco, Swedish guitarist
I’ve been playing Gypsy Jazz Guitar since 1991 when my father took me to the Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois-Sur-Seine, France. This changed my life and since that trip I dedicated my life to Gypsy Jazz & Django Reinhardt’s music.
For most people, Gypsy jazz brings to mind the agile, single-note solos emanating from Django Reinhardt’s Selmer-Maccaferri guitar. But Django’s rhythm playing is just as essential, if not more so, to the Gypsy jazz style. In this lesson, I’ll give you a quick overview of the basics of Gypsy jazz rhythm guitar and introduce you to what I ...