Book/CD set. Focuses on the key elements of the Django Reinhardt Gypsy jazz or Manouche guitar style, gleaned from years of experience jamming with French Gypsies and studying with masters of the style. Intermediate/advanced. In English, German and French. Note/tab. 111 pp.
The book covers ; History of Gypsy Jazz Django and his heirs Legendary Selmer guitars The chords la pompe (4 different ways) The right hand and the picking Improvisation, the phrasing on the five chord forms improvisation on major, minor, seventh chords. Diminished scales, chromatic scales, whole tone scales. Applications on all keys; 20 solos Gypsy Jazz chord melody. Five Gypsy Jazz standards (heads and solos) all styles (swing, waltz, ragtime, gypsy bossa etc) CD included with play back to play live and improvise.
This massive book offers a comprehensive study of the Gypsy jazz or Manouche guitar style as perceived by French guitarists Derek Sebastian and Romane, two of the finest modern day practitioners of the Django Reinhardt style.
Learn how Martin creates solo guitar arrangements of jazz standards via a series of progressive studies aimed at introducing guitarists of intermediate level and beyond to the world of arranging and solo performance.
Learn jazz rhythm guitar. Book/CD pack includes: sample songs, patterns, progressions, and excercises; essential chord voicings, inversions, and substitutions; info on time, groove and reading charts; a chord reference library; and over 50 full-demo samples on CD. Lead sheet format. 80 pp. 2b1af7f3a8