In this gypsy jazz lesson we will learn "Stompin' at Decca" - a composition written by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli. It was recorded in January 1938. This lesson will help you improve your gypsy jazz vocabulary, swing feel, phrasing, rhythm changes and improvisational skills.
"Djangology" is a gypsy jazz standard written by the great Django Reinhardt. In my "Djangology" gypsy jazz lesson you will learn how to improvise over the changes and learn the main theme note by note as well as the improvisation. It is full of useful licks that you can use in your jazz vocabulary.
"Limehouse Blues" is a jazz standard written by Douglas Furber (lyrics) and Philip Braham (music). In this gypsy jazz lesson I have implemented phrases that the great gypsy players use (Stochello, Bireli,Gonzalo, Debare etc...) You will learn how to improvise over the changes and improve your jazz/gypsy jazz
Belleville is a gypsy jazz standard written by Django Reinhardt. He recorded the tune seven times between 1942 and 1951. The greatest gypsy jazz musicians often play this brilliant tune in their repertoire. In this lesson you will learn how to improvise over the changes and improve your jazz phrasing
"Got A Match" is a song by jazz and fusion keyboard player Chick Corea, released in 1986. Even though the song is originally composed in jazz rock/fusion style, this version is more into an acoustic gypsy jazz style. In this lesson you will learn how to improvise over the changes and improve jazz vocabulary.