La Gitane is a gypsy jazz waltz written by Paul “Tchan Tchou” Vidal (the master of gypsy jazz waltz). This lesson should help you improve your 3/4 time feel, gypsy picking technique and approach to scales and arpeggios with the useful licks that you can find in this masterpiece.
In this gypsy jazz lesson we will learn "Sweet Georgia Brown" - a must know gypsy jazz and jazz standard. You will learn how to play the main theme with variations and 2 progressions of an improvisation with many useful licks.
This is the lesson covering my song called An Old Modern Time from my solo album Let It Out, released in 2006. It's a cool Neoclassic kind a piece with lot of alternate picking, string skipping, sweeping, few legato licks etc.
Django's Tiger is a gypsy jazz standards written by the great Django Reinhardt. The original recording features Stephane Grappelli on violin. In my 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.