The two distinguishing features here are the use of the 7/8 time signature, and the different motion of the harmonies. The arpeggios move in different patterns and the result is that the interval between the notes changes every time. The idea was to create a web of sound where the two parts merge into each other.
In this lesson we will learn one of the most played jazz and gypsy jazz standards - CARAVAN. You will learn how to play the main theme as well as the improvisation over the chord changes . It is full of useful licks that you can use in your jazz vocabulary. Have fun.
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.
"Coquette" is a must know gypsy jazz standards among the gypsy jazz musicians. In my "Coquette" 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.