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.
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is a famous song written by Isham Jones, lyrics by Gus Kahn, published in 1924. The song was also recorded by Django Reinhardt and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, so this is Django's version of this beautiful tune followed by one progression of my solo.
"Dark Eyes" (Очи чёрные, Ochi chyornye, Les yeux noirs) is probably the most famous Russian song. This is a gypsy jazz version of the song and this version has become a must know song in the Gypsy Jazz repertoire.
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.