This lesson will help you to spice your approach of one of the most important point in jazz and fusion playing, the II V I. 5 licks are shown and explained using modern ideas of thinking and playing. Interesting points of harmony like diatonic substitution are tackled.
Minor Blues or "Blues En Mineur" is a composition by Django Reinhardt recorded in 1935. Django had recorded it several times,
but this time we are going to focus on his legendary solo over this minor blues progression followed by 2 progressions of my own composed
improvisation in the gypsy jazz style.
After You've Gone is a 1918 jazz standard composed by Turner Layton with lyrics by Henry Creamer. This song is an inevitable part of the gypsy jazz repertoire. In this lesson you will learn how to improvise over the changes and improve your jazz/gypsy jazz phrasing and vocabulary.
Swing 42 is a gypsy jazz standard written by Django Reinhardt and it was first released in 1941 by Django and the Hot Clud De France. Gypsy jazz musicians often play this brilliant tune in their repertoire. In this lesson you will learn how to improvise over the rhythm changes.
This package is aimed at beginner/intermediate level players who want to expand their chord knowledge and fretboard awareness. Close harmony and the II-V-I-VI are explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside all the chord voicings featured in the main video.
"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
Outside playing is a concept that most modern fusion, jazz and rock guitarists want to get to grips with. This lesson and spoken videos will take you through various concepts and ideas for playing outside chromatic notes.
"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.
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