"Spain" is a jazz fusion composition written in 1971 by the great Chick Corea. It is one of his best known works. This version is inspired by the arrangement of The Rosenberg trio in a style called rumba.
In my "Spain" lesson you will learn the composition and how to improvise over the changes of the solo se...
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.
"Brucia la Terra" (Burn the Earth) is an authentic Sicilian ballad from the town of Corleone. It is a song written for The Godfather (1972), the first film in The Godfather trilogy. This acoustic arrangement is made in a swing feel with fingerstyle technique.
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.
In this lesson I will show how you can use advanced rhythmic concepts like odd time signatures and tempo changes to create more interesting musical passages. If you mix them in with simpler ideas you can create something original without losing the flow of the song.
In this lesson we'll be looking at my instrumental composition "Rebirth of a Lost world". It's a song that, apart from a lot of cool melodic licks and phrasing ideas, contains a variety of techniques such as: alternate picking, sweeping, slide, tremolo bar, vibrato, legato, and much more.