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
In this lesson we will take a look at dynamics and tone - one of the most important aspects of playing and music in general. Great dynamic control is what makes your playing sound like it means something and it is one of the key things that separates the average players from the “pros”.