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Gypsy Jazz Rhythm with Denis Chang, Vol. 1

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An in-depth study on Gypsy Jazz Rhythm Guitar with Denis Chang. This lesson also features Will Dickerson on rhythm guitar. Read full description…

An in-depth study on Gypsy Jazz Rhythm Guitar with Denis Chang. This lesson also features Will Dickerson on rhythm guitar.

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-HD video lessons where Denis teaches the basics of Gypsy Jazz rhythm techniques. Various rhythm styles used in Gypsy Jazz are covered (Swing rhythm, waltz, bossa nova, bolero, rumba, etc...).
-Includes PDF with relevant examples, fully transcribed.
-Approximately 2 hours of in-depth instruction!


These lessons are based on almost 15 years of researching the style of Django Reinhardt and spending time with the Sinti (Gypsies of Western Europe) to learn the music from their point of view. Volume 1 covers all the essential techniques for playing Gypsy Jazz rhythm from various points of views. All the main schools of Gypsy Jazz rhythm are covered in great detail. These lessons are ideal for anyone discovering Gypsy Jazz for the first time and want to get started with rhythm playing. Players who are familiar with Gypsy Jazz will learn all the authentic techniques and subtleties used by the leading Gypsy players in Europe.

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List of chapters:

-La Pompe - Right Hand
-La Pompe - Wrist Exercises
-La Pompe - Left Hand
-Gypsy Bossa
-Gypsy Rhumba
-Rhumba Waltz
-Jazz Waltz
-Funk / Pop / Gospel
-La Pompe - Upstroke
-Voicings (9 song examples)

Recommended prerequesites:

-Basic knowledge of Gypsy Jazz concepts (technique and accompaniment)

About Denis Chang:

Denis Chang is the founder of DC Music School and has produced highly successful instructional DVDs for Canadian publisher Hyperhip Media. A Gypsy Jazz guitarist, he has worked along side many of the world's leading Gypsy Jazz players.

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1. Introduction
2. La Pompe - Basic Right Hand
3. Straight Rhythm - Wrist Exercises
4. La Pompe - Left Hand
5. Gypsy Bossa
6. Gypsy Rhumba
7. Rhumba Waltz
8. Jazz Waltz
9. Bolero
10. Esztam
11. Funk / Pop / Gospel
12. La Pompe - Upstroke
13. Waltz
14 (a). “Minor Swing”
14 (b). “All Of Me”
14 (c). “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”
14 (d). “Dark Eyes”
14 (e). Rhythm Changes
14 (f). “Djangology”
14 (g). “I’ll See You In My Dreams”
14 (h). Swing Blues
14 (i). “Coquette”
14. Voicings
15. Endings
16. Practicing

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