An in-depth study on Gypsy Jazz Rhythm Guitar with Denis Chang. This lesson also features Will Dickerson on rhythm guitar, Drew Jurecka on violin, Brigitte Dajczer on violin, Eric Lagacé on bass, Ben Henriques on saxophone, and Jonathan Ethier on 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, Drew Jurecka on violin, Brigitte Dajczer on violin, Eric Lagacé on bass, Ben Henriques on saxophone, and Jonathan Ethier on guitar.
-HD video lessons where Denis talks about the musical aspects of Gypsy Jazz rhythm (tone, interaction, musicality, timing, 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 2 picks up where volume 1 left off. Now that you've worked on all the basic techniques, we focus on all the important but often overlooked aspects of Gypsy Jazz accompaniment: timing, tone, dynamics, interaction, etc. Many players are often confused by contradicting statements by various leading players, with regards to Gypsy Jazz rhythm; this lesson hopes to clear any confusion one may have about all things related to accompaniment. We cover all sorts of important subtleties that will turn you into a true accompanist, rather than a robotic rhythm machine!
List of chapters:
-Voicings (7 songs included)
-Working With Bass
-Working With Bass - Other Styles
-Csardas - Explanation
-10 band interaction examples
-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.
IMPORTANT: Please note that these are streamed videos; only the PDF transcriptions can be downloaded. When access is purchased, you will have permanent access to this lesson and all updates/corrections (if any) will be free of charge!
|7. Working With Bass|
|8. Working With Bass - Other Styles|
|11. Working With A Band|
|“Some Of These Days”|
|“Minor Swing” Gypsy Voicings|
|“After You’ve Gone”|
|“Minor Swing” Modern Changes|
|Contemporary Jazz Blues|
|12. Final Thoughts|
|“Minor Swing” Long Tones|
|“All Of Me”|
|David - Russian Cadence|
|“I’ll See You In My Dreams”|
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