In The Style Of Fapy Lafertin, Vol. 3

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An in-depth study on the Gypsy Jazz style of guitarist Fapy Lafertin. Read full description...

An in-depth study on the Gypsy Jazz style of guitarist Fapy Lafertin.

Contains:

-HD video performances of Fapy Lafertin improvising on standard changes
-Lessons where Fapy shares his approach to music.
-Fully transcribed in standard notation and TAB
-Includes downloadable mp3 of all lessons and etude performances.

Chapters:

Technique
Picking Exercises
Octaves
Vibrato
Django Bends
Django Slides & Ghost Notes
Learning Melodies
Melody - After You've Gone 1
Melody - After You've Gone 2
Melody - Les Yeux Noirs 1
Melody - Les Yeux Noirs 2
Melody - Sheik Of Araby 1
Melody - Sheik Of Araby 2
Melody - Some Of These Days 1
Melody - Some Of These Days 2
Learning Improvisation
Shapes
Feeling The Pulse
Phrasing
Phrasing - On The Beat
Phrasing - After The Beat
Phrasing - Before The Beat
Solo Guitar

Standard progressions:

Danse Norvegienne
Django's Tiger 1
Django's Tiger 2
Lady Be Good
Les Yeux Noirs 1
Les Yeux Noirs 2
Limehouse Blues
My Melancholy Baby C
My Melancholy Baby Eb
Rose Room 1
Rose Room 2
Sweet Georgia Brown
Swing 39
Swing 42
Topsy


Recommended prerequesites:

-Knowledge of Jazz concepts (technique, accompaniment and improvisation)

About the In The Style series:

The In The Style series focus strictly on the playing style of the artist. These are not general "how to" lessons. The goal of these lessons is to give insight on a wide range of topics relevant to the musical style of the artist. Advanced students will be able to immediately absorb and work on many of the concepts covered in the lessons. Beginner and intermediate level students will benefit greatly from the transcriptions of the numerous video performances with close ups when relevant. Music is like a language, and it is best learnt by surrounding yourself with better musicians. The goal of the "In The Style Series" is to give you this access, as much as possible, in the comfort of your own home!

About Fapy Lafertin:

Considered one of the legends of Gypsy Jazz, Fapy Lafertin was born in the Sinti community, and took up guitar at the age of five. After performing in a family band with his father on violin and his brother on second guitar, he joined the Piotto Limberger orchestra. He also toured with his uncle, Bamboula Ferret.

In the 1970s and '80s he played with the band WASO. In 1985 he began a quartet which has featured Rudi Brink, Tim Kliphuis, and Joop Hendricks. He based the quartet on the Quintette du Hot Club de France. He began a solo career and toured throughout Europe and the UK. He has played with American jazz musicians, such as Charlie Byrd, Al Casey, Scott Hamilton, Milt Hinton, and Benny Waters. Briefly he performed with Stéphane Grappelli.


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!

56 minutes across 39 parts

Lessons
1. Technique
2. Picking Exercises
3. Octaves
4. Vibrato
5. Django Bends
6. Django Slides & Ghost Notes
7. Learning Melodies
8. Melody - After You've Gone 1
9. Melody - After You've Gone 2
10. Melody - Les Yeux Noirs 1
11. Melody - Les Yeux Noirs 2
12. Melody - Sheik Of Araby 1
13. Melody - Sheik Of Araby 2
14. Melody - Some Of These Days 1
15. Melody - Some Of These Days 2
16. Learning Improvisation
17. Shapes
18. Feeling The Pulse
19. Phrasing
20. Phrasing - On The Beat
21. Phrasing - After The Beat
22. Phrasing - Before The Beat
23. Solo Guitar
Performances
Danse Norvegienne
Django's Tiger 1
Django's Tiger 2
Lady Be Good
Les Yeux Noirs 1
Les Yeux Noirs 2
Limehouse Blues
My Melancholy Baby C
My Melancholy Baby Eb
Rose Room 1
Rose Room 2
Sweet Georgia Brown
Swing 39
Swing 42
Topsy
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In The Style Of Fapy Lafertin, Vol.3

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