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Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume One

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A Tribute to Gypsy Jazz * Introduction Into the Style of Jazz-Manouche

By Bertino Rodmann.
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Gypsy jazz (sometimes known as Jazz-Manouche) is the first unique style of jazz music originating from Europe. Django Reinhardt, the most renowned player of gypsy jazz, made it popular throughout the world with his groundbreaking techniques. To this day, countless guitarists are influenced by the music and personality of Django Reinhardt. Using the best examples of performances past and present, as well as showcasing the typical aspects of rhythm and lead guitar in gypsy jazz, this book is the most authentic method for gypsy jazz guitar. A CD is included containing performances of music in the book.

Contents:

Preface  
Introduction  
The Guitars  
The Strings  
The Picks  
PART 1 -- RHYTHM GUITAR  
Rhythm-Exercises -- Introduction  
Finger-Exercise 1 with Extended Chromatics  
Finger-Exercise 2  
Rhythm Exercises -- Lesson 1  
Rhythm Exercise 1 -- Comping Straight Quarter-Notes  
Rhythm Exercise 2 -- Comping Eighth-Notes  
Rhythm Exercise 3 -- Comping Eighths with Added Dead-Notes  
Rhythm Exercise 1/1 -- Comping "La Pompe"  
Rhythm Exercise 1/2 -- Comping Valse  
Rhythm Exercise 1/3 -- "La Pompe" (csárdás)  
Rhythm Exercise 1/4 -- Extended Comping "La Pompe"  
Rhythm Exercise 1/5 -- Comping Extended "Swing-Pompe"  
Rhythm Exercise 1/6 -- Comping "Staccato Eighths" with added Dead-Note  
Rhythm Exercises -- Lesson 2 - Minor Swing  
The Blues Cadence  
Exercise 2/1 ("La Pompe" -- Rhythm, Example: "Minor Swing")  
Chord Substitution  
Exercise 2/2 ("La Pompe" Rhythm, Example: "Minor Swing")  
Gypsy Chords  
Lesson 2/3 (Chord Substitution, Example: "Minor Swing")  
Lesson 2/4 (Chord Substitution 2, Example: "Minor Swing")  
Rhythm Exercises -- Lesson 3 -- Songs for practice  
Lesson 3/1 -- "Minor Swing" (Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grapelli)  
Lesson 3/2 -- "Douce Ambiance" (Django Reinhardt)  
Lesson 3/3 -- "Good times (Schukar ziro)" (Bertino Rodmann)  
Lesson 3/4 -- "Blues en mineur" (Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grapelli)  
Lesson 3/5 -- "Valse á Bertino (Le grand escalier)" (Bertino Rodmann)  
Lesson 3/6 -- "Blues Clair" (Django Reinhardt)  
Lesson 3/7 -- "Swing 48" (Django Reinhardt)  
PART 2 -- SOLO GUITAR  
Introducing Solo Guitar  
The Right Hand Placement  
Solo / Lesson 1 -- Picking Technique  
Picking Technique  
1/1 -- Reststroke Picking  
1/2 -- Up and Down Reststroke Picking  
1/3 -- Sweepstroke Picking  
1/4 -- Arpeggio Picking  
Solo / Lesson 2 -- Scales (Part 1)  
2/1 -- Simple Pentatonic in Am  
2/2 -- Pentatonic in Am with added sixth (Am6)  
2/3 -- Minor scale in Am with additional 6th note  
2/4 -- Major scale in D  
2/5 -- Seventh scale over E7th  
2/6 -- Diminished scale over E7th  
2/7 -- A7th scale over A7  
2/8 -- Gmaj7 scale (F# locrian)  
2/9 -- G major scale (Django style)  
Solo / Lesson 3 -- Arpeggios  
3/1 -- Am arpeggio  
3/2 -- Am6 arpeggio  
3/3 -- Am6 arpeggio (variation)  
3/4 -- G major arpeggio  
3/5 -- G major arpeggio (variation)  
3/6 -- G major arpeggio (D shape)  
3/7 -- C minor arpeggio  
Solo / Lesson 4 -- Solo-Licks (excerpts from "Minor Swing")  
4/1 -- Lick 4/1 (Am6)  
4/2 -- Lick 4/2 (Dm6)  
4/3 -- Lick 4/3 (E7)  
4/4 -- Lick 4/4 (Am6)  
4/5 -- Lick 4/5 (Am6 / Dm6)  
4/6 -- Lick 4/6 (E7 / Am)  
4/7 -- Lick 4/7 (Am6 / Dm6)  
4/8 -- Lick 4/8 (Dominant-7th over F7/E7 to Am6)  
Solo Transcriptions for Practice  
Exercise 4/9 -- "Minor Swing" (Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grapelli)  
Exercise 4/10 -- "Blues en mineur" (Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grapelli)  
Exercise 4/11 -- "Douce Ambiance" (Django Reinhardt)  
Solo / Lesson 5 -- Tips & Tricks  
Lick 5/1 -- "Trill"-Effect  
Lick 5/2 -- Arpeggio in Am  
Lick 5/3 -- Arpeggio in Am (2)  
Lick 5/4 -- Gypsy-Lick (Gm6 over C7)  
Lick 5/5 -- Lick in D-harmonic minor + Arpeggio in Dm  
Lick 5/6 -- Lick in D-harmonic minor over dominant-7th-chord (A7)  
Lick 5/7 -- "Trill"-Effect (2)  
Solo / Lesson 6 -- Scales (Part 2)  
6/1 -- Minor pentatonic scale in C minor  
6/2 -- Minor-Pentatonic-scale in C with added Blue Note (addb5)  
6/3 -- Minor pentatonic scale in C (over three octaves)  
6/4 -- The blues scale in C  
6/5 -- The harmonic minor scale in A  
Solo / Lesson 7 -- The Use of Scales and Arpeggios in Gypsy Jazz  
7/1 -- Cm6 arpeggio in Django style  
7/2 -- Gm scale in Django style  
7/3 -- Dm6 arpeggio in Django style  
7/4 -- Dm arpeggio in Lollo Meier style  
7/5 -- Diminished scale in Lollo Meier style  
7/6 -- Harmonic minor in Django style  
7/7 -- C major arpeggio in Django style  
7/8 -- Arpeggio Repetitions in Django style  
7/9 -- Chord Substitution in Django style  
7/10 -- Arpeggio sequences in Romane style  
7/11 -- Combination of scales and arpeggios in Lollo Meier style  
7/12 -- Diminished scales in Stochelo Rosenberg style  
7/13 -- Cm6 arpeggio in Django style  
Solo -- Transcriptions for Practice (2)  
Exercise 8/1 -- "Blues Clair" (Django Reinhardt)  
Exercise 8/2 -- "Good times (Schukar ziro)" (Bertino Rodmann)  
Exercise 8/3 -- "Valse á Bertino (Le grand escalier)" (Bertino Rodmann)  
Exercise 8/4 -- "Swing 48" (Django Reinhardt)  
Epilogue  
About the Author  
Glossary  
Sources / Thanks  
CD - Track list


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