Adrian Holovaty

Adrian Holovaty is a guitarist from Chicago, currently living in Amsterdam. He began playing in this style in 2005 and has studied and performed with many of the modern-day greats.

Adrian taught a weekly gypsy jazz class at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music for several years and has attended Django In June (an annual instructional camp) every year since 2007 — including three years on the teaching staff there.

You might have run across some of Adrian’s YouTube videos, including the gypsy-jazz version of the Super Mario Bros. 2 theme. :-)

Gypsy jazz chord voicings

Learn all the common chord shapes used in gypsy jazz guitar.

Pitch Perfect: Adrian Holovaty YouTube tunes

Pitch Perfect: Adrian Holovaty, Bridal Chorus