Gypsy jazz

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Acoustic swing a la Django Reinhardt. Usually with guitar, violin and upright bass.

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"Gipsy Project" was the first (and for many years, only) gypsy jazz record that I listened to. I've since come to feel that "Blues Clair" is a perfect example of what I love about gypsy jazz and Biréli's… More…

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Here is my transcription of Baro Ferret version of "Valse Des Niglos".… More…

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This “All Of Me” transcription includes the integral melody played on clarinet and Django’s epic Solo. Score and Tablature are provided for better fingering options and reliable articulation of the phrases.… More…

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Here is my transcription of Django Reinhardt solo in "Lentement Mademoiselle" from 1942. It's a great solo for beginners (until bar 16 of the solo).… More…

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Get Pdf => http://www.gillesrea.com/produit/django-reinhardt-improvisation-n2/… More…

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So beautiful. Django outlines a substitute alt chord going from Eb to Eb7 into the bridge of “(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons,” from 1947. More…

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Transcribed Hobi Manuel More…

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Rounding out my recent Boulou transcriptions, here’s a nice short idea over the changes of “What Is This Thing Called Love.” From a performance of “Subconscious Lee” on the live album “Nuages.” More…

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This little motif by Boulou brings a huge smile to my face. It’s just so dissonant-but-beautiful in that Django way. From now on, I shall always play this during that moment of Nuages. :-) More…

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PDF tab → https://is.gd/Les_Yeux_Noirs_PDF… More…

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Here is my transcription of Django Reinhardt solo in the famous "Minor Swing", 1937 version.… More…

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PDF → https://is.gd/Valse_des_Niglos_PDF… More…

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Nice and exotic sounding outro here, despite only using two chord voicings. More…

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Here is my transcription of Django Reinhardt solo in "Billets doux", from 1947. This song has been recorded in G (or tuned higher than usual).… More…

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Get PDF => notation & Tab, Free download!!! http://www.gillesrea.com/produit/django-reinhardt-nuages-1940/… More…

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This solo really exemplifies why I love Adrien's playing so much - imaginative phrasing, technically awesome, super classy. … More…