Gypsy Jazz / Jazz Manouche Rhythm Guitar Fundamentals
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Gypsy Jazz / Jazz Manouche Rhythm Guitar Fundamentals

Learn to play rhythm guitar like Django Reinhardt in this comprehensive gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche course.
4.1 (14 ratings)
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91 students enrolled
Created by Harry Edwards
Last updated 8/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To play gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche swing rhythm guitar like Django Reinhardt!
  • Left and right hand techniques for mastering gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche swing rhythm (La Pompe).
  • Over 40 unique gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche chord shapes with 2 options for each chord type (PDF Chord Book included).
  • Accompany at a professional level for 5 common gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche standards.
  • The crucial role of the rhythm guitar in gypsy jazz (Jazz Manouche).
  • How to memorise jazz chord progressions.
  • How to choose the most appropriate chord shape for any standard.
Requirements
  • This course is designed for guitar players of all levels. Just bring an enthusiasm for learning gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche.
  • A gypsy jazz style guitar is not required to take this course. Any acoustic guitar will work.
Description

Master gypsy jazz / Jazz Manouche swing rhythm guitar in this thorough course, designed for guitar players of all levels.

Whether you’ve always wanted to learn to play like Django Reinhardt, or are interested in exploring a new and exciting style, this course will really help. The lessons will take you from a beginner to a professional level swing rhythm player as efficiently as possible, with concise, fun, and engaging guitar tuition.

You will become confident and skilled in all the essential right and left hand techniques for playing gypsy jazz swing rhythm guitar. You’ll also master over 40 new and unique chords, allowing you to play rhythm for any gypsy jazz tune. You’ll put these chords into practice directly in the course by learning several popular gypsy jazz standards.


Testimonials

“I have specifically tried to learn the la pompe style in the past from free online guitar tutorials, but haven’t really understood what to do until watching Harry’s!” (C. Heath)

“I am thoroughly enjoying the well paced lessons. I get a sense of progress and a strengthening of the core elements of the gypsy jazz style.” (M. Andrews)

“This course would be a bargain at twice the price!” (J. Halbrooks)


You Will Master

  • Left and right hand technique for gypsy jazz swing rhythm (La Pompe).

  • An understanding of the role of the rhythm guitar in gypsy jazz.

  • Playing swing rhythm at a variety of tempos.

  • Over 40 unique gypsy jazz chords.

  • Accompaniment for 5 popular gypsy jazz standards.

  • Chord progression memorisation skills.


Course Features

  • 32 HD gypsy jazz guitar video lessons.

  • Over 2.5 hours of gypsy jazz guitar tuition from a professional guitarist and teacher.

  • 34 pages of PDF material, including gypsy jazz chord charts for 5 tunes, gypsy jazz chord book, & transcriptions of lesson material in TAB and standard notation.

  • 13 professionally recorded gypsy jazz backing tracks to practice your new improvisation skills to.


Songs You Will Learn

  • Blues en Mineur (Django Reinhardt)

  • Dark Eyes (Trad.)

  • Avalon (Jolson, DeSylva, Rose)

  • What Is This Thing Called Love (Cole Porter)

  • J’attendrai (Dino Olivieri)



Who this course is for:
  • Guitar players of all levels.
  • Guitarists interested in jazz.
  • Guitarists interested in swing style guitar.
  • Guitarists interested in Django Reinhardt style guitar.
  • Guitarists interested in Gypsy Jazz
  • Guitarists interested in Jazz Manouche
Course content
Expand all 46 lectures 03:09:51
+ Technique (Right & Left Hand)
10 lectures 50:36
Right Hand Angle & Position
04:59
The Importance & Role Of The Rhythm Guitar
02:08
Introducing Harmony - The Minor 6 Chord In Basic Position
03:50
Fretting Hand Bounce Technique
05:31
Playing La Pompe At Different Tempos
08:28
The Optional Upstroke Technique
07:28
Drive, Consistency & Other Important Points To Consider
05:18
+ Developing Chord Vocabulary / Developing Repertoire
23 lectures 01:39:52
Minor Triad & Dominant 7th Chord Voicings – 6th String Root – (Blues en Mineur)
05:06
Minor Triad & Dominant 7th Chord Voicings – 5th String Root – (Blues en Mineur)
03:07
Basic Minor 6 Chord – 6th string root – (Blues en Mineur)
03:42
Minor 6 Chord – 2nd String Root – (Blues en Mineur)
03:42
Major Triad – 6th String Root – (Dark Eyes / Les Yeux Noirs)
03:22
Major Triad – 5th String Root – (Dark Eyes / Les Yeux Noirs)
03:21
Minor 7 Chord – 6th String Root – (Avalon)
05:37
Minor 7 Chord – 5th String Root – (Avalon)
03:25
Major 6 & Major 6/9 Chords – 6th & 5th String Roots
04:34
Chord Vocabulary & Right Hand Technique Review
02:48
Minor 7b5 Chords – 6th & 5th String Roots – (What Is This Thing Called Love)
07:34
Major 7 Chords – 6th & 5th String Roots (What Is This Thing Called Love)
03:04
Slash Chords & Diminished Chords – 6th String Root – (J’attendrai)
05:57
Slash Chords & Diminished Chords – 5th String Root - (J’attendrai)
04:03
Descending Minor Cliche – 5th & 6th String Roots – (J’attendrai)
05:48
Common Extensions for Minor 7 & Dominant 7 Chords
04:45
Altered Dominant 7th Chord Voicings
03:44
Revision Of All Chord Voicings
06:01
Choosing Which Chord Voicing To Use
05:31
Memorising Chord Progressions & Understanding Song Structure/Form
06:46
Well Done On Finishing The Course
01:02
+ Gypsy Jazz Backing Tracks (Use When Prompted During The Course)
13 lectures 39:23
Blues en Mineur - Backing Track - Slow
02:54
Blues en Mineur - Backing Track - Medium
03:10
Dark Eyes (Les Yeux Noirs) - Backing Track - Slow
02:56
Dark Eyes (Les Yeux Noirs) - Backing Track - Medium
03:18
Dark Eyes (Les Yeux Noirs) - Backing Track - Fast
03:06
Avalon - Backing Track - Slow
02:40
Avalon - Backing Track - Medium
02:54
Avalon - Backing Track - Fast
02:58
What Is This Thing Called Love - Backing Track - Slow
02:42
What Is This Thing Called Love - Backing Track - Medium
02:41
What Is This Thing Called Love - Backing Track - Fast
03:02
J'attendrai - Backing Track - Slow
03:29
J'attendrai - Backing Track - Medium
03:33