HUNGARIA – online

We just uploaded Hungaria by the great Django Reinhardt. Warm up your finger, this song is quite fast and really needs some work to do 🙂 Check out the trailer directly: https://www.gypsyguitaracademy.com/lesson/hungaria/

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Update: Advanced Solo

Just updated the latest lesson “Bei mir bist du schoen”. Added a last part for the basic solo and a complete new advanced solo – check it out and have fun! https://www.gypsyguitaracademy.com/lesson/bei-mir-bist-du-schoen/advanced-solo-track/

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New Les

The first commercial version of “Bei mir bist Du schön” was recorded by the Andrews Sisters (November 24, 1937). It became their first major hit, earning them a gold record. Because of that success a lot of Jazz musicians found out about that tune. Musicians like Benny Goodman, Django Reinhardt and Ramsey Lewis played that […]

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Christmas Song

Learn one of the most popular christmas songs in the USA: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. Cause there are a lot of repetitions this wonderful ballade is quite simple to play. In addition to that, we added some extra licks and arpeggios to pimp it up a little bit. So, check it out and […]

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After you´ve g

In this lesson we discuss a number one hit from 1918. Later this tune become a jazz-standard and was interpretated by lots of great musicians. Including Django Reinhardt and Stéphan Grappelli in year 1937. After this release “After you´ve gone” became really well known in the gypsyjazz szene and shouldn´t be missing in any repertoire. […]

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Swing Gi

Swing Gitan is a modern “Classic” of Gypsy Swing. The french manouche players made this song famous in the „Gypsy Jazz Scene“ (a.o. Angelo Debarre + Sammy Daussat). „Swing Gitan“ is close to a “Minor Blues” character, that means we just use 5 chords, so this song is very interesting for all „rhythm guitar” players […]

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Solo Song: Body and S

Body and Sound is a Jazz Standard that was composed in the 30s. Influencend by the great Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt recorded the Title together with his group “Hot Club de France” in 1937. Armstrongs (and also Django´s) interpretation of that song is much faster then the most recordings that other Jazz musicians did later. […]

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Learn: Intros & Outros

How to start or end a song?? In our newest lesson we talk about this important part of playing tunes: Intros & Outros. Bossa Dorado for example has got a recognizable intro and outro. We prepared 6 intros and 6 outros for different songs that are already online in our academy. With this videos you […]

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Minor Sw

New lesson available: Minor Swing – Check it out Go directly to the lesson – click here

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