Blues Clair – Lesson

In this lesson you will learn to play „Blues Clair“, a Django Reinhardt original from 1943. We recorded this tune on Biréli Lagréne´s guest appearance at the academy studio and thought it would be interesting to analyze some parts of our both solos. Watch the introduction video and get started: www.gypsyguitaracademy.com/lesson/blues-clair

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Winner Announcement

Dezember Give-Away – Winner announcement 1) Cigano Gypsy Guitar: Arthur H 2) Skype lesson: Dirk H. 3) 50€ Joscho cd shop coupon: Bojana D. Thanks for everyone, who took part!

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Tommy Emmanuel

Its a great honor and a longtime wish to welcome our friend Mr. Tommy Emmanuel at the GypsyGuitarAcademy. Have fun watching this new series of „Joscho meets…Tommy Emmanuel“, exclusively for all GypsyGuitarAcademy members.

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Let It Snow

Christmas is coming and traditionally we’re always presenting a christmas-lesson.  This time you will learn to play one of the most well-known US christmas tunes – Let It Snow. Written in 1945, this tune was recorded by hundreds of artists. The most popular recording was by Mr. Dean Martin & while listening to it, you […]

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NEW BASIC LESSON

In this lesson you will learn to play the song “Take the ´A´Train“, composed by Billy Strayhorn in 1939.Everyone will know the basic melody, it´s a symbolic song of the swing era and became the signature tune of Duke Ellington´s orchestra.Our lesson covers the basic theme & an intermediate solo. In addition to that, we […]

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Guest-Lesson

It´s a great honor presenting a new series of “Joscho meets…”.The one and only Biréli Lagréne has visited our academy studio for this guest lesson.Over the last decades Biréli has influenced many gypsy-swing & jazz guitarists all over the world, so he´s the guy you should definitely check out! Go directly to the lesson: https://www.gypsyguitaracademy.com/lesson/bireli-lagrene/

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A Blues without blues scheme…

Lets start learning the „Limehouse Blues“, but first: Don´t worry about the speed! The song is based on a 32 bar AABC form and isn’t a typical blues…so the name is misleading. You will learn a basic theme, advanced solo & intermediate last-theme/outro. So everyone has the chance to learn some parts of this great […]

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Linea Blanca – Lesson

In this lesson you will learn to play one of my compositions called „Linea Blanca“. The melody is based on single- and also polyphonic lines, so you will learn to play a melody with 2-, 3- and 4- different voices – lets call it chord melody. BUT don’t worry! It always sounds harder than it […]

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Stochelo Rosenberg

We just uploaded a new episode of “Joscho meets”!! Stochelo Rosenberg…the man who needs no introduction in our gypsy-swing scene. Together with his „Rosenberg Trio“, Stochelo has played all over the world and is always a big inspiration for every gypsy-swing guitar player! We are very glad that Stochelo found his way into our GypsyGuitarAcademy […]

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Basic Solo for “Minor Swing”

We just updated our “Minor Swing” lesson with two basic-solo transcriptions! Now you can choose learning solos on every skill level regardless you are a beginner (basic), on intermediate level or a pro guitar player (advanced). Go check them out and send us as always your feedback! Have fun!

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