After You´ve Gone

New intermediate Solo on my “After You´ve Gone” – Lesson. I updated the already existing lesson “After You´ve Gone”. Now you can learn the theme, an intermediate & an advanced solo. In addition to that, there is a new (slower) rhythmtrack available.

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Basic Technique

This is of the most important lessons at the academy…it sounds “boring”, but without some iechnical background you are not able to play gypsy swing guitar. Btw it is always important to improve & review your technique. We updated this technique lesson & added some new “Down Up Down” exercises for you.

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I´ll See You In My Dreams

I am pretty sure you will know this tune – written by Isham Jones in 1924 it became a well-known standard. There are several instrumental-recordings by Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and also Django Reinhardt available. He recorded this tune together with his “Quintette du Hot Club de France”. This lesson was inspired by Django’s recording. […]

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Covid-19: A Message

Hi Folks, you all know about the current situation concerning COVID19 virus. It is a challenging time (private and job-related) – for all of us – but we will make it! “Social distancing” is the order, but who can live without music? Concerning the GypsyGuitarAcademy we continue our work (from homeoffice) and always try to […]

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Djangology Special

Just uploaded a new Djangology lesson based on Tommy Emmanuels guest appearance at the GypsyGuitarAcademy. Including isolated tracks (decide to play with Tommy or Joscho), full Joscho solo transcription, detailed information about Tommy´s chord voicings and much more. Just have a look:

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Update: Lulu Swing

We just updated our “Lulu Swing” lesson including a new intermediate solo. Go directly to the lesson: www.gypsyguitaracademy.com/lesson/lulu-swing

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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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