Master Gypsy Jazz Guitar Picking Technique With Denis Chang!
In his ground-breaking new book, Denis Chang has created the world’s first complete guide to the art of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Picking!
In Gyspy Jazz Guitar Picking Secrets, you’ll learn the authentic picking techniques of jazz guitar legends like
- Django Reinhardt
- Stochelo Rosenberg
- Charlie Christian
- Bireli Lagrene and tons more!
Denis Chang is one of the most respected educators within the Gypsy Jazz community and has spent years investigating and studying the improvisation and techniques of great jazz guitarists throughout history. In this book, which has been described as the most comprehensive and in-depth study of Gypsy Picking Technique, Denis shows you through images, videos, and over one hundred musical examples, how the technique has evolved and how you too can develop authenticity in your playing through its study.
This book contains:
- A breakdown of the mechanics of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Picking.
- Essential exercises to develop the technique to its physical and musical potential.
- Authentic gypsy jazz guitar licks that will push your playing to new melodic heights.
- 4 Etudes over Jazz Standards (with backing tracks) to show you the real-world applications.
This is a unique glimpse into the authentic and little-known habits and techniques of everyone’s favourite Gypsy Jazz Guitarists. Unlike typical technique books which are full of sterile, non-musical exercises, Gypsy Jazz Guitar Picking Secrets is full of melodic and challenging licks to allow you meaningful and productive technical practice. Learn the technique how it was originally taught, through the music itself.