Getting Into Gypsy Jazz Violin

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Getting Into Gypsy Jazz Violin
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Overview

Learn to improvise in the Gypsy Jazz violin style even if you have never improvised before. The style is closely associated with French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli, who played with Gypsy jazz guitar player Django Reinhardt. Each lesson in the book covers specific key aspects of the Gypsy jazz violin style. The techniques are presented sequentially and the underlying music theory is introduced on a “need to know” basis.

Getting Into Gypsy Jazz Violin includes charts of classic swing tunes such as Avalon, The Sheik of Araby & After You’ve Gone and includes a CD featuring authentic accompaniment tracks and model violin performances. Because the Gypsy jazz violin style maintains common elements of traditional classical violin techniques such as vibrato and shifting, the book is a perfect vehicle for the classical violinist to learn to improvise without having to change their general approach to the instrument.

Contents

  • After You’ve Gone
  • Avalon
  • Sheik Of Araby, The

Specs

Product IDCOBS012889128
Composer/Artist/Author Martin Norgaard
Instrumentation Violin Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 21288BCD
Language Eng
Media Book & CD
No of Pages96
ISBN-100786676981
ISBN-139780786676989
UPC796279104302

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