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by BluesBopHarry
Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Can anyone HELP!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 30695

hey if you don't find a teacher get Denis chang's DVDs they are years worth of material from novice to advanced for the price of a few private lessons.

www.hyperhipmedia.com
by BluesBopHarry
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Gypsy Chords
Replies: 8
Views: 12423

yeah the chords in that page are good. The Gypsy Rhythm book has those and a lot more advanced ones. If you can't find a copy where you are you can order it from https://shoppingcart.djangobooks.com/cat--Method-Books--method_books.html There's also one called "The ultimate Django's book" t...
by BluesBopHarry
Sun Jan 11, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Gypsy Chords
Replies: 8
Views: 12423

in fact Django and most gypsies usually play full 5 or 6 note chords... A lot of people wrongly assume that because of Django's "handicap" he couldn't play full chords and so he played 3 note freddie green style chords... and he did use those sometimes, but if you really listen or look at ...
by BluesBopHarry
Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: where to get Argentines now?
Replies: 14
Views: 20095

I wouldn't bother even thinking about ordering european strings..from the states??? :idea: Why not try tapping some of our homegrown Luthiers for some? Well djangobooks has better prices than anyone else, I know a lot of guys from Paris order their strings from that site and Argentines are made in ...
by BluesBopHarry
Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: where to get Argentines now?
Replies: 14
Views: 20095

Yes and they have the best prices... and since you're in the UK even with shipping you must love that exchange rate, eh?
by BluesBopHarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: where to get Argentines now?
Replies: 14
Views: 20095

by BluesBopHarry
Sat Dec 27, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: How to play Gypsy Jazz guitar
Topic: Right Arm positioning
Replies: 5
Views: 10606

if you're going for the traditional technique that Django and most gypsies use it's all explained with great detail in the "Gypsy picking" book by Michael Horowitz, it's all there: motions, posture, how to practice, some musical ideas to get you going and a transcription of a classic solo ...
by BluesBopHarry
Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Fishman and pick-ups/mics
Replies: 3
Views: 5911

There's the Schertler Basik which sticks on the guitar's top with putty and costs around $150 US, very good sounding.
by BluesBopHarry
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Tie clip mic for use with Bigtone
Replies: 5
Views: 8097

I like the Pro 70 too, is about $99 US
by BluesBopHarry
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Manouche or Colins?
Replies: 7
Views: 10928

yeah I agree, the Collins is probably better and it is a handmade instrument.
by BluesBopHarry
Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Manouche or Colins?
Replies: 7
Views: 10928

How much are you spending? and where are you?
by BluesBopHarry
Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Django's 47 Dark eyes solo
Replies: 6
Views: 7768

The Rosenberg trio- Seresta
by BluesBopHarry
Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: best beginner gypsy jazz guitar..
Replies: 1
Views: 4789

You can get a Cigano for about that... I hear they are just as good as their Gitane equivalents and sometimes better.
https://shoppingcart.djangobooks.com/ca ... igano.html

That site has THE best prices and will ship to England
by BluesBopHarry
Thu Oct 02, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Gypsy Jazz for Rookies
Topic: Progressions
Replies: 3
Views: 11940

by BluesBopHarry
Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: New site internet "Swing 39"
Replies: 3
Views: 4776

Nice page!
Love that beach/desert photograph, where was it taken?