Joscho Stephan . Music should be fun…this song makes fun! We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. He came across Louis Armstrong’s Dallas Blues at a market. As such, he’s quite hard to pin down. By the time he was 13, he was already recording himself and displaying signs of maturity far beyond the years that he had been playing. I'm Alec Dawson. Gypsy Jazz guitarists like Bireli effortlessly use these notes to ‘play over the changes’. Online Lessons. He’s an American guitarist who seems to have an intuitive grasp of the instrument as well as the world of jazz. He was fortunate to be born into a family of musicians, including his dad who was a popular guitarist during the thirties. Transcribe and study their licks, that way you’ll learn how they construct a solo and make their playing so compelling. Alongside violinist Stephan Grappelli, two rhythm guitarists (one of whom was Django’s brother, Joseph), and a bassist, the group ‘Quintette du Hot Club de France’ was formed. Hailing from Germany Joscho is another virtuosic player on this list who was heavily influenced by Django. 215 days ago, - Joscho Stephan and Frank Vignola Quintet I found another video of the Frank Vignola Quintet featuring Joscho Stephan from the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society convention this past July. There are so many tasty licks in here to learn. By all accounts, Frank Vignola conjures just that sort of magic with his acoustic guitar.”. link to How to Tell if Your Guitar is Laminate, ‘Essential Technique for Acoustic Guitar’. In this lesson we leave the gypsy-standards for a moment and discuss this US-Folksong, which becomes a classical rock song covered by Mr. Jimi Hendrix. Brubaker and Cooper, Men of Glass. Biréli Lagrène & Joscho Stephan - Made In France by VeojamTeam 1 year ago Made In France, original composition by Biréli Lagrène, performed by Gypsy jazz guitar maestro, German guitarist Joscho Stephan for authorm, Biréli Lagrène who has visited Stephan's Gypsy Academy studio. He comes from the Sinti community which has produced many great players, including the Rosenbergs. Aaron studied guitar for over 20 years before purchasing his first Gypsy Jazz guitar in 2008. So if you got the chords or melody straight, you can check our backing track played by the “Joscho Stephan Trio”. This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Unlike others though who have ventured into other styles of jazz and music, Joscho has focused predominantly on Gypsy Jazz. Aside from Django, he learned a lot from the Sinti player, Wasso Grünholz. In fact, any time the likes of Duke Ellington or Coleman Hawkins would tour in France, they would make sure to play with Django. The Gypsy Jazz Rhythm (know as La Pompe Manouche) is a strumming pattern that adds texture and dynamics to the performance. Joscho’s technique illustrates where Gypsy Jazz guitar shines – its ability to project. A young urban family spends summers on an idyllic island. Richard Smith (born 12 December 1971) is an English guitarist specialising in the fingerstyle guitar tradition of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed.He is … Since then, the acoustic has gone from being in the proverbial backseat to right up front. What’s so impressive about him as a musician is how he’s kept evolving. His debutalbum was named CD of the month by the American magazine Guitar Player and critics found Joscho as virtuoso young musician working in the swing tradition of Django Reinhardt. Check out this great clip here where Frank ‘warms up’ at lightning speed. He did a couple requests for our first dance and for a song my wife wanted to sing for me. Check him out here for a perfect example: Bireli is a monster jazz guitarist that comes from France. His debut record “Swinging Strings” is also a great place to start. 202 days ago, - By combining raked downstrokes with quick upstrokes, a swing feel is created. With Joscho Stephan and Gonzalo Bergara at the Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest. When people think of Gypsy Jazz, Django Reinhardt is likely the first thing that comes to mind. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. He’s in high demand all over Europe, going from festival to festival, and regularly shares the stage with other pros. © 2020, all rights reserved worldwide. Swing News (Acoustic Music Records, 2001); Django Forever (Acoustic Music, 2003) Click here to go directly to the lesson! online learning experience with „Video Loop+“: us here►Facebook:►Instagram:►Get Lessons: He was hospitalized, nearly died and was then recommended amputation (which he refused). From there on out, he’s steadily played with some of the best guitarists and musicians around. He is well known for … You’ll notice that I didn’t make this a ‘best players of all time’ list. It’s well known that gypsy jazz guitarists are no slouches.