￼https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/31773631/Gypsy Jazz Seminar.pdf
Who this is for...
Intermediate to advanced blues, rock and jazz players. Intermediate Gypsy Jazz players.
Not for beginners.
Why you might wish to attend
1. You are a guitarist wanting to supercharge your playing with simple picking techniques
2. You are a composer wanting to get some insight into this popular genre.
3. You are a guitarist looking to be able to play with others in a complete setting (you only need 2 players)
4. You are a good guitarist wanting another skill.
What you will learn.
How to use what you already know in a Gypsy Jazz situation.
How to get correct Gypsy Jazz tone production out of your instrument.
Learn basic Gypsy Jazz picking patterns that you can expand into endless variations. Learn basic La Pompe (Gypsy Jazz swing rhythm) in case you don’t know it already.
There will be seminar materials to take home.
There is a limit of 20 people for this seminar (space issue). Please register early to guarantee a seat. Please bring an instrument, preferably acoustic or an arch top.
It will be held at “Django Guitars” (lots of cool guitars and accessories there) in Hollywood from 11am to 12:30pm 12/10/16. Address given with confirmation.
fee is 35.00, cash at the door or paypal...
The instructor...Craig Sharmat...
is a multi award winning media composer and has placed numerous top 10 hits on Billboards Contemporary jazz charts. Three and half years ago he turned his focus to Gypsy Jazz. He found shortcuts that can help the LA guitarist get a quick understanding of this exciting and fun genre.
Check out Craig playing with The Idiomatiques...