Cool Django lick from "Swing 42"

Lango-DjangoLango-Django Niagara-On-The-Lake, ONModerator
edited August 2010 in Licks and Patterns Posts: 1,428
I don't know if this lick has already been transcribed elsewhere, but I really like it, and it's not too hard to hear and copy without any tab or music.

It starts with two bars of descending chromatic notes, starting at G at the 12 fret and alternating in kind of a stutter pattern between fretted and open notes, much the same idea as he used in "Minor Blues" ... see Andreas Oberg's "Gypsy Fire" pg. 10.

Then he answers that with a two bar pattern that he plays at frets 10 to 13 on the D, G and B strings that includes some typical Django left hand ornaments on the G string with two fingers before an unexpected ending on the second string C to A.

It's not hard and it sounds great. Try it at half speed first, you won't have any trouble.

My religion is, I worship Lang the Father, Django the Son, and Oscar the Holy Ghost...

While converts are always welcome, I get to be the Pope because I thought of this religion before you did...
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