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Listen to unreleased Django Reinhardt recordings from the Savory Collection



  • MichaelHorowitzMichaelHorowitz SeattleAdministrator
    I think Django is playing G7#9 and then descending a half step to Gb7#9 with the roots on the 10th fret of the A string. He's doing a tremolo with the right hand and just striking the 2nd,3rd, and 4th strings so you really only need to fret those notes. He used that shape a lot for tremolo effects, like in Nuages for example.

    It sounds very dissonant over what the rhythm section is playing (Gm/C7)

    The second time he starts on G9 and then goes to Gb7#9.

    Tough to say for sure as there is so much distortion from the amp, but I think that's right.
  • Wim GlennWim Glenn oƃɐɔᴉɥƆModerator 503
    Found it: 1949. The crazy part starts at around 1:40. Man, Django was on fire in those Rome sessions! Err, In a good way, I mean..not the kind of on fire which cause debilitating injury and paralysis.

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  • BonesBones Moderator
    edited October 2018
    Michael, yes agreed. Very cool! Tritone sub Gb7 for C7. Thx

    Thx Wim. Yup, love the Rome sessions. That one is an absolute classic. I have not done any transcribing in a long time but if I ever get the time I'd like to do that one.
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