Gypsy Swing Guitar with Joscho Stephan

GYPSY SWING GUITAR WITH JOSCHO STEPHAN
0:22 “Django’s Tiger”
3:45 Joscho’s US Tour
5:30 Early Guitar Influences
11:20 Joscho’s Guitar and Picks
12:30 The Importance of Making Mistakes and Learning From Them
13:55 Learning Moment: Building Speed Through Proper Technique
18:45 Learning Moment: Tips for Effective Practicing
21:40 Learning Moment: Rest Strokes in Gypsy Swing Picking
24:45 Learning Moment: Arpeggios in Gypsy Swing
29:30 “Ballad for Django”
37:40 Rhythm Playing for Gypsy Swing Guitar
40:15 Chord Shapes for Gypsy Swing Guitar
44:30 Joscho’s Guitar
1:00:00 “Minor Blues”

How To Be Your Own Teacher (Jens Larsen)

Do you record yourself? How do you use it? Why don’t you do that?

0:00 – Intro – How Lessons really work
0:36 – How To Teach Yourself
0:53 – The Only Approach to Know how you sound
1:22 – Why Should You Record Yourself
2:00 – The main reason this works better
2:48 – How To Record Yourself
3:36 – Using Video – A Phone and A Coffee Mug
4:05 – More Metronome than Backing track?
4:52 – I HATE listening to my own playing. (The Confidence problem)
5:16 – Just Get Started! – Notice Negative and Positive Things
5:52 – Strategies for using recordings
6:39 – The Gap Between how it feels and how it actually sounds
7:14 – 3 things You Need to Do
7:31 – #1 – Distraction
8:14 – #2 – How Do You Want it to sound
9:12 – #3 – Measure over a longer period
10:01 – How Do You Use Recordings of your playing in your practice?

Django’s Famous Enclosures (Robin Nolan)

The technical name for this ‘Trademark Lick’ of Django is an ‘Enclosure’ .

This musical device has been used for centuries by classical composers like Mozart and Beethoven…and now it’s your turn!

1. Basic Arpeggio
2. Half Step Below
3. Scale Tone Above
4. For E7 and Dom 7 chords Half Step Above & Half Step Below
5. Combine & Have FUN!