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Learn to play Django-style gypsy jazz guitar. Video two, Lead soloing [videorecording] / Homespun Video ; taught by Paul Mehling ; directed by Happy Traum.

Reinhardt, Django, 1910-1953 (Associated name). Mehling, Paul. (Teacher, Instrumentalist). Mandraccia, Tony. (Instrumentalist). Traum, Happy. (Director). Homespun Video. (Publisher). Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation. (Distributor).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library LVD 808 37684001095206 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1932537880
  • ISBN: 9781932537888
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 minutes) : sound, color. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (18 pages of music : illustrations ; 21 cm., folded to 18 cm.).
  • Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Homespun Video ; c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally issued on videocassette in 1997 (VD-MEH-GT02).
Booklet has guitar chord diagrams and progressions, and transcriptions in staff and tablature notation of various exercises.
Hal Leonard Pub. Corp.: HL00641706 (container), HL00641383 (book).
Participant or Performer Note:
Paul Mehling, lead guitar, instructor ;Tony Mandraccia, rhythm guitar.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at Rave videoproduction facilities, Burbank, Calif.
Summary, etc.:
Instruction in playing guitar in the driving style pioneered by Django Reinhardt. Paul teaches the special elements that give this music its distinctive ring: sweep picking, ornaments (glissandos, trills, bends, tremolo, vibrato, etc.), diminished and augmented runs, triplets and other special sounds that put the Gypsy in Gypsy swing.
Subject: Guitar > Methods (Jazz) > Self-instruction.
Guitar > Studies and exercises (Jazz)
Guitar music (Jazz)
Jazz > Instruction and study.
Reinhardt, Django, 1910-1953.
Romanies > Music.
Improvisation (Music)
Reinhardt, Django, 1910-1953.
Guitar.
Guitar music (Jazz)
Improvisation (Music)
Jazz > Instruction and study.
Romanies.
Genre: Methods > Jazz > Self-instruction.
Music.
Studies and exercises > Jazz.
Jazz.
Instructional films.

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