Dave Gelly/Rod Fogg: Django Reinhardt - Know The Man, Play The Music

Books and CDs | Guitar

Publisher: Backbeat Books
Author: Dave Gelly, Rod Fogg
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Know the Man, Play the Music. The music of Django Reinhardt is as important today as it has ever been. Blending jazz and gypsy influences, his exuberant solos and incisive rhythm playing have fascinated - and tantalized -¦guitarists for half a century. In this book, leading jazz writer Dave Gelly considers Django's life and recordings and explains exactly why he sounded the way he did. Meanwhile, guitarist and teacher Rod Fogg shows you how you can achieve that sound yourself, with the help of detailed transcriptions of six of Django's most celebrated and exciting numbers. Includes CD wth all six numbers accurately recorded from the transcriptions for you to follow along.
ISBN: 9780879308377
Published on: 01 September 2009
No of pages: 144
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00331284

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