Gypsy Jazz Lesson - Right Hand Technique For Good Tone

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In this Django Reinhardt style lesson I discuss how to achieve a nice gypsy jazz tone by working on the angle of your pick in relation to the guitar strings.

By adjusting the angle of your pick you can increase the amount of contact it has with the strings, and in doing so increase your capacity to shape the sound quality of the notes you are producing. In the video, I talk about this being almost like bowing the string (like a cellist, for example).

Take some time with this concept, it can really help you produce a strong and full bodied sound from your instrument!

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I hope you found the above lesson useful!


Author: Harry Edwards, Head instructor in gypsy jazz guitar @

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