Gypsy Jazz Standards Vol. 2

Over the course of 2021-2022, Jack Soref will be preparing a second (10 song) volume of Gypsy Jazz Standards for Django in June. To make it easier for you to absorb the material, he’ll be releasing a tune a month starting November 2021. Each packet of material will include:

We’ll post the video lessons here as they come available and you’ll find links to all the support materials in the description below the video. You’ll also see a Donate button there. Use it to show Jack your appreciation for all his hard work.

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I Found a New Baby

Download free lead sheet and support materials (pdf) here: https://3a5e327e-05b9-4204-9068-bf6ef…

In this lesson we will explore how to bring the melody of this tune to life, by digging into three classic recordings:

Ethel Waters -1925 (warning: this recording is in C minor, but I have transposed it to the more common “jamming” key of D minor for our lesson) https://youtu.be/JZ3ctEozSuk?t=29

Frank “Big Boy” Goudie – 1935 (accompanied by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S00R…

Bireli Lagrene – Routes To Django – 1980 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLbir…