What a treat to have Howard Alden share his perspective on Django's music in this issue of Gypsy Jazz Secrets.
(PRWEB) November 29, 2014
Howard Alden featured in Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets digital magazine available exclusively on mobile iOS and Android devices. Howard Alden visits the Gypsy Jazz Secrets headquarters for some inspired jamming with Robin Nolan on classic tunes like 'Tea for Two' and shares his story of working with Woody Allen on the Django Reinhardt inspired soundtrack for the film "Sweet And Lowdown." Each monthly issue of the magazine includes video lessons and performances from the best and brightest Gypsy Jazz guitarists from around the world.
Howard Alden visits the Gypsy Jazz Secrets headquarters for some inspired jamming with Robin Nolan on classic tunes like 'Tea for Two' and shares his story of working with Woody Allen on the Django Reinhardt inspired soundtrack for the film "Sweet And Lowdown."
“Howard's a guitar here of mine with an encyclopedic knowledge of the world of jazz standards. What a treat to have him share his perspective on Django's music in this issue of Gypsy Jazz Secrets.” - Robin Nolan, Gypsy Jazz Guitarist and Magazine Publisher
Exclusive live performances, cutting edge video lessons, music and interviews inside this month’s issue include:
Howard Alden Talks Django - by Robin Nolan
Howard Alden talks Django Reinhardt with Robin Nolan, and shares his experiences playing jazz, gypsy jazz, Brazilian Choro music and eventually working with Woody Allen on his Django inspired film "Sweet And Lowdown." Also included are a spontaneous 'Tea for Two' jam with Alden and Nolan, and a George Van Eps arrangement of 'Mountain Greenery'.
"A Minor Swing Etude #2" Guitar Lesson - by Tim Robinson
In this month's lesson Tim Robinson gives readers new soloing insights for the classic gypsy jazz tune Minor Swing.
"Swinging the Blues" Guitar Lesson - by Ian Date
Australian Gypsy Jazz guitarist, Ian Date, teaches readers how to Swing the Blues. These are the kind of chords that Django Reinhardt and his contemporaries would have used to accompany an American horn player back in the day.
Fapy Lafertin in the USA - by Patrus
Fantastic performances from gypsy guitar master Fapy Lafertin as he tries out a Bob Holo guitar at Djangofest Northwest, including a performance from The Fapy Lafertin Quintet playing ‘Vette’.
"Bireli Lagerene’s ‘Hungaria’ Solo Part 3" Guitar Lesson - by Dario Napoli
The final installment of a mini-series from Dario Napoli teaching Bireli Lagerene’s ‘Hungaria’ solo.
"Solo Gypsy Guitar Intro In Am Part 2" Guitar Lesson - by Robin Nolan
Robin Nolan teaches his Gypsy Guitar Intro in Am, showing readers the benefits of having an arranged solo piece prepared ahead of time to bring out at a show or a jam.
Another jam-packed issue for all fans, students and performers of Gypsy Jazz guitar, this issue can be downloaded via the free app on iTunes or Google Play at:
Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets
About Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine:
A unique combination of digital music magazine and Gypsy Jazz Guitar learning experience, Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets Magazine brings readers live performances, cutting edge lessons and exclusive music and interviews. The magazine is a digital-only, multimedia magazine available for free download on iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.