Gypsy Swing: My Passion

Gipsy Swing: Mike Reinhardt, Fapy Lafertin, Tchavolo Schmitt, Stochelo Rosenberg, Yorgui Loeffler, Bireli Lagrene or Angelo Debarre – everytime when I have a chance to visit a life concert, my heart is touched: So yesterday by the guitar duo featuring Mike Reinhardt and Kai Heumann in my hometown Wuppertal, Café Esperanza. Below: some examples of Gypsy Swing found via youtube …
self-portrait …
All my life I’ve been influenced by the soul of Gipsy guitar musicians – though they all play much too fast for my fingers to follow. But I like to cover some of their standard tunes in a low down blues style. At first I started with classical guitar repertoire, for example the Praeludium D minor BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach, listen to my version via

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writer, photographer, guitarist

15 responses to “Gypsy Swing: My Passion

  1. wonderful self portrait. But the concert of incredible guitar music was a fabulous way to start my day today. I couldn’t decide which one I liked the best. Minor Swing, Has che’s swing, summer time, gypsy jazz, autumn leaves . . . I could listen to them all day. Thanks for posting an artistic, wonderfully musical post. I LOVED it!


  2. Excellent light in the portrait. And the music was a delightful surprise!


  3. besser langsam guitarre spielen als gar nicht.
    ich würd gern und kann nicht…


  4. northernnarratives

    Wonderful. I love all the music. It is so beautiful.


  5. jakesprinter

    Nice music you flock the guitar very smooth


  6. Wolfgang Hermann

    hi dietmar
    wunderbare zusammenstellung
    kommed derzeit durch mein gitarrespiel-üben kaum mehr an den pc und zum fotografieren
    herzl wolfgang


  7. Great selection of banjo songs… will be listening shortly. 🙂


  8. Nice Composition: Rembrandt would be delighted1


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