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 …
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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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