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Gypsy Jazz - "Minor Swing" - Rhythm Future Quartet
Gypsy Jazz - "Minor Swing" - Rhythm Future Quartet
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gwscheer
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June 7, 2016 - 7:49 pm
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Jason Anick (violin)
Olli Soikkeli (guitar)
Vinny Raniolo (guitar)
Greg Loughman (bass)

"Make every note beautiful", Ivan Galamian

“To play a wrong note is INSIGNIFICANT; To play without PASSION is INEXCUSABLE!” , Ludvig Van Beethovan

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Wow!  Great stuff there. 

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Spectacular! I believe it's safe to say that Traditional Gypsy music differs a bit from Gypsy Jazz. I think you can hear more of the Traditional in the intro, before they start in to Minor Swing.

The last few days I've been fooling about with the Hungarian Gypsy scale. examples of that scale for G & A as follows:

G A Bb Db D F F# (G) ... note the 3 semi-tone jump from Bb to Eb

A B C Eb E G Ab (A) 3 semi-tone jump E to G

...or to do this scale in any key...1 2 b3 b5 5 b7 7 (1)

...man, that violinist was fabulous! 

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