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by keithdjango
Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Trust Me I'm a Doctor
Topic: What happened ?
Replies: 12
Views: 26623

:cry: I put off answering as I thought I had little to offer in the way of an explanation to your question - and also I thought otehrs might have jumped to the defense of the site. I don't know what the deal is, sometimes people post questions etc. you respond and then ......zilch. The most active ...
by keithdjango
Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: How to play Gypsy Jazz guitar
Topic: Arpeggio Exercises
Replies: 9
Views: 13804

Thanks so much for the tab/arpeggios for minor swing - you make things easy to grasp unlike some other material I've seen.

Keithdjango
by keithdjango
Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Trust Me I'm a Doctor
Topic: What happened ?
Replies: 12
Views: 26623

What happened ?

I remember five or six yrs ago when I used to lurk here the traffic was pretty good, now it's like ..where did everybody go. Maybe it's the same reason I never really pursued the music back then, very difficult, but now I've decided to roll up the sleeves & dig in.
by keithdjango
Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Played two Cordoba'
Replies: 0
Views: 2884

Played two Cordoba'

I finally found a store that carried a Selmer type guitar, they had a D hole & oval & were asking 339.00 but would take 289.00. My feeling after playing both guitars was ' you get what you payed for' the action was really high and the volume wasn't great, but visually they both looked nice, ...
by keithdjango
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: How to play Gypsy Jazz guitar
Topic: Arpeggio Exercises
Replies: 9
Views: 13804

Thanks Thrip - so say I want to do a solo for Minor Swing I'd use those arpeggios the same way I'd use a penatonic scale for blues, IOW just paint different pictures using those notes. yes ?
thanks again
by keithdjango
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Guitar scale question :
Replies: 9
Views: 12628

I'm in Minnesota - there's a store called the Podium that used to carry them but they don't have any at this time. I called every store I could think of and came up *0* Yea Selmer :oops: I knew that, just had a brain blip. :idea:
by keithdjango
Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Guitar scale question :
Replies: 9
Views: 12628

The bad thing is, I called all over the cities and couldn't find one Selma type guitar to demo. I have two more questions: 1) are the Cigano( Dhole) and Gitano 500 guitars both twelve frets to the body. 2) I was told that the 12 fret Selma type guitars don't cut through very well, IOW aren'te very g...
by keithdjango
Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:23 am
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Guitar scale question :
Replies: 9
Views: 12628

Thrip wrote:i don't think you'd notice that much difference.
What about tone etc. What would you suggest for a beg Gypsy guitar? BTW, I checked out your ' myspace page' and was impressed, loved your playing and the clarinet added so much to the mix.

Keith
by keithdjango
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Guitar scale question :
Replies: 9
Views: 12628

Brett wrote:If you drop your pick into the guitar it's always easier to get it out if it's a D hole.
Funny, true, but that still doesn't answer my question. :roll:
by keithdjango
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Guitar scale question :
Replies: 9
Views: 12628

Guitar scale question :

I have real small hand and was wondering if the *D* hole would be better v/s the oval hole in the Gitane. thanks
by keithdjango
Sun Aug 23, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Which guitar to avoid ?
Replies: 3
Views: 6331

Thanks for the tips - I'm trying to sell my Taylor (DN3) so I'll have the $'s to get a decent Selma type guitar.
by keithdjango
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Which guitar to avoid ?
Replies: 3
Views: 6331

Which guitar to avoid ?

I'm looking for a budget Selma type guitar, I've seen Cordoba, student Gitane Saga models etc + also saw that great German player Joc...(s?) playing a Gitane student model on youtube.' please offer suggestions. thanks