Douce Ambiance - correct chording

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Douce Ambiance - correct chording

Postby rockysteve83 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:01 am

Hi there,
I am hoping someone can help shed some light on a question I have.

Before I can order my books I decided to try and learn Douce Ambiance as there is instruction from this site for it:
http://www.hotclub.co.uk/html/twoambul.html

I have since found two other grilles for the same song:
http://www.hotclub.co.uk/gypsyworld/ind ... e_Ambiance
http://emicad.altervista.org/images/douce_ambiance.gif

I have been playing with the first link over Djangos version I have (minus the intro / outro, not figured that bit out yet) and it seems to work although is it 100% correct as the other two links show it differently? Are all of them correct?

Apologies for the long winded question,

ooh, sorry to add one other question, I am trying to get the rhythm correct (le pompe - i think its called) while playing over the song should the chord be struck on the 1 & 3, with the chick's on the 2 & 4?

Thanks again for reading my question
All the best
Steve
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Postby Caballero » Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:03 pm

:D No chicks
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Postby rockysteve83 » Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:45 pm

ah right, are the 'chicks' chords slightly accented differently to the 1 & 3 then? only reason why I ask is that when I listen to minor swing it sounds as though there is a slight difference between the 1&3 and 2&4?

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Re: Douce Ambiance - correct chording

Postby crookedpinky » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:44 am

Hi there, in my humble opinion the emicad version is the most pleasing - I don't know how close it is to the Django version but it's the version we normally play at the Glasgow jam sessions.
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Re: Douce Ambiance - correct chording

Postby Zoot » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:30 am

Playing this music pretty much ensures you get no chicks
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Re: Douce Ambiance - correct chording

Postby crookedpinky » Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:43 am

Zoot wrote:Playing this music pretty much ensures you get no chicks


Ha....how true but we all live in hope..
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