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by stublag
Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Guitars and stuff for sale
Topic: My Marujouls gtr for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 7398

My Marujouls gtr for sale

After 7 years I'm selling my wonderful Godefroy Marujouls (MJS) oval hole for personal reasons. The Marujouls guitar has a spruce top and french walnut back and sides The guitar was made in 2003--its a glorious sounding guitar with the real manouche sound and very comfortable to play. Lollo Meier Fa...
by stublag
Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Hansche Swing & L'Ame des Poetes videos
Replies: 1
Views: 6612

Hansche Swing & L'Ame des Poetes videos

Heres a couple of new videos shot on my new camera.Hope you like them.The guitar is an MJS guitar made by London based Godefroy Maruejouls. Hansche Swing is based on the jazz standard The World is Waiting for the Sunrise but with an extra 'manouche' middle eight. "L'Ame des Poetes" is a be...
by stublag
Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: Guitars and stuff for sale
Topic: looking for 2nd hand Saga Gitane
Replies: 0
Views: 4711

looking for 2nd hand Saga Gitane

I'm in the market for a 2nd hand Saga Gitane 255 or 250M for use as a backup guitar.If you know of one for sale please PM me.Cheers
Stu
by stublag
Thu May 12, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Coalition Corner
Topic: paris - where are the gigs
Replies: 6
Views: 17185

Re: paris - where are the gigs

Quite a nice article about GJ in Paris
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2010/m ... -reinhardt

Stu
by stublag
Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: (one of) Jeff Beck's favourite guitar solos of all time
Replies: 3
Views: 9100

Re:

An interesting choice of version. In my view the best version of the song--it neatly sums up all the best ideas from the earlier versions--interesting that Django wasn't afraid to use ideas from years earlier--its almost as if the whole 'solo' is the 'head'. You may be interested to know that a com...
by stublag
Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Django
Topic: Three Django masterpieces
Replies: 6
Views: 14288

Re: Three Django masterpieces

Nice playing, Stu. I look forward to seeing more :D Based on what Birili said I think I need to up my quota of the number of Django solos I know... by about 198! :oops: Kind regards, Derek Thanks Derek I reckon i've gotten about 80 down :-)...but of course its only useful if it helps your own playi...
by stublag
Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: Django
Topic: Three Django masterpieces
Replies: 6
Views: 14288

Re: Three Django masterpieces

Good idea Stu, Excellent playing on the videos, well done. Mandino Reinhardt did a similar thing with his DVD from a few years back; "la Guitare Manouche Vol.1 Le solo de MINOR SWING (1937)", where he dissected Django's solo and taught it in the way such solos are passed from one player t...
by stublag
Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:28 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Wegen Pick Material
Replies: 19
Views: 51947

Re: Wegen Pick Material

Me and Ducato have been using the Dunlop 5mm Primetones(round) and i can't tell the difference between my Wegens and the Dunlops to be honest--they come in a pack of 3 for £12.50. http://www.jim-dunlop.co.uk/products/productdetail/JD%20PRIMETONES%205mm%20LARGE%20ROUND%20PACK%20OF%203/part_number=47...
by stublag
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Guitars picks and strings etc..
Topic: Wegen Pick Material
Replies: 19
Views: 51947

Re: Wegen Pick Material

Me and Ducato have been using the Dunlop 5mm Primetones(round) and i can't tell the difference between my Wegens and the Dunlops to be honest--they come in a pack of 3 for £12.50. http://www.jim-dunlop.co.uk/products/productdetail/JD%20PRIMETONES%205mm%20LARGE%20ROUND%20PACK%20OF%203/part_number=477...
by stublag
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Django
Topic: Three Django masterpieces
Replies: 6
Views: 14288

Three Django masterpieces

Believe it or not until a few days ago i was unware you could film yourself on Youtube (we are talking about a serious technophobe here!) -so with apologies for the lo-fi sound etc here is 'yours truly' going through "Bouncin' Around","Embraceable You" and "Twelfth Year"...
by stublag
Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New Gypsy Jazz night in Kensington
Replies: 0
Views: 4519

New Gypsy Jazz night in Kensington

I'm playing with Sarah Harrisons Rive Gauche quartet next Monday--please come and support this new regular GJ night Why not forget about the miserable winter nights and spend the evening in this cosy and intimate basement Jazz Club ! We’ve already had some great nights down there so don’t miss out o...
by stublag
Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: UK Gig Listings
Topic: New Gypsy Jazz night in Kensington
Replies: 0
Views: 2977

New Gypsy Jazz night in Kensington

I'm playing with Sarah Harrisons Rive Gauche quartet next Monday--please come and support this new regular GJ night Why not forget about the miserable winter nights and spend the evening in this cosy and intimate basement Jazz Club ! We’ve already had some great nights down there so don’t miss out o...
by stublag
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: UK Gig Listings
Topic: ROMANE, DANIEL JOHN MARTIN, DUCATO PIOTROWSKY & ANDY CRO
Replies: 21
Views: 39799

Thats great news Daniel---didn't realise Romane had ever been to the UK
See you then and Happy christmas
Stu
by stublag
Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Gypsy Jazz Violin
Topic: New Jazz violin book and cd
Replies: 0
Views: 6984

New Jazz violin book and cd

Any budding jazz violinists check out Chris Haighs brand new jazz violin tutor "Exploring Jazz violin"--book with cd published by Schotts.
Jez Cook and myself providing the pompe on the playalong cd--good session!

http://www.schott-music.com/shop/1/show,273897.html

stu
by stublag
Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: Django
Topic: Hommage to Django Reinhardt concert video
Replies: 0
Views: 5542

Hommage to Django Reinhardt concert video

Just came across this marvellous new concert video "Hommage a Django Reinhardt" http://www.pluzz.fr/hommage-a-django-reinhardt.html Not everythings to my taste but little Swan and Levis Reinhardt are amazing as is the great classical guitarist Roland Dyens and accordionist Marcel Azzola;pl...