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An introduction to Gypsy Jazz led by Tim Saul

This workshop session is for you, if you're just starting to explore Jazz Manouche and need to get the basics of rhythm playing, take your first steps in soloing (improvisation) and understand the etiquette of how to participate in a jam session.

We will be working on the essential Gypsy rhythm technique (La Pompe) and will publish some worksheets in due course which you can study before attending. They will be put up on this page as downloadable PDF files.

During the workshop you will be encouraged to actively participate, both by playing and by asking questions.