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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Django's Chromatic Run

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Gypsy Guitar, Django's Chromatic Run.
One of Django's most famous
phrases is the Chromatic Run.
Actually it's not really a chromatic
run 'cause chromatic means
you use all the 12 notes.
It's by going like this
if you're descending.
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Like that.
Downstroke, upstroke on G
sharp, G flat.
Upstroke on G flat,
down stroke on F, up stroke on E.
[MUSIC]
Like that.
And the same fingering on the next string,
D, D flat, C, D.
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Picking is down, up, down, up.
Same thing on the next string.
B flat A.
G A flat.
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G and then.
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F on the next string, E.
E flat, and D.
C, D, D flat, A.
G, G flat, F, E.
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Start,
start slowly
like
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Like that.
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And you can do the same thing going up.
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And then Django did like this.
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He did it fast.
It's really difficult to do it slow.
'Cause it's kind of an illusion of
playing all these notes coming up, so.
E, F, F sharp, G.
Down, up, down, up.
A, A sharp, B, C, D,
D sharp, E, F, G, G sharp A,
B flat, B, C, C sharp D.
E, F, F sharp G.
And then chromatically all the way up
[MUSIC].
So you can choose which finger
you would like to do this with.
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If you like to do it with this finger, or
second one, or the third.
You just have to try to synchronize it so
it sounds like it's in, like it's on time.
[SOUND].
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