Hello gypsy jazz lovers, you know that sometimes when you play in a noisy environment with an acoustic guitar, it can be difficult for the audience to hear you, or even worse it is sometimes difficult to hear yourself while playing, which makes it so hard to keep playing with an open heart.
Did you know that Django when he discovered the Stimer would play 99% of his shows with it? Imagine how awesome it must have been in his time to witness such a technology allowing you to make an acoustic guitar hearable in a crowded place. It must have been mind blowing.
When I was living in Paris, France, I would often witness guitar players using a Stimer or a archtop in a noisy environment, you know why.
When I first thought of using an electric guitar to play a gypsy jazz gig, I was afraid that the music would lose authenticity but I am happy to be way over this consideration now.
After trying myself all the major guitar brands out there, I am really glad to tell you about the electric guitar that has completely satisfied my expectations when it comes to play the music of Django.
The Sadowsky semi-holow body and the hollow body are my favorites. Enough talk about this, I invite you to take a listen and as soon as you get a chance, to try one of these guitars. They're really incredible and very versatile instruments.
Let me know your thoughts about this, or if you have any questions. I hope you'll enjoy this version of Troublant Bolero, which purposely mixes traditional and modern elements. Enjoy!
All the best,
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