Gypsy jazz (sometimes known as Jazz-Manouche) is the first unique style of jazz music originating from Europe. Using the best examples of performances past and present, as well as showcasing the typical aspects of rhythm and lead guitar in gypsy jazz, this book is the most authentic method for gypsy jazz guitar. Includes practice transcriptions and songs by renowned gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, who made the style popular throughout the world with his groundbreaking techniques. To this day, countless guitarists are influenced by the music and personality of Django Reinhardt. A CD is included containing performances of music in the book.