Gypsy jazz (also known as gypsy swing or hot club jazz) is a style of jazz music started by guitarist Jean "Django" Reinhardt in the 1930s. Because its origins are largely in France it is often called by the French name, "Jazz manouche," or alternatively, "manouche jazz".
Building a Selmer Maccaferri Guitar by MICHAEL COLLINS Model # GJ0072B
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A step-by-step guide to building a laminated body Selmer-Maccaferri guitar. From producing the “pliage”, to inlaying the rosette, preparing the laminate, carving the neck, to applying the finish, each topic is discussed in great detail. Over 275 photographs and 75 diagrams positioned throughout the text to help even the novice builder understand and complete the process. Cosntruction techniques for both the short-scale D-hole instrument and the long-scale Oval-hole guitar are covered.