Book/CD set. Learn 12 great swing standards recorded by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and the Quintette of the Hot Club of France. Beginners can practice basic skills while more advanced players can hone their improvisation chops, each at their own individual learning pace. Each song is presented at slow and regular speed. Play along with a great Gypsy swing rhythm section and learn chords, comping, and melodies. First you'll hear the melody played at a slow speed with the band. Split track mixing allows you to hear just the melody, just the rhythm section, or both. Finally, the band plays several choruses and you play all the leads. Includes section on how to play rhythm back up chords and get that swing pulse on guitar. Standard notation, tablature, chord diagrams, lyrics, playing tips, more. Mandolin version also available. Beginning/intermediate. 40 pp.