The Complete Arpeggio Package and Rest Stroke Picking

An in-depth learning of the “rest stroke” picking technique and arpeggios. | taught by Yaakov Hoter
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Ian Hrydziuszko

Outstanding

I've been at this course for about 6 weeks and my guitar playing is exponentially better than it used to be. While, I came into it as a somewhat experienced guitar player with knowledge of Delta and Piedmont style blues, I'd say there's a lot here...

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Matt Ruderman

Solid, well organized course

I'm steadily working my way through the course. It's very well organized and well explained. I feel that my picking technique and arpeggio knowledge is now well grounded and developing nicely. I am looking forward to learning other courses/lessons.

Ian Hrydziuszko

I've been at this course for about 6 weeks and my guitar playing is exponentially better than it used to be. While, I came into it as a somewhat experienced guitar player with knowledge of Delta and Piedmont style blues, I'd say there's a lot here...

Δημητριάδης Γιάννης

Matt Ruderman

I'm steadily working my way through the course. It's very well organized and well explained. I feel that my picking technique and arpeggio knowledge is now well grounded and developing nicely. I am looking forward to learning other courses/lessons.

Bill P

When you consider you are getting over 5 hours of instruction for just over $100, that is like $10 per half hour session. I challenge you to find a guitar teacher anywhere that will give you those rates. At the price alone, this material is an inc...

Rigas Harbilas

Yaakov is not only a master guitar player who plays Django better than Django, but a great teacher as well. He exposes a lot of truths about playing guitar. For example did you know that in order to play really fast you have to first be able to ...

j c

having learnt to nail la pompe from yaakovs brilliant la pompe course, this was naturally the next step for me, and what a giant step it has been. after a couple of months using yaakovs lessons on this essential must know course on arpeggios the w...

David Green

Hi Yaakov, I've been content with learning jazz chord melody classics for some time now and it is very enjoyable to put my own mark on these Jazz standards............until I saw your Complete Arpeggio Package & Rest Stroke Picking. You convi...

Ryan Rhea

No one teaches this material better than Yaakov. I first learned of his instructional material from the excellent, free video on how to play La Pompe on YouTube. I was hooked! This video had me playing La Pompe correctly in a single afternoon, ...

chris koulouridis

Hi Yaakov,thank you so much for adding of how to use arpeggios in improvisation over the songs Minor Swing and J’attendrai .For the time being I`m working on Minor Swing ,and i have to admit that by doing the exercises you provide ,is like havin...

Matthew Materazzi

This course is such a great program for getting into the Gypsy Jazz style. Amazing content. Clear instruction. Extremely valuable!

Robert Van Housen

I've been playing guitar on and off since I was 16, I'm 55 now. I've always loved Jazz guitar, but couldn't quiet get the hang of improvisation. This course provides a method and very detailed video and text examples of how to learn arpeggios in a...

Joel Jakubowicz

I've already bought and practiced many different methods about improvisation with scales and/or arpeggios. For me this one is the most exhaustive and comprehensive course. Yaakov demonstrates all the positions you'll need to improvise in gypsy jaz...

Martin Lawson

I have a a number of books, some better than others, which provide details of the basic GJ arpeggios but by comparison to this video course they are 'dry' and sometimes sketchy in the information they provide. I love...

Randy Hammon

I'd say this is a must have for any player. It's all condensed and focused. Just what you need. Thank you Yaakov!

james Bennison

Yaakov Hoter
Yaakov Hoter
Professional Musician and Teacher

About the Instructor

At the age of 13, when Yaakov started to play the guitar, his older brother, Azriel, gave him a Django Reinhardt cassette.

Django’s music ignited a spark in Yaakov and he began to dream of going to Europe to learn from the Gypsies.

Yaakov graduated from the Rimon Music High School and attained his bachelor’s degree in music from the Jerusalem Music Academy.

He has performed in many bands, written songs and music for theater. It was only in 2006, following a chance meeting with Jon Larsen and Walter Clerici in Denmark, that he decided to dedicate himself completely to Gypsy swing.

He travelled to Belgium to study with the accomplished Gypsy guitarist Fapy Lafertin and had the great good fortune to also meet and jam with Gypsy guitar greats Birelli Lagrene, Moreno, Stochelo and Noumi Rosenberg in France – learning a great deal in the process.

His band, Swing De Gitanes (www.swingdegitanes.com) has been in the forefront of the Gypsy Swing genre in Israel and has gleaned ample praise.

The trio has three albums under its belt, as well as hundreds of performances, participation in major international music festivals, collaborations with leading local artists, including Miki Gavrielov and Dori Ben Zeev, and collaboration with leading international Gypsy Swing and Jazz luminaries, including: Robin Nolan (G.B), Lulo Reinhardt, Daniel Weltlinger (Germany), Hot Club de Norvege (Norway), Evan Christopher (U.S.A), Dario Napoli (Italy), Maurizio di fulvio (Italy) and more.

Today Yaakov is developing a new generation of Gypsy swing guitarists in Israel. He has translated his experience into a straightforward comprehensive method. Yaakov has initiated the production of Gypsy Swing guitars in Israel, in cooperation with ERG. He is working on original compositions and lyrics and more...

Yaakov Hoter

info@gypsyandjazz.com

Rest stroke is the core of the Gypsy Jazz style, sound and technique.

Arpeggios are a must for any improvisational musician.

In this course, you will learn and practice the rest stroke technique with all the arpeggios you need to know. You will build a daily practice to master the technique and the shapes. After 6 months of 30 minute daily practice, your technique and improvisation skills will have improved tremendously.

Important - This course contains lessons 6,7,9,12,13, 8.2 and 11.2 from my previous site. It is also contains lots of new material!
If you already bought the old lessons contact me and you will be credited the amount of you paid.


* You will know and master the rest stroke picking method.

* You will get examples of how to use arpeggios in your improvisation over the songs Minor Swing and J’attendrai.

* You will know vertical and horizontal positions for minor, major, m9, M9, 6, m6, 7, m7, maj7, dim7, m7b5 arpeggios all over the fingerboard.

* You will know to alter the arpeggio degrees to create new positions such as 7#5, 7#11, Maj7#11 and Maj7#5.

* You will learn how to easily visualize and memorize all of these arpeggios.

*You will know how to use the dim7 arpeggio over the Dom7 chord to create the 7b9 sound.

* You will know how to build a solo run over one chord all over your fretboard.

* You will know how to use the m7b5 chord over dominant7 and m6 chords.

* You will know how to use the m7 chord over M6 and M7 chords.

* You will learn triplet runs.

* You will know how to play an improvisation on a G major turnaround.

* You will know how to play “David” and “Dark Eyes” using only one m7b5 shape.

* You will get examples from Django over “Dinah,” “Montagne Sainte Genevieve” and “Stompin’ At Decca.”

Course Contents

54 Videos
27 PDFs
9 Disqus

Course Curriculum