A special workshop for our 2021 online festival! See the workshop anytime on festival day by returning to this page.
Online workshop for all levels of players who wish to learn and share their love of jazz guitar in the style of Django Reinhardt! We will have a Q & A session for those who sent in their requests ahead of time. Send your questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don Price is a graduate of the Dick Grove School of Music. In his teaching capacity, he was a faculty member for the Guitar Activity Center, plus 10 years at Sacramento City College in the Music Department, as well as in numerous music shops, doing clinics in jazz guitar & Django-style jazz. He has been a member of the Guitar Teacher’s Referral List for the University of Southern California since 1987. His music group Jazz Gitan has performed regionally since 2005 and held workshops at the San Francisco Free Folk Festival as well as performing at Djangofest SF 2011. Back in 1998 Don launched the first website in America specifically dedicated to this style of swing jazz, called gypsyjazzguitar.com (no longer active). He also launched an early Yahoo e-group dedicated to spreading the word on the first Djangofest in 2001, with over 3,000 players & fans worldwide. Since then he has created a global connection with the gypsyjazzguitar facebook page which now has over 4,000+ members. With a career of 40 years he has had the honor and privilege of both knowing & learning from guitar masters Hank Garland, Pat Martino, Joe Pass, Joe Diorio, Frank Gambale, Jimmy Bruno, Frank Vignola, Larry Coryell, and Stochelo Rosenberg.