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US manouche style forum

Post by maugein96 » Sun May 13, 2018 4:23 pm

Anybody who is interested in the manouche style might find topics of interest in the link below.

There aren't many English language sites on this music, and whilst it is principally geared towards guitarists, it does contain some accordion content, even if it doesn't get updated very often.

There are also various French language sites available, but I haven't been on them for quite a while and would need to google them again.

The manouche style isn't quite my bag, although it is inseperable from French musette. As a guitarist I obviously have an interest in it, and did consider it fairly recently. However, playing acoustic guitars with very light 10 gauge strings and a pick the size of a shovel is something I'd need to have learned long ago.

Wasn't sure if this should have gone under "jazz" or not, but the only thing I know about jazz is how to spell it. ... z-manouche

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