Watch the Playing Gypsy Octaves online guitar lesson by Reinier Voet from 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You MUST Know
Using octaves in your solo playing is quite common in jazz guitar. You might know that octave playing was the speciality of the famous jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery. He recorded and performed in the fifties and sixties. But Django Reinhardt was already playing octaves in the thirties!