Watch the Augmented Sweep 'n Slide online guitar lesson by Reinier Voet from 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You MUST Know
The whole tone scale and the augmented and flatted fifth chords were used in more modern classical music. Especially by innovative classical composer Claude Debussy, who died in 1918. After his death the whole tone scale was given the name ‘Debussy-scale’. Django was a fan of Debussy’s music. The whole tone scale will give your solo a certain atmosphere. An atmosphere that Django liked!