Watch the The Chromatic Scale online guitar lesson by Reinier Voet from 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You MUST Know
In Gypsy jazz the chromatic scale is often used. It is mostly played with open strings. This has to do with the fact that Django Reinhardt only had two fingers to play his solo lines with. And even with the use of open strings, he still had to slide up and down a lot with his fingers, especially for this rather difficult scale. We will do it slightly different.