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#275400 - 12/18/14 09:24 PM [User Showcase] Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song
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Here is my take on the classic Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. It features the original gypsy jazz RTs modeled on Django and S. Grapelli. Love the violin.

http://fredgrittner.bandcamp.com/track/have-yourself-a-merry-little-christmas

Merry Christmas from Minnesota!
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#275442 - 12/19/14 05:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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So smooth. Very, very nice. You put together a complete package here. Thanks for posting.


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#275509 - 12/19/14 11:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Very a cool version of this song. Vocal was excellent. Just the guitar chords in the background. Violin was an excellent fit...

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#275552 - 12/19/14 03:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Nice twist on a Christmas classic! This is one of my all time favorite X-mas songs (along with I'll be home for Christmas, The Christmas song, and the Christmas waltz). Fun arrangement, very nice vocal, and cool all around production!! Take care. Greg

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#275554 - 12/19/14 03:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Very cool to hear a gypsy jazz Christmas
tune. Janice and I love Django and Grapelli.

Everything worked well. Vocals, arrangement...
total package.

Kudos!!
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#275588 - 12/19/14 09:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Thanks all. Have yourself a merry little Christmas....
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#275636 - 12/20/14 06:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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WOW! You really captured the Hot Club of France feel perfectly.

Perfect mix with an outstanding vocal, what more could one ask for.
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#275769 - 12/20/14 08:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks, Mario. Merry Christmas !
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#275789 - 12/21/14 04:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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A big thumbs up... first song of the day.

I hate to be the grinch who stole the Christmas spirit....However: http://www.rightsworkshop.com/10-christmas-songs-you-thought-were-public-domain-but-arent/

Hope you secured the rights to this tune first. With Christmas tunes... unless they are hymns from the mid 1800's or back, and even then, it really requires one to search to be sure the songs are PD. Even the "pros" have gotten crossed up on this in the past. Songs you think are PD aren't and vice versa as well.

That said, I doubt the owner is looking for you....


Edited by Guitarhacker (12/21/14 05:08 AM)
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#275834 - 12/21/14 10:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi Fred,

Herb beat me to it regarding the public domain status of the song. I wanted to post my version of the song several years ago and was dismayed to learn it was still under copyright protection! Bummah!

Having said that, I really like your version of this song! It's refreshingly minimal and just plain well done! And I agree with you and everybody else that the Django style gypsy instrumentation works VERY well for this song!

Congratulations on the creation of such an enjoyable remake of a wonderful song!


Edited by Pat Marr (12/22/14 04:47 AM)

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#275919 - 12/21/14 07:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: Pat Marr]
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Thanks for the copyright advice! I am not making any money from this, so I will hope this is a very obscure forum...

Thanks for the positive comments.
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#275959 - 12/22/14 04:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Well, the forum isn't obscure.... and the rules of the forum specifically state "No copyrighted cover songs.... originals only"....

I was planning to do a cover of Carol of the Bells, but... it's a modern song and copyrighted, so that won't happen now. Nope...my policy is NO COVERS that are copyrighted. I've done covers in the past but some time back I drew a line and since then , none that get released to folks to hear.

It's easy to get mixed up at Christmas because there are so many christmas songs and you really need to check each one. I generally record hymns and can check the CR date in the hymnal. Anything before 1900 is good to go.
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#275988 - 12/22/14 06:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: Gypsy Jazz Xmas Song [Re: fgrittner]
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Hello Fred,

Nice arrangement of a well-known Christmas song.
Merry Christmas to you too!

Rob and Anne-Marie
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