Denis Chang le Vieux Gitan - Vintage Gypsy Guitars - Busato- Favino-Di Mauro-Castelluccia

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Denis Chang le Vieux Gitan


Denis Chang, Superb Player plays Le Vieux Gitan

Denis has this great touché with any guitar he plays. Here he plays my recently renovated Busato Grand Model with F Holes which has still not recovered from its neck change.
Playing, love and a bit of Tonerite can speed up the process. This guitar has a tremendous potential and requires, like most gypsy guitars, a lot of energetic right hand action to deliver its full potential. I remember a discussion I had in a Paris jazz club, le caveau de la Montagne, with Christian Escoudé who was telling me that this is typical of Selmers and Busatos, you have to play strong and it takes a lot of energy to get the sound out of these guitars. It took me a week to understand this guitar needed that, and it took 30 seconds to Denis. I wonder why...
Listen to Le Vieux Gitan, a piece that Angelo Debarre made famous and that Denis learnt in two hours on a beautiful Sunday. No comment!

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