Welcome to Gypsy Jazz Violin Lessons! Here are all Stéphane Grappelli tuition products by gypsy jazz legend Tim Kliphuis.


OUT NOW – hot off the press!
Release date 17 December 2018

“Improvisation for Strings – a Practical Guide for Classical Players” is a complete introduction to all the concepts of improv in different styles, with technical (bowing) tips, lots of practical exercises to improve timing, melodic and harmonic awareness, as well as sound and video clips. A creative tool for classical string players.

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Latest ONLINE news: all In the Style of Tim Kliphuis online videos available for download here, 4 volumes worth 5 hours of one-on-one tuition.

The Vocabulary of Gypsy Jazz ViolinBUY : The Grappelli Licks book. With over 250 classic gypsy jazz licks, sample solos and backing tracks in the popular keys, this is THE most direct way to sound like Grappelli. Add the best-seller Gypsy Jazz Violin for a full introduction into the style.

HotJazzViolin-Vol1&2BUY the Hot Jazz Violin DVD series for 6 hours of video lessons covering all practical aspects of gypsy jazz violin. This series comes highly recommended by many students across the globe.

Gypsy Jazz Violin EtudesDOWNLOAD the Gypsy Jazz etudes for practice routines on standard songs, check out the Harmony & Accompaniment videos about using the violin in a band setting.

Grappelli-Django Camp

Sign up for the popular Grappelli-Django Camp in Holland for a full immersion in the style, invite Tim for a workshop in your country or discuss private lessons in Holland or via Skype.

BUY two inspiring gypsy jazz CDs: “The Grappelli Album(the best repertoire from the Django years PLUS 5 Grappelli originals) and Rock Django (Django Reinhardt’s approach to the hits of the seventies).

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