Skip to comments.A couple of guitar videos I came across on youtube. [Vanity]
Posted on 05/16/2014 8:27:07 AM PDT by expat1000
Flamenco street buskers in Spain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy4mArn9Rkk
Matt Otten. This is a true virtuoso jazz guitarist IMO. Very smooth, effortless, style similar to Jim Hall. Maybe some will find him too cerebral but I could watch him move around the neck of that guitar for hours. One oddity about him is he seems to have never gigged or jammed with anyone else except rarely, a vocalist. All his videos are accompanied by backing tracks.
Can't believe I never heard of this Australian guy before! His name is Tommy Emmanuel
Tommy playing the blues. He is probably most famous for this style. I never heard anyone play this fast on an acoustic. If you don't know who Stevie Ray Vaughn is and/or don't like his music you're unlikely to enjoy this. Solo performance, as usual.
This is really wild rag of some sort with Joshco Stephan - sounds like a banjo piece. Crazy stuff! I love it, but some will find it grating.
Flamenco? Paco De Lucia has no equal, IMO.
It’s amazing that a human being can play like this, where it sounds like 3 guitars instead of one.
have you seen Roy Clark play flamenco, just amazing....
That was different. Malaguena played with a pick!!
I’m watching/listening to Sandra Bae play Tears in Heaven right now. She’s very good, but should get better with age. I believe I could have guessed, just from listening, that she is very young.
This baby (at the time) plays with more sophistication and emotion, IMO. He also appeared with Tommy, in Bangkok a while back.
Hotel California: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSIC1zJ3Nno
And some heavy metal a few years later:
Watch this. I didn’t know you could do stuff like this on a guitar
Cool, but doesn’t press my buttons.
Sandra’s hands and fingers look ideal for playing a stringed instrument!
Sorry, I haven’t watched any of these yet.
I ran across a link to Tina S. Is she good or not?
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