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A couple of guitar videos I came across on youtube. [Vanity]
youtube | May 16, 2014 | Me

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.
Sunny
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX8bmZitKaw&list=PLB883E04FDBAB4C06
Beautiful Love.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx4sxLxBn8g

Can't believe I never heard of this Australian guy before! His name is Tommy Emmanuel
Classical Acoustic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S33tWZqXhnk

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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQhECkexmSI
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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1ZPcoohH3o


TOPICS: Arts/Photography
KEYWORDS: guitar; jazz; music

1 posted on 05/16/2014 8:27:07 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

Cissie is more my speed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2IRyXzDOsA


2 posted on 05/16/2014 8:35:15 AM PDT by BookaT
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To: expat1000

What a hack! LOL! I could have all my guitars lined up at the same time and not even come close to any of this. :<{


3 posted on 05/16/2014 8:39:13 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: expat1000

Thanks for posting those. Tommy Emmanuel is a beast!


4 posted on 05/16/2014 8:39:42 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: expat1000

Tommy Emmanuel is absolutely mind blowing. I first heard him a few years back and I couldn’t believe it.


5 posted on 05/16/2014 8:40:36 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: expat1000

Tommy is fantastic and his brother is no slouch!

There are. A lot of great guitarists on YT. Have you seen Sam Swank or Macyn Taylor? Macyn...busker12, IIRC, was especially interesting a few years,ago when she was a early teen. Now she has matured into a beautiful woman and her playing is excellent...but now instead of jeans she dresses like a woman and that is somehow distracting...at least to me...


6 posted on 05/16/2014 8:41:24 AM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: expat1000

Of course if you like SRV, there is this sound check:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grBmQwLSlDw


7 posted on 05/16/2014 8:41:27 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: prisoner6

What! No link? LOL!


8 posted on 05/16/2014 8:42:33 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: expat1000

You ever hear this one? Tommy playing in harmonics, this is incredible. He makes his guitar sound like a harp.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wo8U20LicdU


9 posted on 05/16/2014 8:44:29 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: expat1000

Tommy Emmanuel is probably the best acoustic guitar player ever. There is a Korean-American girl, Sandra Bae, who is probably going to surpass Tommy Emmanuel in the next few years. She has played on stage with him a few times and can match him lick for lick.

Check out a few of her videos on you tube.


10 posted on 05/16/2014 8:44:37 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: expat1000

nice stuff


11 posted on 05/16/2014 8:48:20 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: expat1000
Steve Howe has a few YT videos, taken in a studio. I followed his playing of Mood for Day to facilitate learning that piece. He also appears to play effortlessly.

Mood for a Day
Clap

There is no substitute for time in practice, to get better, but there are some tips that make the practice time more effective. The goal really is to make playing "that" a comfortable, confident experience, and that is possible.

Fretkillr's posts were taken down for copyright infringement, but they can be found (on YT). His rendition of Somewhere over the Rainbow is excellent.

12 posted on 05/16/2014 8:52:28 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: rktman

Man, I miss that guy, he was a trip. I saw him a few times in concert, some of the best jamming I ever seen, especially when he went on tour with Jeff Beck. And there he is in his gunslinger get up lol lol. “Now DRAW! oh you got me!”


13 posted on 05/16/2014 8:52:50 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Saw him at the Brevard County Fair in Fl not too long before his demise. He was clean and talked about it on stage and then got to crankin’. Miss him. A LOT!


14 posted on 05/16/2014 8:58:06 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: rktman

You ever hear this, Hendrix on an extended guitar solo on Stone free? The video is out of sync but this is incredible all the same. The guy goes off into another world....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6meMBtTgKQ


15 posted on 05/16/2014 8:59:10 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: expat1000

I was just watching this vintage Pat Metheny Group Video back from 1980.....I really miss this era of group. His recent stuff cannot hold a candle to this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy9Uh7WB8VE


16 posted on 05/16/2014 9:01:27 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Nice. What an inventive dude he was. His life may have been a mess but dang could he play. Upside down and backwards!! Well at least to me anyway. LOL!


17 posted on 05/16/2014 9:16:21 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: expat1000

.


18 posted on 05/16/2014 9:24:33 AM PDT by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: rktman

Yeah that was horrible, I remember staring at the TV for like 10 minutes without moving “SRV killed in helicopter crash” and what made it worse was the guy got clean and at least to me put out the best album he ever did “In Step” and he dies. It’s always the brilliant ones, it’s never the frauds or the no talents.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 10:11:40 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: expat1000
That's pickin'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFJypjZ0XIc

20 posted on 05/16/2014 10:35:08 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: expat1000

Ping


21 posted on 05/16/2014 11:14:18 AM PDT by JmyBryan
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To: expat1000

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.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 12:43:11 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: expat1000
Good stuff.....

have you seen Roy Clark play flamenco, just amazing....

[click]

23 posted on 05/16/2014 4:25:37 PM PDT by Whitebread
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To: Whitebread

That was different. Malaguena played with a pick!!


24 posted on 05/16/2014 5:00:32 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: P-Marlowe

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:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl9Uvjvjobo


25 posted on 05/17/2014 4:52:13 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

Watch this. I didn’t know you could do stuff like this on a guitar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQfmxGq9cNI


26 posted on 05/17/2014 9:19:30 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: P-Marlowe

Cool, but doesn’t press my buttons.

Sandra’s hands and fingers look ideal for playing a stringed instrument!


27 posted on 05/17/2014 4:51:18 PM PDT by expat1000
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