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Learning to play the guitar

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Postby AsleepInYorkshire » September 12th, 2019, 10:06 pm


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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby servodude » September 13th, 2019, 12:32 am

AsleepInYorkshire wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8RkZ0jlna8

AiY


If you like that can I suggest Jon Gomm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj7yFt8rhrI
- he's also done a lot of lessons on youtube if you're interested in learning to play in that style

- sd

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby CryptoPlankton » September 13th, 2019, 1:39 am

Can't let this thread pass by without giving Antonio Forcione a mention - he was spellbinding live:

https://youtu.be/SUdqS8FGN-A

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby servodude » September 13th, 2019, 2:28 am

CryptoPlankton wrote:Can't let this thread pass by without giving Antonio Forcione a mention - he was spellbinding live:

https://youtu.be/SUdqS8FGN-A


Indeed!

saw him a couple of times in Edinburgh with Boothby Graffoe in a strange comedy/virtuoso acoustic crossover show
- top stuff

- sd

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby panamagold » September 13th, 2019, 8:04 am

An Eddie van Halen in the making - Eruption.

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby TheMotorcycleBoy » September 13th, 2019, 8:26 am


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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby stevensfo » September 13th, 2019, 6:49 pm

A huge thank you to everyone for all those links. I've just spent the last 30 minutes with my mouth hanging wide open in utter shock and disbelief.

I taught myself classical guitar when I was 18, taught myself to read music but never got beyond about grade 5 standard.

Half the things in these videos, I never knew were possible.

Absolutely unbelievable!!!

Steve

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby TheMotorcycleBoy » September 14th, 2019, 2:06 pm

stevensfo wrote:A huge thank you to everyone for all those links. I've just spent the last 30 minutes with my mouth hanging wide open in utter shock and disbelief.

I taught myself classical guitar when I was 18, taught myself to read music but never got beyond about grade 5 standard.

Half the things in these videos, I never knew were possible.

Absolutely unbelievable!!!

Steve

Classical guitar? Some tunes nicely covered:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU8iBQ5WFPA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yk9EdFtm4JQ

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby OLTB » September 14th, 2019, 5:26 pm

Those clips are fabulous - so talented.

This one is quite good fun - not quite as advanced as the others, but still nice to watch once he really gets going after a couple of minutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjA5faZF1A8

Cheers, OLTB.

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby servodude » September 17th, 2019, 12:41 am

OLTB wrote:Those clips are fabulous - so talented.

This one is quite good fun - not quite as advanced as the others, but still nice to watch once he really gets going after a couple of minutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjA5faZF1A8

Cheers, OLTB.


That's going back to the dawn of youtube!

Going back even further and, while it's still guitar, entirely different
- I'll offer Jerry Donahue from a 1987 episode of Equinox
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cti7WiR0a38

- sd

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Infrasonic » September 17th, 2019, 6:34 pm

Only found out about Lenny Breau in the last year or so (despite having worked professionally in the music industry since 1982...)
Stunning player...https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... enny+breau

Guthrie Govan should get a mention too really, a particular favourite here (1st take apparently, which is just ridiculous...).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaH2C2Qe97Y

Another one that particularly impressed me recently...
Rolf Lislevand plays A.Stradivari Sabionari, 1679 guitar - Santiago de Murcia - Tarantela

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGKan6eX5ug

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby OLTB » September 17th, 2019, 8:15 pm

Infrasonic wrote:Only found out about Lenny Breau in the last year or so (despite having worked professionally in the music industry since 1982...)
Stunning player...https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... enny+breau

Guthrie Govan should get a mention too really, a particular favourite here (1st take apparently, which is just ridiculous...).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaH2C2Qe97Y

Another one that particularly impressed me recently...
Rolf Lislevand plays A.Stradivari Sabionari, 1679 guitar - Santiago de Murcia - Tarantela

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGKan6eX5ug


Wow - that Guthrie Govan clip :shock:

Cheers, OLTB.

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Infrasonic » September 17th, 2019, 8:31 pm

OLTB wrote:
Infrasonic wrote:Only found out about Lenny Breau in the last year or so (despite having worked professionally in the music industry since 1982...)
Stunning player...https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... enny+breau

Guthrie Govan should get a mention too really, a particular favourite here (1st take apparently, which is just ridiculous...).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaH2C2Qe97Y

Another one that particularly impressed me recently...
Rolf Lislevand plays A.Stradivari Sabionari, 1679 guitar - Santiago de Murcia - Tarantela

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGKan6eX5ug


Wow - that Guthrie Govan clip :shock:

Cheers, OLTB.

Yes, utterly ridiculous!...check out the stuff he does with Hans Zimmer live too, very impressive.

Guthrie is one of those child prodigy types, never practises between gigs apparently...

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby servodude » September 17th, 2019, 10:40 pm

Infrasonic wrote:
OLTB wrote:
Infrasonic wrote:Only found out about Lenny Breau in the last year or so (despite having worked professionally in the music industry since 1982...)
Stunning player...https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... enny+breau

Guthrie Govan should get a mention too really, a particular favourite here (1st take apparently, which is just ridiculous...).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaH2C2Qe97Y

Another one that particularly impressed me recently...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGKan6eX5ug


Wow - that Guthrie Govan clip :shock:

Cheers, OLTB.

Yes, utterly ridiculous!...check out the stuff he does with Hans Zimmer live too, very impressive.

Guthrie is one of those child prodigy types, never practises between gigs apparently...


I love that his control of English is on a par with his guitar playing

- sd

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Stompa » September 17th, 2019, 11:03 pm

servodude wrote:Going back even further and, while it's still guitar, entirely different
- I'll offer Jerry Donahue from a 1987 episode of Equinox
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cti7WiR0a38

I still remember watching that at the time and dashing out to get a Jerry Donahue album!

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Infrasonic » September 17th, 2019, 11:46 pm

Forgot about this one too, Tommy Bolin...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unxshBHfVsY

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Infrasonic » September 17th, 2019, 11:53 pm


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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby servodude » September 18th, 2019, 12:31 am

Stompa wrote:
servodude wrote:Going back even further and, while it's still guitar, entirely different
- I'll offer Jerry Donahue from a 1987 episode of Equinox
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cti7WiR0a38

I still remember watching that at the time and dashing out to get a Jerry Donahue album!


Watching it on TV it didn't make sense; and some other channel was being videoed so I couldn't go back and watch it again
- I had to wait for the internet and youtube

There is something glorious about how bored he looks and how un-flashy it is
-the only other player I've seen manage it that well is Guthrie Govan and I'm not sure he's human

- sd

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby Stompa » November 17th, 2019, 6:42 pm

servodude wrote:Going back even further and, while it's still guitar, entirely different
- I'll offer Jerry Donahue from a 1987 episode of Equinox
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cti7WiR0a38

Old news apparently, but I've just stumbled across this:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-w ... e-50450945

Very sad.

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Re: Learning to play the guitar

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Postby nimnarb » November 17th, 2019, 7:25 pm

TheMotorcycleBoy wrote:One of the most amazing young guitarists I've ever seen on the internet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6rBK0BqL2w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rV6SmY04WdE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e9AyDXx19Q

Matt


un-freakin believable...who on earth is this girl?


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