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  • Tommy Emmanuel- Hit The Road Jack- Featuring Igor Presnyakov

    Tommy Emmanuel- Hit The Road Jack- Featuring Igor Presnyakov

    Tommy Emmanuel- Hit The Road Jack- Performed duo style with guitar great Igor Presnyakov. As you may already know, Tommy Emmanuel is considered by many people as the “heavyweight champion” of the acoustic guitar. Yea, of course there’s a lot of great guitarist in the world, but pound for pound as I call it- Tommy is able to do so much- master of many styles, fingerpicking, flatpicking, jazz, solo, country, rock, covers, pretty much you name it… he’s got it […]

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  • John Fahey: An American Legend

    John Fahey: An American Legend

    The founder of so called “American primitivism” plays here “Red Pony” featured in a TV program back in 1969. The guitar is a Bacon & Day Senorita.   “John Aloysius Fahey (February 28, 1939 – February 22, 2001) was an American fingerstyle guitarist and composer who played the steel-string acoustic guitar as a solo instrument. His style has been greatly influential and has been described as the foundation of American Primitivism, a term borrowed from painting and referring mainly to […]

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  • Al Petteway: Fingerstyle Master

    Al Petteway: Fingerstyle Master

    The great fingerpicker Al Petteway last year was invited to play at the “Woodstock Invitational Luthiers’ Showcase“. In this video he plays a Micheletti Guitar, Rigid Rim Model. “Al Petteway is a Grammy-Winning guitarist who has played nearly every type of popular, folk and classical music – as a soloist, as part of an ensemble, and as an onstage accompanist. He established a reputation as a world-class sideman by playing and recording with Jethro Burns, Peter Rowan, Tom Paxton, Jonathan Edwards, […]

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  • Listen to the Unreleased Stairway To Heaven Re-Mix

    Listen to the Unreleased Stairway To Heaven Re-Mix

    The video that is featured here  IS NOT THE REMIX, but is an acoustic rehearsal of the song that you might enjoy. After reading this article, I have included a link below to hear The Stairway To Heaven Re- Mix ____________________________________________________________________________ For those of you that learned how to play the guitar back in the 60′s and 70′s as I did, there’s a better than good chance that one of the first songs you learned was “Stairway To Heaven” by […]

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  • Andrés Godoy: Fingerstyle (and Chords) With One Hand

    Andrés Godoy: Fingerstyle (and Chords) With One Hand

    Lapislázuli Andrés Godoy To see more Andrés Godoy videos, click here.  (Absolutely incredible!) I am never ceased to be amazed by guitarist Andrés Godoy . Obviously nothing was about to stop his immense musical talent including the obvious (if you indeed are watching this video..) For this video, Andrés performs a song entitled Lapislázuli which can be found on his latest CD entitled “Dedos Felices”, (Happy Fingers).  I wanted to include a link below for immediate download but had trouble locating where […]

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  • Don Ross- “It’s Fun Listening” To Don Ross

    Don Ross- “It’s Fun Listening” To Don Ross

    Don Ross plays his original composition “It’s Fun Being Lucky” from his Candyrat Records release, BREAKFAST FOR DOGS!  Well, I don’t know if this is his latest (I will check). But for now, I’m really enjoying this song “It’s Fun Being Lucky” which could also be titled “It’s Fun To Listen To” or “I’m Lucky To Be Listening”…  okay… I’m in one of those moods.. Anyone that get’s released on CandyRat is going to be great, and Don Ross is […]

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  • Django Festival All Stars

    Django Festival All Stars

    Django Festival All Stars….  wow… I’d like to thank John Ditto over at our facebook page for finding this video and article. They group you are seeing (very hot Django style Gypsy Jazz) features Samson Schmitt, lead guitar; Ludovic Beier, accordion; Pierre Blanchard, violin; DouDou Cuillerier, rhythm guitar; Brian Torff, bass Hoping you enjoy this performance as much as I did…   The Fastest Fingers At The Festival, For Django Reinhardt October 16, 2014by PATRI CK JARENWATTANANON • Every year for […]

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  • Janet Robin: Guitar Boogie

    Janet Robin: Guitar Boogie

    Janet Robin is the feature here in LA, warming in up for a gig in UK in 2013. “A Southern California native, Robin’s musical education began the moment she met her guitar teacher, Randy Rhoads (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne). Under Rhoads’ tutelage, Robin became an ace six-string player and, while still in high school, parlayed this education into a position as the lead guitarist for the all-female rock band Precious Metal. Discovered by Rodney Bingenheimer of the legendary L.A. rock […]

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  • Samael Pelletier: Star Stuff

    Samael Pelletier: Star Stuff

    Guitarist Samael Pelletier from Montreal plays here his original “Star Stuff”. I didn’t find much information about Samael. You can check his facebook page to learn something more about him and his music facebook.com/SamaelAcoustic By Miche Archetto

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  • Vito Nicola Paradiso: Brilliant Performer

    Vito Nicola Paradiso: Brilliant Performer

    Vito Nicola Paradiso is an Italian guitarist, composer and teacher. Here he plays his brilliant rendition of the famous Neapolitan song ‘O surdato ‘nnamurato (The Soldier in Love). “Born in Puglia, Italy, in 1964, Maestro Paradiso (“Nicola” to his friends) earned a Diploma in guitar performance with distinction in 1987. Beginning in the late 1980s and for well over a decade, he competed in various national and international guitar competitions, taking the Gold Medal at the “Pergolesi” Competition in Naples and the […]

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  • Glen Campbell’s Farewell Song- “I’m Not Going To Miss You”

    Glen Campbell’s Farewell Song- “I’m Not Going To Miss You”

    Not being able to play guitar any more… That’s what  guitar great Glen Campbell has to face. And in this video entitled “I’m Not Going To Miss You” we get to see some photos of the old days when he was one of music’s guitar greats-  to the condition he was in last year when he made this video. No guitar playing of course, and his voice sounds auto tuned.. yet the message has spread across the internet like wildfire, […]

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  • Big Bill Broonzy: A Blues Innovator

    Big Bill Broonzy: A Blues Innovator

      American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Big Bill Broonzy (born Lee Conley Bradley) plays here three songs: ”Worried Man Blues,” “Hey, Hey” and “How You Want It Done.” The video is taken from the DVD “A Musical Journey: The Films of Pete, Toshi and Dan Seeger.” “Big Bill Broonzy (June 26, 1893 – August 14 or 15, 1958) was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. […]

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  • Beppe Capozza – Tico Tico No Fubà revisited (2014)

    Beppe Capozza – Tico Tico No Fubà revisited (2014)

    Probably one of the best parts of doing this website is getting to meet so many great guitarist and developing friendships along the way. Here’s a guitarist that has decided to make videos in what looks like his home office or even his bedroom.- Beppe Capozza  from Italy. Great stuff here, and if you’ve seen any of Beppe’s earlier videos, you will see that he’s not only classically based (although he got all the technique down for it). This song […]

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  • Jeremy Choi: If (by Bread)

    Jeremy Choi: If (by Bread)

    Here’s a popular one for you… The song “If” by Bread Performed by “YouTube” guitarist Jeremy Choi. Now what do I mean by “YouTube” Guitarist? Well, in the last few years, guitarist have become very popular on YouTube. Andy McKee would be another YouTube Guitarist that comes to mind. It was difficult to find any bio info but check this out.. A Youtube interview…!! Special thanks to Harvey Theriault for recommending this video.

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  • Maneli Jamal – Nine Year Residence

    Maneli Jamal – Nine Year Residence

    Here’s a new video by guitar extraordinaire Maneli Jamal with an original song entitled “Nine Year Residence.” Maneli Jamal, who is one of the top guitarist on the solo guitar scene today writes the following about this video and his music: “Nine Year Residence is a strange story. When this song was released I had lived in Germany for 9 years, USA for 9 years and Canada for 9 years. I was beginning to see some sort of life pattern […]

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  • Fingerpicking For BEGINNERS-Play Guitar in 12 Minutes! Lesson 4

    Fingerpicking For BEGINNERS-Play Guitar in 12 Minutes! Lesson 4

    If you missed Lessons 1 2 and 3, Go here.. In this ongoing series entitled “Fingerpicking For BEGINNERS-Play Guitar in 12 Minutes!” we’re going to be learning a very easy two fingered way to play a G Chord in this lesson #4. The standard G Chord which uses 3 fingers on the left hand, can be very difficult for many beginning guitar students due to the fact that it not only utilizes the pinky, but the stretch is very wide. […]

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