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Post Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:32 pm

Lastnight I played a classical piece from Cathleen Battle with a friend of mine. She's a classically trained vocalist ( and my vocal teacher ) I played the guitar ( guitar was my first instrument ) as i said. its classical guitar, so it was alot of fun. 600 people, great croud. and for once, a venue had proper AC on stage...I usually toast. but this one was awsome. its hard to play in a tux though!
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Post Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:51 pm

classical guitar is where it's at, man. every christmas eve i do a guitar duet with my grandfather where we play greensleeves and silent night. he plays a 12-string and i play a 6.

my brothers and i also do some irish christmas tunes with myself on fiddle and my brothers on bouzouki, bodhran, and fife
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Post Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:10 am

dbkman wrote:Lastnight I played a classical piece from Cathleen Battle with a friend of mine. She's a classically trained vocalist ( and my vocal teacher ) I played the guitar ( guitar was my first instrument ) as i said. its classical guitar, so it was alot of fun. 600 people, great croud. and for once, a venue had proper AC on stage...I usually toast. but this one was awsome. its hard to play in a tux though!


Sweet, man. Sounds like a good time.
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Post Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:33 pm

break the prism wrote:classical guitar is where it's at, man. every christmas eve i do a guitar duet with my grandfather where we play greensleeves and silent night. he plays a 12-string and i play a 6.


I wish my grandpa had a 12-string guitar!! :D That would be awesome!
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Post Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:33 am

That's great. The funnest gig I had was with a buddy of mine that played piano and guitar. The two of us would run through covers of tunes. You really focus on your dynamics and using your kit in different ways to cover sections of the songs that he wasn't like a bass line, back upvocal or rythm guitar line durring a solo. I really learned alot trying to incorperate those feels/rythms on top of what I was already playing.
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Post Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:30 pm

dbkman wrote:Lastnight I played a classical piece from Cathleen Battle with a friend of mine. She's a classically trained vocalist ( and my vocal teacher ) I played the guitar ( guitar was my first instrument ) as i said. its classical guitar, so it was alot of fun. 600 people, great croud. and for once, a venue had proper AC on stage...I usually toast. but this one was awsome. its hard to play in a tux though!


I have to learn to play Classical eventually... Hopefully time will permit.
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Post Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:30 pm

ya classicals fun. its one of those things where you cant be to stiff about it. you really have to feel your way through it. and REALLY memorize your stuff. that was you can focus on the playin it well. but it was a fun night. i wish i could have got some video of it. oh well. thanks for the comments dudes.
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