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Old 07-25-2018, 06:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Tico View Post

JT's guitar playing sounds so friendly and accessible, but coming anything close to nailing it is extraordinarily difficult.

I teach and find JT's playing to be a rich mother-load of technique to be mined.
It's so subtle and expressive, yet complex.

When my students and I are selecting their next piece I'll play them some JT, of course only if they're ready for it.
They love it and want to learn it, but I warn them how deceptively difficult it is.
Exactly!!! And that's JT's brilliance...his playing sounds effortless and dare I say simple, but it is anything but. I think that's why he often doesn't get the accolades he deserves as a just doesn't seem like there's that much going on, UNTIL, you try to do it yourself.

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