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Old 02-13-2018, 05:43 AM
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Default In praise of Jose Gonzales

Now and then you go to a show and get positively WOWed.

I travelled to Quebec City Sunday to hear Jose Gonzales (Swedish singer/songwriters/fingerstylist). YouTube videos and his CDs pulled me there but I was not expecting such mastery of the acoustic guitar.

His playing was precise, flawless, intricate and complex. Switching between 2 classical guitars and alternate tunings, his playing was simply perfection all night. Not a note missed, out of place, too long or too short. He was absolutely spot on song after song. Played his standards and many new ones. He even did a stunning rendition of Black Bird.

The sound was amazing, lighting perfect and his voice equally bang on. I have seen at least 30 live shows in the last few years and this one really tops them all. What an amazing player, singer and song writer. He is impressive on disc and YouTube but he is so incredibly awesome live!

Anyway, see him if you have a chance or check him out on YouTube if you don’t know him. You,too, might be glad you did.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:56 AM
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Yes! I posted a video (tiny desk concerts) of his awhile back under the "favorite online performances." Love his music, guitar playing, and how humble he is.

Also, check out his band Junip!
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:42 AM
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He did the music for Ben Stiiller's remake of "Walter Mitty". I liked the movie and the music!
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Big fan, I have all his albums.
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Big fan, I have all his albums.
You’re in luck. He’s on his way to Australia for 5 shows late March!
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