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Old 05-27-2019, 06:21 PM
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Default Guitar Heroes - Mentors of AGF

There are So many wonderful Mentors on AGF, who have freely offered up their lifetime of experience covering every aspect of the acoustic guitar. I have formed some great relations with many of the members.
This is a shout out to an exceptional AGF Mentor & Guitar Hero = Doug Young.
I had the extreme pleasure of spending an afternoon with Doug a couple of days ago. We experimented with various microphone placements & recording techniques.
There is nothing more revealing like first hand experimentation. I learned so much in just a short time.
And all the time Doug and I were just like little kids, smiling, laughing and excited to explore any and all dimensions involving the process of recording acoustic guitar.
A super guitarist - but more importantly; possibly the nicest, most helpful, friendliest Acoustic guitar person I have ever met, with not a drop of ego anywhere to be found.
For those of you not familiar with Doug, he has a great You tube channel displaying some of his music, guitar instruction and valuable recording techniques.
Thanks so much Doug! You are forever Young when you play your acoustic guitar.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClo...sTuJV_lOhDGLBQ
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Old 05-27-2019, 06:27 PM
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Doug Young has been a longtime asset to the AGF! I have always appreciated his contributions to the AGF. He is a classy guy and he is one classy guitar player, as well!

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Doug has been a friendly supporter of many of us. 15 years ago when I was considering ordering a custom Wingert, he graciously agreed to meet me and let me check out his Wingert. He is s wonderful player, composer, and arranger. And a fine teacher. A classy guy for sure.

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My ears are burning (and I'm blushing). Thanks all. Victor, it was great to meet you, always fun to hang out and mess around in the studio!
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That's awesome! I'm hoping to find some other players around me I could play and experiment with.
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Old 05-28-2019, 08:00 AM
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No "like" button to hit so I'm probably posting for LOTS of folks, to acknowledge Doug's contributions.
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Old 05-29-2019, 04:07 AM
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Just checked out Doug's channel and music. Lovely playing sir.
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:04 AM
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For those of you not familiar with Doug, he has a great You tube channel displaying some of his music, guitar instruction and valuable recording techniques.
Thanks so much Doug! You are forever Young when you play your acoustic guitar. [/INDENT]
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClo...sTuJV_lOhDGLBQ
So glad I found this forum and community not so long ago. What a great way to wake up and have with my 1st cup of coffee...Doug Young's instruction and playing his Leo-Kottke-style Lesson...took my worries right away (though now I want to find a 12 string while I'm just starting to thin the heard. Thank you Knives&Guitars for starting this thread and introducing me to Doug Young, thank you Doug Young and thank you AGF.

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Player and composer extraordinaire. Catch this!


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Old 05-29-2019, 05:28 AM
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I am fully in agreement with the praise for Doug Y Young - only yesterday he responded with further generous advice on my pickup question and he has done this for a great many other threads over the years.
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Old 05-29-2019, 01:57 PM
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Thanks Doug, and all you other world class players and talented pros and hobbyists who gladly share your time and talents with the AGF!
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Old 05-29-2019, 02:12 PM
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Default and add Eric Skye

A shout out to Doug and also to Eric Skye. I had some recording questions that I posted once and Doug took the time to send me several PM's and I was just blown away at how helpful he was. Eric is always posting great stuff here and once I asked him about how he preps his Alaska Piks and he took the time to make me a personal video showing me just that.

Two standup guys for sure that are so generous to our community.
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