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Old 12-12-2019, 06:24 AM
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Default A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum) - Fingerstyle Guitar [arr. by Martin Tallstrom]

TAB is available for free on Martin Tallstrom's website

Guitar is a Taylor GS Mini-e Koa

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Old 12-12-2019, 06:28 AM
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I tried this and didnt come close to the job you did, Well Done!
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Old 12-12-2019, 06:56 AM
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Wonderfully played. Your timing is so so good.
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Old 12-12-2019, 07:12 AM
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Love your little embellishments, nicely done.
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Old 12-12-2019, 08:56 AM
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Beautiful sound and excellent playing.
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Old 12-12-2019, 11:09 AM
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I tried this and didnt come close to the job you did, Well Done!
I've been practicing this one for a loong time!

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Wonderfully played. Your timing is so so good.
thanks, practiced this one with a metronome on 75 for quite a long time haha!

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Love your little embellishments, nicely done.
thanks! I tried to play this note for note as close to Martin's tab as possible, so all embellishments are Martin's - I can't take credit for those!

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Old 12-12-2019, 02:35 PM
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Really lovely, beautiful voicings, perhaps worth noting originally written in the key of C and shown here in A (capo'd), without capo as G like the notation in Martin's TAB shows. I do like this version very much and it offers great fingering!
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Old 12-12-2019, 03:52 PM
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Wonderful! You've done Martin proud! Beautiful tone from that GS Mini, too!
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Old 12-12-2019, 06:18 PM
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Beautiful arrangement and quite a sound off that wee guitar!

I watched a few of your other videos - what make/model is that dreadnought you use?
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Really nice!!

Might have to put this one on the list of next songs to learn.
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Old 12-13-2019, 03:44 AM
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Beautiful. That Koa certainly produces a nice warm sound as well. Well played.
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Old 12-13-2019, 08:19 AM
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Really lovely, beautiful voicings, perhaps worth noting originally written in the key of C and shown here in A (capo'd), without capo as G like the notation in Martin's TAB shows. I do like this version very much and it offers great fingering!
thanks Drew

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Wonderful! You've done Martin proud! Beautiful tone from that GS Mini, too!
ah thanks, i hope so!

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Beautiful arrangement and quite a sound off that wee guitar!

I watched a few of your other videos - what make/model is that dreadnought you use?
The dreadnought is a Tanglewood Sundance TW1000. It's been interesting to compare tone and sound between the two guitars. I think maybe the Tanglewood dreadnought has a fuller tone..? I'm not sure. Apparently the GS mini koa guitars mature over time and the sound becomes more full, so I'm hoping it may become more rich in tone over time..


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Really nice!!

Might have to put this one on the list of next songs to learn.
Do it! I find Martin's arrangement really makes good and intuitive use out of standard tuning - it was interesting to learn the range of voicings and licks he gets from it in G.

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Beautiful. That Koa certainly produces a nice warm sound as well. Well played.
I think so, sometimes I wonder if it could be lacking a bit in fullness of sound, but apparently the koa wood matures over time, so I'm hoping the tone will become more rich over time....
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Old 12-13-2019, 09:25 AM
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Who need a Hammond organ when you can play a guitar like that! Very, very nice.
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Old 12-13-2019, 03:01 PM
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Excellent Nik, bravo
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Old 12-13-2019, 06:10 PM
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Exceptional...thanks for sharing. Well done!
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