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Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast

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Seattle, WA

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The Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast features interviews with artists to discuss playing, techniques, gear, and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP 20: Jon Gomm (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

1/23/2017
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The artist of this episode needs little introduction. Throughout his career, Jon Gomm has redefined what it means to be both a singer/songwriter and an acoustic guitar player. He’s honed a style and technique of playing that is distinct and refreshing, that leaves even some of the best players wondering, how did he do that? But my […] The post EP 20: Jon Gomm (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Ep 19: Chris Woods Groove (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

9/1/2015
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This week’s episode features one of the busiest fingerstyle guitarists in the game – Chris Woods Groove. Based in the U.K., Chris Woods Groove has an impressive list of accomplishments in the fingerstyle guitar realm, including the publishing of his book Percussive Acoustic Guitar, creating video lessons for Acoustic Guitar Magazine, organizing and hosting the […] The post Ep 19: Chris Woods Groove (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:26:13


Ep 18: Gary Lutton (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

8/13/2015
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Gary Lutton is the 23-year-old fingerstyle guitarist from Belfast, Ireland and the 2015 winner of the Sky Art’s Guitar Star competition in the U.K. In this podcast, Gary explains his experience competing in and winning the competition, meeting some amazing guitarist mentors, and eventually playing for thousands at the Latitude Festival. You can find Gary […] The post Ep 18: Gary Lutton (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:26:56


Ep 17: Shane Hennessy (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

6/30/2015
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The Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast is back after a short hiatus, this time featuring self-taught 21-year-old guitar player from Dublin, Ireland named Shane Hennessy. Shane has been steeped in traditional Irish music his entire life, starting out by playing the Concertina. You can hear the distinct influences of Irish melodic ideas in songs like […] The post Ep 17: Shane Hennessy (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:19:31


Ep 16: Dylan Ryche (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

5/12/2015
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This week’s episode features Australian fingerstyle guitarist Dylan Ryche. Dylan has a deep knowledge of the guitar spanning theory, composing, teaching and much more. In this interview, I really enjoyed hearingabout Dylan’s approach to composing and how you can use limitations and parameters to spawn creativity in songwriting. In addition to being a great guitar […] The post Ep 16: Dylan Ryche (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:19:00


Ep 15: Travis Bowman (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

4/20/2015
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This week I spoke with the 2014 Ernie Ball Acoustic Prodigy competition winnerTravis Bowman. Travis was selected out of a sea of over 200 applicants based on his submission of his original fingerstyle guitar song titled Torture Chamber (song included in podcast). In winning, Travis was awarded an expenses paid trip to California to […] The post Ep 15: Travis Bowman (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:13:42


EP 14: Petteri Sariola (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

4/3/2015
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Finnish modern fingerstyle guitarist Petteri Sariola has been described as the“one-man-funk-band” which is a pretty accurate four-word summary of his abilities on the acoustic guitar. Hecombines his clear command of percussion with a background as a classically trained guitarist. Layer that with his groovy slapped bass techniques andhis vocal lines and the result is something […] The post EP 14: Petteri Sariola (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:18:50


Ep 13: Tommy Emmanuel CGP (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

3/9/2015
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Tommy Emmanuel is a man that needs no introduction. He is hands down, one of the most influential and talented fingerstyle guitarists of all time. Recognized for his music globally, Tommy consistently plays 200-300 shows per year all over the world – arguably the, ” hardest working man in the fingerstyle-business.” I had the pleasure […] The post Ep 13: Tommy Emmanuel CGP (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:15:20


Ep 12: Fingerstyle Documentary (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast)

3/1/2015
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In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Drew Roller and Mark Fisher, the guys behind the idea and Kickstarter for the first and only documentary film about Modern Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar. The goal of the film is to take a magnified look atthis incredible musical form through the lens of it’s history, […] The post Ep 12: Fingerstyle Documentary (Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast) appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:10:38


Ep 11: Making It As A Musician w/ Brandon Waardenburg

2/10/2015
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Brandon Waardenburg isn’t a fingerstyle guitarist. He is however a musician, songwriter, consultant, andcreator of Apparatus, a musical accelerator that supports independent artists, songwriters, producers and engineers to empower them in their quest to make it doing what they love. I found out about Brandon after reading his article on Reverb titled Making It Professionally […] The post Ep 11: Making It As A Musician w/ Brandon Waardenburg appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:11:49


Ep 10: Casper Esmann – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast

1/28/2015
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Can you remember the first song you learned on the guitar? Chances are it was something simple, probably a few power chords or a simple melody. But while you were in your room learning “Smoke On The Water,” Casper Esmann began his guitar journey by getting Tommy Emmanuel’s Classical Gas under his fingers. Casper Esmann […] The post Ep 10: Casper Esmann – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:20:21


Ep 9: Andy McKee – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast

1/13/2015
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Have you ever derived a new guitar tuning from the sound of a city garbage truck? Well, Andy McKee has and he tells the story on this week’s podcast. Andy McKee is a staple in the fingerstyle guitar community, with his name high on the lists of influences on many of today’s greatest fingerstyle guitar […] The post Ep 9: Andy McKee – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:11:15


Ep 8: Preston Reed – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast

12/29/2014
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It’s safe to say that Preston Reed is somewhat of a legend in the modern fingerstyle guitar community. For over three decades, Preston has been pushing the limits of the acoustic guitar, playing and performing all over the world. In addition to his playing, Preston is a talented photographer, capturing some stunning images from his […] The post Ep 8: Preston Reed – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:20:20


Ep 7: Calum Graham (Pt.2) – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast

12/10/2014
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This is part 2 of the interview with Toronto-based modern fingerstyle guitarists Calum Graham. If you missed it,you can listen to part 1 here. Calum is a man of many guitars. He’s the recent recipient of a Charles ShifflettHarp guitar (pictured below) and some of his other guitars include a Lowden 0-25, Charles Shiflett Classical […] The post Ep 7: Calum Graham (Pt.2) – Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:14:02


Ep 6: Calum Graham (pt.1) – Modern Fingerstyle Podcast

12/9/2014
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At just 23 years old,Calum Graham is a extraordinarily talented Canadian fingerstyle guitarist based out of Toronto. Originally inspired by a Don Ross cassette tape, Calum got to work honing his skills, eventually collaborating with Don on the acoustic duet album titled 12:34. Calum has been named one of Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s 30 Best Guitarists […] The post Ep 6: Calum Graham (pt.1) – Modern Fingerstyle Podcast appeared first on Modern Fingerstyle Guitar.

Duration: 00:12:47