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This is pretty unbelievable!

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by klasaine, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. klasaine

    klasaine Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 28, 2006
    NELA, Ca
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2013
  2. jbdrumbo

    jbdrumbo Tele-Holic

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    Mar 28, 2010
    athens ga
    Beautiful artistry - thanks, Ken.

    (FYI - The embedded vid won't work if you click the screen; click on the title or the link, and it'll play on the YouTube site.)
     
  3. Twelvefrets

    Twelvefrets Tele-Meister

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    Nov 29, 2009
    Southern California
    Wow. Thank you for this.
     
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  5. boneyguy

    boneyguy Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    58
    Mar 31, 2007
    victoria b.c. CANADA
    That old stuff that was recorded at CBC televison is my favourite Lenny. I'm not a huge fan of the later stuff with all the harmonics etc even thought the genius of it is obvious. It got too guitaristic and introspective maybe for me. That early stuff when he was swinging so hard and still doing the complex voice movement just floors me.

    I hadn't seen the bit with Chet so emotional while meeting Lenny's daughter. Very touching to see. It brought tears to my eyes actually.

    I had the pleasure of meeting Lenny in '81 at music college in Toronto. My teacher was a student of Lenny's. So I got to hang with him in a room with about 15 other guitar students and listen to him play and answer our questions. It's a treasured memory.

    RIP Lenny.
     
  6. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire

    Dang. I have to go to work soon, so I'll have to tear myself away from this. Very good clip.
     
  7. klasaine

    klasaine Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 28, 2006
    NELA, Ca
    There are some pretty heartbreaking moments. I took many lessons from Ted Greene (one of the interviewees) and it was sad for me to see and hear him too.
    I took a masterclass with Lenny Breau in 78 or 79. I was WAY too inexperienced to fully understand what he was talking about though. Saw LB at Donte's (club in the SFV, North Hollywood on Lankershim) once in probably 1981.

    I recommend watching all 7 episodes.
     
  8. soul-o

    soul-o Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    48
    Jan 29, 2007
    Boston
    Both of thsoe guitar players sound great... oh, wait.
     
  9. rcole_sooner

    rcole_sooner Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 12, 2010
    Norman, OK
    I learned something today.

    Thanks for that.
     
  10. JazzDreams

    JazzDreams Tele-Meister

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    Mar 6, 2012
    Valley Forge PA
    Watched all 7. I now know a whole lot more about Lenny Breau than just the name. some of it was pretty tough - particularly hearing about his struggles with Horese. The guy was really amazing; the grasp of music and then the charting of his own path says to me that he was a genuine musical genius.
     
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