Johnny A and live looping

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  1. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Am not too familiar with Johnny A besides knowing he's got an interesting looking signature guitar by Gibson. I noticed that he's touring as a 1 man, 1 guitar show that centers on his multi live looping technique. I think it's interesting particularly so for anyone playing at home on their own regularly. It's also a real interesting idea for a power trio. Thought I'd share.

     
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  2. Lef T

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    Jonny A rocks!!!
    You should check out his catalogue.
    Here's one that I have played a lot.

     
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    Really good...all instrumentals.
    Wichita Lineman....Walk Away Renee....Poor Side of Town..
    and some originals...
    Very Good.
     
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    I’ve seen him a handful of times. He’s certainly a talented guitar player,
     
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    I've got his CDs and they're in regular rotation, here. I really like what he does in many genres.

    I saw him doing a solo gig in a Buffalo, NY club last year. It was very poorly promoted by the venue and he had an audience of about 25 people. He was performing with a looper and I think was still working on perfecting the techniques. He was good, but talked a lot, and I left quite unimpressed by the musical content of the evening.

    Hopefully, he's got a good groove going, now. I'd like to hear him again.
     
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    Huge Johnny A fan here..I've been to several of his shows..Always had drums and bass with him..
    But I didn't know he was doing a single act now..Listening to that clip that was posted left me with less respect for his music..
    Very disappointing..
     
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    I like his take on Wichita Lineman:
     
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    I like this one a lot..

     
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  9. Greggorios

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    Me too, thanks for posting.
     
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    Interesting .....he's now got P90's in the guitar..... if that first video is the latest....
     
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    Let me add that I’ve only seen him with a band. Also he’s quite full of himself.
     
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    Thanks guys. Never heard of this guy before, like his voicings a lot :)
     
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    Johnny has what he described as a "Boston attitude."
     
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