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Very Cool Video -- Hey It Has 4 Strings

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by GrooveWarrior, Apr 13, 2006.


  1. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    NY
    Ha! Nice find!
     
  2. Dude needs to find a monster bassist and a drummer that plays synth drums on a modified guitar type synth controller, that's what he needs to do...that would be very unique...er...uh...

    ...oh yeah....been done with the banjo!

    :D

    ;)

    ...dude is a real virtuoso, how far that will get him with his instrument of choice is unknown, but he's obviously exceptionally talented.
     
  3. JtheJazzMan

    JtheJazzMan

    Apr 10, 2006
    Australia
    ive seen that vid before, i love how he plays it
     
  4. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    Superb! What a musician. Thanks very much for posting that, it's made my day. Wonderful stuff. :D
     
  5. Wow, that was awesome!

    Tiny Tim and Don Ho got nuth'n on him. :D
     
  6. VERY nice!!
     
  7. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Very cool :)
     
  8. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Incredible!
     
  9. Damn, that guy is GOOD!! Give him a classical guitar and I'd be even more impressed.:D

    Rock on
    Eric
     
  10. I think it's actually more impressive that he can do that on a uke!
     
  11. Juneau

    Juneau

    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    I agree, I bet its a lot harder on a Uke than it would be a 6-string guitar. And cooler to boot :)
     
  12. pjwolf

    pjwolf

    Feb 20, 2006
    Ventura, Ca.
    That kid is incredible! seemed kind of humble at the end - I like that.:bassist: :bassist:
     
  13. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    You can tell by his movements that he is a very talented individual.
     
  14. very cool...
     
  15. BadB

    BadB

    May 25, 2005
    AZ, USA
    Damn!
     
  16. His name is Jake Shimabukuro and yes, he is all of these things-
    -an awesome player
    -very humble and nice guy
    -yes, he can play classical guitar
    -(for Gard)he has played with Bela Fleck(he is on Little Worlds? whatever the double album is called)
    -His band is currently Dean Taba on Bass and Noel Okimoto on Drums (and if you dont know who they are, find out!!)

    ah well, enough gushing....
     
  17. Diego

    Diego

    Dec 9, 2005
    San Francisco, CA
  18. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    Sweet!
     
  19. kserg

    kserg

    Feb 20, 2004
    San Jose, CA

    I've met few guitarists like that here. I really love that quality in a guitarist (or most people). Plus usually they end up to be very very good guitarist. So +1


    That guy is good; if he ever gets a band going I want to be his bassist. :D Seems like a very fun guy to jam with.
     

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