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El McMeen
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Ted Hechtman left a comment for El McMeen
"Hey. Have you ever tried your tuning with the A#? two - Love cats. Got three. Tess. Toulouse and Tigon(Baby Boy). Also have a silly cat song the kids like (Ian 11 and Liam 6). Liam is the smiling short person to my left in the photo. Also..I find…"
May 12, 2009
El McMeen replied to Patrick Curley's discussion Right hand damping in the group Fingerstyle players
"I personally found it very difficult to damp when playing without a thumbpick.I now use a thumbpick all the time in my palying. My friend Stefan Grossman makes it look easy to damp when using bare fingers, and seems to come up under the bass string…"
May 3, 2009
El McMeen commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Fingerstyle players
Mar 25, 2009
El McMeen left a comment for Jim Saunders
"I agree, Jim, You might like my 2006 CD, called Amazing Grace. Be well, El"
Mar 17, 2009
Jim Saunders left a comment for El McMeen
"Hello El,I have a couple of your old cds from years back,have really enjoyed them.I love celtic style,and gospel is the main thing though,KOP. Jim Saunders"
Mar 16, 2009
El McMeen commented on Travis Steele Nevels's group Alternate Tunings
"CGDGAD is very accessible, and somewhat close to standard in that there are some straightforward moving chords (with usually a 5-string barre, rather than 6), although to me the beauty is in the interplay between the fretted and open strings. El"
Mar 16, 2009
El McMeen commented on Travis Steele Nevels's group Alternate Tunings
"I play almost exclusively in CGDGAD tuning. El"
Mar 16, 2009
El McMeen left a comment for Marco Cavina
"Thanks so much, Marco. Best to you in your music. El McMeen"
Mar 13, 2009

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging and/or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Martins and
Franklins
What is your website address?
http://www.elmcmeen.com
What type of music do you like to play?
Fingerstyle Celtic, Gospel, Pop and Originals
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I subscribe

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At 9:43pm on May 12, 2009, Ted Hechtman said…
Hey. Have you ever tried your tuning with the A#?
two - Love cats. Got three. Tess. Toulouse and Tigon(Baby Boy). Also have a silly cat song the kids like (Ian 11 and Liam 6). Liam is the smiling short person to my left in the photo.
Also..I find alternate tuning to be the most creative things.

Thanks
Ted
At 6:57pm on March 16, 2009, Jim Saunders said…
Hello El,I have a couple of your old cds from years back,have really enjoyed them.I love celtic style,and gospel is the main thing though,KOP. Jim Saunders
At 7:46am on March 13, 2009, Marco Cavina said…
I really love your guitar Artistry dvd, your arrangements are GREAT!!!
You are and inspiration to me.
Greetings from Italia.
M.
 
 
 

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