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Tommy Emmanuel's Pink Panther

Tommy Emmanuel’s take on Pink Panther for breast cancer research is one of my favourite songs for acoustic guitar. Parts of the arrangement almost sound like an improvisation and there are clearly some jazz influences. A lot of the fast passages are based on the pentatonic scale and there are a lot of ideas that you can use here for your own improvisations. I filmed a tutorial on how to play Pink Panther on Youtube.

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Riding a Bicycle by Sungha Jung

Sungha Jung (Korean: 정성하; born 2 September 1996) is a South Korean fingerstyle guitarist who has a Youtube channel with over 5 million subscribers. He is one of the most popular and influential young guitarists today. The song "Riding a Bicycle" is from Sungha's album "Two of me" released in 2015.

Back in 2016 I was doing a lot of busking in the Old Port in downtown Montréal and I realized that this song would be a great song for a busker to play. So I decided to learn it and play it. I also wasn't able to find the song on Itunes for download, so I decided to record my own version.

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Classical Gas by Sungha Jung

Sungha Jung's take on Tommy Emmanuel's "Classical Gas" is an interesting combination of Tommy's version and Sungha's interpretation. I've based this tab on Sungha's version but you can use the same elements when playing Tommy's version.

My tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYx1XQ6O5IE

Sungha's version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYzz4B4HoTI

Tommy's version of Classical Gas (for reference): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4s8hWLOOcc

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Igor Presnyakov's Get Lucky

This is a tutorial on how to play Igor Presnyakov's version of Daft Punk's smash hit "Get Lucky". The guitar is tuned a minor third lower so the strings are looser than normal.

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Igor's version: https://youtu.be/2TMIUAzF2q4

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City of Tokyo Tutorial

Hello guitarists! Today in this tutorial we are learning "CITY OF TOKYO" by the Japanese guitarist Rynten Okazaki. 

Rynten Okazaki (岡崎倫典) is a Japanese Acoustic fingerstyle guitarist. Some of his tunes were covered by Sungha Jung when he was super young.

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