Johnny Smith Interview

Watch and share videos from youtube

Johnny Smith Interview

Postby George Beasley » Sun Aug 16, 2015 3:04 pm

Here is a nice, hour long interview with one of the all time guitar, and one of Chet's favorite players.

There is not a lot of footage of Johnny on the Internet, so this is priceless.

http://youtu.be/WGvUEvsnOfU

Enjoy!
Thanks,
George
George Beasley
 
Posts: 386
Joined: Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:08 pm

Re: Johnny Smith Interview

Postby Roger Lane » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:44 am

George, thank you for posting this. So many pearls of guitar wisdom in this video, from one of the very best. At about the 30-minute point, Johnny shows his technique of gradually adding harmony to a melody line in his arrangement of "Black is the Color of my True Love's Hair", which John Knowles later adapted on one of his albums and in his Fingerstyle Quarterly #31. This is one terrific video!
Roger Lane
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:46 pm

Re: Johnny Smith Interview

Postby John Knowles » Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:35 pm

George, this is a great find. When I was in high school, I took a lesson with Johnny. I don't remember everything but as I watch this video, so much seems familiar. I've watched it several times now and I get something new each time. John
John Knowles
 
Posts: 185
Joined: Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:56 pm

Re: Johnny Smith Interview

Postby DagerRande » Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:44 am

Thanks, George! One thing that caught me unexpectedly was Johnny's voice. I had never heard it before. I had always imagined something different. Great information too!
Rande Dager

We are all capable of doing more than we think we can!
DagerRande
 
Posts: 510
Joined: Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:53 pm
Location: Battle Creek, MI


Return to Video Files

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron