Hi from New Jersey US

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Hi from New Jersey US

Post by MiciDragon » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:45 pm


My first contact with guitars was through a shopping window in Poland back in the late 1980s. There was a beautiful 12 sting acoustic in dark red for sale. I think that we went to see the guitar more than 5 times together with my grandfather and we could never decide on it. Good was that, after all 12 stings acoustic isn't really something for a kid.

I have been taught classical guitar in a local musica school for approximately 1 year and then put the guitar down for 25 years or more. Since I don't have any accordion with me here in US, I went back to classical guitar. My main interest is to play sweet classical pieces and at the moment I continue from where I stopped, somewhere at the end of Parkening's first book. Got his second book and I really look forward to dive into those pieces.

Took me a while to get a guitar but I finally landed on a Yamaha CG172SF (to my great surprise). This little box has matte finish which I really like and it is really responsive with the side effects that it brings with it. I thought that I might get into Flamenco one day but I am not sure about that anymore.

I felel excited by joining this forum as I find the information here very valuable.
Talk to you soon.

Until next

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Re: Hi from New Jersey US

Post by Erik Zurcher » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:16 pm

Hello MiciDragon and welcome to Delcamp forum! Enjoy yourself and see you around!

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Re: Hi from New Jersey US

Post by thesixthfret2 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:23 pm

Welcome! If you're in New Jersey maybe look up the guitarist Seth Himmelhoch. He teaches at the Thurnaeur school of music there and at a local college that brings in high level guitarists for a yearly festival. There is also the luthier Garrett Lee in Wayne NJ, who is great to know about and makes some wonderful instruments.

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Re: Hi from New Jersey US

Post by FHC » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:59 pm


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