Welcome to my 454th solo guitar video on YouTube, "Synchronicity II" by The Police. This is a bit of a unique post among my videos in that I already posted an arrangement of this song during my earliest days on YouTube some 10 years ago. There are a small handful of such arrangements that I thought I could improve on in terms of the arrangement itself, execution and tone.
Welcome to my 453rd solo guitar video on YouTube, the classic and beautiful "The Windmills of Your Mind" by the genius Michel Legrand. This version blends, in my mind, my own childhood memories of the song as the theme from The Thomas Crown Affair with the more contemporary version by Sting (from whom I have "borrowed" a voicing or two...). Anyway, as I'm working towards a goal of 500 solo guitar videos on YouTube, I think I will incorporate the acoustic more.
My 452nd solo guitar video on YouTube, the classic and beautiful Goin' Out of My Head first recorded by Little Anthony and the Imperials. Am I the only person who always thought this was a Burt Bacharach song? As I started working on this arrangement a couple of weeks ago I discovered it was written by Teddy Randazzo and Bobby Weinstein. There are countless versions recorded, not the least by Wes Montgomery and Dionne Warwick (maybe that's why I was thinking Bacharach...).
And the Oscar for best effects goes to... lol! Welcome to my 451st solo fingerstyle guitar on YouTube, posted on Friday December 21, 2018, The Christmas Song. Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake
My 450th solo guitar video on YouTube, Last train home by pat Metheny. To me, First Circle, Still Life (Talking) and Letter From Home will always be THE Pat Metheny trilogy and the most influential on me. My arrangement changes a few of the original elements, I didn't go for that Choo-Choo rhythm and I also changed the key to suit the arrangement better. As I'm working towards a goal of 500 solo guitar videos on YouTube, I think I will incorporate the acoustic more. Here, also, is a Pat Metheny playlist of my many solo guitar arrangements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8cKv....
I hope everybody is having a great holiday season! I have discovered in my analytic that my videos no longer appear in the "suggested videos" to the right and that my search rankings have dropped by some 75%... :-/ If I am to continue posting these videos which i know you like, we have to let the YouTube algorithm know that people are in fact engaging with my videos to restore rankings and so I need you to help me with a few simple steps: First, hit subscribe/bell. Then, like and comment on this video. Then, a few more minutes of your time, please pick out 3-5 more videos from my channel, view (ideally the whole thing, but let's say at least a minute or two) and, again, like, comment and share with friends/family social media. I would really like to reach 500 videos... Thank you!
Welcome to my 448th solo fingerstyle guitar on YouTube, "500 Miles High" by Chick Corea. Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake
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