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axes
Jul 28 2009, 10:55 PM
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Hello everyone!

I'm Richard Kovacs, an 18 yrs old guitar player (well, mostly a wannabe yet) from Budapest, Hungary. I've been playing for about 4 years now and I'm absolutely self-taught from the very beginning. I'll write a few things about my playing and style, so that you'll know me better smile.gif. Since I've broken free from my power chord-era (that happened after half a year of playing, luckily for me) I'm trying hard to look into and learn from every styles and genres of guitar-oriented music (from jazz through rock to the darkest, heaviest metal). The styles I like the most are blues-rock and progressive rock from the 70ties (Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd) and instrumental rock from today virtuosos (Satch, Vai, Yngwie), but I'm totally open for less common and not so standard things as well. If I look at my weaknesses I always realize that I have many, many problems with my theory knowledge and playing technics (most of these problems come from the fact that I never went to a teacher) and these are the main things I'd like to improve at, but I'm also in a great need of inspiration to get my improvising ability better and my playing a lot more colorful.

A funny thing about how I got to know GMC - I was a member of the online forum of Yngwie Malmsteen, and I was lucky enough to get to know Marcus Lavendell from there, who is also on my MSN list since then and we're in contact. He told me once that he's an instructor at this site, and I felt like I really should be a member there as I always loved his style and approach. While browsing the site I was like "oh my god, these guys are probably amongst the world's best guitarists and guitar teachers". Sadly, I had no chance to register for a long period of time but finally, I've managed to join your amazing community, with world-class guitar players and tons of thoughtful and helpful people smile.gif

Thanks for reading through my long introduction (yeah, I tend to talk or write too much sometimes, sorry biggrin.gif)! I'm really happy to be part of GMC now smile.gif

Richard (axes)

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Bogdan Radovic
Jul 28 2009, 10:59 PM
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Hello Richard! Very nice introduction. I'm really glad you got the chance now to join GMC! I'm sure you will improve your theory and improvising in no time since we have A LOT of lessons covering those topics...A + you can always ask all your questions here in the forum and get fast answers!

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axes
Jul 28 2009, 11:01 PM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Jul 28 2009, 11:59 PM) *
Hello Richard! Very nice introduction. I'm really glad you got the chance now to join GMC! I'm sure you will improve your theory and improvising in no time since we have A LOT of lessons covering those topics...A + you can always ask all your questions here in the forum and get fast answers!

See you round,
Bogdan


Thank you for your kind words Bogdan! I'll be sure to ask if I'm stuck with or interested in anything smile.gif

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Jul 28 2009, 11:16 PM
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Nice introduction!, welcome to GMC Richard smile.gif

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Jul 28 2009, 11:16 PM
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Welcome to GMC Richard. smile.gif

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Pedja Simovic
Jul 28 2009, 11:45 PM
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Welcome to GMC Richard ! smile.gif

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Emir Hot
Jul 28 2009, 11:57 PM
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Nice intro. Our prefered styles are similar smile.gif Welcome to GMC smile.gif

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axes
Jul 29 2009, 12:07 AM
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Thank you all for your kindness, guys! smile.gif Now I'm totally sure I came to the right place!

Emir, that's an amazing thing to hear! smile.gif

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Welcome to GMC! Be sure to check out Marcus lessons, they are most Yngwie like smile.gif

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+1 for Floyd and Zeppelin, welcome to GMC. wink.gif

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welcome Richard, cool intro and were glad to have you! smile.gif

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Welcome Richard! Very nice intro. Hope you find what you're searching for here. I'm sure you will. Hope to hear from you soon wink.gif

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welcome aboard man! enjoy your stay.

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Welcome to GMC! I rejoice that you discovered to this site and there are also some Hungarian instructor!

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Jul 29 2009, 11:17 PM
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Thank you for all your replies guys! It's nice to see so many kind people here smile.gif

Indeed, Laszlo, I was amazed to notice that there are Hungarian instructors, too. Makes me feel proud smile.gif

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Welcome to GMC Richard smile.gif Happy learning!

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