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Kristofer Dahl
post Jul 28 2008, 06:58 PM
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Hi there, It is a great joy to present Jose from Equador!

You can check his chops and playing in this youtube video - I am really looking forward learning some of his licks in a GMC lesson!

Below you will find a few self-biographic words by Jose.

Welcome to GMC Jose biggrin.gif

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> I am originally from Guayaquil Ecuador. I was born in a family of
> musicians, so I was taught to play piano before I could even walk. I
> grew up listening to Beatles, Dire Straits, Queen, Pink Floyd, Allan
> Parson’s, America and several other classic rock bands that my father
> used to listen to.
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> At age 12 I began listening to heavy metal, and was fascinated by the
> electric guitar, the guitarist that inspired me to pick up the
> instrument was Slash from Guns n’ Roses. Till this day I believe his
> solos are some of the most powerful and amazing I have heard.
>
> Later on I started listening to Vai, Malmsteen, Petrucci and other
> amazing guitar players, and started incorporating fast shredding
> techniques into my playing.
>
> In 2000 I joined the well known thrash metal band Demolicion from
> Guayaquil and toured with them for about a year, till I decided to move
> to the U.S.
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> Besides making working on my own music, I am currently the guitarist and
> producer of *MenO*
> <http://www.msplinks.com/MDFodHRwOi8vd3d3LnNvdW5kY2xpY2suY29tL21lbm8=>
> (www.soundclick.com/meno), a project started by the incredibly talented
> singer/songwriter Andres Mena (my brother), which has the sound of the
> great old music that we grew up listenin.


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Siggum
post Jul 28 2008, 07:03 PM
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Sounds great, welcome to GMC Jose biggrin.gif


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Chris Evans
post Jul 28 2008, 07:03 PM
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Cool vids smile.gif look forward to your lessons, welcome to GMC Jose smile.gif


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post Jul 28 2008, 07:12 PM
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Welcome to GMC Jose! Hope you can learn us a lot!


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post Jul 28 2008, 07:39 PM
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Welcome, Jose biggrin.gif Hope to see a lot from you in the future ^^


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Joe Kataldo
post Jul 28 2008, 08:00 PM
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welcome to GMC Jose


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post Jul 28 2008, 08:09 PM
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Welcome Jose, you are inspired by some great's and I can hear it in your playing. Glad to have you here man!


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post Jul 28 2008, 08:10 PM
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Welcome onboard, Jose! smile.gif


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Lian Gerbino
post Jul 28 2008, 08:12 PM
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welcome man!


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Gabriel Leopardi
post Jul 28 2008, 08:13 PM
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Hola Jose! Bienvenido a GMC!


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post Jul 28 2008, 08:30 PM
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Welcome Jose!
Looing forward to your lessons! smile.gif


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Ivan Milenkovic
post Jul 28 2008, 08:48 PM
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Welcome aboard man, cool licks smile.gif


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post Jul 28 2008, 08:49 PM
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Great chops Jose,welcome to GMC! smile.gif


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post Jul 28 2008, 08:53 PM
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Welcome Jose looking forward to your lessons


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post Jul 28 2008, 09:27 PM
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Bienvenido Jose!


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post Jul 28 2008, 09:45 PM
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post Jul 28 2008, 09:57 PM
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Welcome To GMC Jose, Looking forward to seeing you're first lesson smile.gif


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post Jul 28 2008, 10:02 PM
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Welcome to GMC. Have fun wink.gif

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post Jul 28 2008, 10:09 PM
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post Jul 28 2008, 10:10 PM
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