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Joe Robinson Guitar
Australian child prodigy and guitar sensation Joe Robinson won the Australian National Songwriting Competition at age 13 and the Australia’s Got Talent grand finale in 2008 at age 17. He has recorded several albums showcasing his multiple skills including acoustic fingerstyle guitar, electric lead guitar, singing and songwriting.
Joe has won various competitions, performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival was named “Best New Talent” in Guitar Player magazine in 2010. He has given a seminar at the prestigious Berkley School of Music, has toured in many places around the world and has been praised by many respected guitarists. In 2012 he released his full-length album “Let Me Introduce You” and also an EP titled “Toe Jam.”
In this interview, Joe discusses his musical background, style and perspectives on music theory and guitar playing. It includes samples of his songs and recorded albums plus live playing and improvisations. Interview with Desi Serna author of Fretboard Theory. Recorded Friday May 24, 2013.
- How Joe started touring professionally after just one year of guitar playing.
- How Joe used to get up at 4am so that he could practice guitar for four hours before school.
- How Joe views the fretboard and applies scales and chords.
Visit Joe Robinson’s website at: https://joerobinson.com