Vinnie Moore: musicguy247 interview

V.M. - My first guitar was a Teisco which I got for Christmas from JC Penney’s. I almost quit after my first lesson because it didn’t go so well. But for the next week, I practiced what I had been shown over and over. When I went in for the next lesson the teacher was impressed and almost couldn’t believe I was the same kid. I pretty much became obsessed with it after that. Of course some of the first things I tried to play were smoke on the water, beatles songs, as well as jeff beck and peter Frampton parts. My teacher couldn’t show me anymore and recommended another teacher named Nick Bucci. I studied with him for a few years and he showed me a lot of stuff and taught me about music theory. I also joined a band and was learning things from the other guitarist in the band

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