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  Topic: "When You're Smiling / The Sheikh of Araby"
Abel Khineche

Replies: 0
Views: 306

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Dec 2019 2:19 am   Subject: "When You're Smiling / The Sheikh of Araby"
Hi all,

This is my take on "When You're Smiling / The Sheikh of Araby" based on Keely Smith version.

It's not steel, but I hope you will find some steel pedal flavor in it.
I wish I c ...
  Topic: Live take on "Such a Night" with my Gretsch G2420T
Abel Khineche

Replies: 1
Views: 403

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 May 2019 10:47 am   Subject: Live take on "Such a Night" with my Gretsch G2420T
Hi all,

Hope you are all in good health and spirit.
It's been a while since I have posted something here.

I believe the tune I am posting could be much better rendered with a pedal steel.
This ...
  Topic: My live interpretation of Ray Charles's "You Don't Know Me"
Abel Khineche

Replies: 0
Views: 693

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 6 Jul 2016 6:19 am   Subject: My live interpretation of Ray Charles's "You Don't Know Me"
Hi all,

Last night I decided to do a version of one of my favorite songs, Ray Charles's "You don't Know Me".

I hope you will like it (despite the G string being a little flat).

htt ...
  Topic: Live Jump Blues Style Snippet with the Trio+ Band Creator
Abel Khineche

Replies: 1
Views: 992

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 1 Jun 2016 9:28 am   Subject: Live Jump Blues Style Snippet with the Trio+ Band Creator
Hi all,

Here is a short composition in the Jump Blues style created in a few minutes (after I composed my snippet) with the Trio Plus Band Creator by Digitech.

1. I selected the Jazz Genre and t ...
  Topic: Sleepwalk (Santo & Johnny version) on Guitar
Abel Khineche

Replies: 3
Views: 1176

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 2 Apr 2016 9:32 pm   Subject: Sleepwalk (Santo & Johnny version) on Guitar
Glad you liked it Doug,

I thought the sound was close.

Cheers,
Abel
  Topic: Sleepwalk (Santo & Johnny version) on Guitar
Abel Khineche

Replies: 3
Views: 1176

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Mar 2016 7:21 pm   Subject: Sleepwalk (Santo & Johnny version) on Guitar
Hi All,

Hope everyone is in good health and spirit.

I just recorded this one late last night.

I hope you like it despite the downs of Live.


Blessings,
Abel
  Topic: "The Windmills of Your Mind"
Abel Khineche

Replies: 0
Views: 504

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 20 Nov 2015 10:38 am   Subject: "The Windmills of Your Mind"
Hi all,

I hope you will like this new live performance as adapted from Hank Marvin's version and despite the misses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuI1orO4hUo

I also play an octave and a ha ...
  Topic: "Sway" on Guitar
Abel Khineche

Replies: 1
Views: 582

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 20 Nov 2015 10:36 am   Subject: "Sway" on Guitar
Hi All,

I hope you are all doing Ok.

I haven't posted a video for a while.
I wanted to play Sway with the Mexican Strat I won a few month ago in a drawing at Joe's in Burbank.

I just got bac ...
  Topic: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Abel Khineche

Replies: 5
Views: 1349

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Jan 2009 9:14 pm   Subject: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Hi Jerry,

Thank you very much for the info.
Is it this one? :

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Bridges,_tailpieces/Electric_guitar_tremolos/1/Les_Trem_Stop-Tailpiece_Tremolo/Pictures.html#details
...
  Topic: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Abel Khineche

Replies: 5
Views: 1349

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 28 Jan 2009 8:02 pm   Subject: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Glad you liked it.

I am using the mid pup when actually I should have used the neck pup for more fullness in the sound Jerry.
I am horribly missing the tremolo bar too.
Does yours goes 360 degre ...
  Topic: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Abel Khineche

Replies: 5
Views: 1349

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 25 Jan 2009 7:13 pm   Subject: (virtual) Big Band essai with Epiphone Sheraton II (video)
Hi All,

I hope you are all doing Ok.
The full title is "When My Baby Goes Rockin'" and is interpreted (and composed) by the excellent Mark Tortorici (The Hollywood Combo).
I am using ...
  Topic: "Secret Conspiracy" an answer to "Secret Agen
Abel Khineche

Replies: 3
Views: 1173

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 20 Aug 2008 8:17 pm   Subject: "Secret Conspiracy" an answer to "Secret Agen
Glad you liked it.

I got the Manager's price for this basically (friend of mine).

The problem with most of the Bigsby tremolos is that it is very hard to hold the bar and pick the low E string b ...
  Topic: "Secret Conspiracy" an answer to "Secret Agen
Abel Khineche

Replies: 3
Views: 1173

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 20 Aug 2008 9:39 am   Subject: "Secret Conspiracy" an answer to "Secret Agen
Hi All,

I decided to call this "Secret conspiracy" as a modest answer to "Secret Agent Man". I hope you like it.
I had a bad sounding midi file as backing, so excuse the soun ...
  Topic: DON RICH- July 17, 1974
Abel Khineche

Replies: 7
Views: 2098

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 18 Jul 2008 7:57 pm   Subject: DON RICH- July 17, 1974
Hi Tray,

About 2 years ago, a friend from Idaho named Pat fale sent me this soundfile:
[url=http://akhineche.com/Don%20Rich%20Hoedown%20Coltrain.mp3]"Don Rich Hoedown Coltrain" asking me ...
  Topic: Curly Chalker
Abel Khineche

Replies: 40
Views: 10102

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Jul 2008 7:13 am   Subject: Curly Chalker
Hi All,

Mike,

I think you mentioned the DVD to me at the LA Pedal
Steel Jam, I can't believe I didn't get it get one then.
I would like to order one now please. Curly Chalker was a legend.
Al ...
  Topic: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Abel Khineche

Replies: 36
Views: 7175

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Jul 2008 7:08 am   Subject: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Bob,

Glad you liked it.
The guitar I used is a discontinued Yamaha solid body
AEX500NS acoustic/electric. Not the best of sound.

Jim,

I got it this time. Thank you: "PDG" Pedal St ...
  Topic: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Abel Khineche

Replies: 36
Views: 7175

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jul 2008 2:01 pm   Subject: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Hi David,

Actually there is a harmony line on the backing track
for the bridge parts of the song.
I play the main line.

You can hear it on the "normal" guitar version too.

Glad yo ...
  Topic: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Abel Khineche

Replies: 36
Views: 7175

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 17 Jul 2008 11:11 am   Subject: Has Anybody Recorded a Version of "Take Five"?
Hi All,

This will make you smile:

My version of "TAKE FIVE" on a strat fitted with a Roland Synth pup, using the Alto Sax patch:

[url=http://akhineche.com/TAKE%20FIVE_NEW.WMV]TAKE F ...
  Topic: 3 Steel players performed Saturday at the Hootenanny Festivl
Abel Khineche

Replies: 0
Views: 610

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Jul 2008 11:37 pm   Subject: 3 Steel players performed Saturday at the Hootenanny Festivl
Hi All,

Just wanted to share with you this.

I saw 3 Steel guitar players perform Saturday at the Hootenanny Rockabilly / Country Festival in Silverlake.

- Don Herron on DOBRO with BR549.
...
  Topic: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
Abel Khineche

Replies: 15
Views: 3675

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2008 2:44 pm   Subject: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
Hi Jim,

Good to hear from you.
I don't think Jay is a member here. If I see no answer, I will email him your message.

Blessings,
Abel
  Topic: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
Abel Khineche

Replies: 15
Views: 3675

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2008 1:09 pm   Subject: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
I might have gotten it wrong.
I remember at the last L.A. Steel Jam organized by Mike Perlowin, and after Jay's superb Sleepwalk performance, someone said that he has been playing for only a year.
I ...
  Topic: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
Abel Khineche

Replies: 15
Views: 3675

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 2 Jul 2008 10:35 am   Subject: Jay Leach Steel player on "American Idol" on ABC &
Hi All,

Jay Leach has been pretty busy playing steel guitar on "American Idol", and a few days ago on ABC "The View".
Despite the background noise, one can still hear he crafty ...
  Topic: "The Windmills of Your Mind" - "Zorba"
Abel Khineche

Replies: 3
Views: 1162

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 26 Jun 2008 9:09 pm   Subject: "The Windmills of Your Mind" - "Zorba"
Hi All,

Here are 2 of my videos I never posted here before.

THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND"ZORBA" (Greek Sirtaki dance).

Or on Youtube by typing: "ABELKHIN" , but I prefer
t ...
  Topic: Bireli Lagrene
Abel Khineche

Replies: 25
Views: 5959

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 15 Jun 2008 8:22 pm   Subject: Bireli Lagrene
This is my (clumsy) version of Bireli Lagrene
beautiful original "Made in France".

http://akhineche.com/MADE_IN_FRANCE.WMV

I couldn't find a midi file, so I took a background
from a ...
  Topic: Joscho Stephan
Abel Khineche

Replies: 17
Views: 3640

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 15 Jun 2008 12:08 pm   Subject: Joscho Stephan
Hi Russ,

Nobody would argue that and you are totally right.
Django a unique innovator of a totally new style that inspired miilons of guitar players ad overall musicians as such.

Regards,
Abel
 
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