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Jon Mendle
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Peter Stuart Davis commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 24

"Thank you, Jon, and, by the way, well done with your inspiring playing of the underplayed Legnani caprices. I shall give them a try myself!"
Jul 5, 2021
Jon Mendle commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 24

"I couldn’t agree more, Peter! My feeling is that I do what I do, and anyone is welcome to like it or dislike it! In fact, I’m delighted to meet people who are better than me because I can always learn something from them. Re:…"
Jul 5, 2021
Peter Stuart Davis commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 24

"I certainly wouldn’t advocate the kind of fights, sometimes literally apparently, guitarists got into in the 19th century over the subject of nails. Calm, informed, respectful and reasonable discussion would be welcome (as it would be in other…"
Jul 5, 2021
Jon Mendle commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 24

"I completely agree, and I certainly don't believe that there is only one correct way of doing things, nor do I believe that my way is the best. Nails were certainly in use for centuries before Legnani, as was flesh playing. I play with flesh…"
Jul 4, 2021
Theo commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 24

"This makes a nice contrasting pair with the 28th you already did ;-0) In the 18th century, nails were and were not used it seems according to the performer/composer; was that not the same in the 19th century too? There are certain moments here that…"
Jul 4, 2021
Jon Mendle posted a video

Legnani Caprice 24

I really dig this little piece. Working on expanding my color and articulation palate without nails. I think it’s getting better. Original 19th century Legna...
Jun 29, 2021
Theo commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Legnani Caprice 28

"Hi Jon, One thing is for sure: if you can make such a great sound with clean technique in a dry room like this, then it will easily sound really super in a larger acoustic....I think recording like this is the umtimate test for a guitar performer.…"
Jun 25, 2021
Jon Mendle posted a video

Legnani Caprice 28

I’ve been on a Legnani kick lately and I figured I’d bust out the 19th century Legnani-model Viennese guitar. No nails, no edits, no reverb, no problem! Hope...
Jun 25, 2021
Jon Mendle and Theo are now friends
Jun 25, 2021
Theo commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Adrian LeRoy: "Almande le Pied de cheval" for renaissance guitar

"Really enjoyed your performance from the museum I found on YouTube as well! All the best, Theo"
Jun 13, 2021
Jon Mendle commented on Jon Mendle's video
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Adrian LeRoy: "Almande le Pied de cheval" for renaissance guitar

"Thanks, glad to hear that. I was looking for a quick and easy setup for this kind of thing. The mic works great on Zoom/FaceTime lessons as well. "
May 16, 2021
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May 12, 2021
Jon Mendle posted a video

Adrian LeRoy: "Almande le Pied de cheval" for renaissance guitar

Some music from 1550s Paris on my Dan Larson renaissance guitar. Shot on my new iPhone 11's front camera. Pretty decent video quality, I think! I hope you en...
May 12, 2021
Jon Mendle is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
May 12, 2021

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Performer and teacher on classical guitar and historical plucked instruments. Bachelor, Master's and Professional Studies Degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Guitar studies with Judicael Perroy and Sergio Assad. Historical plucked instrument lessons with Nigel North, Paul O'Dette, Ronn McFarlane, Richard Savino.

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