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Ultimate Finger Independence Exercise


I had to pass this on ..

Are you looking for that elusive ultimate
Finger Independence Exercise?

Look no further. Just click on the link above:




Re: Ultimate Finger Independence Exercise

Yeah, a couple of cool licks
Come on, tell us. Who is it?

Re: Ultimate Finger Independence Exercise

It that a spoon handle he is using in his mouth with which to play?!


The Spoon Guy


Yes, he's holding a teaspoon in his mouth and
using it as a bottleneck/slide.

Sorry .. I do not know who it is

The clip was just passed on to me in an email.
What a concept, no? His right hand must be
playing the bass, chords, and lead-line in
one hand.


Re: The Spoon Guy

AWESOME! Thanks for shareing that nick!

Re: The Spoon Guy

found the video and more infos in a guitar forum on google, his name is Hannes Coetzee


Hannes Coetzee’s is a soft-spoken 72-year old whose job is tapping the aloes that grow around his Karoo hometown of Herberstdale for their medicinal juice. Hannes composes his own songs and learnt to play the guitar on the side of the hill when the aloes were too dry to tap and to keep himself company on long lonely evenings in the mountains of the Kamiesbeg. The only known practitioner of the ‘optel and knyp’style he must rank as one of the most unusual slide guitarists in the world. If you shut your eyes you would think that there were two people accompanying each other on guitars.

Hannes Coetzee from Herbertsdale, plays slide guitar with a teaspoon in his mouth.

Being born with a siverspoon in his mouth..

more on

Keep up your great contribution Big Nick

Absolutely cool.
Big Nick, I've been visiting your website several times lately. I'm in the process of learing La porte d'en arrière and Lacassine. You're bringing a meaningful contribution to this site and this community. Keep up the great work!

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