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Nick Torres

London born, Washington DC area native Nick Torres has been involved in music for more than 20 years. From singing with the Paul Hill Chorale at the Kennedy Center, to Regional Chorus, soloist at Trinity UMC in Alexandria VA, bell ringing, amateur and professional musical theater, and a band or two along the way. Currently Nick is focused on spending as much time as possible with his lovely wife and two children. When he's not doing that he's practicing his acoustic guitar and hanging out in the Songwriters Forum here on Guitar Noise. And writing articles and reviews, let's not forget that...

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  1. Ed Ware
    August 10th, 2013 @ 12:10 am

    Thank you Nick for showing me the basics of the tap-hammer-pull off. I’ve been playing for a long time but could never get the feel of this technique. when I tried the Van Halen style of playing my guitar, it just sounded like a million notes that meant nothing. I was lacking the pull off of the base note from the open string. Your video showed me how much control is needed to, forgive the pun, pull it off. A million thanks for introducing me to a unique style of playing with both hands on the frets. If I’m not mistaken, John Sebastien Bach wrote the first music to incorporate this technique. Eddie Van Halen must have learned this and incorporated it in to his style. Many thanks for sharing and may God Bless you in everything you do! Peace……………………………