Joel McKenzie

Joel McKenzie

Charlotte, NC

Playing Level

  • Advanced

Playing Styles and Interests

  • Fingerstyle

Professional Status

  • Performer

My primary instrument is guitar and keyboard but I got my start on violin and viola around the age of 8 years old . I play many different styles but I really love bluegrass, appalachian, folk, celtic, new age, and anything that lets my fingers move fast. I always love jamming with a bunch of folks at an "open mike" and anywhere else you can be around people that love to play. I thought that it was time to come clean and post a picture of what 61 years of living can do to your body but I still love my music. :-)

My Guitars & Gear

My favorite Taylor is the one in the picture, a 2007 812ce with a Master grade Flame Redwood Top. This guitar has the most amazing warmth and richness to it's sound. I have owned several different Taylor 812ce, 912ce, NS72ce, and (1) Dan Crary Signature, over the years, and an occasional Martin HD-35, and Guild F-50R. All of my Taylor guitars have been incredible instruments.

My Groups


Fingerstyle Group
450 members

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