Guitarist El McMeen has been designated as an "International Musician of the Year" (2003) by the Int'l Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK.

His Home Page is http://www.elmcmeen.com

McMeen is one of the premier guitarists in the world in capturing the beauty and soul of Celtic music, and has extended his art to traditional, pop and spiritual music. His artistry has been praised by numerous publications, including Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine and Guitar Player Magazine. El's music has been hailed by critics as “stirring... unbridled acoustic beauty” and “drop-dead gorgeous” (Guitar Player Magazine) and as a “treasure” (Dirty Linen Magazine).
He has 11 solo guitar CD's, is a Mel Bay author, and is featured on 6 videos and DVD's.

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EL McMEEN -- SOLO ACOUSTIC GUITARIST

Webpage: http://www.elmcmeen.com

Recordings Solo:

Of Soul and Spirit (Shanachie 97012 1991)

Irish Guitar Encores (Shanachie 97017; 1992)

Solo Guitar Serenade (Piney Ridge 104; 1994)

Playing Favorites (Piney Ridge 105; 1996)

Acoustic Guitar Treasures (Piney Ridge 106; 1998)

El McMeen Live (Piney Ridge 107; 2000)

The Lea Rig (Piney Ridge 108; 2001)

Breakout (Piney Ridge 109; 2002)

Dancing the Strings (Piney Ridge 110; 2004)

The Soul of Christmas Guitar (Piney Ridge 111; 2004)

Amazing Grace (Piney Ridge 112; 2006)

Compilations include:

Celtic Treasure (Narada; 1996)

A Celtic Tapestry (Shanachie; 1996)

Ramble to Cashel (Rounder; 1998)

The Blarney Pilgrim (Rounder; 1998)

High on the Mountain (Acoustic; 1999)

Narada Presents the Best of Celtic Christmas (Narada; 2002)

Performance Videos and Concert DVD

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Guitarist El McMeen was designated as an *International Musician of the Year* (2003) by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK, and is listed among the World's 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists....
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His Home Page is http://www.elmcmeen.com

McMeen is one of the premier guitarists in the world in capturing the beauty and soul of Celtic music, and has extended his art to traditional, pop and spiritual music. His artistry has been praised by numerous publications, including Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine and Guitar Player Magazine. El's music has been hailed by critics as *stirring... unbridled acoustic beauty* and *drop-dead gorgeous* (Guitar Player Magazine) and as a *treasure*(Dirty Linen Magazine).
He has 11 solo guitar CD's, is a Mel Bay author, and is featured on 6 videos and DVD's.

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