Category Bradford’s Blog

The Best Clip-on Tuner for Classical Guitar

Review: D’Addario Planet Waves NS Micro Tuner Clip-On. Small and compact, I never take this tuner off the guitar. I’ve had it on there for over a year. Works great, only $11. Metronome is only visual which could be useful for…

Idea: built-in design for attaching guitar supports

An idea to integrate guitar support attachments into the design of classical guitars. Let’s do away with suction cups, clamps, and magnets and have it all part of the guitar. It would just be a small hole and then a…

Seu Jorge Plays Bowie Covers from The Life Aquatic

Seu Jorge Plays David Bowie Covers. I was sad to hear the news of David Bowie’s death after 18 months of battling cancer. You can read a BBC article here, but 2 days before his death he released a new album,…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play Aphex Twin

Here’s a video from one of my recent concerts with two of my best buddies. The Victoria Guitar Trio performs Avril 14th by Aphex Twin (arranged by Adrian Verdejo) in Sidney, BC for Oak Bay Music Society. Guitarists Adrian Verdejo,…

Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz by Sharman

He’s a post about myself and my two great friends and colleagues. The Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz (1998) from Elsewhereless by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman (1958). Arranged for Guitar Trio by Michael Dias. Oak Bay Music Society, Matinée Concert Series, March 22, 2015, Society…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play Godin

Some clips from a recent concert I played in with my buddies from the Victoria Guitar Trio on March 22, 2015. These movements are from a multi-movement work named On Poetics written for us by Scott Edward Godin. This is just four of…

Classical Guitar Weekend in Calgary

Over the weekend I was honoured to be able to adjudicate the MRU Fall Guitar Festival, a program presented by the Mount Royal University Conservatory as well as the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary who combined the weekend with their concert…

Wonderful Guitar Students in Whitehorse, Yukon!

Congrats to all the excellent students and teachers of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada for their wonderful performances in the Whitehorse Rotary Music Festival where I was the adjudicator. Every student played very well and all the students had good foundation music…