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Scott Morris Lesson on Barring Technique

Scott Morris gives a lesson on Barring Technique (the Barre). This comes via the excellent GSI (Guitar Salon International), thanks! Their blurb: “In this lesson Scott addresses the topic of barring – when and how to bar, and also when…

Victoria Guitar Trio plays Temporal Waves by Nobles

Victoria Guitar Trio with Adrian Verdejo, Michael Dias and Bradford Werner perform Temporal Waves by Vancouver composer Jordan Nobles. As I prepare for a trio concert in Vancouver this weekend I thought I’d share one of the pieces we are playing…

New Release & Interview with Alan Rinehart

Soliloquies and Dreams (For Janice) Artist website: Alan Rinehart Album Programme Notes and samples NovaScribe Editions / Alan Rinehart, 2014. Buy the Album via Amazon: Soliloquies and Dreams I’ve had the plesure of meeting Canadian guitarist Alan Rinehart on a number…

Leonora Spangenberger (11) plays Allegro by Bach

Another great youth player, Leonora Spangenberger (11) plays Allegro BWV 998 by J. S. Bach on a 2003 Curt Claus Voigt guitar. Video via Siccas Guitars on YouTube, a great source for high quality videos as of late. Bravo. I like…

Drew Henderson plays Allegro from BWV 1003 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays the Allegro from Violin Sonata no. 2 BWV 1003 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750). Drew continues to amaze us with his excellent playing but the icing on the cake is the production value. Great playing, great sound,…

Emanuele Buono Plays Sonata by Antonio Jose (Complete)

Italian guitarist Emanuele Buono plays all four movements of the monumental Antonio Jose (1902-1936) Sonata via the Naxos Youtube Channel. I had no idea until I wrote down the dates that Jose had lived such a short life. What a shame… Maurice…

Review: iv: american electric guitars by Giacomo Fiore

Check out this new release from Giacomo Fiore titled, iv: american electric guitars. You can listen to samples on his website. This is the second album of electric guitar compositions I’ve been sent recently, the last one being Adrian Verdejo’s Modern…