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Scale Studies by Aaron Shearer

Scale Pattern Studies For Guitar by Aaron Shearer

Scale Pattern Studies For Guitar by Aaron Shearer – Supplement 3: Classic Guitar Technique. Open and upper-position scales and sight-reading. 272 pages. Published by Alfred Music. Buy from Amazon: Scale Pattern Studies by Aaron Shearer This book is amazing and…
Sight Reading for the Classical Guitar by Robert Benedict

Sight Reading for the Classical Guitar by Robert Benedict

Sight Reading for the Classical Guitar by Robert Benedict – Daily Sight Reading Material with Emphasis on Interpretation, Phrasing, Form, and More Buy from Amazon: Sight Reading Level I-III, and the follow up book Level IV-V These are two books…

Review: Soundbrenner Pulse – Smart Vibrating Metronome

Soundbrenner PULSE – Smart Vibrating Metronome by Soundbrenner Buy it via Soundbrenner, Amazon, or Local Stores. I was very pleased to receive the Soundbrenner Pulse, a wearable smart metronome. The company has done an impressive job and built a styling…
Shearer Classical Guitar Technique

Shearer Classical Guitar Technique Vol.1

Classic Guitar Technique, Volume 1 by Aaron Shearer and updated by Thomas Kikta. This is a good solid method book for absolute beginners. It’s even better as a nice review or sight reading book for late-beginner students. Lots of great…
The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique by Hubert Käppel

The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique by Hubert Käppel 

The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique by Hubert Käppel – With 245 pages of exercises and excellent text advice, photos, explanations, and tons of exercises, this is a massive collection and cumination of Käppel’s amazing teaching career. It’s a huge…

Pumping Nylon by Scott Tennant for Classical Guitar

Pumping Nylon by Scott Tennant – The Classical Guitarist’s Technique Handbook. Pumping Nylon by Scott Tennant has become one of the most popular technique books for classical and fingerstyle guitarists alike. It has great physical workouts to train muscles and…

2019 Dominelli Classical Guitar

2019 Dominelli Classical Guitar Luthier Website: dominelliguitars.com YouTube Video Link I had a special treat this week when local luthier Marcus Dominelli dropped off a guitar for me to try out. Such a warm bell-like tone, great balance, and amazing…
Refracted Resonance by Sam Cave

Refracted Resonance by Sam Cave

Refracted Resonance – contemporary music for guitar by Sam Cave 2019 Metier Records Buy or Listen on: Divine Art | Spotify | Amazon | iTunes I was very pleased to listen to Sam Cave’s new album featuring contemporary music for…