Category Reviews & New Releases

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…
Kitharologus- The Path to Virtuosity by Ricardo Iznaola

Kitharologus: The Path to Virtuosity by Ricardo Iznaola

Kitharologus: The Path to Virtuosity by Ricardo Iznaola – This book is organized progressively from beginner to extreme advanced. It’s excellent, amazing technique exercises and the progressive sections are a great idea to help organize students. It covers a wide array…
Bowers Fader Duo - Between Us All

The Bowers Fader Duo: Between Us All

The Bowers Fader Duo: Between Us All: New American Art Songs for Voice & Guitar Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano, and Oren Fader, guitar New Focus Recordings, 2019 Buy, Learn, and Listen to Samples: New Focus Recordings | Amazon | Bandcamp I was very…

Journey Instruments – FC522 Collapsible Classical Guitar

Journey Instruments – FC522 Classical Guitar First Class-ical FC522 travel guitar, solid cedar / solid pao ferro YouTube Video Review Link Buy, learn more, see specs at Journey Instruments I’m at it again, having fun with the First Class-ical FC522…
DOWLAND – Michael Butten

Dowland by Michael Butten

Dowland by Michael Butten  First Hand Records, 2019 Buy or learn more via First Hand Records or Amazon I was very pleased to receive a copy of Michael Button’s new release of works by Elizabethan composer and lutenist John Dowland…
Future Relics by Kevin Cahill

Future Relics by Kevin Cahill

Future Relics by Kevin Daniel Cahill Learn more or buy via his Website or BandCamp Available June 27th, 2019 Future Relics by Kevin Daniel Cahill Kevin Daniel Cahill just released his debut album entitled Future Relics and “pairs original post-rock…

Review: Classical Guitar Strings

On this page I’ll be reviewing classical guitar strings. Please realize that I can only review strings I’ve tried out. If you know of a string company I’ve not listed let me know about it. Strings are matter of preference…