Category Interviews

Classical guitar interviews with guitarists, teachers, luthiers, and more.

Interview with David Tanenbaum

A great interview with David Tanenbaum. This comes via Strings by Mail and their YouTube channel in collaboration with tonebase. If you are not familiar with Tanenbaum, you should be! He is a champion of new music and the guitar,…

Interview with David Watkin (cellist)

This is such a fantastic musical discussion and so relevant to guitar. “After his masterclass, David Watkin sat down with Helen Wallace from Kings Place, London to talk about the Bach Cello suites and the masterclass itself.” The famous cellist/conductor talks…

Leo Brouwer Interview via NPR

‘To Be Useful Is Something Incredible’: Leo Brouwer Reflects On His Legacy Heard on All Things Considered Go to NPR for text write up instead. “To be useful is something incredible, because you’re at the service of the world,” Brouwer…

Fabio Zanon – Interview: The Romantic Guitar

A wonderful interview with the legendary Brazilian guitarist Fabio Zanon. This video comes from the amazing GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. This is partly a promo for his CD but he talks a great deal about the history of the…

An Interview with John Williams

Three 20-minute long video interviews with the amazing guitarist, John Williams. You can also read/buy his biography via Amazon Kindle: Strings Attached: The Life and Music of John Williams. I don’t know why the actual physical book isn’t available, glad…

One Hour BBC Special on John Williams, Guitarist

Here’s a one hour BBC special of fifty years of John Williams including interviews with Williams and others such as Julian Bream. What a treat. Here’s the BBC blurb: “Fifty years of performances from guitarist John Williams that takes in…

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Video Link & Source: Great project, great people, great idea. Those folks down in Austin sure know how to run a guitar society! Here’s the YouTube blurb: Students at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Austin,…

Hotlink: John Schneider 13 Questions [via Prepared Guitar]

A nice article/interview via Prepared Guitar with the fantastic guitarist John Schneider. Schneider is well known for his work with just-intonation and micro-tonality as well as his performances of Lou Harrison, John Cage, and Harry Partch. Schneider has been hailed as…

Interview with Luthier Kris Barnett

“Austin Classical Guitar interviews Kris Barnett in his guitar workshop in Atlanta, Georgia. He speaks about the makings of a guitar, and the work & passion put into it.” This come via the Austin Classical Guitar Society on YouTube. It’s…

Interview with John Schneiderman

I’m very excited to present this wonderful interview with one of my favourite and most respected guitarists, John Schneiderman. When I think of great playing and interesting projects I think of Schneiderman’s many recordings and concerts. Just the other day I was listening to…