Interview and performance with David Russell

A great little interview with the amazing David Russell. He talks about his guitar by famed luthier Matthias Dammann (Germany). I like how he discusses his interaction with Dammann and his…

Paul Galbraith plays Nocturnal by Britten

An excellent recording and performance of one of the seminal works of the 20th century. Paul Galbraith – Nocturnal aft J Dowland Op. 70 Britten. The piece composed in 1963 by…

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder

No. 7 – Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder for Classical Guitar – From my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation,…

Basic Slur Exercise for Classical Guitar

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Vertical Builder

No. 6 – Left Hand Slur Exercise: Vertical Builder for Classical Guitar – From my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB,…

Aaron Larget-Caplan plays John Cage

Some nice arrangements of Cage for guitar and violin. Pretty successful arrangements, the contrast of the attack on the guitar and dreamy melody fragments on the violin create a nice…

Michael Nicolella plays Piazzolla

Michael Nicolella performs Astor Piazzolla’s Primavera Portena (2007). Great arrangement and I love the little additions and tricks he throws in. Also really like the sound of the quick scale runs…

No. 3 – Left Hand Position Exercise: Horizontal Builder

No. 3 – Left Hand Position Exercise: Horizontal BuilderseBook link: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical GuitarFor beginner to intermediate classical guitaristsIncludes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tipsYouTube Video Link Check out more…

Tariq Harb Plays Villa-lobos, Giuliani, and Koshkin

The excellent Tariq Harb playing Villa-lobos, Giuliani, and Koshkin at a TEDx conference. Tariq Harb performs music by guitar giants; Villa-lobos, Giuliani and Koshkin. Harb is an internationally acclaimed and award…

Basic Left Hand Position Exercise (No.2 & 3)

Basic Left Hand Position and Alignment Exercises for Classical Guitar from my 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar – For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips,…

No.1 – Right Hand Walking Exercise (Alternation)

Lesson No. 1 – Right Hand Walking (Alternating) – From my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips,…