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Tariq Harb Plays Danza Brazilera by Jorge Morel

Tariq Harb plays Danza Brazilera by Jorge Morel (b.1931). This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel. Great playing as usual from Harb and I love seeing these somewhat casual videos where the playing is so extroverted and energetic. Cool shots of the right…

New Release: Dreams Laid Down by Alan Rinehart

Dreams Laid Down by Alan RinehartRavello Records 2018& PARMA RecordingsBuy or Learn More at Ravello | Amazon | iTunes | Spotify Check out a great story and interview about Alan and the album via Parma. Congrats to Canadian guitarist Alan…

Steve Cowan Plays Ségoviana, Op. 366 by Milhaud

Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan plays Ségoviana, Op. 366 (1957) by French composer Darius Milhaud (1892-1974). Wonderful playing as usual from Cowan who is quickly becoming one of my favourite Canadian guitarists. Beautiful clean lines, sharp articulations, and lush contrasts make this one of…

Bahar Ossareh Plays Introduction & Dance by Pedram Falsafi

Iranian-Canadian classical guitarist Bahar Ossareh plays Introduction & Dance by Iranian guitarist/composer Pedram Falsafi (b.1978). This comes via Bahar Ossareh’s Youtube channel with video by Drew Henderson. Ossareh currently teaches and performs in Toronto and Falsafi in San Francisco. Great piece that sits on the instrument nicely…

Tariq Harb: Variations on a Moldavian Hora by Krouse

Tariq Harb  plays Variations on a Moldavian Hora by American composer Ian Krouse (b.1956). This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel with video and sound production by the amazing Drew Henderson. Great performance and a real technical workout. As Harb mentions, “Composed in 1992 by Ian…

Emma Rush Plays Appalachian Red by Beauvais

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush plays Appalachian Red by Canadian composer William Beauvais (CMC). This comes via her excellent YouTube Channel. You can view for free and/or buy the score via the CMC (Canadian Music Centre). Great playing by Rush here…

Jérôme Ducharme Plays Serenade Gubaidulina

Canadian guitarist Jérôme Ducharme plays Serenade by Sofia Gubaidulina (b.1931). Played on a La Bavaria 1 guitar From Luthier Wolfgang Jellinghaus at the Grand Guitar Salon over in Montreal, Québec, Canada. This comes via the Salon’s YouTube with video and sound production by the amazing Drew Henderson. Ducharme is one of Canada’s great guitarists.…

Duo Tanguay & Boulanger-Samson Play Mirto

Patrick Tanguay and Gabriel Boulanger-Samson play the 2nd movement Reflexion from Tres piezas de Abril by Italian guitarist and composer Giorgio Mirto. These fine young players are both students from the Université de Sherbrooke music program in Quebec from the studio…

Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan Play Debussy

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan play Prelude 5, Book II: Bruyères by French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918) arranged for guitar duo by Steve Cowan. Video by the amazing  Drew Henderson. This comes via Cowan’s great YouTube Channel. Beautiful arrangement and ensemble playing, nice work!…

Guitar Studio Recital – Victoria, January, 2018

I’m very proud of my students for preparing this upcoming concert. I’m looking forward to it. Here is the proposed programme below. Picture update Jan.22nd, thanks to all for playing! Guitar Students from theStudio of Bradford WernerWood Recital HallVictoria Conservatory…

Jeffrey McFadden Plays Jobim

Canadian guitarist Jeffrey McFadden continues to release a set of fantastic videos with the help of Henderson. Here he plays Eu sei que vou te amar by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927–1994), arr. McFadden. Recorded by Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson at Church of St. Mary Magdalene in…

Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan Play Rodrigo

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan play an excerpt of the 1st movement from Tonadilla by Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). Video by the amazing  Drew Henderson. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube Channel. Here’s his blurb: This is an excerpt of the 1st movement from Tonadilla by Joaquin Rodrigo.…