Tag flamenco

Flamenco Guitar Methods and Books

Flamenco guitar is a great way for students to learn some additional techniques and I believe it is also beneficial to the right hand position overall. Plus, it can be great fun and less pressure than multi-voice classical music so…

Antonio Rey plays Buleria

More flamenco to start your day. Antonio Rey plays Buleria by Antonio Rey while trying out a 2008 José Ramirez via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Rey has a real natural feel with that light, brilliant and blazing virtuosity.…

Grisha Goryachev plays Montiño by Paco de Lucia

Some flamenco to start your day! Russian born guitar star Grisha Goryachev plays Montiño (fandangos de Huelva) by Paco de Lucia at the 10th International ‘Guitar Virtuosos’ Festival, Moscow, Tchaikovsky hall. March 25th, 2015. This comes via the Russian Guitar…

Mahmoud Turkmani plays Soleá

A bit of flamenco for you today. Enjoy. Mahmoud Turkmani plays Soleá on a 1969 José Ramirez M.M. via Siccas Guitars. Interesting guy, he obviously does more than flamenco: “The innovative guitarist, composer an oud player Mahmoud Turkmani is considered…

Review: Essential Flamenco Guitar by Juan Martin

Learn more or buy via Amazon: Essential Flamenco Guitar Essential Flamenco Guitar: Volume 1 by Juan Martin Publisher: Mel Bay 140 pages I’ve been a long time fan of Juan Martin’s other book, (Amazon: Solo Flamenco Guitar, CD, and DVD: Vol.…

Playing faster scales on guitar with Adam Del Monte

A flamenco influenced lesson on playing faster scales on the guitar. There’s not a huge difference between flamenco guitar and classical guitar but the hand position is sometimes a bit different. My students should note: If you think about the…

Arpeggio and Right Hand Lesson with Adam Del Monte

Adam Del Monte teaches about arpeggios and the right-hand on classical/flamenco guitar. Some nice explainations of the differences between flamenco and classical technique. Note to my students: Please be aware that Adam is a flamenco influenced player. You should possibly…

Ravi Shankar with Paco de Lucia

Ravi Shankar died the other day so a big thank you to him for all his great music and for inspiring an entire generation of musicians. Here he is with flamenco guitar star Paco de Lucia. They do switch to English after…

Grisha Goryachev: OMG!

OMG! This guy can play! Shocking. “Russian Flamenco guitarists Grisha Goryachev stopped by KUT’s Studio 1A before his concert at the Long Center. This is the Austin Classical Guitar Society’s first performance of their new “Flamenco Austin” Series.” Video Link: