Tag Gerald Garcia

Emma Rush Plays Etude 17 by Gerald Garcia

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush plays Etude 17, Tournesol, by Gerald Garcia on a 2005 Roland Scharbatke guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel! Fun piece and well played. I feel this would be the perfect track for some kind of…

Xuefei Yang Plays Spring Breeze

Happy Year of the Goat! Here is Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang in a live performance at the 2014 Chinese Festival at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Via her Youtube: “The piece is from Taiwan, and is called Spring Breeze. This…

Hotlink: Interview with Jorge Caballero via Gerald Garcia

Over on Gerald Garcia‘s blog he interviews Jorge Caballero on “subjects such as technique, learning, focal dystonia and why he chose to transcribe a very difficult Mozart Sonata for solo guitar.” The interview was conducted at t the Iserlohn Guitar Symposium back…

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 limited knowledge of guitar construction. As a performer he wants…

Gerald Garcia – Etudes Esquisses

  Theme of this week: “Favorite Etudes” You might have noticed that on my theme weeks I try to avoid the MOST obvious choices. So, in the German Baroque I avoided Bach and this I’m avoiding Sor and Brouwer due…