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Tengyue TY Zhang

Tengyue “TY” Zhang Plays A Fancy by Dowland

Tengyue ‘TY’ Zhang plays A Fancy (Poulton No. 73) by John Dowland (1563-1626) on a 2005 Kenneth Brögger guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. Great playing as usual from this exciting young artist. Nice imitation among the voices with good separation…
Storytime with Xuefei Yang

Stories and Advice with Xuefei Yang

Guitarist Xuefei Yang tells us about her pre-concert routine and advice on performing in public, her craziest concert mishaps, and about her experience arranging music on classical guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel for their series of videos…

Jennifer Kim plays Sonata K27 by Scarlatti

Jennifer Kim plays Sonata K27, L449 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) on a classical guitar made by Yulong Guo at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA. This comes via their great YouTube Channel. A number of things I really…

Adam Levin plays La Primavera by Tedesco

Adam Levin playing La Primavera from Platero y Yo by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968) on a 2012 Jeffrey Elliott classical guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. One can never get enough of Tedesco’s excellent motivic writing and Levin’s energetic…

Pepe Romero Plays Turina

Pepe Romero performs the introduction to Sevillana by Spanish composer Joaquin Turina (1882–1949) on a 1924 Miguel Rodriguez guitar.This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube.

Comanescu/Masuda Play Tanti Anni Prima by Piazzolla

You had me at chamber music! Guitarist Taso Comanescu and cellist Yoshika Masuda play Taso’s arrangement of Tanti Anni Prima (Ave Maria) by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992), with Taso playing a 2016 Francois Leonard classical guitar. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa…

Zoran Dukić Plays 451 by Stephen Goss

The fantastic Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic plays “451” from Cinema Paradiso by Stephen Goss. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube Channel. Played on the Jose Ramirez guitar that Andres Segovia owned and performed on from 1969 until 1980. Recorded at the Guitar Salon…

Quattro Palos Guitar Quartet Play Matsuoka

The Quattro Palos Guitar Quartet from Tokyo, Japan, playing Shigeru Matsuoka’s Samba de Viento. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube and played on on guitars by La Cañada – Torres replicas. These are all the “A” models, which have an antiqued…

Andrea González Caballero Plays Danza del Molinero by de Falla

Spanish guitarist Andrea González Caballero plays Danza del Molinero (Dance of the Miller) by Manuel de Falla (1876-1946). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube and played on a 2014 Pepe Romero Jr. guitar. Last week GSI posted her playing Aire Vasco by Antonio Manjón. Both…

Judicael Perroy Plays Barrios

Judicaël Perroy plays Choro de Saudade by Paraguayan guitarist and composer Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube. Here he’s demoing a new Jose Ramirez Antigua guitar. I’ve always liked listening to and watching Judicael Perroy…