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Tariq Harb plays ‘Pasaje Abierto’ by Edín Solís

Canadian-based guitarist Tariq Harb performs Prelude and a Danza from ‘Pasaje Abierto’ composed by Edín Solís (b. 1963). Tariq Harb teaches at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Audio and video by Canadian guitarist and audio-visual producer Drew Henderson. Guitar: Kenneth Hill, Performance Model.…

Hotlink: John Schneider 13 Questions [via Prepared Guitar]

A nice article/interview via Prepared Guitar with the fantastic guitarist John Schneider. Schneider is well known for his work with just-intonation and micro-tonality as well as his performances of Lou Harrison, John Cage, and Harry Partch. Schneider has been hailed as…

Rob MacDonald Plays Percussion Study I by Kampela

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays Percussion Study I by composer Arthur Kampela. Rob is a fantastic player and also has a great duo with Tracy Anne Smith called ChromaDuo. The video and sound is produced by the amazing Canadian guitarist/producer…

The Contemporary Guitar by John Schneider

The Contemporary Guitar by John Schneider Revised and Enlarged Edition (August 20, 2015) Paperback, Hardcover, or eBook: 360 pages Language: English Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 20, 2015) Look Inside the Book or Buy: The Contemporary Guitar (Amazon.com) The…

Thomas Viloteau Plays Suite Brasileira #3 by Assad

French guitarist Thomas Viloteau plays the fourth movement of the Suite Brasileira #3 by Sergio Assad, commissioned by and dedicated to Thomas Viloteau. Guitar by Bastien Burlot, 2015. I love how the pros are catching up with the YouTube generation and just…

Taavi Kiviranta Plays Gestolpert, gestürzt by Krüger

Anna Amalia Gitarrewettbewerb 2015 Weimar, Preisträger, Taavi Kiviranta (Finland), special prize for the best interpretation of a compulsory modern piece, performs “Gestolpert, gestürzt” by Thomas Nathan Krüger. This comes to us via Gitarreverein Weimar and their YouTube Channel. Great young…

Artyom Dervoed Plays Callahan

Russian guitarist Artyom Dervoed plays The Red Fantasy by Kevin Callahan (b. 1958). This is actually a few years old from Boston GuitarFest 2011 but they keep releasing these gems on their YouTube so how can I resist! I see…

Karmen Stendler Plays Chiton by Uroš Rojko

Slovenian guitarist Karmen Stendler plays Chiton, written by a Slovenian composer Uroš Rojko (1954, Ljubljana). Recorded live in March 2015 at 2d Recording Studio in Slovenia. Played on a Darryl Perry guitar. Last week I posted another one with Stendler, Duo 206 with Stendler…

Review: Music of Bret Williams

Music of Bret Williams Buy from Artist Website: bretwilliamsmusic.com Buy or listen on Amazon: Music of Bret Williams Copyright: 2014 Bret Williams Musicians: Bret Willaims (guitar) Mark Dover (clarinet) Matt Aprea (violin) Marc Schmeid (Bass) Track Listing:  The Gravity of…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play Godin

Some clips from a recent concert I played in with my buddies from the Victoria Guitar Trio on March 22, 2015. These movements are from a multi-movement work named On Poetics written for us by Scott Edward Godin. This is just four of…