I am very pleased to announce the release of my new book with The FJH Music Company. Classical Guitar: Contemporary Concepts 1 is a part of FJH's Way to Play series which introduces guitarists to a variety of playing styles including jazz, bluegrass, and classical guitar. Each … [Read more...] about New Classical Guitar Book (Intermediate Level)
Much has been said in books, magazines, and high-priced '90s shred lesson VHS tapes about how to play the guitar, but little attention has been given to the picking hand - that is, until recently. If you are not yet familiar with Troy Grady's "Cracking the Code," I encourage you … [Read more...] about New Picking Mechanics Video from Troy Grady
Martin is a brand that people, musicians and non-musicians alike, often recognize. This stands to reason as The Martin Guitar Company has been producing high quality acoustic instruments for over 185 years. Each generation of the Martin family has faced their own unique … [Read more...] about An Interview with Chris Martin, Martin Guitar Co.
A few months back, I wrote an article titled 5 Modern Gypsy Jazz Artists & Albums. In that article I shared some of my favorite artists who I thought both pay homage to the traditional stylings of Django and push the boundaries of the genre with other eclectic influences. … [Read more...] about Album Review: La Storia by Anouman
New to guitar and not sure where to begin? To say there's a plethora of resources out there would be an understatement, but filtering through what's good and what's less than helpful can be a challenge in itself. Here is nice one-stop resource for beginner guitarist or teachers … [Read more...] about Resource for Beginners and Teachers