John Gordon Ross

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I don’t claim great skill as a guitarist, though I have a diploma of sorts and have earned a living from the guitar in the remote past – an even more precarious one than the one I have now, though. The guitar, particularly the classical guitar, still claims a good deal of my time and mental energy, so it had to be represented on this site. Unfortunately, apart from the indispensable forum run by Jean-François Delcamp, there is not a great deal of very useful stuff on the Internet related with the classical guitar – here are some feeds which I hope are of more use to you than to me, and towards the bottom of the page you’ll find a few links mostly related with classical guitarists. Drop me a comment if you know a feed or link which might fit (or just to say hi).

Guitar Feeds

Classical Guitar

Interview with Michael Karmon, composer

Posted 4 years ago

Michael Karmon is a California-based composer who dedicates much of his output to the classical guitar. We sat down (virtually) for a little interview about his background, composition process, and new models for commissioning music. CG.org: Tell us about your musical education and the path that led you to the guitar MK: I took the usual academic path as a … [Link]

A Cure for the Common Fetish: The $100 Guitar Project

Posted 4 years ago

The $100 Guitar, Signed by the MusiciansMost musicians (myself included) spend way too much time thinking, fantasizing, and obsessing over their instruments. Whether the object of desire is a vintage specimen or the latest contemporary fad, I have noticed a tendency in my own thinking to anticipate all kinds of tonal, musical, and practical improvements with the acquisition of the next … [Link]

Interview with Gyan Riley

Posted 4 years ago

Gyan Riley is active as a soloist, ensemble player, composer, and improviser in a wide variety of styles. We bounced off a few questions via email over the past weeks. CG.org: When did you start playing guitar, and what was your path to serious study? Gyan: I started playing guitar at age 12, when I won a cheap classical instrument … [Link]

Guitarist.com

Adelita on Archtop

Posted 15 days ago

Another late-night treat from Rob MacKillop. Archdelighter! [Link]

Christian Vasseur: Four Etudes – Rob MacKillop

Posted 19 days ago

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Bach: Adagio, BWV 1001 – Stephanie Jones

Posted 7 weeks ago

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starglasses.net

Mr. Joe Pass at your service

Posted 6 years ago

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Some hot playing by Mimi Fox

Posted 6 years ago

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A jazzy take on the Fab Four

Posted 6 years ago

Wow…another cool transcription from Mr. Al Owens! This time we have Here, There and Everywhere by the Beatles. Click here for the PDF and here for the MP3. I urge other people to send in their arrangements, also. Thanks! Maybe this will get me off my butt and finish the tunes I have on the backburner. Maybe :-) [Link]

Classical Guitar

Classical Guitar technique • Re: Right Hand Technique & – Concert Guitarist Slow Motion Videos

Posted 39 minutes ago

Lawler wrote: ↑Thursday 25 May 2017, 17:26 pmJames Stephens wrote: ↑Thursday 25 May 2017, 14:28 pmMark, there were a couple of pages of posts deleted recently because of derailment.Are you referring to the posts of Mr. Geudel? Most of them seem to be missing. Now that guy spoke his mind. There are also a dozen or so video links removed … [Link]

Classical Guitar technique • Re: Right Hand Technique & – Concert Guitarist Slow Motion Videos

Posted 45 minutes ago

Lawler wrote: ↑Thursday 25 May 2017, 17:26 pmJames Stephens wrote: ↑Thursday 25 May 2017, 14:28 pmMark, there were a couple of pages of posts deleted recently because of derailment.Are you referring to the posts of Mr. Geudel? Most of them seem to be missing. Now that guy spoke his mind. There are also a dozen or so video links removed … [Link]

Classical Guitar technique • Re: Right Hand Technique & – Concert Guitarist Slow Motion Videos

Posted 54 minutes ago

James Stephens wrote: ↑Thursday 25 May 2017, 14:28 pmMark, there were a couple of pages of posts deleted recently because of derailment.Are you referring to the posts of Mr. Geudel? Most of them seem to be missing. Now that guy spoke his mind. There are also a dozen or so video links removed for copyright violation. That would shorten the … [Link]

Classical Guitar Review

Sanel Redžić Plays Scarlatti (K377)

Posted 11 months ago

Sanel Redžić shared a wonderful post on his facebook page this week I think we can all learn from. Here is what Sanel had to say: Domenico Scarlatti wrote 555 keyboard sonatas and this... [Link]

Marco Tamayo on Fingering

Posted 11 months ago

Here is an incredibly informative and insightful video from Cuban guitarist Marco Tamayo (who teaches at the Mozarteum in Salzburg) on a new approach to musical and technical fingerings for the left hand. (What he... [Link]

Kithara Project: Matthew Rohde

Posted 12 months ago

If you haven’t been listening to Bret Williams’s podcast, Classical Guitar Insider, you should check it out (available on iTunes) . . . why don’t you start with this week’s interview with Matthew Rohde... [Link]

Learn Classical Guitar Blog

Dec 25, In the market for a guitar!

Posted 5 months ago

Hello, I am a semi-professional guitarist looking for a classical guitar that I can get some mileage out of. I am looking to spend around $1000. I would [Link]

Jul 15, Regarding fingernails

Posted 10 months ago

Hi Trevor, Just wondering if you have any recommendations for those of us with thin, weak nails that constantly break. Mine also hook over as they grow [Link]

Jul 15, Instruction on Capricho Arabe

Posted 10 months ago

Hi, I am looking for help with Capricho Arabe if you have an instruction video available. I loved Lagrima, the last song you suggested. I was working [Link]

About.com Guitar

Rickenbacker 360 Profile

Posted 3 years ago

Learn all about the guitar that was introduced to the guitar world via George Harrison on the 1964 Beatles album A Hard Day's Night. Features high-resolution pics. Rickenbacker 360 Profile [Link]

How to Record Guitar Using Your iPhone/iPad

Posted 3 years ago

Do you own an iPhone or iPad? Do you also play guitar? Did you know that for as little as $75, you can use your iPhone or iPad to make …Read Full Post [Link]

'Let Her Go' by Passenger Guitar Tab & Instructional Video

Posted 3 years ago

all the little lightsAlthough not for absolute beginners, this popular song by Passenger should be fairly straightforward to play for guitarists comfortable with finger-picking. Use guitar tab and video lessons to help master …Read Full Post [Link]

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GuitarPlayerWorld New Updates

Posted 5 years ago

Hi Guys, Check out the newly included Learn to play songs on guitar section in which some free video lessons are provided by Jamplay. These videos are full length lessons that guide you step by step in learning songs on guitar. How cool is that? We also have new lessons in the guitar articles sections, guitar techniques, songwriting on guitar … [Link]

New Facelift for GuitarPlayerWorld.com Blog

Posted 5 years ago

Yippee…. Long awaited wait for this facelift….. Hope you guys like the new outlook now. Most of the previous posts have been removed and I kinda just wanna start this blog afresh… Stay tuned & Rock On~ [Link]

Exclusive Jamorama Special 25% Discount

Posted 5 years ago

If you happen to be looking for an online guitar course, you are in luck. GuitarPlayerWorld.com has managed to negotiate a special deal for Jamorama. For a limited time, Jamorama will be on a MASSIVE 25% OFF only for our visitors. [Link]

Creative Guitar

Andrés Torres Segovia

Posted 2 years ago

Andrés Torres Segovia (21 February 1893 – 2 June 1987) was a Spanish read more [Link]

Long Nails

Posted 2 years ago

The debate over long or short nails has raged since the dawn of the classical guitar and the right answer to this question is "It doesn't matter".read more [Link]

yrtyrty

Posted 2 years ago

rtyrty [Link]

guitarra.artepulsado – foros – Noticias y novedades

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    • 1 Richard Corr // Feb 11, 2010 at %I:%M %p

      To dmslabbert:

      Glad you liked the quality of the paper used in my books. You may be interested to know that the paper used was 105gsm Matt Art for the interior pages, with the cover printed on gloss 1/s lamination artboard at a weight 260gsm.

    • 2 John Hall // Apr 15, 2011 at %I:%M %p

      Thank you for the endorsement of my book of etudes. I have a new web site and hope you will find the blog interesting.

    • 3 Jorge al Najjar // May 28, 2011 at %I:%M %p

      Hi, and thanks for the post 🙂 My work might not be the ‘Classical Guitar’ people are expecting, but somewhere in my head I did these videos with the aim of causing a sensation on the viewer similar to the one that might happen if you are a Tom & Jerry fan (as I am) and watch Beavis & Butthead with usual cartoon expectations in mind, and then ponder if that is a “real” cartoon (as I did). (And, yes, B&B is a great(est) cartoon 😉 . Hope you enjoy, and there is a lot more coming.

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