Author Archives: Pure Musician

Favorite American Guitar solos

When I think of South American music, I think of Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Maximo Diego Pujol (Argentina), Heitor Villa Lobos (Brazil) – when I think of North American music, I think of J.S. Sagreras (Mexico), Andrew York (US) and many other contemporary and modern composers that have written some of the most distinguished and game […]

The secret to stay motivated as a guitarist/musician

Here is the first podcast “The secret to stay motivated as a guitarist/musician”. You can listen to it on my Youtube and Soundcloud. I hope you enjoy listening to it and find it helpful. If you do, please subscribe and follow me! How do YOU stay motivated? Leave comments and let me know what you […]

Videos

Hi folks, A new page called videos has been recently opened on my blog. If you haven’t discovered it yet, you can click here.  I share videos of my own playing and I plan to post some lessons and podcasts there soon, so stay tuned! I hope you enjoy them. Here are some of the […]

Tárrega, Paco de Lucia & History of the Guitar

Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) was the influential Spanish composer and guitarist of the romantic era. Back in those days, not everybody believed in the potentials of the guitar and it was more common to compose for instruments like piano and violin. Francisco Tárrega has greatly influenced the development of the “classical” guitar by the etudes, studies […]

Happy 2018 + updates!

Hello Folks, I hope you have enjoyed reading, listening and watching my posts in 2017. In 2018, I am opening a new page on my website where I am going to post more videos, pictures and podcasts. So stay tuned! Lots of changes are on the way! Meanwhile if you are interested to see more […]

Malagueña Arr. For Classical Guitar

Classical guitar’s repertoire consists of pieces that have been written by composers of different nationalities. Even great composers who never really wrote anything for the instrument were thinking very highly of the guitar. “The guitar is an orchestra in itself”, Beethoven. “Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two”, Chopin. However, classical guitar […]

Chords on the Guitar

On every polyphonic instrument, knowing how to play chords is one of the most important subjects, every song is built and based on chords after all. One can sometimes listen to a good chord progression with no real melody and enjoy it. For some reasons, playing chords seems to be a bit more confusing and […]