Learning an instrument can teach us lessons about life and ourselves. Learning these lessons will not only help us have faster and better progress in learning that specific instrument but can also give us a boost in life. Music is about the relationship between sound and silence – also the relationship of notes with each… Read More Self Improvement & Personal Growth Through Learning Music
Julian Bream (1933 – 2020) had inspired many people, musicians, especially guitarists. He will be continuing his journey in another form and dimension. His recordings made him immortal. He was known for his big palette of colors and his outstanding interpretations on classical guitar and lute. Also, he had commissioned many composers namely Lennox Berkeley… Read More Julian Bream Passed Away
When learning or performing a piece, we may have the option to play certain passages or chords in different positions, with different fingerings. But which one is the right one? Each position has its pros and cons, challenges, unique tone, timbre and sonority. One can easily get lost in the interpretation and details. Therefore, it… Read More How to Choose The Right Guitar Fingering
Sight-reading, déchiffrage (French), or prima vista (Italian) is the ability to read and simultaneously play/sing the music notation. This practice is more common for classical musicians. Just like any other skill, one needs the practice to improve this skill gradually (Click Here to learn how to improve your sight-reading). However, pianists, flutists, vocalists, and many… Read More Why it’s harder for guitarists to sight-read
Sadly, CDbaby store has retired at the end of March. But you can continue to order the download version (Hi-Res – available in various formats e.g. wav and mp3 320 kbps, etc) or CD by contacting me. More info on the album here. The album is still available on iTunes, Amazon, etc. for purchase as… Read More Purchasing the New Album
My debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released and is available on all major distributors. This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring romantic, modern/20th Century and contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind. In… Read More Solo Guitar Album – Romantic to Contemporary Music – Available On All Major Distributors
Finally, my debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released! Have a listen: Click here to open This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring Romantic, Modern/20th Century and Contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind.… Read More Album Released – Romantic to contemporary
Which one is more important? Which one is more challenging?
Which one do you care more about?… Read More Musicianship or techniques, which one’s more important?
What you should know before buying a guitar!… Read More Guide on upgrading your guitar
When I think of South American music, I think of Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Astor Piazzolla (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 changer… Read More Favorite American Guitar solos