Guitars and Airlines: the Guitar Tube.

Since 9/11 flying with a guitar on any airline has become a little more difficult and expensive. This editorial details a solution I came up with in response to flying from the UK to Auckland New Zealand. Simply called the Guitar Tube. This post is going to form part of series about moving internationally asRead More…

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Truefire.com – A Review

Review of the popular Truefire.com website and guitar app. If you are into online guitar it will be hard not to miss the flood of online guitar courses currently available, a veritable smorgasbord selection that ranges from tasty to just plain off. So this review is intended to highlight one of the best providers, notRead More…

Succeeding At Guitar Auditions

Want to succeed at guitar auditions? This post that will cover how to go about approaching interviews and auditions positively. It will outline a general process, the audition itself and offers some helpful hints, pieces and stress management tips – which are applicable to all performance situations.   (In my job as guitar tutor forRead More…

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Sor No. 13 Op. 29 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2016 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Fernando Sor‘s study no. 13 from Op. 29, written by our editor Rhayn Jooste.   Sor’s Study No. 13 Op. 29 This lesson delves into barre technique, how to shape your tone and classical period melody andRead More…

Recuerdos de la Alhambra & CG Magazine

Have you got the Fall 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? It has a great article learning on Francisco Tarrega’s Recuerdos de la Alhambra in it. It has the up and coming talented guitarist Laura Snowden on the cover, along with articles on Cuba’s music scene, Carlos Barbosa- Lima and free musicRead More…