Nov 29, 2018
His roots lie in Gypsy Swing music, the style pioneered in the 1930s by the legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Joscho Stephan has not merely absorbed this music, but also interprets it on the highest level and is actively engaged in extending its boundaries.
He has toured Australia with top guitarists Martin...
Oct 28, 2018
Steeped in the tradition of the folk guitar, but constantly refined by his classical studies, Ulli Bögershausen’s playing continues to leave audiences with the best of both worlds.
His playing has been called “breathtaking in its intertwined harmonies and its unfailing timing.” His performances have...
Oct 16, 2018
Emil Ernebro is one of the leading fingerstyle guitar players today - offering a virtuosic blend of country, jazz and fingerstyle guitar.
In this episode of the Fingerstyle Guitar Hangout Podcast, we chat about his early influences, current projects, his online teaching projects and his new duo EP “The Strawberry...
Oct 11, 2018
Interview with Sönke Meinen – Guitarist, Composer and Winner of the 2016 “Guitar Masters” Competition
Sönke Meinen is one of the new masters of the guitar. His technical prowess and poetic compositions leave listeners spellbound and guitarists asking “how does he do it?
In this episode of the...
Sep 11, 2018
In this listener Q & A episode, my guitar student Frank asks about how to stay calm and overcome nervousness and panic while performing solo guitar on stage.
I share my 15 best tips for staying calm, focused and relaxed.
1 – 7: “Practical” points. These points address preparation as opposed to dealing with the...