Hello friends, I am now teaching students who are living in different parts of the world via Skype, and it is working very well. Do you: – have limited access to good teachers where you live? – have a busy schedule or travel frequency? – want to ensure a strong foundation with a highly qualified, […]
Hello everyone, I have started teaching Guitar/Music courses in Istanbul (private and group classes). I offer Guitar lessons in English, French and Farsi languages. I teach Classical, Flamenco and Acoustic Guitars, and I am open to all kind of musical styles. I have a Licentiate Diploma in Teaching Classical Guitar from the University of West […]
The first movement of my Guitar Concerto. I hope you enjoy listening to it. .
Sadly, the great Francisco Sánchez Gómez (Paco de Lucia) passed away at the age of 66 today. He was born in Algeciras in south east Spain and has been known as one of history’s greatest guitarists. After his travel to America at a very young age, he met Jazz musicians such as Larry Coryell, John […]
In this post I would like to introduce a book by Philip Toshio Sudo. This is a book based on zen philosophy, published in 1997. Even though, it is called Zen Guitar, all musicians and students (both amateurs and advanced) can find it beneficial. As in the introduction he writes: “Welcome to Zen Guitar Dojo. […]
One of the obstacles in playing an instrument is to memorize pieces. The next concern is how to make sure we won’t forget the piece during an exam, a performance or a recording session. Anyhow, memorizing the music is an important skill, regardless of the genre and the style of music. Certainly, one can play […]