Join Sergio as he chats with local and international guitarists about their story, inspirations and creative processes. Artists include guitarist John Williams and Tommy Emmanuel.
GC Ep 42: Irina Kulikova
Irina Kulikova is a Russian classical guitar virtuoso of international acclaim. She has won numerous guitar competitions and has also recorded for Naxos. She has a powerful and engaging playing style and a great passion for music and the guitar.
II had a lovely interview this week with Irina Kulikova. We talked about her early guitar experiences, competitions, her playing style and iconic tone, mindfulness, overcoming injuries and her Kickstarter campaign that runs till the end of May.
Adam Del Monte
Adam Del Monte is a grammy award winning flamenco and classical guitarist. He teaches at USC Thornton School of Music and alongside his busy touring schedule has written a flamenco guitar concerto, collaborated with artists such as the LA Guitar Quartet and written and recorded for film.
In our conversation we talk about his intriguing story so far, and his views on flamenco and classical guitar worlds, guitar education, writing for film and lots more. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Adam Del Monte.
Chrystian Dozza is a Brasilian guitarist/composer living in Sao Paolo.I saw Chrystian last year at the Adelaide Guitar Festival and also attended his guitar workshops. He has an infectious appetite for music having performed around the world and written a solid body of work and is developing a strong a devoted following. In our interview we talk about his beginnings, the music of Brasil and his influences. He also plays some excerpts from his latest compositions!
GC Ep 39: Beijing Guitar Duo
The Beijing Guitar Duo are recognized as one of the worlds leading classical guitar duos. Both Meng Su and Yaming Wang have studied under and collaborated with the legendary Manuel Barrueco. They continue to tour extensively internationally and have released number of CDs the latest one called Bach to Dan Dun.
I caught up with the duo on their recent visit to Australia and had a quick chat about their amazing guitar journey.
GC Ep 38: Derek Gripper
My guest this episode is Derek Gripper who is a classically trained guitarist who has made waves in the guitar and world music scene with his ground breaking guitar arrangements of west African folk music
GC Ep 37: Martha Masters
I caught up with Martha Masters at the Adelaide International Guitar Festival last week where she was a featured performer. In our chat we talk about her recent collaborations and her current work with GFA, please enjoy my conversation with Martha Masters.