Classical Guitar Insider

We talk about his new solo album Solitude Intones Its Echo and his time on Broadway as an oud player in the hit musical The Band's Visit. 

Direct download: Harvey_Valdes_FInal_.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:42pm EDT

The luthier and cofounder of Rivington Guitars talks about how much everything sucks with his fellow generation x-er, Burp Williams. 

Direct download: Matt_Rubendall_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT

Part 2 of Victor Kioulaphides. A happy accident. 

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The winner of the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America's top prize  teaches me how to speak fluent Chinese in 30 minutes. You can speak it too by visiting 

Direct download: TY_Zhang_Master.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

From the Texas Guitar Quartet and JAI Trio, Isaac Bustos and Al Montiel stop by.

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Kids like really dumb things. Dumb shows, dumb music, and they aren't intentionally funny until they're about 14. Native New Yorker Jahzeel Montes hopes to help with his initiative to provide free classical guitar lessons and ensemble experiences for children that otherwise might not have access. 

Direct download: Jahzeel_Montes_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT