Classical Guitar Insider

 

The Polish guitarist tells me what it’s like to teach at San Fransisco Conservatory and tour the country after his 2007 GFA win. Do you want to come see me play in a fifty seat converted office space in NYC at the end of the month? Tune in for details! Happy Halloween! 

Direct download: Marcin_DIlla_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19am EDT

Brazil, New York, and daily workouts in the water keep this legendary jazz guitarist and composer lean, mean, and ready to scream. Also, sometimes children like to threaten me with sharp objects, but rent is rent! Am I right ladies?!

Direct download: Richard_Boukas_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT

I can roll a cigarette, drive a stick, and tie my shoes, but I can't make guitars. Cause I DONT LIK SCHOOL! SCHOOL SUCS! William Kramer Harrison loves school, and loves producing some of the finest instruments on the market. It's luthier William Kramer Harrison on Classical Guitar Insider with your host Burp Williams. 

Direct download: Williams_Kramer_Harrison_FInal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

 I interviewed Sergio Assad! Look at me when I'm talking to you! Did you hear what I said? Oh and I need money. It's the Classical Guitar Insider August pledge drive and you can donate at www.BretWilliamsMusic.com in the podcast section. I interviewed Sergio Assad! 

Direct download: Sergio_Assad_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:25pm EDT

Klick! Klack! Percussion Guitar Solo Attack! It's Columbia University professor and new music composer/performer Arthur Kampela. 

Direct download: Kampela_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Marriage is hard. You have to decide who’ll do the cooking, who’ll empty the garbage, and who’ll take voice 1 in the Ginastera for Saturday’s performance. German/ Venezuelan, Husband/ Wife, Duo Montes Kirchner comes on the show!

Direct download: Alfonzo_and_Irena_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:57pm EDT

Clarice Assad joins us and talks about growing up in Brazil, the American academic music scene and being a jazz musician in New York. I try to sell you mattresses. 

Direct download: Clarice_Assad_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

The founders of the Kithara Project talk about their goal of putting guitar and classical music into the hands of children in areas that lack the resources for arts education and programming. You know, I can be selfless and helpful too. I'm just really busy with my podcast right now? And also I need to replace my headphones. I'm thinking bluetooth for the gym, but I don't know if they're sweat proof.  

Direct download: Kithara_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT

 

Chilean guitarist and composer Pedro Rodriguez comes on the show to talk about his homeland, being a nylon jazz player, and how much fun it is to hear Americans use foul language. He's in the right place because I swear like an older sister at a bachelorette party. 

Direct download: Pedro_Rodriguez_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Humanitarian Guitarist and partner of the outreach project Kithara, Matthew Rohde visits for an interview. Also: I got fired last week! Who want's cake?! 

Direct download: Matthew_Rhode_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT