Classical Guitar Insider

I do like men my own age! New Music and old men on episode 22 (year olds suck). 

Direct download: Dan_Lippel_Final.mp3
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I hate people that post about their half marathons, people that post pictures of their kids instead of themselves, and men my own age, except for University of Baltimore/Peabody at John's Hopkins guitar professor Zane Forshee. Him I like. Oh, and I hate 22 year olds.  

Direct download: Zane_Forshee_Final.mp3
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I sit down with the real most interesting man in the world, Guitar Foundation of America winner Kevin Gallagher. 

Direct download: Kevin_Galager_Final.mp3
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The 27 year old manager of some of the biggest young names in our industry (Caballero, Goryachev, Villagas, Palmer) throws his superior intellect at me and makes me Karate chop the door after he leaves. Just kidding. He’s awesome.   

Direct download: Alvaro_Mendizabal_Final.mp3
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Luthier Gary Lee explains why guitars cost so much when they are not made by machines and teams of imported slave laborers in the middle of Pensylvania.

Direct download: Gary_Lee_Final.mp3
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It's ZAIRA MUNDO ZAIRA MUNDO!!! Crazy fun conversation with who the New York Times calls "arresting and colorful" and who we call "The Tornado." Zaira Meneses opens up about Mexico, her blossoming career and being married to Eliot Fisk.

Direct download: Zaira_Menses_Final.mp3
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Morton Gould ASCAP composer, and old college friend mine, Dr. Anthony Joseph Lanman talks about how awesome it is to spend nearly two decades composing award winning music that is performed by dozens of ensembles in as many countries and then be totally broke. 

Direct download: Episode_16_Anthony_Joseph_Lanman.mp3
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Carlos Barbosa-Lima talks football, baseball, Brazilian history and throws in a bit about being a founding father of the Bossa Nova Movement with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Charlie Bird and others. We also drank allot of beer. 

Direct download: Episode_15_Carlos_Barbosa-Lima.mp3
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The Greek Goddess of guitar, Antigoni Goni, talks about her years as heads of the Columbia University Guitar Department, the Julliard Preparatory Division, and the Royal Conservatory in Brussels. Bret tells her that he spent five hours playing Grand Theft Auto Five yesterday and earned the "you ain't my daddy" achievement on x-box live.

Direct download: Episode_14_Antigoni_Goni.mp3
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Guitarist and producer of the Bay Area's Omni Guitar Series Richard Patterson talks about his role in the movie Five Year Engagement and takes Bret out to a late lunch at a nearby outdoor cafe where they sing Cucurrucucu to women coming home from work. The women were not amused. 

Direct download: Episode_13_Richard_Patterson.mp3
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